Members Field Trips

The Westchester Photographic Society sponsors field trips on roughly a monthly basis to locations that offer shooting opportunities for our members. Field trips may last several hours to several days, depending on the event and the distance involved.

To suggest or lead field trips in the greater NYC area, or to make your required reservation for a field trip, please contact our Field Trip Coordinator or call our Field Trips Hot Line at (914) 827-5353.

*WPS Scheduled Field Trips are open only to WPS members and their immediate families." To join WPS click this link.


Scheduled WPS Field Trips*

Register and get tickets on the website for the12:30-2:30pm, April 28th time slot.

Photo Opportunities

Westchester County Center

198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY  10606

details on events: call  914-995-4050 (unless noted) 


Blue Mountain Reservation

Peekskill, NY


Wave Hill

 West 249th Street and Independence Avenue (main entrance) 

Bronx, NY 10471-2899 

View Directions 



National September 11th Memorial and Museum 

106 West Street

Manhattan 10007


Hours: 1/01/2013-12/31/2013, 9-7 pm


Lasdon Park & Arboretum
Open all year, free


Motorcycle Museum


Katonah Art Museum


Lenoir Preserve, Yonkers, NY


Philipsburg Manor

$12 adults, $10 seniors (65+)

April 30-Nov. 1


Union Church

$5 fee



Great Falls National Park

Patterson, NJ


Storm King Art Center


Storm King State Park


New York Botanical Gardens


Wilderstein House


Tarrytown Lighthouse


Trolley Museum

Kingston, NY


Untermeyer Park

Cultural Heritage Celebrations 2018

Experience a variety of cultures from around the world this summer without leaving Westchester
County during the annual Cultural Heritage Celebrations held in county parks.

Festivals will be held rain or shine. 

Seating is informal; bring blankets or folding chairs for seating on the lawn.

Cultural  Celebration             Date / Time                                               Location

Asian-American                      Saturday, June 2, Noon – 6 p.m.              Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla

Albanian                                  Sunday, June 3, Noon – 7 p.m.                 Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla

Portuguese                             Sunday, June 3, Noon – 7 p.m.                 Ridge Road Park, Hartsdale

African-American                   Sunday, June 24, Noon – 7 p.m.               Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla

Polish                                       Sunday, July 8, Noon – 6 p.m.                   Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla

Hispanic                                  Sunday, July 15, Noon – 7 p.m.                 Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla

Arab                                         Sunday, July 22, 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.                Ridge Road Park, Hartsdale

Italian                                      Sunday, July 22, Noon – 7 p.m.                  Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla

Irish-American                       Sunday, July 29, 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.           Ridge Road Park, Hartsdale

Heritage of India                   Sunday, Aug. 5, 12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.    Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla

Jewish                                     Sunday, Aug. 19, Noon – 6 p.m.                 Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla

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