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Holiday Party and Tree Lighting - Village of Fishkill

Children's crafts, refreshments, pictures with Santa, Petting Zoo, Tree Lighting on Sunday, December 8, 2019!
Dates: 
12/08/2019
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
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Organization:

Village of Fishkill

Location:

1095 Main St.
Fishkill, NY, 12524
United States

Phone:

(845) 897-4430

Ring in 2020 at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

Let us provide the all-inclusive fun! Live entertainment, 3 delicious daily all-you-can-eat meals, music and much more! New Year’s Eve Party December 31st
Dates: 
12/29/2019
12/30/2019
12/31/2019
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Location:

600 State Route 44/55
Highland, NY, 12528
United States

Phone:

800.647.2624

HOLIDAY FOOD TRUCK MARKET at Cross County Shopping Center

Enjoy tasty treats and savory snacks at our Holiday Food Truck Market! Food trucks will be located on The Green lawn, near the pop-up ice skating rink and Santa's Village throughout the season. Food trucks will be open for lunch and dinner daily.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
12/09/2019
Open for Lunch and Dinner
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Location:

8000 Mall Walk
Yonkers, NY, 10704
United States

Phone:

914-968-9570

Carmel NY's Holiday on The Lake

A community wide event to celbrate the Holidays!
Dates: 
12/07/2019
Check info for all times
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Location:

. PO Box 848
Carmel, NY, 10512
United States

Holiday Lights On Ice at MJN - Majed J. Nesheiwat Convention Center

Join us for Holiday Lights on Ice! Dec. 14th 3 -5 pm. Special Guests Olivia Serafini and Mervin Tran, 2019 US Championship Competitors.Also, Lindsay Thorngren, 2019 US Intermediate Champion and Robert Yampolsky, 2019 US Intermediate Champion. Also see your favorite local skaters and stars perform including Ashley Leahy and Jacob Sanchez. Admission includes free photos on the ice with Santa Claus!
Dates: 
12/14/2019
3 pm - 5 pm
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Location:

14 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601
United States

Phone:

(845) 454-5800

Union Vale Festival of Lights

Join us to kick off the Holiday Season with some light refreshments, some Holiday Music, Christmas Caroling and an opportunity to take a picture with Santa on December 7, 2019.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
4:30 PM - 6 PM
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Location:

8 Tymor Park Rd
LaGrangeville, NY, 12540
United States

Phone:

845-724-5691

The Ulster Ballet Company presents: A CHRISTMAS CAROL

The annual performance of "A Christmas Carol" is an interpretation in ballet of the well-known Charles Dickens novel. It has been performed at UPAC for the past 25 years and continues to entertain and inspire audiences during the holiday season. It's a must see ballet at UPAC. Many come to see the show and return year after year bringing friends and family to watch this wonderful ballet. Come see this splendid ballet for yourself. It's a must see at UPAC. Don't miss it.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
Dec. 6, 2019, Fri. - 7:30pm Dec. 7, 2019, Sat. - 4pm* Dec. 8, 2019, Sun. - 2pm* *Please note early curtain time
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Location:

Ulster Performing Arts Center
601 Broadway
Kingston, NY, 12401
United States

Phone:

845.246.4316

LaGrange Holiday Festival of Lights Parade

If you saw our first parade, you know you are in for a treat! We are pleased to have brought you a new family favorite event in the Town of LaGrange. The Parks & Recreation Department teamed up with the Highway Department to bring you our version of holiday fun and community spirit. From singing elves, costumed characters, tons of candy, business giveaways….to law enforcement agencies, fire departments, horses, incredible floats and lighted vehicles.
Dates: 
12/14/2019
6:30 pm
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Location:

120 Stringham Road
LaGrangeville, NY, 12540
United States

Phone:

845-452-1972

Annual Holiday Fair & Market at Fishkill Farms

Grab your ugly holiday sweater and join us at our Annual Holiday Fair & Market on Saturday, December 14th! Santa will be visiting and taking pictures on his tractor. Local artisans will be here offering free samples of their products – it’s the perfect opportunity to buy and taste locally-crafted holiday gifts!
Dates: 
12/14/2019
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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Organization:

Fishkill Farms

Location:

9 Fishkill Farm Road
Fishkill, NY, 12533
United States

Phone:

845-897-4377

HOLIDAY LIGHTS OF NYACK

The Nyack Chamber of Commerce presents Holiday Lights on Saturday, December 7th 4pm – 6pm at Veterans Park. Topping off the hot refreshments, music and merriment, the Highland Hose Company has made special arrangements for a visit from Santa himself — and if everyone is good, there will be presents.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
4 PM - 6 PM
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Location:

Veterans Park Gazebo
Main Street & Cedar Street
Nyack, NY, 10960
United States

Phone:

(845) 353-2221

5th Annual Arlington Holiday Festival

Join us for a magical day at our 5th annual holiday festival on December 7, 2019! Stop by the Vassar Alumnae lawn and shop the Holiday Village filled with local vendors selling holiday wares. We will also have great family-friendly activities!
Dates: 
12/07/2019
11 AM – 6 PM
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Organization:

Arlington Has It

Location:

123 Arlington
Poughkeepsie, NY, 12345
United States

Christmas at Hill-Hold: Candlelight Tours

Join the Friends of Hill Hold to celebrate a Classic Christmas with the annual candlelight tours of Hill Hold – the 1769 Historic Homestead of Thomas Bull. Every room in the charming stone house will be beautifully decorated for the holiday including the parlor with the traditional tree surrounded by an amazing collection of antique toys and the dining room set for a festive holiday meal. There will also be an open hearth cooking demonstration in the kitchen. Children can make a craft and visit with Santa (He can only join us on Saturdays) by the cozy fireplace in the basement kitchen and everyone can enjoy some yuletide treats.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
12/14/2019
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Organization:

HILL-HOLD MUSEUM

Location:

128 Route 416
Campbell Hall, NY, 10916
United States

Phone:

845-615-3830

Yorktown Annual Holiday Electric Lights Parade

The Yorktown Holiday Electric Lights Parade takes place on the first Saturday of every December. Parade begins on Front Street, to Commerce Street, to Veterans Road, and ends at the rear of the track behind the Albert A. Capellini Community & Cultural Center.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
6:30 pm
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Organization:

Town of Yorktown

Location:

363 Underhill Avenue
Yorktown Heights, NY, 10598
United States

Phone:

(914) 245-4650

HOLIDAYS ON THE HILL TRAIN SHOW at Lasdon Park

The Main House will feature a life-size display of Santa’s workshop nestled in a wintry landscape of snow and pine trees. Santa will be there hearing wishes from the children. Bring a camera and take a photo with Santa.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
12/14/2019
11 am - 4 pm Times to visit with Santa: 11 am – 12:30 pm; 1 pm – 2:30 pm; 2:45 pm – 4 pm
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Location:

Route 35
Somers, NY, 10589
United States

Phone:

914-864-7268

Shadowland Stages presents: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY

The beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
12/13/2019
Showtimes vary please check website
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Location:

157 Canal Street
Ellenville, NY, 12428
United States

Phone:

(845) 647-5511

COUNTRY CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM at Manza Family Farm

Come join us for Christmas on the Farm! We feature a large selection of freshly cut Douglas, Fraser , Concolor and Blue Spruce trees . Also Living Spruce and Fir trees ready to plant after the holidays, and a variety of wreaths and roping. and table pieces. Cut your own Norway Spruce trees 6-8 ft. tall $50 per tree . Our Christmas display includes a Nativity Scene , Christmas Cutouts and other picture taking areas . Farm animals including a Mini Donkey, Mini Horse, Goat and 3 Little Pigs . Also a Kids Maze -no charge and Kids Train and Fire Truck .We have holiday gift items in our Christmas Shop as well as hot drinks, food and baked goods . Our freshly cut trees including extra large trees up to 13 ft.tall are all priced reasonably from $35 and up . Santa is here on the .weekends starting Nov.29th from 11-4 . Free coloring books and candy canes for each child also ! Sorry no Reindeer this year !
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
12/09/2019
Monday to Thursday 9-5 Friday , Saturday and Sunday 9-6
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Location:

730 State Rt. Rt 211
Montgomery, NY, 12549
United States

Phone:

845-692-4364

6th Annual Westchester Winter Wonderland with Tree Lighting Celebration

Don’t spend one more second worrying about how you will spend fun and inexpensive quality time with your family in Westchester this winter! Westchester's Winter Wonderland returns for a sixth season at Kensico Dam Plaza! Enjoy the Winter Wonderland Holiday Circus, FUNderland Village rides, the Santa Experience at the North Pole, ice skating, a dazzling light show, food and more!
Dates: 
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
12/13/2019
Times vary- check website
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Location:

Kensico Dam Plaza
1 Bronx River Parkway
Valhalla, NY, 10595
United States

Phone:

914-231-4600

Jingle Bell Run- Purchase, NY

The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is the original festive race for charity, bringing people from all walks of life together to champion arthritis research and resources. All events have a timed 5K race with a USA Track & Field-certified course, but if you prefer to walk, no problem! There are also 1-mile options and kids runs at many events. Put on your favorite holiday costume, enjoy fun activities and spread good cheer along with family, friends and co-workers. Jingle All the Way to a Cure for the 1 in 4 Americans with arthritis. 100 percent of your registration fee and fundraising efforts go to a great cause!
Dates: 
12/07/2019
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Location:

Purchase College Parking Lot W2
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY, 10577
United States

Phone:

929-999-8603