Images of Caramoor, Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse, Lyndhurst, Wolf Conservation Center and a golf course.

Westchester Workshops

Introducing an elevated, one-of-a-kind experience with local makers specializing in the arts, culture, food, history and more. 

Treat your meeting attendees to an unforgettable behind-the-scenes activity. Book 50+ hotel rooms for a group business meeting by the end of 2024* and choose a special experience from a curated list. 

*Must book 50+ rooms by December 31, 2024. Meeting must be held by December 31, 2025. Promotion is first come first serve and is subject to availability. Offer cannot be exchanged for money or credit. 

Curated Experiences

Below is just a sample of the extraordinary curated experiences we have available for your group meeting. From personalized historical tours to arts and cultural events, dining in unique spaces to discovering the remarkable wolf conservation story, Westchester Workshops is sure to delight your meeting attendees.

To learn more, fill out the form at the bottom of the page or contact Mary Haley at (914) 995-8503 or mhaley@visitwestchesterny.com for a full list of workshops. 

A glass of Soul Brewing Company beer with a platter of cheese.

Tastefully Brewed
Soul Brewing Company and Second Mouse Cheese Shop

Allen Wallace of Soul Brewing Company, local maker of artisanal ales and lagers, has teamed up with Ivy Ronquillo, proprietor of Second Mouse Cheese Shop, to offer a fun and educational session guiding participants through a tasting and pairing of cheeses and beers. Prefer a more informal event? Participants can lead their own pairings at a relaxed pace with guidance from an information sheet.

A Brewery Tasting and Tour Package is also available featuring an educational tour of the brewing process and ending with a sampling of 5 styles of beer. 

Location: Soul Brewing Company, 41 Wheeler Avenue, Pleasantville
Program Length: 1.5 to 2 hours 
 

Lyndhurst

Step Back in Time
Lyndhurst

Named one of USA Today’s “Ten Best Historic Home Tours," this Gothic Revival mansion sits on 67 landscaped acres overlooking the Hudson River. Guests marvel at the collections of paintings, furniture, and decorative arts while learning the stories of the mansion's architecture and owners. Embark on a special tour of the house with  a behind-the-scenes look at the tower, the basement (with kitchen and service areas), the back landscape, and the Bowling Alley. Be immersed in the serenity of the lush surroundings and catch a glimpse of nature’s splendor as you view the sunset over the Hudson River.

Location: 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown 
Program length: 2 to 2.5 hours
 

The Original Rock Palace
The Capitol Theatre

Originally built for Vaudeville, the storied Capitol Theatre has welcomed the likes of Janis Joplin, Pink Floyd, the Grateful Dead, David Bowie and Phish. Today, it is Westchester’s premier rock palace and event venue. Guests can take an exclusive backstage tour for a behind the scenes look at the state-of-the-art lighting and historic dressing rooms and green room. Afterwards, enjoy a refreshing Rock Palace Lager at Garcia's, the lobby bar honoring late Grateful Dead guitarist, Jerry Garcia, who called The Capitol Theatre a “pretty groovy” place to play.

Location: 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester
Program Length: 2-2.5 hours

 

Sophisticated Outings
Une Table by Tania

Picture yourself in a lush and serene outdoor setting, seated before an elegantly appointed picnic. This is Une Table by Tania's specialty--beautiful and sophisticated events, presented with exquisite detail and fresh floral arrangements. Guests are invited to relax and socialize among personalized touches like plush pillows, fine dinnerware, cloth napkins, candles, supportive seating, and comfortable cushions. Everything from helping you choose the ideal location to setup and catering are all taken care of, allowing you to sit back and enjoy the rejuvenating surroundings. 

Location: Indoor and outdoor choices are available.
Time: 2-2.5 hours
 

A white wolf stands next to a blooming tree with pink flowers.

Get in Touch with Your Wild Side
Wolf Conservation Center

Embark on a unique outdoor adventure at the Wolf Conservation Center, an organization dedicated to the continued resiliency of wolf populations through education programs and advocacy for habitat and species preservation. Visit with Ambassador wolves Nikai and Silas and potentially catch a glimpse of critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. During the tour, discover the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and why it’s a special time for packs in North America. Extend your program with a visit to the campfire area, perfect for networking in a relaxed environment.

Location: 7 Buck Run, South Salem
Time: 1.5-2.5 hours
 

Learn More About Westchester Workshops

Fill out the form below to get the full list of experiences and to learn more about reserving one of the curated Westchester Workshops for your group meeting. 

 

Westchester Workshops Inquiry Form

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