15 Holiday Activities and Christmas Events in Westchester for Kids

Visit Harvest Moon Farms this holiday season for Lumagica, a walk-through holiday light experience. Photo courtesy of Harvest Moon Farms
Visit Harvest Moon Farms this holiday season for Lumagica, a walk-through holiday light experience. Photo courtesy of Harvest Moon Farms

This year's must-do holiday activities in Westchester and the Hudson Valley include a wintry mix of spectacles, tree lightings, Santa sightings, and other fun. We’ve got the lowdown on top holiday attractions to keep your family’s spirits high.

Whether you’re looking for a drive-thru holiday lights display or a Christmas event outside in frosty air, we’re highlighting more than a dozen can't-miss holiday activities in Westchester and the Hudson Valley below. Many beloved traditions return this year, including Westchester's Winter Wonderland, while great new events are debuting, like Legoland New York's first Holiday Bricktacular and the newly revamped American Christmas Santa's Village

Round out your holiday calendar by shopping at one of these local holiday craft fairs and markets, and find even more ways to celebrate the season in our curated Christmas and Holiday Guide for Westchester Families. We're busy populating our Family Activity Calendar with loads of fun throughout the holidays, so keep close tabs to stay informed.

As always, if an event piques your interest, click through to our listing for all the details, including addresses, times, and recommended ages. And keep in mind: Really cool things to do with kids often book up quickly, so register or buy your tickets ASAP.

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Philipsburg Manor Holiday Boutique & Activities
Philipsburg Manor - 9:00 AM Pick
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Harrison Public Library - West Harrison Branch - 10:30 AM Pick
FIESTA! With Flor Bromley
Hendrick Hudson Free Library - 11:00 AM Pick
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North Castle Public Library - 11:00 AM Pick
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Harrison Public Library - Richard E. Halperin Building - 3:30 PM Pick
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