The 6th Annual Japan Cultural Festival takes place in May in Harrison's Ma Riis Park. Photo courtesy of the festival
The 6th Annual Japan Cultural Festival takes place in May in Harrison's Ma Riis Park. Photo courtesy of the festival

20 Spring Festivals and Fairs for Westchester and Hudson Valley Families

Despite the mild winter we’ve had, it’s always exciting to anticipate the arrival of spring. Beyond the changes in the natural world, another sign of spring is the abundance of spring festivals, fairs, and celebrations. Another rite of spring is that we round all of these up for our readers! Below are 20 of our top picks happening throughout Westchester and the Hudson Valley. These include sheep-shearing festivals, Earth Day festivals, cherry-blossom festivals, cupcake festivals, spring-themed festivals, and assorted others.

Many of these events are annual traditions. For 2020, the White Plains Outdoor Arts Festival returns after a year’s hiatus, whereas the annual Mother Nature Spring Craft, Gift & Psychic Festival will not be held, nor will StrawFest (the latter owing to the closing of the College of New Rochelle). For some others, details have yet to be announced, so be sure to follow us for updates.

Be sure to check out our Spring Activity Guide for more seasonal fun, sign up for our newsletters, and keep tabs on our Event Calendar to stay informed of more great family events!


Main Street and Broadway
Nyack, NY 10960

Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583

Philipsburg Manor
381 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

Lafayette Avenue
Suffern, NY 10901

Louis Engel Waterfront Park
Westerly Road
Ossining, NY 10562

Veterans Park Gazebo
Main Street & Cedar Street
Nyack, NY 10960

Riverfront Green Park
Hudson Avenue
Peekskill, NY 10566

Lyndhurst
635 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591

215 Harry Howard Avenue
Hudson, NY 12534

Veterans Memorial Park
182 Crystal Street
Harrison , NY 10528

Washington Park
Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12203

Philipsburg Manor
381 N. Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

Wright's Farm
699 NY-208
Gardiner, NY 12525

Ulster County Fairgrounds
249 Libertyville Road
New Paltz, NY 12561

1407 Kings Highway
Sugar Loaf, NY 10981

Church of St. John and St. Mary
30 Poillon Drive
Chappaqua, NY 10514

Tibbits Park
One North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10601

Newburgh
Broadway and Liberty
Newburgh, NY 12550

Donahue Park
Dock Hill Road
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520

Downtown Pine Bush
Main Street
Pine Bush, NY 12566
The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze
Van Cortlandt Manor - various times Pick
Hug, Hike and Hang with Rescue Goats
Frederick Farm Goat Sanctuary - 11:00 AM
Halloween Pumpkin Carving Festival
Cortlandt Farm - 12:00 PM
Chuck Jones in Your Homes
Zoom - various times
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