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Find great family and kid friendly activities and things to do this weekend here in Rockland or Bergen County, Orange and nearby. Whether you are looking to see a show, visit a farm, go for a hike or more there are lots of great options for you and your kids to do.

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Seastreak Hudson River Cruises

  • Oct. 02, 2021 - Nov. 07, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Seastreak
  • depart from West 39th St. , Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Pricing depends on cruise

Go on a fall foliage brunch cruise or on a trip to a West Point Football Game, a West Point Campus Tour, or the charming village of Cold Spring, NY!

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Sustainability Walk & Showcase Fundraiser

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 10am-2pm
  • Congers Lake Memorial Park
  • 6 Gilchrest Road, Congers
  • All Ages
  • $10; free for younger than 18

Go on a scavenger hunt, learn about birds, bugs, and biodiversity at educational stops along the way.

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Sustainability Walk and Showcase

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 10am-2pm
  • Congers Lake
  • 6 Gilchrest Road, Congers
  • All Ages
  • $10; free for those younger than 18

Gain a greater understanding about our environment and how to protect during a fun day of activities.

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Harvest Festival

  • Oct. 02, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • New Jersey Botanical Garden
  • 2 Morris Road, Ringwood
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, $5 parking fee

Celebrate fall with pumpkin painting, hay rides, apple sauce making, food, music and more!

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Saddle Brook Fun Family Street Fair

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Market Street
  • 299 Market Street, Saddle Brook
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for rides and goods

Spend a day with merchandise & craft vendors, kiddie rides, great food, local merchants and civic groups & music.

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Rev'd Up For Recovery - Car & Bike Show

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 10am-4pm
  • Rockland County
  • Park & Ride 61 Smith Street Commuter Lot, Nanuet
  • All Ages
  • Donations Accepted

A day of family, friends, and fenders! Trophies, music, food trucks, raffles, and more!

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AHA Fall Open House

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 10am-2pm, Eighth Grade Walking Tours; 5:30-7pm, virtual presentation for all grades
  • Academy of the Holy Angels
  • 315 Hillside Avenue, Demarest
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Register today for the Academy of the Holy Angels’ High School Fall Open House, and prepare to discover a world of innovation, aspiration, an...

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Pumpkin Party

  • Oct. 03, 2021, 11am-7pm
  • Color Me Mine at Palisades Center
  • 3770 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • $10 table fee and goodie bag, additional fee for piece

Come in costume and paint Pumpkins, Halloween Mugs, Haunted House Lanterns, Frankensteins and MORE!

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9/11 – Remember – Reflect – Educate

  • Oct. 02, 2021 - Oct. 03, 2021 , Saturday, 11am-8pm; Sunday, 11am-6pm
  • Germonds Park
  • 185 Germonds Road, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • Suggested donation of $20 per family

This 9/11 Mobile Exhibit educates people about the events of that tragic day and includes artifacts, videos, and recordings of that day. The event will also include family activities, children’s inflatables, food trucks, live music and more.

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Contemporary Rockland Artists Exhibit

  • Sep. 13, 2021 - Oct. 09, 2021 , Mondays-Saturdays, 11am-4pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Rd., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Contemporary Rockland Artists: RoCA Faculty Exhibit celebrates its teaching artists who continually inspire students of all ages and skill levels. ...

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Brick-or-Treat

  • Oct. 02, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 3-6pm
  • LEGOLAND New York Resort
  • One Legoland Blvd., Goshen
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission of $79.99 per person

Enjoy Live Entertainment & Shows, Character Meet & Greets, Costume Contest, Dance parties, and of course, Trick or Treating!

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Orangetown Suffragist Exhibit

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Dec. 28, 2021 , Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am-2pm; Sundays 1-4pm
  • Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives
  • 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The fight for American women to get the right to vote was fought on many fronts - including Orangetown. Learn about this fascinating movement ...

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Dinosaurs After Dark

  • Sep. 24, 2021 - Oct. 30, 2021 , Friday and Saturday, 6:45-9:30pm
  • Field Station: Dinosaurs
  • 40 Fort Lee Road, Leonia
  • All Ages
  • $24.95, explorer pass; $16.95, day pass; free for children younger than 2

Go on a lantern lit tour of the park, watch out for a hungry T-Rex, and gather around the campfire for a dinosaur sing-a-long, and more!

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Harvest Moon Nights at Alstede Farms

  • Sep. 24, 2021 - Oct. 30, 2021 , Fridays and Saturdays, 6-10pm; 8:30pm last admission
  • Alstede Farms
  • 1 Alstede Farm Lane, Chester
  • All Ages
  • $17.99

Delight in picking your own pumpkin, enjoy live entertainment, sip fresh pressed cider, and more. 

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New York Renaissance Faire

  • Aug. 21, 2021 - Oct. 03, 2021 , Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day, 10am-7pm
  • New York Renaissance Faire Grounds
  • 600 Route 17A, Tuxedo
  • All Ages
  • $175 season pass; $29.95 adult; $13 ages 5-12; free for children younger than 5

Travel back in time to an age of adventure to cheer for your favorite knight, meet Robin Hood, see amazing acrobats and more!

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Halloween Light Show

  • Sep. 17, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Sundays-Thursdays, 7-9pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 7-9:30pm
  • Demarest Farms
  • 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
  • All Ages
  • $35 per car

Take your vehicle on a guided tour through 32 acres of brilliant Halloween light displays, enjoy farm fresh goodies,. warm-up by the fire pits, and make your own S’mores and Hot Cocoa.

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Fright Fest

  • Sep. 10, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Fridays, 5:30pm-12am; Saturdays, 11am-12am; Sundays, 11am-10pm
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Prices starting at $29.99

Dare to enter the Halloween event of the season, featuring family-friendly attractions during the day...and thrills once the sun goes down.

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Apple Cider Making

  • Sep. 12, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Sundays, 2-3pm or 3:30-4:30pm **NO SESSION 10/24**
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
  • All Ages
  • $30 four pack member family tickets; $12 individual tickets; $8 individual tickets members

Learn about the history of apple cultivation and cider making and then make your own apple cider. 

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Xpedition Dino

  • Sep. 10, 2021 - Nov. 30, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $19.99 per person

This prehistoric adventure features 30 life-sized dinosaurs with realistic movement and sound.

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Ramsey Farmers' Market

  • Aug. 01, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , First Sunday of Each Month, 9am-2pm
  • Ramsey Farmers' Market
  • Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey
  • All Ages
  • Admission and parking is free, prices vary for goods

Ramsey Farmers' Market open year round on Sundays! Double your pleasure on the first Sunday of each month (Sept-Nov) as the popular Vegan Corne...

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PAW Patrol: Adventure Play

  • Sep. 22, 2021 - May. 01, 2022 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • At the door: $29.99; $24.99 ages 2-12; In advance: $27.99; $22.99 ages 2-12

Join the pups of PAW Patrol to answer every yelp for help and make daring rescues.

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