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Things to Do with Kids in Rockland County this Weekend

Things to Do with Kids in Rockland County this Weekend

Plan a fun weekend for your family in Rockland and Bergen counties!


Enjoy these fun weekend activities with your kids in Rockland County. Start planning your weekend now.

*Be sure to call venues ahead of time to make sure events are still being held in the wake of coronavirus concerns.*

Editor's Picks for This Weekend

Peace in Piermont: Family Yoga

WHEN: May. 22 - Sep. 25, Saturday, 10-10:45am
WHERE: Parelli Park, 545 Piermont Avenue , Piermont, NY
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WHAT: Foster and deepen the connection you have with yourself and your loved one, exercise, and meet other local gems from our community. WANT TO GO? $22. 845-848-2600.
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The L.E.A.D. Fest Carnival

WHEN: Jun. 3 - 20, Wednesdays-Fridays, 5-11pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 12-11pm
WHERE: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus, NJ
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WHAT: Bring the family out to this Carnival with spectacular rides, tons of food, games and more! WANT TO GO? $30 Megapass until 6/3; $40 Megapass after 6/3; individual ride tickets available as well. 609-259-2500.
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Celebration of Love FREE

WHEN: Jun. 12 - 26, Saturdays, 12-6pm
WHERE: American Dream, 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford, NJ
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Celebrate Pride Month with American Dream! At the center, there will be DJs playing, face painting and in-court entertainers every Saturday. The celebration continues online where there will be a dedicated landing page on the American Dream website for all things Pride, including product spotlights from brands, activity schedules and more.

WANT TO GO? 833-263-7326.
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Newburgh Mall Carnival

WHEN: Jun. 17 - 27, Monday-Thursday, 5-10pm; Friday, 5-11 pm; Saturday, 12-11 pm; Sunday, 12-10pm
WHERE: Newburgh Mall, 1401 Route 300, Newburgh, NY
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Enjoy midway fun for the whole family with rides and games for all ages and fair food for every appetite. Visit the website for discount ride wristbands, the Saturday wristband policy, and coupon savings on rides and food. Please follow COVID safety guidelines. Guests under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian age 21 or older. Event details are subject to change. Check the website for updates before attending. 

WANT TO GO? FREE admission; Ride cost varies.. 866-666-3247.
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Summer Carnival

WHEN: Jun. 17 - 21, Thursday and Friday 5:30 PM, Saturday and Sunday 4 PM
WHERE: South Spring Valley Fire District, 26 School House Road, Spring Valley, NY
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This weekend it's all about Rides! Games! Food! Family Fun!

WANT TO GO? $30 all nights except 6/30, 7/4, and 7/5; $1.25 each ride ticket (rides are between 3-7 tickets), save with ticket packages. 914-490-5573.
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State Fair Meadowlands

WHEN: Jun. 18 - Jul. 11, Mondays-Thursdays, 5pm-12am; Fridays, 3pm-1am (6/18 5pm-1am); Saturdays, 2pm-1am; Sundays, 2pm-12am (7/4 2pm-1am)
WHERE: MetLife Stadium, 1 MetLife Stadium Dr., East Rutherford, NJ
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WHAT: NJ’s great escape boasts hundreds of rides, exhibits and attractions.  WANT TO GO? $34.99. 201-355-5911.
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Father's Day at American Dream

WHEN: Jun. 19 - 20, Saturday, 11am-10pm; Sunday, 11am-9pm
WHERE: American Dream, 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford, New Jersey
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Celebrate dad's special day at American Dream with a nice game of mini golf! The first 50 golfers at American Dream's courses Blacklight Mini Golf or Angry Birds Mini Golf will receive an American Dream mini backpack.

WANT TO GO? $20. 833-263-7326.
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Grand Re-Opening Day

WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 19, 10am-6 pm
WHERE: Field Station: Dinosaurs, 40 Fort Lee Road, Leonia, NJ
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Welcome back to Field Station: Dinosaurs! A world-class family attraction that combines cutting-edge science with the creative minds of great artists to create a one-of-a-kind experience that’s thrilling, educational and fun. The Field Station is a wild scientific expedition in Bergen County’s beautiful Overpeck Park, on the banks of a scenic creek and surrounded by natural woods. Over 30 life-sized, moving, realistic dinosaurs come to life thanks to the brilliant engineering of the world’s leading roboticists and the imagination of our artists. And at the center of it all is the fun, the joy and the wonder of dinosaurs. This expedition takes every family on a shared adventure – full of mystery, surprise and a sense of awe. Walk along wooded trails, check out life-sized dinosaurs and enjoy a full schedule of shows, games and activities, all of which is included in your Day Pass admission.

WANT TO GO? $24.95, explorer pass; $16.95, day pass; free for children younger than 2. 855-999-9010.
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Even More Weekend Fun

Joey G's Nyack Food Tours

WHEN: Apr. 17 - Sep. 4, Saturdays, 11:30am
WHERE: CREATIVE ARTS WORKSHOP, 48 Burd St., Suite 101, Nyack, NY
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WHAT: Enjoy tastes from local culinary landmarks, and learn about Nyack, its chefs, creatives, and entrepreneurs. WANT TO GO? $45. 313-510-4473.
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Looking for more events in your area? Search our comprehensive events calendar.

We love weekends because they allow us to spend quality time with our kids, whether with a fun day trip to a nearby family-friendly destination or a family day of fun that's close to home in Rockland County or Bergen County, NJ. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts activities, seasonal events, parades, and more, so you're sure to find the perfect thing to do with your family in Rockland or Bergen this weekend. Look no further for ideas and plan your weekend with our guide that highlights the best family-friendly (in-person and virtual) events happening in and around Rockland County, including family fun in Nanuet, Haverstraw, Garnerville, Nyack, Warwick, Palisades, Montgomery, New City, and West Nyack, as well as awesome family fun in Bergen County, NJ, including things to do in Hillsdale, Paramus, Englewood, Ramsey, and nearby Jersey City. Browse our calendar for hundreds of things to do each month, and check out our weekend roundups for WestchesterLong IslandManhattanBrooklyn, and Queens!

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