These Are the Best Things to Do in Westchester This Week

We round up the best activities of the week for Westchester residents, including a candlelight concert in Mount Kisco and carnival in New Rochelle.

Westchester has always been home to loads of fun things to do. Whether you’re looking for an entertaining weeknight activity or something to do once your day off rolls around, we’ve got your shortlist for must-hit plans to kick off the week.

P.S. Looking for even more things to do in Westchester? Browse through our online event calendar here.

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Yonkers Restaurant Week

February 19 – March 10
Downtown Yonkers

Yonkers Restaurant Week kicked off this past weekend, and deals will be dished out until March 10. Restaurant Week highlights the delicious, diverse range of dining options in Downtown Yonkers, including Dos Marias, La Bella Havana, Nawab Restaurant, Off the Hook, and plenty more. You can enjoy a two-course lunch for $20, three-course dinner for $45, or three-course second-tier dinner for dine-in or takeout for $55.

Winter Carnival

February 21, 12-7 p.m.
Lincoln Park, New Rochelle

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The City of New Rochelle keeps the winter season alive with a winter carnival this Wednesday. The Carnival is open to all county residents and begins at 11:45 a.m. with remarks from Council Member David Peters and the New Rochelle Community Justice Center. It wouldn’t be a true Westchester Winter Carnival without activities for the whole family like arcade games, a bounce house, arts and crafts, and even wellness treatments. There will also be food and artisan vendors located in a heated cafe. Plus, the park currently features a pop-up rink for the week with free skates and hot cocoa.


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Full Moon Hike

February 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Rockefeller State Park, Pleasantville

If you’re looking for a spooky way to catch the full moon, head over to the Rockefeller State Park Preserve. Join Shayla, Hailey, and Dave for a four-mile hike lit by moonlight. The cost is $5 per person, hiking experience is recommended, and dogs are welcome.

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Candlelight: A Tribute to Queen

February 23, 6 p.m.
St Marks Episcopal Church, Mount Kisco

Experience live music a bit differently in Westchester County this weekend. Candlelight concerts are a multi-sensory musical experience under the glow of candles in St Marks Episcopal Church. During this show, the highline string quartet will perform around 12 Queen songs. Grab your tickets now!

Unveiled Bridal Show

Vip Country Club, New Rochelle
February 25, 12–3 p.m.

The Unveiled Bridal Show is being held this Sunday. At this one-of-a-kind event you can sample delicious food and desserts, shop for gowns, and win amazing prizes. There will be local vendors that you can meet in-person to get a feel for their professionalism and personalities at the Unveiled Bridal Show.

Portugal. The Man

February 25, 8 p.m.
The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester

This Portland-based band gained ample recognition in 2017 after releasing its eighth studio album, Woodstock. The song “Feel It Still” was the band’s first Billboard Hot 100 entry, peaking at number four. Portugal. The Man is an American rock band whose passion for both music and activism runs deep. The original show was postponed from February 18 and will be held on February 25.


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Make sure to call ahead for the latest information on cancelations and protocols at any venue.

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