101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Hudson Valley- 2019 | Kids Out and About Hudson Valley

101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Hudson Valley- 2019

 

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Santa Sightings

Multiple dates Nov 9 - Dec 24, 2019

Photos with Santa at Cross County Shopping Center

Nov 16, 2019

Tree Lighting & Santa's Arrival at Ridge Hill

Nov 16, 2019 

Santa's Arrival at Newburgh Mall

Nov 24, 2019 

SANTA CARES! at Newburgh Mall

Multiple Days starting Nov 29, 2019

Santa in the Hudson Valley Mall!

Nov 29, 2019

Santa On the Walkway Over the Hudson

Nov 30, 2019

Sinterklaas Send-Off Celebration, Kingston, New York

Dec 1, 2019 Beekman Fire Company Cookies with Santa Event
Dec 3 and 17, 2019

Painting with Santa at Palisades Center Mall

Dec 10, 2019

Story Time with Santa at Palisades Center Mall

Dec 15, 2019

10th Annual Skiing & Riding Santa Day at Windham Mountain

Dine with Santa

Nov 23, 2019 Cookies with Santa Event at Pine Ridge Dude Ranch
Nov 30, 2019 Breakfast with Santa - Anthony's Pier 9
Dec 1, 2019 Breakfast with Santa - Mill Creek Caterers
Dec 1, 8, 15, 22, 2019 SANTA BRUNCH at MacArthur's Riverview Restaurant
Sat and Sun Dec 7 - Dec 22, 2019 BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AT BEAR MOUNTAIN INN
Dec 7, 2019 Breakfast with Santa at Palisades Center Mall
Dec 7, 2019 Breakfast with Santa Claus and Marines - Town of Crawford
Dec 8, 2019 Breakfast with Santa at Villa Venezia
Dec 14, 2019 Brunch With Santa at The Westchester Broadway Theatre

Old-Time Christmas

Nov 9, 2019 Herb-Infused Holiday Candles
Multiple Dates starting Nov 29, 2019

Twilight Tours at Boscobel

Nov 29, 30; Dec 1, 2019 Thanksgiving Weekend – Holiday House Tours at Locust Grove
Multiple dates starting Nov 29, 2019

A Gilded Age Christmas - STAATSBURGH STATE HISTORIC SITE

Dec 2-16, 2019

SANTA CLAUS LETTERS - Lewisboro

Dec 7, 2019

Hudson's WINTER WALK

Dec 7-8, 2019 A Child’s Christmas at Clermont
Dec 7, 8, 14, 15, 2019

Christmas at Hill-Hold: Candlelight Tours

Dec 11 and 14, 2019 GINGERBREAD HOUSE WORKSHOP at MHCM
Dec 14, 2019

Candlelight Evening at the Farmers' Museum

Dec 15, 2019 

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

Dec 26, 27, 28, 2019 Holiday Open House at Queens County Farm Museum
   


Light Displays

Multiple dates begining Nov 21, 2019

Holiday Lights 2019 - Bronx Zoo

Nov 23, 2019

Tree Lighting Ceremony at Cross County Shopping Center

Multiple dates beginning Nov 29, 2019 6th Annual Westchester Winter Wonderland with Tree Lighting Celebration
Dec 6, 2019 

Parade of Lights - Millbrook, NY

Dec 7, 2019

Mt. Kisco Chamber presents: Holiday Tree Lighting

Dec 7, 2019

Union Vale Festival of Lights

Dec 7, 2019 

Annual Holiday Electric Lights Parade

Dec 7, 2019

HOLIDAY LIGHTS OF NYACK

Dec 8, 2019 Holiday Party and Tree Lighting - Village of Fishkill
Dec 14, 2019 LaGrange Holiday Festival of Lights Parade
Dec 14, 2019

Holiday Lights On Ice at MJN - Majed J. Nesheiwat Convention Center

Dec 15, 2019 Candlelight Tours of Clermont

 

Holiday Theatre

Nov 29, 2019

A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail

Nov 30, 2019

Picture Book Theatre presents The Littlest Matryoshka

Nov 30, Dec 7, 20, 2019

NEW PALTZ BALLET PRESENTS: THE NUTCRACKER at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

Dec 6 - 8, 2019

The Ulster Ballet Company presents: A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Weekends Dec 6 - Dec 22, 2019

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

Dec 11 and 22, 2019

Christmas Carol Dinner Show at The Tavern at Beekman Arms

Multiple dates starting Dec 12, 2019 'Twas the Night Before... by Cirque du Soleil
Dec 15, 21, 22, 28,  2019 NUTCRACKER DREAM
Dec 20, 21, 22, 2019

A Christmas Carol at the Farmers' Museum

Dec 21, 2019

Happier Family Comedy Show at The Eric Carle Museum

Dec 28, 2019 CactusHead Puppets Present: Magnificent Monster Circus
Dec 29 and 30, 2019 THE GINGERBREAD MAN PLAY at MHCM

 

Holiday Concerts

Dec 3, 2019 LIVE FROM NASHVILLE: A Merry Country Christmas! Matinee & Evening at The Westchester Broadway Theatre
Dec 8, 2019  

MUSIC AT ASBURY PRESENTS: Music at Asbury Family Program- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Dec 15, 2019

Santa Visits the Rosen House

Dec 16, 2019

BUDDY HOLLY CHRISTMAS at The Westchester Broadway Theatre

Dec 17, 2019

The New York Tenors Christmas Special at The Westchester Broadway Theatre

 

Christmas Tree Experience

Opening Day is Nov 29, 2019

COUNTRY CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM at Manza Family Farm

Opening Day is Nov 29, 2019 Abel's Trees
Opening Day is Nov 29, 2019

Battenfeld Christmas Tree Farm

Opening Day is Nov 29, 2019

Primrose Hill Farm Cut Your Own Tree

Opening Day is Nov 29, 2019

Evergreen Farm

Opening Day is Nov 30, 2019

Wright Family Farm

Opening Day is Nov 30, 2019

Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm

Opening Day is Nov 30, 2019 BJ's Christmas Tree Farm

 

Ice Skating

Nov 2 - Mar 1, 2020

Ice skating at Bear Mountain Rink

Nov 2 - Dec 31, 2019 

Public Skating at Westchester Skating Academy

Multiple dates Nov 9, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020  Pop-up Holiday Ice Skating Rink
Multiple days Nov-Dec, 2019

IceTime Sports Complex Public Skate

 

Hanukkah

Dec 15, 2019 

Hannukah Celebration & Market at Shames JCC

Dec 22, 2019 

Chanukah Menorah Lighting- Bedford

Dec 22, 2019 

Community Candle Lighting & Chanukah Carnival at Congregation Emanuel of the Hudson Valley

Dec 23, 2019

Menorah Lighting at Cross County Shopping Center

Dec 26, 30, 2019 The Magic Dreidels

 

Shopping & Craft Fairs & Festivals

Nov 23, 2019  Bells on Broadway – Holiday Market and Children’s Festival at Safe Harbors
Nov 23-24, 2019

Artisan Boutique: Unique & Handmade Gifts

Dec 1-24, 2019

Queens Farm Holiday Market

Dec 7, 2019 5th Annual Arlington Holiday Festival
Dec 7, 2019 SINTERKLAAS FESTIVAL DAY IN RHINEBECK
Dec 8, 2019 Nyack Holiday Gift Fair
Dec 14, 2019

Annual Holiday Fair & Market at Fishkill Farms

Dec 14, 2019

Mid-Hudson Civic Center presents The Holiday Craft Fair

 

New Year's Eve

Dec 31, 2019  New Years Eve Torchlight and Fireworks Show at Stowe
Dec 31, 2019

New Year's @ Noon at Mid-Hudson Children's Museum

Dec 31, 2019 

Special New Year's Hours at Westchester Children's Museum

 

Miscellaneous

Multiple Days November 15, 2019 - January 2, 2020

HOLIDAY FOOD TRUCK MARKET

Nov 16, 2019 

Thanksgiving Tours at Brick House Museum

Nov 17, 2019

Kids Christmas Plate Class - Uptiquing Paint & Ceramics Studio

November 23 & 24, November 30 & December 1, December 7 & 8, and December 14 & 15

Holiday Train Show at Greenburgh Nature Center

Multiple dates starting Nov 23, 2019 

The New York Botanical Garden Train Show

Nov 29, 30 and Dec 1, 2019 

The Carle Bookshop Holiday Sale

Dec 1, 8, 15, 2019

Holiday House Hunt for Kids at Locust Grove

Dec 7, 2019 Harvesting History Family Workshop: A Partridge in a Pear Tree: Bird Seed Ornament Workshop
Dec 7 and 21, 2019

Lewisboro Recreation presents: HOLIDAY FUN DAY

Dec 9, 2019

Holiday Houses at Brewster Public Library

Dec 10, 2019

Family Holiday Craft-a-Long: Gifting Edition At Goshen Library

Dec 13, 2019

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

Dec 16, 2019 Polar Express Night at Hyde Park Train Station Museum
Dec 20, 2019

Winter Solstice Hike at Albany Pine Bush

Dec 21, 2019

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

Dec 26, 2019 

11th Annual Cookie Burner Stroll with Albany Pine Bush

 

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