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Thanksgiving Events in Rockland for Kids and Families to Enjoy

Thanksgiving Events in Rockland for Kids and Families to Enjoy

Celebrate the holiday throughout the month at these fun events in Rockland County

There are many kid-friendly Thanksgiving events in Rockland County for families to enjoy. At these events, kids can learn about the holiday, make crafts, enjoy musical performances and so much more. Experience Thanksgiving in Rockland with these fun holiday events. 

Friendsgiving at the Village Branch

Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch, 85 Main St., Haverstraw

Friday, November 11, 3-4:30pm

Ages 5-12

Free. Advanced registration required. 

Celebrate Thanksgiving in classic Charlie Brown style: do simple crafts, share in the “traditional” Snoopy feast of jellybeans, popcorn, pretzels, and toast, and watch "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving".

A Taste Of Thanksgiving

Museum Village, 1010 Route 17M, Monroe

Saturday and Sunday, November 12 and November 13, 11am-4pm

$15; $13 seniors; $10 ages 4-12; free children younger than 3

Get a taste of 19th Century Thanksgiving through open hearth cooking, crafts, and tastings throughout the day. 

Thanksgiving Little Turkey Plate

A Maze in Pottery, 76 N State Road, Briarcliff Manor

Sunday, November 13, 9:30-10:30am

Ages 0-4

$38.90 per child and caregiver; $34.90 additional child

Get into the Thanksgiving mood while painting a CUTE Turkey Plate with your little one. Create a foot or hand print on a dinner sized round plate that your family will cherish for years to come.

Thanksgiving Music Event and Food Drive

Bach to Rock - Nanuet, 150 E Route 59, Nanuet

Saturday, November 19, 1:30-3pm

Admission by non-perishable/canned food items donation

Come out for an afternoon of musical activities, games, karaoke, instrument exploration, and even learn to DJ at this Thanksgiving Music Event & Food Drive. All ages are welcome and kids/adults alike will leave learning something new within the world of music! Enrollment discounts will also be available for this day only. If you have been contemplating learning a new instrument, now is the time to get started!

Turkey Tales

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center, 120 Muser Drive, Cornwall

Sunday, November 20, 10am and 1pm

$10; $8 children 3-12; Members: $8; $6 children 3-12

Advanced registration required

Kick off the Thanksgiving holiday out in the woods as you search for the signs and sounds of wild turkeys! Learn all about this fascinating bird that is so prevalent this time of year and discover the turkey’s natural history, unique adaptations, and connection to the first Thanksgiving. Make a fun Turkey craft and check out turkey feathers, a call box, and more up close -- and maybe even come across some live ones along the trail during a guided walk!

Main image: Getty Images/Natalia Bodrova

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Shara Levine


Shara Levine, originally from Brooklyn, is the Events Manager for NYMetroParents. As a lifelong New Yorker, and mom of four raising her kids on Long Island, Shara knows her hometown well and brings her love of all things fun to NYMetroParents by sharing the best in kid friendly events, festival, concerts, and performances in NYC, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, and Rockland. When not helping parents plan their family's day out, Shara enjoys making random Seinfeld references and going on late-night Target runs. 

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