Columbus Day Weekend in Westchester: Best Things To Do with Kids

An annual Columbus Day tradition, the Pine Island Pumpkinfest, features tons of kid-friendly activities. Photo courtesy of Pine Island Chamber of Commerce
An annual Columbus Day tradition, the Pine Island Pumpkinfest, features tons of kid-friendly activities. Photo courtesy of Pine Island Chamber of Commerce

Looking for the best things to do in Westchester and the Hudson Valley over the long Columbus Day weekend? We've got tons of family-friendly events to add to your list.

Whether you call the holiday Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day, we're celebrating the day off on Monday, October 10 with tons of fun things to do. The long weekend makes a great jumping-off point for Halloween celebrations, beginning with the G-rated Headless Horseman Haunted Children's Day on Saturday. Enjoy pick-your-own fun at Seed Song Farm's weekend-long Pumpkins and Sunflowers Harvest Fest, and save some energy for a trip to the popular Eastchester Columbus Day Parade on Monday.

We've got tons more seasonal picks on our list of the best Halloween events in Westchester and the Hudson Valley, and you can find more things to do any day on our Family Activity Calendar.

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Museum Minis
Westchester Children's Museum - 11:00 AM Pick
Mother Goose Storytime
North Castle Public Library - 11:00 AM Pick
Wiggle Giggle Time With Dawny Dew
Rye Free Reading Room - various times Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides