Octagon House Myths and Mysteries Tour

Armour-Stiner Octagon House 45 W Clinton Avenue, Irvington, NY

18 miles north of New York City, high on a bank along The Hudson River sits The Armour-Stiner (Octagon) House. Built in 1860, this enigmatic, eight-sided, domed landmark is the pride of the Village of Irvington, in the heart of “Sleepy Hollow Country.” During the month of October, The Octagon House is pleased to announce …

$29
Recurring Event The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

Van Cortlandt Manor 525 S Riverside Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson, NY

The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze is the Hudson Valley’s most electrifying fall happening! Meander through the 18th-century landscape of Van Cortlandt Manor and discover a breathtaking display of more than 7,000 illuminated jack o’ lanterns—all designed and hand-carved on site by a team of talented artisans. New for 2022, watch the animated “Jack” Smith Shop …

$24 – $99
Recurring Event Octagon House Classic Tour

Octagon House Classic Tour

Armour-Stiner Octagon House 45 W Clinton Avenue, Irvington, NY

The Armour-Stiner Octagon House, a registered National Historic Landmark, was created as a summer retreat by tea-importer Joseph Stiner. Its shape was based on the theories of Orson Squire Fowler, a phrenologist, who believed octagonal houses enclosed more space, allowed the sun in at all times, and permitted more views into the landscape. The tour …

$29

Octagon House Myths and Mysteries Tour

Armour-Stiner Octagon House 45 W Clinton Avenue, Irvington, NY

18 miles north of New York City, high on a bank along The Hudson River sits The Armour-Stiner (Octagon) House. Built in 1860, this enigmatic, eight-sided, domed landmark is the pride of the Village of Irvington, in the heart of “Sleepy Hollow Country.” During the month of October, The Octagon House is pleased to announce …

$29
Recurring Event Local Lore and Legends

Local Lore and Legends

Park Manager Residence 25 Sleepy Hollow Road, Sleepy Hollow, NY

While Sleepy Hollow is well known for its headless horseman, there are quite a few lesser-known legends that take place on this land. The names of some of our most iconic locations such as Spook Rock, Ravens Rock, Witch’s Spring come from stories that have been told by locals dating back hundreds of years. Join …

$3
Recurring Event The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

Van Cortlandt Manor 525 S Riverside Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson, NY

The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze is the Hudson Valley’s most electrifying fall happening! Meander through the 18th-century landscape of Van Cortlandt Manor and discover a breathtaking display of more than 7,000 illuminated jack o’ lanterns—all designed and hand-carved on site by a team of talented artisans. New for 2022, watch the animated “Jack” Smith Shop …

$24 – $99

Hudson River Lighthouses with Kevin Woyce

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Hudson River’s first lighthouse was built in 1826 at Stony Point. By the early 1900s, more than a dozen lights guided ships past the river’s islands and shallows. Seven of them still exist, including the Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse. Join author and photographer Kevin Woyce for a virtual tour of the Hudson River’s lighthouses, past …

Free

Murder and Mayhem Walking Tour

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery - North Gate 540 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY

The true stories on this two-hour lantern tour are so grim, you just might have nightmares! Curious to learn about a family that lost 5 children one terrible afternoon, or a horrific murder that led police on a multi-state chase? Maybe you’d like to hear about a son who shot his father before turning the …

$45
Recurring Event Home of the ‘Legend’

Home of the ‘Legend’

Sunnyside 3 W Sunnyside Lane, Irvington, NY

At this family-friendly happening, visitors can tour Washington Irving’s house—decorated for the season—watch an original shadow puppet short film, and enjoy games on the lawn. A special exhibit highlights how "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" has lived in the imagination of popular culture through the centuries since its publication.

Free – $12
Recurring Event Octagon House Classic Tour

Octagon House Classic Tour

Armour-Stiner Octagon House 45 W Clinton Avenue, Irvington, NY

The Armour-Stiner Octagon House, a registered National Historic Landmark, was created as a summer retreat by tea-importer Joseph Stiner. Its shape was based on the theories of Orson Squire Fowler, a phrenologist, who believed octagonal houses enclosed more space, allowed the sun in at all times, and permitted more views into the landscape. The tour …

$29
Recurring Event Philipsburg Manor Tours

Philipsburg Manor Tours

Philipsburg Manor 381 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Journey to Colonial America! Wander along a woodland path and enter the year 1750, when Philipsburg Manor was a thriving milling and trading complex that was home to several hundred tenant farmers and twenty three enslaved individuals of African descent. Step into the gristmill and learn about the work of Caesar, the enslaved African miller. Tour …

$12 – $17
Recurring Event Union Church Tours

Union Church Tours

Union Church of Pocantico Hills 555 Bedford Road, Sleepy Hollow, NY

The Union Church of Pocantico Hills is a repository of awe-inspiring art by Matisse & Chagall. Stained-glass windows by European masters, commissioned by the Rockefeller family, adorn this unassuming country church. Henri Matisse’s last work, the Rose Window, and nine windows by Marc Chagall create a dramatic combination of light and color, art and spirituality. …

$9

There’s something for everyone in the real Sleepy Hollow—farmers markets, live music, street fairs, historic homes, hiking trails, kayaking and boating on the Hudson River. Halloween season brings even more for the whole family—haunted hayrides, blazing pumpkins, costumed 5K run, Halloween parade, and of course, the Headless Horseman! For the latest on Fall events, visit our guide to Halloween in Sleepy Hollow.