Weekend Fun: Music Festival, Bastille Day, Orange County Fair

Things to Do with Kids in Westchester and the Hudson Valley this Weekend, July 14-15, 2018
Join Quintette 7 for a kids' concert and "instrument petting zoo" at West Point's Trophy Point Amphitheater. Photo courtesy of the West Point Band

Summer fun is in full swing throughout Westchester and the Hudson Valley, with this weekend's headliners being the all-day Pleasantville Music Festival and the closing weekend of the Orange County Fair. These are just two of the summer festivals and fairs we've rounded up.

Of the 11 events highlighted below, eight are FREE, including the Bastille Day Celebration, which is full of French flair; Food and Farm Day, when families can get in touch with their inner farmer; and Starwalk Walkway at Night, a celestial sensation that offers other attractions beyond astronomy. Want more FREE? Check out our roundup of 50+ FREE summer activities, including outdoor concerts and movies under the stars.

Read on for details and for yet more weekend highlights—then explore our Event Calendar for additional options for fun events throughout the weekend and all summer long. Don't forget to consult our July GoList for our top picks for the rest of the month, and follow us on Facebook!