Head outdoors with spectacular, historic homes and gardens in bloom, jubilant cultural events, and fun-filled festivals. Pack a bag and enjoy the best of Spring in Westchester.
Explore the Valley
Historic Hudson Valley welcomes visitors to all four National Historic Landmarks this month. Cross the millpond bridge atPhilipsburg Manor, where you can journey back to Colonial America. At Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, guests can explore the author’s cottage and bucolic grounds. Union Church of Pocantico Hills displays spectacular stained-glass windows by Henri Matisse and Marc Chagall. Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate boasts an extensive art collection and sprawling gardens, making it one of the top-rated cultural attractions in New York State.
Experience an exciting variety of cultures from around the world this summer right here in Westchester during the annual Cultural Heritage Celebrations in Westchester County parks. The annual Polish Heritage Day will kick off the 2023 season at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla on May 21.Upcoming June celebrations include; Asian-American, Albanian, and African-American. Come rain or shine, and bring blankets or folding chairs for seating on the lawn.
Wine & Dine
Mark your calendars June 6-10 for Westchester Magazine’s Wine & Food Festival. This annual event recognizes the culinary spirit of Westchester County with 100+ top local restaurants and a selection of world-class wines. Enjoy the popular Burger & Beer Blast, Party on the Pier at Playland, or the iconic Grand Tasting Village. MTA makes getting to the festival stress-free. Kensico Dam Plaza is a short walk from Valhalla Station on Metro-North’s Harlem Line and Playland Park is a short bus trip from Rye Station on the New Haven Line. Buy your tickets and extend your stay.
Bundle Your Summer
Five premier art organizations – Jacob Burns Film Center, Historic Hudson Valley, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Storm King Art Center and Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival – have joined together to offer the Hudson Valley Summer Arts Pass. This discounted bundle of tickets to the season’s top events is an incredible way to experience the best of Westchester and the Hudson Valley arts this summer.
Relax in Style
Set on 26 acres, the Tarrytown House Estate features impressive 19th-century mansions – King Mansion, Biddle Mansion, Carriage House and Cottage – as well as a contemporary atrium-style building that houses conference facilities and guest rooms. Perfect for both business and leisure, guests enjoy luxurious lodging with extensive recreational facilities such as fitness club, indoor/outdoor swimming pools, sauna, and racquetball and tennis courts. Dine at the acclaimed Goosefeather restaurant set in the King Mansion with their chic dining rooms and romantic outdoor patio, all your senses will thank you.