Free Westchester and Hudson Valley Summer Concerts: Best Outdoor Music Festivals for Families

Enjoy the sunset during the Cortlandt Concert and Movie Nights series. Photo courtesy of the venue
Enjoy the sunset during the Cortlandt Concert and Movie Nights series. Photo courtesy of the venue

Free Westchester and Hudson Valley summer concerts are a great way to make the most of longer days and comfortable temperatures. Many performances are held in the area's beautiful waterfront parks, with sunset views providing a stunning backdrop for the entertainment. 

We have rounded up the best venues for concerts throughout the summer, all FREE of charge. From Flamenco night to '80s rock to kids' movie theme songs, there is something for everyone. Many events also offer food trucks or the option of ordering from local restaurants.

Grab a blanket and your dancing shoes and get ready for summer entertainment. For more family fun this season, bookmark our Event Calendar and Summer Activity Guide

As always, if an event piques your interest, click through for full details, including reservation requirements. Really cool things to do with kids tend to book up fast, especially now. 

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