All you "hep cats" and "kittens" can take Metro-North to the
17th annual Jazz in the Valley Festival
this Sunday, August 20 at Waryas Park, Poughkeepsie (gates open at 11 AM, music starts at 12 Noon.)
Listen to traditional jazz with an ear towards the future performed by renowned musicians, while soaking up the exquisite views of the Hudson River Valley. The music begins at noon, featuring performances by Randy Weston, Randy Brecker, Javon Jackson, Jimmy Cobb, and Charenee Wade.
Getting there is easy: Purchase your discount "Getaway" package from any Metro-North ticket office or full-service ticket machine (excluding Poughkeepsie Station).
It's a short walk from the Poughkeepsie Station
If the sweet sounds of the saxophone don't move you, try our Getaway to Voilà Chocolat ...
...and learn how to work with fine tempered chocolate, gourmet ingredients and toppings for personalization and decoration (and eating, too)!
Drop in or make a reservation for à-la-carte activities, attend an educational group class or host a birthday party.
Show your Metro-North train ticket to enjoy a 20% discount on "Make your Own 16 Truffle Box."
Getting there is easy: Take the Hudson, Harlem or New Haven Line to Grand Central Terminal. or to Times Square. Transfer to the Uptown and take it to 79th Street Stop.
And, for those who crave adventure
(and not chocolate), we are pleased to report the dragon is back this summer!
No, not in "Westeros." In Rye, at Playland! And you can ride the Dragon Coaster, the SuperFlight Coaster, Music Express and Double Shot... there are more than 50 major and Kiddyland rides and attractions, a beach, pool, and pier on the Long Island Sound, lake boating, entertainment, fireworks, lots of great food...
And best of all...
Getting there is easy: Our New Haven Line takes you to Rye, where a shuttle bus meets select trains throughout the day.
It’s Happening in Harlem!
It's so much fun, it's the week that needs a month: Take Metro-North to Harlem Week (now through August 30)!
Many events happen in walking distance from our Harlem-125th Street Station!
This year's theme is "Honoring New York's International Diversity."
Harlem Week's celebration continues to expand even as it enters its 43rd year, with the inclusion of free concerts, street fairs, sports events, movies, health seminars and cultural activities. It's a month-long, non-stop tribute to the vibrancy and vitality of the Harlem community.
Getting there is easy: Walk toward the west side from the Harlem-125th Street Station (there is frequent service on the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven lines.)
See all of our getaway packages, enough to keep you busy for the whole year!