Events, attractions to visit during winter break 2018


The 5th annual Westchester's Winter Wonderland at the Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla, runs until Dec. 31, 2018. Mark Vergari,

The Walk of Honor, leading the The Rising, is lit up Friday at the fifth annual Westchester's Winter Wonderland at Kensico Dam Plaza.(Photo: Mark Vergari/The Journal News)Buy Photo

With Christmas and Hanukkah over but the New Year in sight and the kids still on winter break, you're probably wondering what there is to do while you wait for school to start again. Why not try something new? Maybe start a new winter tradition or try something you'd never thought you would. Whatever it is, here's a look at what the lower Hudson Valley has to offer while the kids are home for winter break. 

Walk through a winter wonderland

Westchester Winter Wonderland at Kensico Dam: 1 Bronx River Parkway Road, Valhalla. There's still time to see all the lights and attractions at the Kensico Dam Plaza. The Winter Wonderland continues through New Year's Eve when it opens Wednesday. Hours: 5-9 p.m. Dec. 26, 27, 30 and 31; 5-10 p.m. Dec. 28-29. Sunday, Dec. 30, is a superhero-themed character night where kids can meet their favorite superheroes. Tickets to Winter Wonderland 2018 are $20 per person. Children 3 and under are free. For more information, visit 

Clarkstown Winter Wonderland: Congers Lake Memorial Park, 6 Gilchrest Road, Congers. The Town of Clarkstown will have its second annual Winter Wonderland through Jan. 1. The....

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