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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!


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The Pigeon Comes to Jersey City!

WHEN: May. 21 - Sep. 5, Thursdays and Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate the art and characters author and illustrator, Mo Willems, with this hands on exhibit.  WANT TO GO? Included with admission: $27.99; $22.99 ages 2-12; $29.99; $24.99 ages 2-12 when purchased in advance. 201-200-1000.
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Six Flags Summer Vibes Festival

WHEN: Jul. 14 - Aug. 14, 10:30am-9pm, daily
WHERE: Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson Township, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Experience six colorfully themed areas filled with magic and wonder!  WANT TO GO? Tickets start at $44.99.
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Kids Night Out / Glow-in-the-Dark-Yoga

WHEN: Aug. 6 - 27, Satudays, 6-8:30pm
WHERE: Peace in Piermont, 458 Piermont Ave., Piermont, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Drop your little love off for a night of fun with paint & craft, board games, talent show, glow-in-the-dark yoga, and a guided meditation! WANT TO GO? 845-848-2600.
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Bounce The Mall

WHEN: Aug. 13 - 28, Saturdays, 10:30am-7pm; Sunday, 11am-6:30pm
WHERE: The Mills at Jersey Gardens , 651 Kapkowski Road, Elizabeth, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT:

Produced by XL Event Lab, the Bounce The Mall tour is bringing colorful, inflatable fun to many of the most well-attended malls on the globe, thanks to an exclusive collaboration with Simon. This immersive family attraction contains eight different interactive inflatables that are sure to put a bounce in your step. The traveling assortment of bounce houses includes the largest ball pit on the planet; a silent disco dome with live DJs, lights, and special effects; Sports Slam, a customized sports arena; tons of selfie stations to capture the bouncy spectacle; and so much more! From the largest ball pit on the planet to an inflatable silent disco dome, Bounce The Mall offers tremendously entertaining attractions for every age!

 

WANT TO GO? Tickets start at $21.
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Paramus Summer Food Truck Festival

WHEN: Sunday, Aug. 14, 11am-7pm
WHERE: Paramus Park Mall, 700 Paramus Park, East Main Entrance (in front of Old Navy & LL Bean), Paramus, NJ
AGES: All
WHAT: Check out 20 gourmet food trucks, DJ Louis, vendors, kid activities including pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, sand art, and so much more! WANT TO GO? $5 admission; free admission children younger than 5.
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Even More Weekend Fun

Bethel Woods Special Exhibit & Art Fair

WHEN: Apr. 1 - Dec. 31, 10am-5pm, daily
WHERE: Museum at Bethel Woods, 200 Hurd Rd, Bethel, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

The Museum at Bethel Woods, located on the grounds of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Fair, is excited to announce the opening of its 2022 Special Exhibit, & Art Fair, which takes a look into elements of Woodstock that don't often take center stage. This interactive and engaging display highlights the forgotten elements that hold great significance in the overall narrative of Woodstock. The gallery will showcase current research work done by the museum's team and showcase pieces made for and at Woodstock by artists, organizers, and festival attendees. The museum has been hosting Special Exhibits for the past 13 years with themes ranging from unique artifact collections to diverse art galleries. Admission to the Special Exhibit is included in the ticket to The Museum at Bethel Woods, or $5 standalone. 

WANT TO GO? $5. 800-653-8000.
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Ramsey Farmers' Market FREE

WHEN: May. 1 - Nov. 27, 9am-2pm
WHERE: Ramsey Farmers' Market, Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey, New Jersey
AGES: All
WHAT: Browse this non profit "pay it forward" farmers market that features over 50 local farmers and food purveyors. WANT TO GO? 201-675-6866.
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Orangetown Pack the Park Summer Concert Series FREE

WHEN: Friday, Aug. 12, 7:45pm
WHERE: Veteran's Memorial Park, 81 Hunt Rd. , Orangeburg, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The disco phenomenon known as Boogie Fever is headed to Orangetown. Boogie Fever plays all the top disco hits of the 70's with an amazing fully costumed stage show. WANT TO GO? 845-359-6503.
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Sunflowers, Sunsets, and Ciders at Alstede Farms

WHEN: Aug. 12 - 19, Fridays, 5pm
WHERE: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Ln., Chester, New Jersey
AGES: All
WHAT:

Celebrate summer by attending the Sunflowers, Sunset, and Ciders Event! Enjoy live music, hard cider and wine tastings by Tomasello Winery, all outdoors under the beautiful evening sky. Traverse through the “Blooming Giants” sunflower fields while enjoying delicious food & tasty snacks available from The Hen House. Treat yourself to homemade ice cream, featuring seasonal flavors while soaking up the rural farm atmosphere at night. Food, hard cider and wine tastings, will be available for purchase throughout the event. 



WANT TO GO? $15.99. 908-879-7189.
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R.E.A.D. to a Dog FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 13, 10:30am-12pm
WHERE: Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library Main Branch, 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT:

For ages 5 & up. Sign up for a 15 minute session to read one-on-one to a therapy dog! Registration is open for everyone. 

WANT TO GO? 845-786-3800.
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Concert: 3D Rhythm of Life FREE

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 13, 2pm
WHERE: Clarkstown Learning Center, 9 Lake Road , Congers, NY
AGES: All
WHAT:

3D Rhythm of Life is a bilingual dance band for the 21st century and beyond, led by drummer Michael Tate. They play a Latin tropical mix of funky salsa and Caribbean soul.

WANT TO GO? 845-634-4997.
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Peach and Summer Harvest Breakfast at Alstede Farms

WHEN: Sunday, Aug. 14, 8:30am
WHERE: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Ln., Chester, New Jersey
AGES: All
WHAT:

Indulge in a hearty farm-to-table peach pancake breakfast complete with delicious homemade pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast potatoes, homemade peach topping, coffee and drinks. You and your guests will be greeted with a scenic wagon ride around the farm which will ultimately make its stop at the new Christmas Barn where breakfast will be served. Following breakfast, you can continue your day on the farm picking farm fresh produce in the PYO fields. Advance tickets are required. 

WANT TO GO? $36.99. 908-879-7189.
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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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