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Only 30 minutes from Manhattan, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Westchester is nestled in the heart of White Plains, New York. Join us this fall and experience 30 festive activities within the local area guaranteed to brighten your fall season. Share your photos of your fall experiences with us at #RCMemories.

  1. Catch a show at the performing Arts Center in purchase. Whether it’s jazz, opera, theater or dance performances, this center will have an event for you.
  2. Roam through Muscoot Farm in nearby Katonah where you can meet the farm animals, and enjoy exciting farm activities.
  3. Attend a clay workshop for wheel throwing pottery, sculpture or hand building at the Clay Arts Center in nearby Port Chester which offers classes for adults and children of all ages.
  4. Wine Enthusiasts will love a unique BLT Steak experience where guests can enjoy a selection each week of the most coveted bottles from the award winning wine selection handpicked by a BLT sommelier.
  5. Experience Halloween in Sleepy Hollow Country. With many spooky activities that will satisfy even the youngest at heart.
  6. Visit America’s oldest wine making and grape-growing region – The Hudson Valley
  7. Visit Kykui, The Rockefeller Estate, located in Pocantico Hills which offers engaging tours of the property and panoramic views of the Historic Hudson Valley.
  8. Free fall in New York’s only iFly. This indoor skydiving facility welcomes flyers aged 3-103 to experience true free fall conditions.
  9. Revel in the panoramic views of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut while enjoying a private event at Kanopi, located on the 42nd floor of the hotel.
  10. Visit The Great Jack O’Lantern, the biggest pumpkin festival in the tri-state area. Tickets go on sale September 4, 2018.
  11. Take a trip to space by visiting The Hudson River Planetarium. Exciting shows are offered on Saturday’s and Sunday’s for all ages. 
  12. Shop at The Westchester just steps from the hotel. The indoor mall features over 150 stores including Coach, Louis Vuitton, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and Tiffany & Co. 
  13. Kids of all ages will love the Legoland® Discovery Center in nearby Yonkers, New York. 
  14. Spend a day with wolves at the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem. 
  15. Take a walk stroll down Greenwich Avenue in nearby Greenwich, Connecticut. The outdoor shopping street offers favorite shopping from designers to local boutiques.
  16. Join the Harvest Party at Greenburg Nature Center where every guest can see the processes of honey making.
  17. 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.
  18. 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. 
  19. Race a car, shoot a game of pool, or bowl at Grand PrixNY in nearby Mt. Kisco. 
  20. Raise a pint to Westchester County’s quality craft breweries such as Sleepy Hollow’s Bridgeview Tavern or Captain Lawrence Brewery in nearby Pleasantville.
  21. Indulge at the Chocolate Expo haled every fall around Westchester County.
  22. Take a plunge into our rooftop pool.
  23. Experience the White Plains Farmers Market White Plains Farmers Market each Wednesday and Saturday beginning in May and ending in November, enjoy everything from meats to produce to artisan cheeses and olive oil.
  24. Explore Westchester’s rich arts and cultural scene through Arts Westchester, including their 2017 Jazz Fest September 12th – 16th
  25. 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+.
  26. Experience apple picking in the Hudson Valley throughout September at Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm, in Yorktown Heights.
  27. Take in top musical entertainment at The Capitol Theatre in nearby Port Chester, New York. 
  28. Cook with talented Ritz-Carlton pastry chefs at the Junior 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. 
  29. Visit the Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture in Pocantico Hills to meet animals, enjoy story time for kids, and adventure on a guided or self-guided tour. 
  30. Enjoy horseback riding at South Horse Stable in Purchase, NY. They welcome all levels of riders.