Kids Activities in the Hudson Valley New York Area | Kids Out and About Hudson Valley

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Family Gingerbread House Making at Pelham Art Center

Come decorate your gingerbread house! Customize your candy land dream home with sweet architectural details including gumdrop gables, candy cane cornices, Pizelle windows, ice cream cone towers, waffle wainscoting, and so much more. Embellish with professional icing techniques with Wilson Decorating Tips for fabulous frosted finishes.
Dates: 
12/14/2019
Session A- 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Session B- 3 pm- 5 pm
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Organization:

Pelham Art Center

Location:

155 Fifth Avenue
Pelham, NY, 10803-1503
United States

Phone:

(914) 738-2525 – ext. 114

Museum Mates: Holidays on the Rondout at The Hudson River Maritime Museum

Learn about the first Dutch settlers of the Rondout/Kingston area and the German and Irish immigrants that helped build the Delaware and Hudson Canal in the early 1800s. We will explore how the holidays are celebrated in the Netherlands, Germany and Ireland then hold a holiday party!
Dates: 
12/15/2019
1 pm - 3 pm
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Location:

50 Rondout Landing
Kingston , NY, 12401
United States

Kids Night Out at JCC Rockland- Finding Nemo(AGES 3 -12)

Take the night off while your kids hang and play at the J. Relax and enjoy the evening knowing that the kids are having a good time too! We will be showing Finding Nemo! Dinner and snacks included. Movie and rest time to begin at 8:15pm.
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
11/23/2019
6 pm - 10 pm
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Organization:

JCC Rockland

Location:

450 West Nyack Rd
West Nyack Rd, NY, 10994
United States

Phone:

8453624400

COUNTRY CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM at Manza Family Farm

Come join us for Christmas on the Farm! We feature a large selection of freshly cut Douglas, Fraser , Concolor and Blue Spruce trees . Also Living Spruce and Fir trees ready to plant after the holidays, and a variety of wreaths and roping. and table pieces. Cut your own Norway Spruce trees 6-8 ft. tall $50 per tree . Our Christmas display includes a Nativity Scene , Christmas Cutouts and other picture taking areas . Farm animals including a Mini Donkey, Mini Horse, Goat and 3 Little Pigs . Also a Kids Maze -no charge and Kids Train and Fire Truck .We have holiday gift items in our Christmas Shop as well as hot drinks, food and baked goods . Our freshly cut trees including extra large trees up to 13 ft.tall are all priced reasonably from $35 and up . Santa is here on the .weekends starting Nov.29th from 11-4 . Free coloring books and candy canes for each child also ! Sorry no Reindeer this year !
Dates: 
12/10/2019
12/11/2019
12/12/2019
Monday to Thursday 9-5 Friday , Saturday and Sunday 9-6
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Location:

730 State Rt. Rt 211
Montgomery, NY, 12549
United States

Phone:

845-692-4364

Polar Express Night at Hyde Park Train Station Museum

Join us for our annual reading of the Polar Express on December 16, 2019!
Dates: 
12/16/2019
5 PM – 8 PM
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Location:

34 River Rd
Hyde Park, NY, 12538
United States

Phone:

845-229-2338

Annual Holiday Fair & Market at Fishkill Farms

Grab your ugly holiday sweater and join us at our Annual Holiday Fair & Market on Saturday, December 14th! Santa will be visiting and taking pictures on his tractor. Local artisans will be here offering free samples of their products – it’s the perfect opportunity to buy and taste locally-crafted holiday gifts!
Dates: 
12/14/2019
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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Organization:

Fishkill Farms

Location:

9 Fishkill Farm Road
Fishkill, NY, 12533
United States

Phone:

845-897-4377

National Cocoa Day Party and Winter Family Reading Log Sign Up at Goshen Public Library

Drop in as a family to celebrate this delicious December treat! There will be lots of varieties and mix ins to choose from and cookies and crafts too! While you're here, consider joining our Winter Family Reading Log Raffle Game! Reminiscing back to Summer Reading, the twist to our winter version is that everyone in the family contributes to the same reading log! Come get more information and sign up tonight!
Dates: 
12/13/2019
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
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Organization:

Goshen Public Library

Location:

203 Main St
Goshen, NY, 10924
United States

Phone:

845.294.6606

SANTA CLAUS LETTERS - Lewisboro

Youngsters, 8 and under, are encouraged to write to Santa Claus to express their holiday thoughts and wishes. Santa’s special mailboxes will be available at the Recreation Office and the Vista, Cross River, and South Salem Post Office’s from December 2nd through December 16th. Santa and his helpers put special care into answering each letter. Please make sure that you put your complete name (first and last) and mailing address on each letter.
Dates: 
12/10/2019
12/11/2019
12/12/2019
Due Dec 16th
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Organization:

Town of Lewisboro

Location:

11 Main Street
South Salem, NY, 10590
United States

Phone:

914-232-6162

Beary Merry Holiday at the Trailside Museum & Zoo at Bear Mountain

Come to the Bear Den at 10:30 to make tasty holiday snacks for the black bears. We’ll celebrate the holiday season at 11:00 when we let the bears out to unwrap their gift boxes full of delicious treats! Bundle up & come out for a festive, family-friendly winter experience. Allow 20 minutes to walk from parking lot to Bear Den.
Dates: 
12/21/2019
10:30 am at the Bear Den
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Location:

1 Hessian Dr
Highland Falls, NY, 10928
United States

Phone:

(845) 786-2701 ext. 293

6th Annual Westchester Winter Wonderland with Tree Lighting Celebration

Don’t spend one more second worrying about how you will spend fun and inexpensive quality time with your family in Westchester this winter! Westchester's Winter Wonderland returns for a sixth season at Kensico Dam Plaza! Enjoy the Winter Wonderland Holiday Circus, FUNderland Village rides, the Santa Experience at the North Pole, ice skating, a dazzling light show, food and more!
Dates: 
12/13/2019
12/14/2019
12/15/2019
Times vary- check website
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Location:

Kensico Dam Plaza
1 Bronx River Parkway
Valhalla, NY, 10595
United States

Phone:

914-231-4600

Christmas at Hill-Hold: Candlelight Tours

Join the Friends of Hill Hold to celebrate a Classic Christmas with the annual candlelight tours of Hill Hold – the 1769 Historic Homestead of Thomas Bull. Every room in the charming stone house will be beautifully decorated for the holiday including the parlor with the traditional tree surrounded by an amazing collection of antique toys and the dining room set for a festive holiday meal. There will also be an open hearth cooking demonstration in the kitchen. Children can make a craft and visit with Santa (He can only join us on Saturdays) by the cozy fireplace in the basement kitchen and everyone can enjoy some yuletide treats.
Dates: 
12/14/2019
12/15/2019
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Organization:

HILL-HOLD MUSEUM

Location:

128 Route 416
Campbell Hall, NY, 10916
United States

Phone:

845-615-3830

Story Time with Santa at Palisades Center Mall

Join Santa on Tuesday, December 10th at Palisades Center for our annual, fun-filled Storytime with Santa. Your children will be captivated as Santa reads some of his favorite traditional and modern Christmas stories. This is a special way to celebrate the season, so don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the magical moment.
Dates: 
12/10/2019
10 am - 11 am
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Organization:

Palisades Center Mall

Location:

1000 Palisades Center Drive
West Nyack, NY, 10994
United States

Phone:

845.348.1000

Hanukkah Hoopla at JCC Rockland

Join us at the J for a night of Hanukkah Fun at our Hanukkah Hoopla! Help us solve the Mystery of the Missing Latkes with a puppet show performed by WonderSpark Puppets. There will be crafts lead by Kelli Kersh and yummy snacks to eat. Come for a night of donuts, gelt, and mystery! Celebrate the festival of lights with us!
Dates: 
12/14/2019
6:30 pm- 8 pm
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Organization:

JCC Rockland

Location:

450 West Nyack Rd
West Nyack Rd, NY, 10994
United States

Phone:

8453624400

Holiday Tea Musicale at Caramoor

The magic of the season is tangible throughout the Rosen House! Take part in Caramoor’s holiday tradition of concerts with charismatic musicians, festive decorations, a chance to sing-a-long, and tea service in the majestic Music Room. Enjoy an assortment of finger sandwiches, scrumptious holiday treats, and a variety of teas (hot chocolate with marshmallows for the little ones). Events throughout December are known to fill up, so be sure to book early!
Dates: 
12/10/2019
12/11/2019
12/12/2019
1 pm
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Location:

149 Girdle Ridge Road
Katonah, NY, 10536
United States

Phone:

(914) 232-1252

Brunch With Santa at The Westchester Broadway Theatre

Santa, Mrs. Claus, and their friendly Christmas Elves are taking a break from their busy holiday schedule to host a family brunch at WBT! Share a memorable time with your kids in a fun-filled atmosphere of Christmas excitement! Join the North Pole crew for a terrific family gathering featuring a delicious brunch buffet! Buffet items include scrambled eggs, bacon, sliced turkey, macaroni & cheese and assorted baked goods.
Dates: 
12/14/2019
Seating 1. Doors Open 10:00 AM Seating 2. Doors Open 1:45 PM.
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Location:

1 Broadway Plaza
Elmsford, NY, 10523
United States

Phone:

914-592-2222

Ring in 2020 at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

Let us provide the all-inclusive fun! Live entertainment, 3 delicious daily all-you-can-eat meals, music and much more! New Year’s Eve Party December 31st
Dates: 
12/29/2019
12/30/2019
12/31/2019
Check website for reservation availability
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Location:

600 State Route 44/55
Highland, NY, 12528
United States

Phone:

800.647.2624

Shadowland Stages presents: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY

The beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.
Dates: 
12/13/2019
12/14/2019
12/15/2019
Showtimes vary please check website
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Location:

157 Canal Street
Ellenville, NY, 12428
United States

Phone:

(845) 647-5511

HOLIDAYS ON THE HILL TRAIN SHOW at Lasdon Park

The Main House will feature a life-size display of Santa’s workshop nestled in a wintry landscape of snow and pine trees. Santa will be there hearing wishes from the children. Bring a camera and take a photo with Santa.
Dates: 
12/14/2019
12/15/2019
12/21/2019
11 am - 4 pm Times to visit with Santa: 11 am – 12:30 pm; 1 pm – 2:30 pm; 2:45 pm – 4 pm
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Location:

Route 35
Somers, NY, 10589
United States

Phone:

914-864-7268

LaGrange Holiday Festival of Lights Parade

If you saw our first parade, you know you are in for a treat! We are pleased to have brought you a new family favorite event in the Town of LaGrange. The Parks & Recreation Department teamed up with the Highway Department to bring you our version of holiday fun and community spirit. From singing elves, costumed characters, tons of candy, business giveaways….to law enforcement agencies, fire departments, horses, incredible floats and lighted vehicles.
Dates: 
12/14/2019
6:30 pm
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Location:

120 Stringham Road
LaGrangeville, NY, 12540
United States

Phone:

845-452-1972

HOLIDAY FOOD TRUCK MARKET at Cross County Shopping Center

Enjoy tasty treats and savory snacks at our Holiday Food Truck Market! Food trucks will be located on The Green lawn, near the pop-up ice skating rink and Santa's Village throughout the season. Food trucks will be open for lunch and dinner daily.
Dates: 
12/10/2019
12/11/2019
12/12/2019
Open for Lunch and Dinner
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Location:

8000 Mall Walk
Yonkers, NY, 10704
United States

Phone:

914-968-9570