Summer Events Throughout Westchester County
July to September 2023
LIVE MUSIC and the ARTS are BACK! This summer the county comes alive with hundreds of outdoor concerts and performances. Use this “Music in the Air” destination guide to fill your summer with affordable ($20 or under – many are free!) outdoor arts events taking place in Westchester County throughout the summer. Residents and visitors can enjoy a wide variety of music – from rock to classical and everything in between – as well as movie screenings, family-friendly activities and theatrical performances. Choose a town near home or work (or explore a new area of the County) and start marking your calendar with summer fun!
The Village of Ardsley presents a series of summer concerts that offer bluegrass, country, and rock and other musical performances. Dates: July 8, 21, 29, and August 4, 12. Location: Gazebo at Pascone Park. Contact: ardsleyvillage.com
Armonk Chamber of Commerce presents Music in the Square featuring upbeat soloists and bands. Date(s): July 6, 20, and August 10, 24. Location: Armonk Square.
Armonk Chamber of Commerce presents a summer concert featuring the White Bedding Band. Date(s): July 15. Location: Wampus Brook Park.
Armonk Outdoor Art Show presents its fine arts and crafts fair, featuring juried artwork from 140+ artists, as well as family fun, demonstrations and music. Date(s): September 30 and October 1. Contact: 914-693-8012, armonkoutdoorartshow.org
The Town of Bedford presents Friday Night Food Trucks and Live Music. Dates(s): July 8 and August 19, 6-9pm Location: Bedford Hills Memorial Park. Contact: bedfordny.gov
The Town of Bedford Hills and Destination 39.3 presents Sizzlin’ Thurdays featuring live music, food, and activities. Date(s): July 13, 20, 27. Location: Bedford Backstage.
The Chappaqua Library presents summer concerts featuring a variety of styles including rock, jazz and more. Date(s): Every Friday night through August 11. Location: Outside of the Chappaqua Library.
The Town of Chappaqua presents The Chappaqua Farmers Market with fresh produce, baked goods, and live music. Date(s): Every Saturday through December. Location: Chappaqua Train Station, 108 Allen Place. Contact: chappaquafarmersmarket.org, 914-217-8565
The Town of Chappaqua presents The Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival where you can meet authors and illustrators, enjoy live story times with authors, learn from author talks, and have a ton of fun at the Family Fun Zone. Date(s): September 30. Location: The Chappaqua Train Station.
The Town of Cortland presents Cortland concert and movie nights featuring live music and local food vendors. Date(s): July 6, 20, 27 and August 3. Location: Cortland Waterfront Park.
Westchester County Parks and Sharc Recreation Creative presents Screening Under the Stars featuring Puss in Boots: The Last Wish. Date(s): August 10. Location: Croton Point Park.
Jazz Forum Arts presents a lineup of jazz, R&B and klezmer concerts. Date(s): July 5, 12, 19, 26 and August 2, 9, 16, 23. Location: Waterfront Park. Contact: jazzforumarts.org
Town of Eastchester presents a Summer Concert Series that features outdoor rock and blues performances. Date(s): Every Wednesday through August 16. Location: Lake Isle Country Club Driving Range and Garth Road Park. Contact: eastchester.org
The Town of Harrison presents Fireworks Night with live music. Date(s): July 3. Location: Oakland Ave Downtown.
Harrison Recreation Department presents the 2023 Summer Concert Series featuring live music and dancing. Date(s): July 3, 6, 13, 15, 19, 20, 27, 31 and August 1, 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17. Location(s): West Harrison Village Green, Oakland Avenue and Harrison Meadows.
The Town of Hartsdale presents The Irish Heritage Celebration, a celebration of Irish culture with live music, Irish traditional dance performances, food, and vendors. Date(s): July 16. Location: Ridge Road Park.
Destination Hastings presents the Hastings-on-Hudson Sunset Concert Series, a series of live performances playing funk, roots, covers and more. Date(s): July 11, 18, and 25. Location: MacEachron Waterfront Park. Contact: destinationhastings.com
The Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts presents Pops and Patriots, The Westchester Symphonic Winds tribute to America’s Independence. Date(s): July 2. Location: Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts.
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts presents Concerts for Families with Little Ones. Date(s): July 7, 14 and 21. Location: Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts.
The Katonah Chamber of Commerce presents the Katonah Art Walk and sidewalk sales, during which local stores and galleries open their doors for visitors with receptions, live music and more. Date(s): July 14, 15, and September 23. Location: Various locations throughout downtown Katonah. Contact: katonahchamber.org
The Katonah Museum of Art presents An Afternoon of Syrian Music, a special program on Syrian musical heritage and preservation. Date(s): October 21. Location: Katonah Museum of Art’s outdoor sculpture garden.
The Town of Mamaroneck presents The Mamaroneck Firemen’s Carnival with rides and fireworks for all. Date(s): July 5. Location: Harbor Island Park.
The Town of Mamaroneck presents a series of family-friendly movie nights and evening concerts. Date(s): Movies held on July 8, August 5, September 9 and Concerts on July 14, August 5 and September 9. Location: Memorial Park. Contact: townofmamaroneckny.org
LMC Media and the Village of Mamaroneck’s Parks and Recreation Department present Tiki Invasion, a night of live music, food trucks, and fun for the whole family. Date(s): July 14. Location: Harbor Island Park. Contact: 914-777-7784, villagemamaroneck.org
The Emelin Theater, Village Mamaroneck Arts council, and Parks and Recreation presents Concerts in the Park featuring Broadway stars. Date(s): July 19 and August 9. Location: Lanza Field at Harbor Island Park.
Mount Kisco Arts Council presents a series of evening concerts featuring a wide range of music, from pop, rock and folk. Date(s): July 5, 19, August 2, 18, 30 and September 6. Location: Fountain Park at Village Hall. Contact: townofmamaroneckny.org/recreation
ArtsWestchester and the City of Mount Vernon present Jonathan Scales Fourchestra, one of the most innovative steel pannists in the world. Date(s): August 8. Location: City Hall Plaza.
The City of Mount Vernon Recreation Department presents The Summer Breeze Concert Series featuring multiple different types of musicians. Date(s): July 18, 25, and August 1,8,15,22. Location: City Hall Plaza.
The City of Mount Vernon Recreation Department presents A Summer Outdoor Movie Series featuring The Lorax, Minions, and more. Date(s): July 17, 24, 31, and August 7, 14, 21, 28. Location(s): 255 Gramatan Ave and 250 S 6th Ave.
Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce presents The Riverwalk Summer Concert Series featuring The Atlantic and The Enthusiasts. Date(s): July 13,20,27, and August 3,10,17,24,31. Location: Skagit Riverwalk Plaza.
The City of Mount Vernon presents Movies on the Meadow featuring Little Women, The Great Gatsby and more. Date(s): July 13,20,27, and August 3. Location: The Meadow at Wartburg.
The City of New Rochelle presents Spark the Sound, a night filled with fireworks. Date(s): July 4. Location: New Rochelle’s Waterfront Parks.
Westchester County Parks and Sharc Recreation Creative presents Screening Under the Stars featuring The Bad Guy. Date(s): August 25. Location: Glen Island Park.
The New Rochelle Council on the Arts presents the 16th season of its Summer Sounds Concert Series with live performances in a variety of genres. Date(s): Wednesdays and Fridays through August 30. Location(s): Hudson Park Bandshell and The New Ro Park. Contact: newrochellearts.org
The City of New Rochelle presents the Summer Sizzle Concert Series, featuring live performances every Saturday night. Date(s): Every Saturday through September 30. Location: Ruby Dee Park.
Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard presents Pizza Nights with live music concerts all throughout the summer. Date(s): Every Friday and Saturday through October 6. Location: Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard. Contact: email@example.com
The Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden presents the Tanabata Celebration, an event celebrating the reunion of the Cosmological Weaving Maiden and Herd Boy. Date(s): July 8. Location: The Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 914-669-5033
The Town of Ossining presents Fireworks and Concert Night featuring live music and food trucks. Date(s): July 3. Location: Louis Engel Waterfront Park.
The Town of Ossining presents Ossining Riverjam featuring live music, food trucks, and family fun. Date(s): Every Friday from July 3 through September 8. Location: Louis Engel Waterfront Park.
Jazz Forum Arts presents a lineup of jazz, R&B and klezmer concerts. Date(s): July 10,24, and August 7, 21. Location: Henry Gourdine Park.
The Town of Ossining presents Family Summer Entertainment Series, a series of events including live music, circus shows, art, and more. Dates(s): July 11, 18, 25 and August 1, 8, 15. Location: Henry Gourdine Park, Nelson Park and Market Square.
Bethany Arts Community presents Upstate Art Weekend, a weekend full of music, art, photography, and more. Date(s): July 21-24. Location: Bethany Arts Community.
Ossining Recreation and Parks Department and Ossining Arts Council presents Water Lilies on the Hudson, an outdoor art experience. Date(s): July 30. Location: Cedar Lane Park.
The City of Peekskill presents the 2023 fourth of July Parade with live music. Date(s): July 4. Location: The Riverfront.
The City of Peekskill presents The Peekskill Riverfront Concert Series, featuring all different types of music including country, soul, and rock. Date(s): July 12, 19, 26, and August 2, 21. Location: Riverfront Green Park.
Cross Cultural Connection presents its 2023 Summer Jazz Festival, featuring numerous musical performances. Date(s): August 20. Location: Riverfront Green Park.
Antonia Arts presents the Ozland Festival, featuring family entertainment for all ages. Date: September 16. Location: Downtown Peekskill. Contact: 914-393-2382 antoniaarts.org
The Town of Pelham presents the 2023 concert series, a series of Monday evenings featuring numerous styles of live music. Date(s): July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 28 and September 11, 18. Location: Gazebo Park. Contact: pelhamrecreation.com
Rockefeller State Park Preserve presents Plein Air Painting where you can learn watercolor technique from award-winning artist Anne Johann. Date(s): August 13. Location: Rockefeller State Park Preserve.
Rockefeller State Park Preserve presents Amoeba Hop where Author/Illustrator Betsy Franco-Freeney reads from her six-foot wide giant book. Date(s): August 27. Location: Rockefeller State Park Preserve.
The Town of Port Chester presents the 2023 Fireworks Celebration filled with live performances. Date(s): July 4. Location: Port Chester High School.
Port Chester Recreation presents the Port Chester Entertainment Series featuring rock n rock, jazz, and food trucks. Date(s): July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4, 11. Location: Lyon Park.
Westchester Philharmonic presents The Phil’s Boppin’ Brass Quintet, an amazing trumpeter for the whole family. Date(s): July 2. Location: Crawford Park.
Rye Playland presents Fireworks night for all ages. Date(s): July 3 and 4. Location: Rye Playland.
The Town of Rye presents The Tuesday Summer Concert Series featuring Scott Wenzel Big Band and many more. Date(s): July 11, 18, 25 and August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. Location: Rye Town Park. Contact: email@example.com, 914-939-3075
The Town of Rye presents Friday fun nights, Fridays full of games, food, trivia, and more. Date(s): July 21 and August 18. Location: Rec Park Amphitheater.
The Village of Scarsdale Parks and Recreation presents family-friendly Band Concerts, with performances by the Westchester Band, which will feature a variety of musicians, groups and soloists. Date(s): Every Thursday through August 10. Location: Chase Park. Contact: 914-722-1160, scarsdale.com
The Village of Sleepy Hollow presents Fireworks Night with live music and a kid’s fun zone. Date(s): July 1. Location: Fireworks can be seen from any of the Village Parks near the river.
The Village of Sleepy Hollow Recreation presents Horan’s Landing Parties in the Park featuring music, food trucks, and ice crem for all. Date(s): July 19 and August 2. Location: Sleepy Hollow Recreations.
The Village of Sleepy Hollow presents a series of live musical performances with food trucks and face painting. Date(s): August 1, 8, 15, 22. Location: Horan’s Landing. Contact: sleepyhollowny.gov
ArtsWestchester and the Village of Sleepy Hollow presents Dia De La Cultura Ecuatoriana, for an afternoon of Ecuadorian music, dance, food and craft, along with family-friendly presentations. Date(s): August 20. Location: Barnhart Park.
The Village of Sleepy Hollow presents a family-friendly Oktoberfest with live Bavarian music, food, and drinks (cider and hot chocolate for children) from local eateries. Date(s): September 30. Location: Kingsland Point Park. Contact: sleepyhollowny.gov
Pierson Park presents the annual July fourth celebration with live rock bands and local food vendors including Cousin’s Maine Lobster and Westchester Burger Co. Date(s): July 4. Location: Pierson Park.
The David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center at Pocantico Center presents Inspired Encounters Women Artists and the Legacies of Modern Art, an event comprised of 43 artworks, the exhibition pairs pieces by a dozen groundbreaking women artists of the postwar period. Date(s): Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 11am–3pm and Thursdays from 3pm–7pm. Location: David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center at Pocantico Center.
Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow present TaSH, The Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow farmers market, featuring multiple food vendors and fun activities. Date(s): Every Saturday from Memorial Day weekend through Thanksgiving. Location: Patriots Park.
The Town of Valhalla presents Kensico Dam Music Fest and Fireworks. Date(s): July 3. Location: Kensico Dam Plaza.
The Town of Valhalla presents The Hispanic Heritage Celebration, a day full of live music, food, vendors, and more. Date(s): July 9. Location: Kenisco Dam Plaza.
The Town of Valhalla presents heritage days for Italians, Indians, Jews, and Muslims. Date(s): July 23, and August 6, 20, 27. Location: Kensico Dam Plaza.
Westchester County Parks presents the free Robison Summer Concert Series featuring tributes to Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks, and more. Date(s): July 13, 27 and August 17, 31. Location: Kensico Dam Plaza.
Westchester County Parks and Sharc Recreation Creative presents Screening Under the Stars featuring Minions: The Rise of Gru and DC League of Super Pets. Date(s): July 14 and 28. Location: Kensico Dam Plaza.
The City of White Plains presents The White Plains Farmers Market with fresh and locally-sourced produce, baked goods, honey, and much more. Date(s): Every Wednesday. Location: 255 Main St. Contact: 914-422-1200
White Plains Plaza presents their summer concert series featuring The Figgs and more. Date(s): July 13, 20, 27 and August 3. Location: White Plains Plaza.
White Plains Parks and Recreations presents their Summer Concert Series featuring McLean Avenue Band, Black Tie Grass, and more. Date(s): July 12, 18, 26, August 1,2, and September 6. Location: Location(s): White Plains High School, Renaissance Plaza, Turnure Park, Court St.
White Plains BID presents Rock White Plains, a concert featuring Plain White T’s who sing the Grammy-nominated song Hey There Delilah. Date(s): July 25. Location: Mamaroneck Ave between Main St and Martin Ave.
ArtsWestchester, City of White Plains, and White Plains BID present JazzFest White Plains, a five-day celebration of free and affordable jazz throughout downtown White Plains, culminating in an outdoor food and jazz festival. Date(s): September 6-10. Contact: 914-28-4220 artsw.org/jazzfest
The Untermyer Performing Arts Council presents their 2023 Summer concert series featuring dance group, choirs, poetry, and more. Date(s): July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, August 1, 5, 6, 12, 19, 26 and September 2, 22. Location: Untermyer Park.
The City of Yonkers Presents Mayor Spano’s Summer Film and Concert Series, multiple Fridays over the summer showing movies and live music for all ages. Date(s): July 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 and August 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 24, 25, 31. Location(s): Sullivans Oval, Wakefield Park, Schultze Field, Rubeo Cieslinski Park, Trenchard Park, Feming Field, Lincoln Park, Bregano Field, Coyne Park, O’Boyle Park and EJ Murray Skating Center.
Yonkers Downtown Waterfront BID presents varied musical performances for the community. Date(s): Fridays July 7 through August 25. Location: Waterfront Amphitheater. Contact: yonkersdowntown.com
The Cross County Center presents Summer Fest 2023, a series of events for the whole family, including outdoor concerts, Zumba classes, rock and roll shows, food trucks, art entertainment and more. Date(s): July 12, 26 and August 16. Location: The Green, in the center of the mall. Contact: crosscountycenter.com
The Hudson River Museum presents a dynamic mix of performances. Date(s): Friday and Saturday evenings from July 7 to August 12. Location: Hudson River Museum Amphitheater.
The Ridge Hill Shopping Center presents Music in the Streets, complimentary concerts in the Town Square every Friday from May to September. Date(s): July 14, 21, 28. Location: Ridge Hill Shopping Center.
The City of Yonkers and Mayor Spano present Yonkers Park Day with lawn games, music, arts and crafts, and more. Date(s): July 15. Location(s): Wakefield Park, Daylighting III and Kinsley Park. Contact: 914-377-6450
The Ridge Hill Shopping Center presents Movie Nights at Ridge Hill, family-oriented movies including Encanto, Thor: Love and Thunder and more. Date(s): July 27, August 31 and September 28. Location: Ridge Hill Shopping Center.
The Yorktown Lions Club presents its Summer Concert Series with a variety of musical performances in the genres of rock and roll, pop, dance music and more! Date(s): July 9, 16, 23 and August 6, 20, 27. Location: Jack DeVito-Veterans’ Memorial Gazebo & Field. Contact: yorktownlionsclub.com
The Capa space will be screening Crip Camp, a documentary which follows a summer camp for teens with disabilities. Date(s): July 21. Location: 2467 Quaker Church Road, Yorktown NY.
The Town of Yorktown presents The Yorktown Grange Fair, a three-day festival with live music, rides, and food vendors. Date(s): September 8,9,10. Location: Yorktown Grange Fairgrounds.
The Town of Yorktown presents Yorktown Feast of San Genero, a five-day festival celebrating the feat of San Genero. Date(s): September 13-17. Location: Commerce Street.
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