What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

TOP THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN WESTCHESTER THIS JULY

     Home  >  Articles  > Regional Highlights
by Ellen Pocost

Related: july things to do in westchester, kids events in westchester in july, fun things to do in july in westchester, family events in westchester in july,


Find the top things to do this month with kids in the NYC area in our Calendar of Events

This July, find free/low-cost kids events and fun things to do with your family in Westchester County, including fireworks displays, outdoor concerts, and a Renaissance festival.

 

fireworks in westchesterJuly 4

The Rockets’ Red Glare

Grab a blanket or folding chair, a sweatshirt, some snacks, and a bottle of mosquito repellent, and get ready to celebrate our nation’s birthday under the stars! We’ve mapped out this year’s schedule of Fourth of July fireworks and festivities (many are FREE!) around the county, so you have one go-to guide come Independence Day: nymetroparents.com/westchester-fireworks.

 

 

Wave Hill lawnJuly 14-15

Mow-Down Hoedown

Wave Hill spends a full two days paying homage to the humble, hardworking grass family during its celebratory Mow-Down Garden Hoedown Weekend. The festival will include numerous grass-themed arts and crafts projects, such as hat- and mat-making, plus garden walks, interactive basket-making demonstrations, and live music (bluegrass, of course!). FREE!

 

 

Benjamin Levy magicianJuly 15

Abracadabra!

Magician Benjamin Levy has awed audiences around the world with his dazzling shows, even performing for President Obama’s 50th birthday party at the White House. In Méliès and Company: Sleight-of-Hand from Stage to Screen, at Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville, Levy guides his audience through an exciting exploration of magic and the movies, explaining how stage magicians of the late Victorian era paved the way for the beginnings of movie magic with their special effects. He’ll introduce some early short films created by magicians (including the extraordinary innovator George Méliès—remember him from last year’s Hugo?), then demonstrate some jaw-dropping magic of his own—and maybe even explain the “magic” behind a few of his tricks.

 

 

Rumpelstiltskin, Missoula Childrens TheatreJuly 21

Once Upon a Time…

A jester, villagers, wizards, a queen, a king, knights, and a band of busy little bees are among the characters families will encounter in the Missoula Children’s Theatre’s original adaptation of Rumpelstiltskin, playing at the Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck.

 

 

kite festival katonahJuly 21

Let’s Go Fly a Kite

Kids can bring a kite—or make a new one for a $10 workshop fee—and send it sailing at the Katonah Museum of Art/Harvey School Kite Festival (FREE admission). The day also includes kite-flying demonstrations, games, and some delicious dumplings.

 

 

renaissance festival katonah nyJuly 22

Huzzah!

From the Picnic Lawns to the Spanish Courtyard to the Venetian Theater, the beauty of the Caramoor Center in Katonah is the setting for A Day in the Renaissance. Take the family back to 16th-century Italy and England with songs and dances, street theater, music, falcons, masks and banners, and even a few words from Will Shakespeare himself. Wear a costume, bring a picnic, and join in the fun for all ages.

 

 

RUNAJuly 26

Music Fills the Open Air

RUNA, a contemporary Celtic quartet, will perform at the Greenburgh Nature Center as part of the center’s 2012 Open Air Family Music Series: Music from Around the Globe.

 

 

Search for even more fun family activities in Westchester and the NYC area in our full calendar of events!

 

Find the top things to do this month with kids in the NYC area in our Calendar of Events


Never lack for a family activity

Receive our weekly highlights newsletter · Over 1,000 local activities

More Regional Highlights Articles

Films and Movies for Kids in Westchester in March
Celebrate Easter, St. Patrick's Day, and Purim in Westchester
Top Events for Families in Westchester in March
Top 11 Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this November
Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in March

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Regional Highlights Sponsors

Fit for Golf-Set for Life Summer Golf School
3545 Jerome Ave
Bronx, NY
718-655-9164 EXT. 105
...

Homewood Suites by HiltonĀ® Harrisburg-West Hershey Area
5001 Ritter Road
Mechanicsburg, PA
717-697-4900
Stay at the beautiful Homewood Suites by HiltonĀ® H...

NYU Silver School of Social Work at Sarah Lawrence College
45 Wrexham Road
Bronxville, NY
914-395-3069
Change your weekend, start your career at NYU Silv...

Studio B Dance Center
281 White Plains Road (entrance on Prospect Avenue)
Eastchester, NY
914-793-2799
Since 1996, thousands of students have taken dance...

Westchester Skating Academy (WSA)
91 Fairview Park Drive (Route 9A)
Elmsford, NY
914-347-8232
Built in 1996, the Westchester Skating Academy has...
See Our Regional Highlights Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2015 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE