Only 30 minutes from Manhattan, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester is nestled in the heart of White Plains, New York and Westchester County.
Westchester County is the perfect autumn location with vibrant foliage and fall festivities at every corner. Join us this fall and experience 30 festive activities within the local area, guaranteed enhance your season. Share your photos of your spring experiences with us at #RCMemories.
Adventure into a pumpkin takeover atThe Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze in Croton-on-Hudson. Walk through the breathtaking display of more than 7,000 illuminated jack o’lanterns, designed and individually hand carved by a team of artisans. Advanced tickets are recommended.
Stumble into Halloween at Horseman’s hollow in nearby Sleepy Hollow. Historical site Philipsburg manor transforms into a haunted trail, both spooky and spectacular for ages 10+.
Savor a warm popover or delectable steak at BLT Steak located off our lobby.
This October, experience the live performance of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, featuring the headless horseman, Ichabod Crane, and more. Flavored with spooky music, this live storytelling is perfect for ages 10+. Advanced tickets are required.
October in Washington Irving’s Sunnysideis perfect for adults and children of all ages to take tours of the famous home, walk through spooky woods and enjoy shadow puppet performances of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
Hike at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla. The Park includes a 300 foot high and 1,830 food long dam which forms the Kensico Reservoir and offers activities from fitness classes, to concerts, to nature studies.
Step foot in The Pelham Picture House, the oldest running movie theater in Westchester County. View the best in new, independent, and classic cinema while getting a historical glimpse into this famous 1920’s theater.
Relax with a handcrafted fall-inspired cocktail by the warmth of our fireplace in the Lobby Lounge.
Race a car, shoot a game of pool, or bowl at Grand PrixNY in nearby Mt. Kisco.
Sit courtside at a Westchester Knicks game, the New York Knicks affiliate team at the Westchester County Center.
Fall into the fall festivals atHarvest Moon Farm & Orchard in nearby North Salem on Weekends in September and October. Climb onto hayrides, indulge in apple cider donuts, and sip on apple cider for a few of the many family activities.
Cook with talented Ritz-Carlton pastry chefs at theJunior Chef’s Academy. Junior chef’s ages 11-18 can participate in a series of exclusive seasonal baking workshops and will learn everything from kitchen safety to baking techniques.
Visit the Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture in Pocantico Hills for Harvest Fest on October 1st. Join the fall celebration with hands-on farming and food activities, live music, farm market and more.
It’s not too early to think about the Holiday’s - Experience the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge with Dickens’s ‘Christmas Carol’ in Tarrytown. Advanced tickets are required and can be purchased starting November 1st.