It’s that time of year! Temperatures are cooling down and fun fall events are popping up all over Rockland County, NY, just 30 miles from Manhattan. From local street fairs to music and food fests—here are 11 ideas to get out and enjoy the season.
Oktoberfest, Tomkins Cove
September 27-October 20
Prost! Oktoberfest 2019 will be hosted at Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, near Bear Mountain State Park. Check out the impressive list of activities, band schedule and menu!
69th Annual Autumn Festival, Blauvelt
Saturday, September 28
Welcome the fall season with vendors, pony rides, carnival games, raffles, food and games at this free event held at the St. Dominican Convent.
Nanuet Food Truck & Music Festival
Saturday, October 5
Here come the food trucks! The Shops at Nanuet will host this fun family day featuring 20 gourmet food trucks, great music, face painting, kids’ activities and more! Beer and sangria garden also on the premises.
Pearl River Day
Saturday, October 12
In support of the Pearl River Chamber of Commerce and its beautification fund—Pearl River Day will offer plenty of food, music, and entertainment including face painting, pumpkin painting, balloon twisting, bouncy attractions, and more.
Nyack Street Fair
Sunday, October 13
Rain or shine, get ready for a great selection of retail items, collectibles, home décor vendors, kids’ zone with inflatables, food and music—at this free village event.
South Orangetown Day 2019, Tappan
Saturday, October 19
Join in the fun at the 5th Annual South Orangetown Day Celebration! Enjoy family-friendly events, food, beer, wine and live music from cover band The Goods!
Nyack Halloween Parade
Saturday, October 26
Serious about Halloween celebrations? Don’t miss this event, nationally-ranked by the Travel Channel. Parade proceeds down Piermont Ave, ending at the Main St. municipal parking lot. Thousands in cash and prizes will be awarded for best costume and best float!
Fall Hudson Valley Restaurant Week
Multiple Rockland County restaurants will be participating in the region’s Restaurant Week, offering three-course, prix fixe dinner menus for $32.95 per person and three-course lunch menus for $22.95 per person (excluding tax, beverage and gratuity.)
5 Mile Turkey Trot, Valley Cottage
Thursday, November 28
Drawing over 3,100 participants, the Rockland Road Runners’ 5-Mile Turkey Trot for the Marisa Fund has become the largest running event in Rockland County. So lace up your running shoes and start your Thanksgiving off right!
Until the end of November
With 20 different apple varieties on over 55 acres, Dr. Davies Farm invites you to gather up a bushel or a peck of your favorites. Corn maze, hay rides and pumpkin patch fun available, as well!
The SOUK Farm Market & Artisan Bazaar, Piermont
Shop, peruse, indulge! Explore the wonderful variety of organic, vegan, raw and gluten-free choices and international foods plus specialty coffee temptations in this eclectic art gallery and greenhouse.
For more Rockland County happenings visit: https://explorerocklandny.com/