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Things to Do with Kids in Rockland County this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids in Rockland County this Weekend

Plan a fun weekend for your family in Rockland and Bergen counties!


Enjoy these fun weekend activities with your kids in Rockland County. Start planning your weekend now.


*Be sure to call venues ahead of time to make sure events are still being held in the wake of coronavirus concerns.*

We love weekends because they allow us to spend quality time with our kids, whether with a fun day trip to a nearby family-friendly destination or a family day of fun that's close to home in Rockland County or Bergen County, NJ. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts activities, seasonal events, parades, and more, so you're sure to find the perfect thing to do with your family in Rockland or Bergen this weekend. Look no further for ideas and plan your weekend with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly (in-person and virtual) events happening in and around Rockland County, including family fun in Nanuet, Haverstraw, Garnerville, Nyack, Warwick, Palisades, Montgomery, New City, and West Nyack, as well as awesome family fun in Bergen County, NJ, including things to do in Hillsdale, Paramus, Englewood, Ramsey, and nearby Jersey City. Browse our calendar for hundreds of things to do each month, and check out our weekend roundups for WestchesterLong IslandManhattanBrooklyn, and Queens!

Editor's Picks for This Weekend

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Exhibit

WHEN: Jan. 16 - May. 16, Thursdays and Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT:

The beloved television series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood comes to life at Liberty Science Center this January!  Follow along with Daniel in this “Grr-ific Exhibit” and immerse yourself in his many adventures. Children can play instruments at the Music Shop, sort, deliver, and receive packages and letters at the Post Office, create stories at the Movable Character Mural, and even write or draw a thank-you note at the "Thank You Tree." There's so much to explore! Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit is included in general admission. 

WANT TO GO? $24.99; $21.99 seniors 62 and older; $19.99 ages 2-12. 201-200-1000.
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ArtQUAKE FREE

WHEN: May. 8 - 16, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Garrison Art Center, 23 Garrison's Landing, Garrison, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Experiance ArtQuake, Garrison Art Center‘s first juried show of kinetic and optical artworks, and see art like never before. 

Photo courtesy of Garrison Art Center

WANT TO GO? 845-424-3960.
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Family Movies in the Park! Disney's Onward

WHEN: Friday, May. 14, 8pm
WHERE: Veteran's Memorial Park, 81 Hunt Road, Orangeburg, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

This spring brings the return of the Orangetown’s Parks & Recreation Family Movie series. The movies will be on Friday nights at Veteran’s Memorial Park on a new 16’ X 10’ outdoor movie screen with a surround sound system. The movies will either be G rated or PG rated and pre-registration will be required. The May 7th movie is Dreamwork's The Croods: A New Age. Movies will begin at 8:00pm in May and will run approximately 90 minutes. Space will be limited and social distancing rules will be in place. In case of rain, the movies will be shown at a later date. Non-residents are invited to attend at a cost of $4.00 per person 2 days prior to each movie if space allows. For more information, please email recreation@orangetown.com.

WANT TO GO? $4; $3 residents, $15 family max. 845-359-6503.
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Fairy Pirate Day!

WHEN: May. 15 - 23, Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm
WHERE: Museum Village, 1010 Route 17M, Monroe, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

Join Museum Village for a day of whimsical family fun dressed as your favorite Fairy or Pirate….or both!  Visit Fairy Lands, Walk the Plank, Find a Pirate’s Treasure and more!  The Snack Bar will be open! Local vendors will be here including Not Just Faces and Have a Little Faith! On Sundays, a portrait artist will be on site. *Please note that in order to purchase Children’s tickets, you must purchase an Adult, Family Pack or Senior ticket first; then a Child ticket drop down will pop up at the end of the ticket menu.



WANT TO GO? $35, Family of 4 (2 adults, 2 children-ages 3-12); $14 individual adult; $12 seniors 65 and older; $10 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3. 845-782-8248.
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Spring Fling FREE

WHEN: Saturday, May. 15, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Sloatsburg Library, 1 Liberty Rock Road, Sloatsburg , New York
AGES: All
WHAT:

Celebrate the arrival of spring with this outdoor event. Vendors, artisans, food and live entertainment. The Bubble Bus will be on-hand from 12:30pm – 1:30pm with live interactive bubble magic for children.

WANT TO GO? 845-753-2001.
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ANIMAL AMBASSADOR MEET AND GREET

WHEN: Sunday, May. 16, 2-3pm
WHERE: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT:

Meet one of TNC’s Animal Ambassadors and learn their histories and how they came to live at TNC. Find out fun and interesting facts and stories about these animals. Program intended for families. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Program will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the program will be postponed to the following month. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 FREE.

WANT TO GO? $8; $5 members. 201-568-6093.
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Even More Weekend Fun

Spring in Living Color - An Immersive Floral Experience

WHEN: Apr. 15 - Jun. 6, Mondays-Thursdays, 11am-8pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 10am-9pm; Sundays, 11am-7pm
WHERE: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Macy’s Court Level 2, Paramus, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Surround yourself in florals and snap a selfie in living color! WANT TO GO? $15; $10 children. 201-843-2121.
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Joey G's Nyack Food Tours

WHEN: Apr. 17 - Sep. 4, Saturdays, 11:30am
WHERE: CREATIVE ARTS WORKSHOP, 48 Burd St., Suite 101, Nyack, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Enjoy tastes from local culinary landmarks, and learn about Nyack, its chefs, creatives, and entrepreneurs. WANT TO GO? $45. 313-510-4473.
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Magic Show followed by Dancing with Paw Patrol's Marshall!

WHEN: Sunday, May. 16, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Imagine That!!! Museum, 4 Vreeland Road, Florham Park, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT:

Back by popular demand, this 'adored' magician will once again take the stage to wow audiences and make everyone laugh. He will be followed by Marshall dancing. He will get those kids up and moving!As always these events are 100% socially distanced. You can pre-order food which will be delivered to your square. The indoor bathrooms are open for use (masks required when inside). The show starts promptly at the time noted above however you can arrive as early as one half hour early to set up. You are welcome to bring chairs, blankets or towels. Please park in the main lot and you will be told what number square you have been assigned to. Once you are on your socially distanced square all masks can be removed. No outside food is allowed.

WANT TO GO? $75 one turf square for up to 6 people. 973-966-8000.
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