Ultimate Westchester Guide: Presidents Day & Winter Break Fun for Families

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Looking for the perfect way to spend Presidents Day weekend and the February Winter Break with your family in Westchester County? Our curated list of kid-friendly events offers a variety of outdoor adventures, creative workshops, and entertaining performances that promise fun for all ages.

From magical shows to winter wildlife exploration and ice skating, there’s something special for every family looking to make the most of the winter break. Join us as we explore the best activities Westchester has to offer, ensuring your holiday weekend and break are packed with memorable moments.


Westchester County Family Events During Presidents Day Weekend & Winter Break:

1. Winter Wildlife Adventure
Date: February 17th, 2024
Location: Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining
Description: Join Teatown educators for a guided winter hike through the scenic trails of Teatown Lake Reservation. Explore the winter landscape, search for animal tracks, and learn about local wildlife adaptations. Suitable for children of all ages. Registration required.
More info: https://www.teatown.org/


2. Family Fun Day at Rye Nature Center
Date: February 18th, 2024
Location: Rye Nature Center, Rye
Description: Bring the whole family for a day of outdoor exploration at the Rye Nature Center. Enjoy nature-themed activities, scavenger hunts, and interactive exhibits. Bundle up and embrace the winter wonderland with guided nature walks and wildlife observation. Free admission.
More info: https://www.ryenaturecenter.org/


3. Magic Show with Magic Evan
Date: February 23th, 2024
Location: Warner Library, Tarrytown
Description: Take your kids to the best magic show Westchester County has ever seen!
More info: https://magicevan.com/
and Warner Library: https://warnerlib.librarycalendar.com/events/month


4. Storytime and Craft at Chappaqua Library
Date: February 20th, 2024
Location: Chappaqua Library, Chappaqua
Description: Join us for a special winter-themed storytime followed by a fun craft activity at Chappaqua Library. Children will enjoy listening to enchanting tales and creating their own winter-inspired crafts to take home. Suitable for preschoolers and elementary school-aged children. Free event.
More info: https://www.chappaqualibrary.org/storytime


5. Ice Skating at Hommocks Park Ice Rink
Date: February 21st, 2024
Location: Hommocks Park Ice Rink, Larchmont
Description: Lace up your skates and hit the ice at Hommocks Park Ice Rink. Enjoy a day of outdoor ice skating with family and friends. Rental skates available onsite. Warm up with hot cocoa and snacks at the rink's concession stand. Open to skaters of all skill levels.
More info: https://www.townofmamaroneckny.org/282/Hommocks-Park-Ice-Rink


6. Family Movie Night: “Frozen II”
Date: February 22nd, 2024
Location: Bedford Playhouse, Bedford
Description: Experience the magic of Disney's "Frozen II" on the big screen at Bedford Playhouse. Gather the family for a cozy movie night featuring everyone's favorite characters, Elsa, Anna, and Olaf. Snacks and refreshments available for purchase. Tickets required.
More info: https://bedfordplayhouse.org/movies/frozen-2/


7. Winter Wildlife Crafts Workshop
Date: February 23rd, 2024
Location: Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale
Description: Get crafty with nature-inspired art projects at the Winter Wildlife Crafts Workshop. Children can create their own animal masks, bird feeders, and winter-themed decorations. Learn about local wildlife and their winter habitats. Suitable for ages 3-10. Registration recommended.
More info: https://greenburghnaturecenter.org/winter-camp/


8. Winter Circus Weekend by Westchester Circus Arts
Dates: February 17, 18, 19 th , 10AM-3pm
Location: The Harvey School, 260 Jay St., Katonah, NY 10536
Description: Immerse your kids in this unique opportunity to train with the circus stars. Kids of all levels are invited to try their hand at aerial silks, acrobatics, juggling, wire- walking, hula hooping, and so much more. Led by inspiring circus professionals, the weekend is designed to keep kids moving and build confidence through learning new exciting skills. Suitable for ages 6+. Pre-registration required.
More info: www.westchestercircusarts.com/circus-camps

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