Fun Things To Do in White Plains, NY
White Plains has a wealth of cultural events and organizations. A few suggestions:
Visit the White Plains Performing Arts Center for theater, music and dance performances. Spend a day (or more) at the annual White Plains Outdoor Arts Festival. And don't miss the summer outdoor sculpture exhibits at Library Plaza and Tibbetts Park.
The Great Outdoors
Walk around downtown and take in the spectacular plantings, fountains, and trees that make White Plains so attractive. This is called “The City in the Park” for good reason.
Take a hike at Cranberry Lake Preserve, whose 190 acres encompass several miles of walking trails and chances for bird- and nature-watching.
Explore the c.1730 Jacob Purdy House, a National Historic Site that was George Washington’s headquarters during the Battle of White Plains in 1776.
Visit the monument at White Plains Armory site of the original Westchester County courthouse where the Declaration of Independence was first read in New York State, July 11, 1776.
Shop ‘Til You Drop
Between them, the downtown Westchester mall, The Galleria at White Plains and The Source at White Plains contain nearly 300 stores.