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Jay Day


Jay Heritage Center
210 Boston Post Road
Rye, NY 10580

40.957299 -73.706076

County: Westchester
Region: Lower Hudson


  • October 1, 2023, 12:00PM, This is a family friendly event!
    • Rain Date: October 15, 2023, 12:00AM
Detailed Times/Hours Please join us at Jay Day from 12-4pm on October 1st! We will have food trucks, pony rides, live music, nature presentations, mansion tours and more!


Event Type Fairs and Festivals Description We’re thrilled to announce that our Fall Family Festival is back again this year with more events than ever before! It will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2023, from noon to 4pm. We will have live music, pony rides, art demonstrations, garden tours, and more! REGISTER HERE Activities include: • A performance by bluegrass band, Citigrass! • Hayride and petting zoo from Bronx Equestrian! • Get an exquisite keepsake portrait of your child with Varin Acevado of Sweet-Silhouette by Varin! These are one-of-a-kind profiles. Only children 10 and under please. Portrait with matting is FREE – framing additional fee. • Old-fashioned cornhole and ring toss on the Mansion lawn • Guided tours, scavenger hunts, and geocaching – Why is John Jay one of the seven Founding Fathers? Who was Caesar Valentine? Where did citizens of Rye celebrate the end of the American Revolution? Find our secret geocache spot and win a prize! • Ice cream from Jimmy’s Soft Serve, delicious tacos from Crazy Taco Mex, tasty bites from Leila's Empanadas, and more! • Archaeology with Dr. Eugene Boesch – Hold artifacts in your hand from 4000-year-old projectile points to an 18th century slate pencil used by one of Rye’s earliest students – stay tuned for a list of additional Jay Way vendors! • Guided tours of the Historic Jay Gardens Organization Hosting the Event Jay Heritage Center Phone Number 9146989275


9/30 - can also pay at door
$20 - individual $50 - family

Additional Information

Event Duration (hours): 4

Family Friendly
Wheelchair Accessible
Walking Distance to Amtrak or Metro North Station
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Portion
Additional Wheelchair Info: Most of the grounds are accessible but there are stairs to get into the Mansion.
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