Best Fall Festivals near Westchester for Families

Enjoy the fall on the beautiful grounds of Boscobel during the Heritage Apple Fest. Photo courtesy of Boscobel
Enjoy the fall on the beautiful grounds of Boscobel during the Heritage Apple Fest. Photo courtesy of Boscobel

Fall festivals in Westchester and the Hudson Valley incorporate some of the season's spectacular offerings, including romping around local pumpkin patches and eating delicious apple cider doughnuts. Plus, many of these wow-worthy weekend events involve carnival rides, treats, and live music.

For even more ways to celebrate autumn, check out our guide to the best places for apple picking in the area, and be sure to peep our Best of September roundup for even more things to do.

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Museum Minis
Westchester Children's Museum - 11:00 AM Pick
Chess Instruction for Kids
Pound Ridge Library - 4:30 PM Pick
Ghost Tours of the Music Hall
Tarrytown Music Hall - various times Pick
Halloween Storywalk
Portchester-Rye Brook Library - various times Pick
Bouncing Babies
John C Hart Memorial Library - 10:30 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides