Muddy Puddles Mess Fest. Photo courtesy of the event
Muddy Puddles Mess Fest. Photo courtesy of the event

13 Awesome Things To Do in Westchester in August 2021

Summer is in full swing, with traditional family fun happening throughout Westchester and the Hudson Valley. From backyard barbecues to beach excursions, day trips, outdoor concerts, and more, fun in the sun is a thing again.

Adding to the myriad summer activities to choose from are the August events we’ve identified as our top picks. These include summer festivals, carnivals, and must-do novelties.

Grab your calendar and read on to avoid missing out on these standout August events. For even more to choose from, head to our Activities Calendar!

Places featured in this article:


Historic Hawthorne Reformed Church

Sterling Forest
upcoming events
(Sat Aug 21, 2021 - Sun Oct 3, 2021) New York Renaissance Faire

The Ashokan Center
upcoming events
(Sun Oct 17, 2021) Fall Family Fun Fest

Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery
Happy Helpers
Muscoot Farm - 10:00 AM Pick
The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze
Van Cortlandt Manor - various times Pick
Outdoor Family Storytime in South Salem
Lewisboro Library - 10:30 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides