Best Activities for Families in This Weekend in Rockland and Bergen Counties

Best Activities for Families in This Weekend in Rockland and Bergen Counties

Plan your best weekend yet!

Weekends are the best to spend quality time with your kids, whether you are planning a huge outing or are staying close to home. 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. Look no further for ideas and plan your weekend in New York and New Jersey with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly events happening in and around your neighborhood. Check out our picks for kids' activities in Rockland and Bergen counties. Also see our guides for weekend fun in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and Suffolk, Nassau and Westchester counties.

Rockland County, NY Weekend Events 


WHEN: Sept. 22- Oct. 28, Weekends, 12pm to 6pm
WHERE: Anthony Wayne Recreation Center, Exit 17 off the Palisades Interstate Parkway, Bear Mountain
WHAT: Enjoy live music, dancing, vendors, food and beverages stations, party wagons, buffets, and more!
WHY WE LOVE IT: Its that time of year time!
WANT TO GO? $10 parking.. 845-786-2731.


FREE Rocket Launch
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 22, 3pm-5pm
WHERE: Weldler Park, West Maple Avenue, Monsey
WHAT: Bring your own low-powered rockets (A – D motors) to launch or just come to watch. All level rocketeers are welcome.
WANT TO GO? 845-357-3416.


Fall Festival
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 22, 2pm-6pm
WHERE: Palaia Winery , 10 Sweet Clover Road, Highland Mills
WHAT: Celebrate the fall harvest with live music, food and drink, pumpkin picking, wagon rides, pumpkin painting, pumpkin bowling, and bounce slides.
WANT TO GO? $10. 845-928-5384.


FREE Suffern Day
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 22, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Suffern Baseball Complex, 87 Chestnut St., Suffern
WHAT: Enjoy local restaurants, refreshments, pony rides, hayride, inflatables, games, and civic organizations.
WANT TO GO? 845-357-2600.


Bergen County, NJ Weekend Activities 

World Rhino Day
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 23, 11am-2pm
WHERE: Bergen County Zoo, 216 Forest Ave., Paramus
WHAT: Chat with the staff about Rhinos throughout the world. Enjoy one of the craft sessions, and bring your stuffed rhino to story time.
WANT TO GO? $8, $5 for children ages 3-14, $2 for seniors . 201-262-3771.


Back to School Party & Movie Night
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 22, 5pm
WHERE: Ridgewood Karate Academy, 30 Cottage Place, Ridgewood
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Children will learn safety tips, play games, and enjoy competitions and a movie-night!
WANT TO GO? 201-447-2272.


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