There is so much to do in the Hudson Valley. Views, Art, Culture, Outdoors, Recreation, Entertainment, History, Dining, Shopping and more. Each month we’ll give you new ideas for how you can explore and take advantage of all the Hudson Valley has to offer.
Hudson Winter Walk - December 1: Winter Walk lights up the early December night once more with stunning storefront displays, roaming carolers, Mr. Claus, street performers, and a magical fireworks display from the Hudson River. Hudson more>
Chatham WinterFest - December 8: Celebrate the Holiday's in Chatham! Looking for that special gift for those nearest and dearest? Chatham's many one-of-a-kind stores and restaurants are sure to have something to meet your gift giving needs. WinterFest has something for everyone young and old with free activities of kids, live music, and a visit with Santa. Chatham more>
Winter Walk & Winter Parade - December 8: Santa Claus accompanied by the Winter Parade will ring in festivities throughout the village of Valatie. An eclectic mix of shops are open and teeming with holiday goodies, live music and entertainment, and holiday food items will greet visitors young and old to this charming historic village. Valatie more>
Holiday Candlelight Tours of Jacob Blauvelt House: December 16 & 23 January 6 & 13: Spend an evening at the historic farmhouse and experience Dutch American holiday traditions of the 1830s- illuminated with candlelight and lanterns, festive decor, music and refreshments. Times: 5 pm & 6:30 pm. Adults $10; seniors & HSRC members $8; children $5. More>
Holiday Victorian Tea at Bricktown Inn Bed & Breakfast: December 15 & 16: Enjoy an assortment of teas, finger sandwiches, scones, and cookies, while surrounded with beautifully festive decor. Seatings at 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm. $30 per person; call for reservations. More >
A Frosty Fest: Nov. 23-Dec. 23: A family-fun holiday light spectacular featuring Candy Cane Lane, Frosty’s Enchanted Forest – hayride or drive thru, Glistening Gardens, Magical Mansion, Frosty’s Magical Adventure, Santa’s North Pole, Blizzard the Polar Bear, professional stage show, gift shops, and tasty treats.Hours: Friday 6-8 p.m., Saturday 4:30-8 p.m., Sunday 4:30-7 p.m. See dates online. Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses, 778 Broadway (Route 9W), Ulster Park. 845-339-2666. More>
Sussin Family Christmas Light Show: Nov. 23-Jan. 1: A walk-through display for people of all ages. Featured on Season 5 of ABC’s “The Great Christmas Light Fight.” Every night 5-10 p.m., weather permitting. 123 Patch Road, Saugerties. More>