What To Do This Weekend In Peekskill

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The Peekskill Museum's annual Christmas party is just one of the holiday events happening this weekend in Peekskill. Photo Credit: Art Cusano

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- It's a Santa-filled weekend in Peekskill with Old St. Nick making multiple appearances. Check out our Events page for even more things to do.

Friday, Dec. 14

Peekskill Trolley Holiday Light Tour: 6:30 p.m. Sing along to your favorite Christmas classics as Stella rolls through the downtown business area to view the beautiful storefront windows and through the neighborhoods to see the fabulously decorated houses. Tickets for the Holiday Light Tours are $15 for Adults, $12 for Seniors and $6 for Children 12 and under. Board the trolley in front of the Bean Runner Café, 210 S. Division Street. 

D' Final Decision Band: 7:30 p.m. D' Final Decision Band was founded in the 1990s and plays old-school R&B, jazz and calypso. They were Inspired by such musicians as Marcus Miller, Luther Vandross, Marvin Gaye, the Delphonics and Blue Magic. Admission is $10. BeanRunner Cafe, 201 S. Division St.

Johnny Feds & da Boyz: 9:30 p.m. Johnny & da Boyz won the most votes from the judges in the 2008 Connecticut Blues Society's Blues Challenge. Admission is a $10 entertainment fee or $5 with dinner entree. 12 Grapes, 12 N. Division St.

Saturday, Dec. 15

Peekskill SEPTA Breakfast With Santa: 10 a.m. - Noon. Join Santa for breakfast, games and music.Tickets must be purchased in advance by printing out a form here.  $8 for adults and $6 for children. There will be a professional photographer available to take photos with Santa at an additional cost. Peekskill Middle School, Ringgold Street.

Peekskill Trolley Polar Express:  6:30 p.m.  The trolley will then make its way through the city streets until it arrives at a beautifully illuminated neighborhood which truly represents the spirit of Christmas. On the way, the children will hear the wonderful story of the Polar Express, as one of Santa’s helpers hands out candy treats.  Board the trolley in front of the Bean Runner Café, 210 S. Division Street.

Santa Con Pub And Eat Crawl: 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. A holiday pub crawl where crawlers dressed as Santa (or other creative, holiday-inspired costumes) receive special discounts along the way. Many participating downtown shops are offering 10 percent discounts this holiday season to shoppers with a free "Peekskill Makes Me Merry" coupon or button available at the Chamber of Commerce, 1 S. Division St. See our Santa Con preview for the full schedule.

Sunday, Dec. 16

Brunch With Santa: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The brunch is $14 for adults and $7 for children. Photos with Santa are available for an additional fee. Jessica Calamera and Steve Sterlacci of the band "Over The Top" will perform. Harbor at Charles Point, 5 John Walsh Blvd.

Peekskill Museum Annual Christmas Party: 3-5 p.m.  Join The Westchester Putnam Youth Symphony and members of the Peekskill High School Chorus for a free holiday party for the whole family. Santa will make an appearance and Christmas goodies will be available for purchase. Peeksill Museum, 124 Union Ave.

Peekskill Trolley Holiday Light Tour: 6:30 p.m. Sing along to your favorite Christmas classics as Stella rolls through the downtown business area to view the beautiful storefront windows and through the neighborhoods to see the fabulously decorated houses. Tickets for the Holiday Light Tours are $15 for Adults, $12 for Seniors and $6 for Children 12 and under. Board the trolley in front of the Bean Runner Café, 210 S. Division Street. 

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