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Van Cortlandt Manor

500 S Riverside Ave, Croton on Hudson, NY 10520-3031
+1 914-366-6900
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Nice Local History Lesson

This isn't nearly as exciting as say being about to walk into one of the Founding Fathers' houses... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Cortlandt Manor, New York
BLAZE - an October event for the entire family

The multiple events staged at Historic Hudson Valley properties make a family membership a great... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Westchester County, New York
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Explore the stone manor house and brick ferry house, wander through the heritage gardens, and stroll down a quiet country road along the Croton River. There, you'll experience the domestic life of a patriot family living in the years just after the American Revolution - the New Nation period. Site is open for tours on weekends during July and August. Property also hosts the popular events LIGHTSCAPES in the spring and the Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze in the fall.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“light show” (7 reviews)
“great jack” (8 reviews)
500 S Riverside Ave, Croton on Hudson, NY 10520-3031
+1 914-366-6900
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

This isn't nearly as exciting as say being about to walk into one of the Founding Fathers' houses in Virginia, but it is a nice local show and discuss local history tour. Van Cortlandt Host nice family oriented events including the Fourth of July Weekend...More

Thank Kirsten_McKeon
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The multiple events staged at Historic Hudson Valley properties make a family membership a great thing to have. Blaze is the annual October event held at Van Cortlandt Manor. Just as Lightscapes presents an extravaganza of lights mid-summer, Blaze involves 5000 pumpkins, a thousand of...More

Thank MawaNewYork
Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you have the chance to visit Van Cortlandt Manor for the annual Blaze festival, do so! You will see thousands of hand-carved pumpkins in glorious Halloween-themed displays, various autumnal foods and beverages, and an extensive gift shop. Be sure to purchase your tickets in...More

1  Thank radiowitch
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great Food ! Great Atmosphere! Great Service! We had selections off there Applewood Menu, I had the Pork Normady, which included fresh salad bar and desert. Nice Portion's too!

Thank jackcameronking
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This was our first visit to the Blaze and we were not disappointed! We (hubby, son, son's friend 13yo) were mesmerized by the display of endless jack o lanterns. These are not your typical carved pumpkins. There is a "sea of fish" just under the...More

Thank rita c
Reviewed 11 October 2016

What a great activity for children during the Halloween season! Hats off to the men and women who worked hard on the pumpkins. I think this will be an annual event for my family!

Thank Cherisse H
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

First time going, but it will be a tradition going forward. Very well done and managed. Could use a few smaller groups in the time slots as it was pretty jammed, but wasn't awful.

Thank TophersTravels71
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

You must see this place to believe how beautiful and creative it is. We heard it was fantastic and we loved it. Appropriate for small children, not at all scary unlike most Halloween attractions.

Thank buffylane
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Each year Historic Hudson Valley creates an evening display of lights at the Van Cortlandt Manor. Best to book tickets online for after dark and arrive 15-20 minutes early to allow time for parking. The event is exceptionally well staffed and organized, and tickets are...More

Thank MawaNewYork
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The tour of the Manor and the Ferry House lasted about 90 minutes. The tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable and was able to answer visitor's questions. There is free parking and tickets can be purchased online in advance of your tour. Even in late...More

Thank Tloc1986
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