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Pearl River: Things to Do with Kids for a Fun Family Day Out

Pearl River: Things to Do with Kids for a Fun Family Day Out

Our top picks for fun things to do in Pearl River, NY with kids, including kids' events and family businesses.

Planning a fun family day trip or outing? Consider Pearl River, where there are plenty of things to do with kids. The area has so much to offer every member of the family, from restaurants to outdoor recreational activities and mini golf. Here are our top family-friendly things to do in Pearl River, along with kids’ events and things to do in the surrounding area, including Orangeburg, Blauvelt, Sparkill, Tappan, and the Palisades.

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Family-Friendly Things to Do in Pearl River & Nearby

Tappan Golf Center 

116 NY-303, Tappan

Play the 18-hole miniature-golf course at this golf center. The property also includes a driving range, indoor batting cages, and outdoor go-karts. And when your kids need a little sustenance, grab a snack at Hudson 303, a sports bar and grill.

Tallman Mountain State Park

Route 9W, Sparkill

This park overlooks the Hudson River and Piermont Marsh. The park boasts a running track, tennis courts, walking trail, hiking, and picnic areas. Note: Picnic areas are open with a reduced number of tables. Picnic blankets are allowed but keep at last 10 feet apart from other picnickers.

Blauvelt State Park 

Route 303 North to East, Greenbrush Road, Blauvelt

This park offers 590 acres of forested green space. Hiking trails give the only access and spectacular views of the Hudson Valley. (Note that no restrooms are on-site).

Orangetown Classic Diner

512 Route 303, Orangeburg

This diner’s menu highlights America’s melting pot of flavors with an emphasis on healthy breakfasts, home-cooked dishes and desserts from their in-house bakery. Signature dishes include burgers, avocado toast, pulled chicken tacos and chicken pot pie. Perhaps you’ve seen their wild shakes on social media with names like Crazy Oreo, Cookie Monster and Nutella Hot Chocolate.

Cherry Brook Park

Madison Avenue, Pearl River

This site includes handball and tennis courts, as well as a multi-use asphalt court, children’s play area and walking path. The entrance is on Madison Avenue adjacent to Franklin Avenue School.

Kids’ Events and Things to Do in Pearl River


Orangetown Suffragist Exhibit FREE

WHEN: Sep. 10 - Dec. 28, Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am-2pm; Sundays 1-4pm
WHERE: Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives, 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg, NY

The fight for American women to get the right to vote was fought on many fronts - including Orangetown. Learn about this fascinating movement within the context of how women lived and were perceived at the time as the museum celebrates 100 years of women's suffrage. Admission is free; donations graciously accepted.

WANT TO GO? 845-398-1302.
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WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 4, 3-7pm
WHERE: Palisades Free Library, 19 Closter Road, Palisades, NY
WHAT: This holiday market is in celebration of the 4th edition of the Pots & Pans in Palisades cookbook. Shop from food and gift vendors.  WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 845-359-0136.
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Winter Wonderland Family Festival

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 4, 10am-8pm
WHERE: St. Thomas Aquinas College , 125 Route 340, Sparkill, NY
WHAT: The Winter Wonderland Family Festival is an all-day event with food, beverages, children's events, live music, and a TON of local vendors. WANT TO GO? Admission is free, prices vary for goods. 845-398-4100.
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Family-Friendly Businesses in Pearl River

St. Catharine Early Childhood Center

517 Western Highway Blauvelt , NY

Our program provides an opportunity for young children to come together in a fun, educational, and nurturing environment. The curriculum includes academics as well as areas of creativity. Together w

Children's Dentistry of the Palisades

99 Dutch Hill Road, suite 1100 Orangeburg, NY

Choosing an appropriate and kind pediatric dentist is one of the most important decisions you will ever make for your child. Dr. Edward S. Fisher, a pediatric dentist with 35 years of experience, and

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