exploring Chappaqua new York

We are so excited for the Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival this weekend, which will feature over 145 children’s authors and illustrators, live readings, talks, a family fun zone, food trucks and more (check out more here)!

During this awesome day, you’ll also have the opportunity to check out more of what Chappaqua has to offer. Below, we are sharing a few of our favorite things around town to do before and after the festival.

scattered books chappaqua
scattered books bunny

Scattered Books: For even more children’s and adult books, you’ve got to check out Scattered Books. This sweet, family-owned bookstore is oozing with warmth and charm and your kids will love meeting the stores’ bookstore bunnies.

Cafe local
cafe local chappaqua

Cafe Local: Fuel up for your day at the Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival with a stop at Cafe Local. The kids’ menu is filled with tasty options like chicken breast, grilled cheese, organic hot dogs and more.

King’s Scribe: For some sweet paper finds, check out King’s Scribe. This fine stationary store has everything from books to journals (and more!) for writing, discovery, and gifting.

Breeze Gifts: A fun spot to find gifts, Breeze has everything you need for baby, jewelry, tabletops and more! Their home section is super impressive where you can find everything you need to dress up your home for the holidays (and beyond!).

hip kid chappaqua

hip-kid: Featuring a beautiful selection of carefully-curated and socially and ethically responsible products, hip kid features tons of cute clothing and shoes for kids.

spires chappaqua clothing

Squires: Stock up for your winter essentials at the family-owned Squires. Featuring everything from jackets to footwear, you’ll find premier brands for all of your outdoor needs.

house of 29 Chappaqua

House of 29: Treat yourself to something special at House of 29. This fun lifestyle boutique features a beautiful selection of jewelry, clothing, home accessories, and more.

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Bobo’s Cafe: Coming to Chappaqua by train? Stop by Bobo’s Cafe for a sandwich, pastry, some coffee and more!

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