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Rye Beaches & Kayaking

Rye Beaches

May 28 @ 9:00 am - September 5 @ 6:00 pm

Rye Playland
1 Playland Pkwy
Rye, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


Swim in the calm Long Island Sound at two adjacent white sand beaches.

Stroll the quarter-mile boardwalk at Playland Beach, next to an old-time amusement park.

Beach is open 11 am to 6:30 pm; parking $10/car, beach $4/ages 12+, $3/ages 5–11. Play mini-golf for $5/person.

Oakland Beach, run by the town of Rye, is open to non-residents Monday-Thursday 9 am- 6 pm, Friday-Sunday after 12 pm. Adjacent to a large green park with shady paths. Kayak & SUP rentals available.

Parking $5–$20/car, beach $10–$20/ages 16+.

Take a short walk to the Read Wildlife Sanctuary with gardens and a butterflies.

Lifeguards on duty. Bathrooms available.

🌭 Concessions available by the beach Eat pizza, salads, burgers and more on a patio or indoors on at The Barley Beach House.

Rye Playland

This charming beach-side amusement park, in operation since 1928, has lots of cute rides for little ones and a few roller coasters for those taller and more daring including the historic wooden dragon coaster.

* Small enough that it can all be done in one day. Colorful, creative decor include giant toy soldiers and fireman…

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Rock And Roll Playhouse at Garcia’s: Bob Marley

Celebrate Father’s Day & Juneteenth an interactive and educational live music experience for families at a historic venue featuring the music of Bob Marley. Dance and sing along at a kid-friendly concert.

Loud (bring hearing protection earmuffs for sensitive ears) with lots of dancing.

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Cultural Heritage Celebrations at Kensico Dam

Experience a variety of cultures from around the world at Kensico Dam Plaza. Enjoy live music, food, family activities, and a wide array of vendors. The highlighted culutre changes each week and includes Polish, Asian-American, Indian, Jewish, Irish, Muslim and more.

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