Where to Celebrate Father's Day in Westchester

Where to Celebrate Father's Day in Westchester

Father's Day is on June 17 this year and we've rounded up the best Father's Day activities in Westchester County. Celebrate the dads in your life with crafts, festivals, nature walks, live music, or even get wild with some wolves! Find Father’s Day events happening near you to visit with your dad or any father figure in your life in areas including the Bronx, Croton-on-Hudson, Peekskill, Rye, Scarsdale, South Salem, White Plains, and Yonkers in Westchester County. For more family fun check out the top Father's Day events in ManhattanBrooklynQueens, on Long Island, and in Rockland and Bergen counties.


Father's Day Events in Westchester County

FREE Father's Day Cards
WHEN: Thursday, June 14, 4pm
WHERE: The Field Library, 4 Nelson Ave., Peekskill 
WHAT: Make a special Father’s Day card for a special dad in your life!
WANT TO GO? 914-737-0847. fieldkids.wordpress.com.

Dads Go Free at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester
WHEN: June 16-17, Saturday 10am-9pm; Sunday 10am-7pm
WHERE: LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester, 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers
WHAT: Treat dad to a special day by bringing him to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester. In honor of Father’s Day, dads go free with the purchase of a kid’s ticket on June 17 and 18. Dads are encouraged to come and have a great time building Lego creations together and playing with their children. Offer is valid with advance and walk-up ticket purchases. Purchase tickets online with promotional code 171020. 
WANT TO GO? 866-243-0770. legolanddiscoverycenter.com/westchester.

Clearwater Music Festival
WHEN: June 16-17, 9am-7pm
WHERE: Croton Point Park, 1 Croton Point Park Ave., Croton-on-Hudson
WHAT: Get ready for seven sustainably powered stages with diverse music, dance, storytelling, and family-oriented programming as well as a juried Handcrafters’ Village, the Green Living Expo, the Working Waterfront with small boat exhibits and rides, the artisanal food and farm market, environmental education displays and exhibits, and the Circle of Song where audience participation is the focus. The festival is wheelchair accessible and stage programming is staffed with American Sign Language interpreters. 
WANT TO GO? See website for price. 914-271-4705. clearwaterfestival.org/about-the-festival/. parks.westchestergov.com/croton-point-park.

Junior Pollinators Walk
WHEN: June 16-17, Saturday-Sunday, 1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, 649 W. 249th St., Bronx
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Youngest visitors and their families are encouraged to join an expedition to hunt for colorful flowers and their creature pollinators in the gardens.
WANT TO GO? $8; $4 students and seniors; $2 children ages 6-18. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Father's Day at Playland Park
WHEN: Sunday, June 17, 12-10pm
WHERE: Playland Park, 1 Playland Park, Rye
WHAT: $15 admission and dads ride free.
WANT TO GO? $15. 914-719-7145. playlandpark.org.

Throw Daddy to the Wolves
WHEN: Sunday, June 17, 11am and 2pm
WHERE: Wolf Conservation Center, 7 Buck Run, South Salem
WHAT: Whether the wolves are living on the Arctic tundra or the woodlands of the southwest, wolf families are out searching for prey as they celebrate the births of this year’s pups. Guests will visit Ambassador Wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai, and Zephyr as well as potentially behold the WCC’s critically endangered Mexican gray wolves and red wolves. 
WANT TO GO? $14; $11 for children younger than 12. 914-763-2373. nywolf.org.

Family Tour: Father’s Day Formations
WHEN: Sunday, June 17, 1:30pm and 2:30pm
WHERE: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
WHAT: Explore the relationship between featured artist Donald Judd and his father, Roy Judd, on a special interactive Father’s Day tour of the current exhibition, Donald Judd: Variations on a Theme. Participants will recreate the works on view and create their own geometric shapes using art straws.
WANT TO GO? $7; $5 seniors and students; $4 ages 3–18; free for children younger than 3. 914-963-4550. hrm.org.

Tommy Tune Tonight
WHEN: Sunday, June 17, 2-4pm
WHERE: Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, 1008 Brown St., Peekskill
WHAT: Broadway’s tallest tapper takes to the stage, dancing, singing, and tale telling.
WANT TO GO? $47 and up. 914-739-0039 x2. paramounthudsonvalley.com.

Creatures of Woodfrog Pond
WHEN: Sunday, June 17, 1-2pm
WHERE: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale
WHAT: The program starts with an indoor introduction of some local pond residents and concludes with a walk to the pond where kids will get a chance to dip nets to catch various pond creatures.
WANT TO GO? $8. 914-723-3470. greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Hospice of Westchester's 15th Annual Golf Invitational
WHEN: Tuesday, June 19, 10:30am-7:30pm
WHERE: Westchester Hills Golf Club, 401 Ridgeway, White Plains
AGES: Adults
WHAT: Hospice of Westchester invites members of the community to participate in their 16th Annual Golf Invitational at Westchester Hills Golf Club in White Plains. Proceeds from the event benefit HOW’s mission: striving to provide extraordinary and dignified comfort, care and compassion to individuals and families facing a serious or life-limiting illness. New this year is a women’s golf clinic that will be offered by Westchester Hills Golf Club Professionals during the event. Individual and foursome spaces, reception tickets and sponsorships are available. For more information, please contact Holly Benedict, 914-682-1484, ext. 122. 
WANT TO GO? See website for prices. 914-682-1484. hospiceofwestchester.com.  

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Main image: Dads get into LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester for free with purchase of a children's ticket June 16-17
Courtesy LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester