The Hudson Valley is brimming with seasonal and year-round events. Check here for news and information on upcoming events and activities in the region, from summertime fireworks to cozy winter destinations.


November 1, 2013

Bare Naked Hiking in the Hudson Valley

The views get better in the Hudson Valley as Winter Approaches. The Hudson Valley is beautiful dressed in fall foliage, but when the leaves are gone and bare branches reach for the sky, whole new vistas open up to show the landscape. Like secrets, the leafless panoramas reveal unseen rock formations, buildings, […]
October 1, 2013

Things That Go Bump in the Night – Haunted Happenings in the Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley, NY (October 2013)—Strange lights through the trees, smoky figures at dusk, and the creaking of floor boards when no one else is home. Throughout the hills of the Hudson Valley during the month of October, there are ghost stories that will give you more than just the shivers. […]
September 2, 2013

Extraordinary Farm Markets in the Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley, NY (September 2013)—Drive down any country road in the Hudson Valley and you’re bound to find a cheery red barn filled with wonderful local produce and products made right here. Some of these farms have taken their market experience to new heights, giving visitors not only a taste […]
July 2, 2013

Water, Water Everywhere

Warm summer days have arrived in New York State causing a mad dash to the scenic shores of Hudson Valley’s rivers, lakes, and streams. Cool down in the silky waters of our lakes and pools, or stay topside by kayaking the Hudson River. After such an active day, a real […]
June 1, 2013

Historically Fascinating and Quirky – The Hudson Valley has Places to Visit with Interesting Tales to Tell

Like a well written mystery novel, the Hudson Valley unfolds its secrets, luring people to historic mansions, huge cellars, and river islands. Fascinating tales come out during tours of these places, information worthy of a trivia game and in some cases, luridly interesting. If these walls could talk… and sometimes […]
May 1, 2013

Mother’s Day in the Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley, NY (May 2013) – Mother Nature really goes all out for her own, painting the landscape with splashy shows of vibrant flowers just in time to celebrate Mothers Day. It’s worth a car trip through the Hudson Valley just to see exploding blossoms and catch their fragrance in the warm air. […]
April 16, 2013

Go Fish in the Hudson Valley – Amply Stocked Lakes and Streams Offer Abundant Recreation

Hudson Valley, NY (April 2013) – Ah spring, when rivers, lakes, streams and ponds are free of winter’s ice and the warmer waters beckon fishermen to wet a line. Grab your tackle box and head to one of the many Hudson Valley sweet spots to reel in some big ones. […]
March 6, 2013

Culinary Theater in the Hudson Valley – Cooking Classes Abound in this Foodie Destination

Hudson Valley, NY (March 2013) – The delicious experience of eating your way through the Hudson Valley can only be rivaled by joining top chefs in their kitchens to learn their techniques. Cooking classes at farm-to-table restaurants and cooking schools not only reveal culinary secrets, they’re great fun and a terrific […]
February 1, 2013

The Hudson Valley Celebrates Its Women! – March is Women’s History Month

Hudson Valley, NY (February 2013) – Fifty years ago The Feminine Mystique was published, heralding the start of the Feminist Movement and forever changing the lives of women. It was written by Hudson Valley resident Betty Friedan. Throughout the centuries, women have had a marked impact not only on the history […]
January 1, 2013

Happily Ever After – Great Places for Proposing Marriage in the Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley, NY (January 2013) – Ah, romance. The stuff that makes the world go round has couples coming from all over, popping the question at gorgeous sites within the lush landscape of the Hudson Valley. There are so many special places here they’ve even captured the attention of National Geographic […]
November 3, 2012

Holiday Gems – The Hudson Valley Glitters with Celebrations of the Season

Hudson Valley, NY (November 2012) – Memories are made here. Get your sparkle on in the Hudson Valley this year for a holiday filled with nifty gifts and beautifully decorated destinations. The entire valley glistens with twinkly lights and old fashioned celebrations to dazzle every eye, young and old. Jingle bells […]
October 1, 2012

Apple Sipping – Autumn’s Signature Fruit Turned Liquid at Hudson Valley Distilleries & Wineries

Hudson Valley, NY (October 2012) – The spirits are gathering in the Hudson Valley and not just for Halloween. The abundant apple crop grown here every fall has local wineries and distilleries producing liquid gold to grace the most sophisticated cocktails. Apple Jack, apple brandy, wine, and hard apple cider are […]
October 1, 2012

Hudson Valley Tourism Hosts National Brand USA – Luncheon will feature Washington, D.C. Official

Hudson Valley, NY (October 2012) – Amir Eylon, Vice President for Partnership and Development at Brand USA will be the featured speaker on October 24th in Kingston. Brand USA is a public-private entity established to globally market the United States as a premier travel destination. Eylon will address strategies to draw […]
September 1, 2012

Walking Bridges – Hudson Valley Walkways Cross Rivers and Streams with Great Fall Foliage Viewing

Hudson Valley, NY (September 2012) – TRAFFIC ALERT! There actually isn’t any. Unique walking bridges in the Hudson Valley put a whole new spin on travel for pedestrians and bicyclists. Take a casual stroll or exercise with vigor. All of these people-friendly thoroughfares have spectacular views, and there’s no charge for […]
August 1, 2012

Easy Riding in the Hudson Valley – Great Destinations for Motorcyclists

Hudson Valley, NY (August 2012) – Hug the curves on some of the roads less traveled in the Hudson Valley, then take in the lush scenery on the straight-aways. Our well known country byways are perfect for motorcyclists who want to wander, made even more popular by that famous television crew, Orange […]
July 1, 2012

Hudson Valley Splash – Cool Off at Some of the Region’s Unique Swimming Holes

Hudson Valley, NY (July 2012) – Lake, pool, river, or ocean? A refreshing swim is the best way to deal with high temperatures during the Dog Days of summer, and there are so many places to splash around in the Hudson Valley. There’s no better place to start than the beautiful […]
June 1, 2012

Festive Hudson Valley – Great Events Up and Down the River all Summer Long

Hudson Valley, NY (June 2012) – What defines summer? Fireworks, fairs and festivals that delight all ages. Hudson Valley fields, lawns, and gardens fairly sing with happenings every weekend from now through the last day of summer in September. These lazy, hazy days are a great time to gather the family […]
May 1, 2012

History / Herstory – Step into the Hudson Valley’s Past (and present) in a Whole New Way

Hudson Valley, NY (May 2012) – The Hudson Valley time machine is waiting for you to enter. Meet George Washington, relive the Titanic disaster at one of the Great Estates, and dine in New York’s oldest tavern. History repeats itself countless times a day through our costumed interpreters, fascinating re-enactments, and […]
April 1, 2012

Spring Arrives in the Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley, NY (April 2012) – Clouds of color drift through the Hudson Valley landscape with a profusion of blossoming trees and flowers. The region has remarkable gardens and gardening events that lighten the heart after the drabness of winter. Warm breezes and longer days make this the perfect time to […]
March 1, 2012

The Hudson Valley Gets Its Irish Up! St. Patrick’s Day Celebrated Up and Down the River

Hudson Valley, NY (March 2012) – The Hudson Valley is one of the greenest places anywhere, but March brings even more verdant hues with the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. There’s so much to do that events spill over from March 17th to the weeks before, raising spirits with plenty of […]
January 12, 2012

New App for Hudson Valley – Regional I Love New York Group Rolls Out New Technology

Hudson Valley, NY (January 2012) – Hudson Valley Tourism, Inc. has developed a mobile phone app for visitors and residents to connect them with the information they need on destinations, hotels, restaurants, events, and more. The app is easily accessible for all Internet ready smartphones such as iPhones and iPod Touch, […]
January 1, 2012

Unplugged in the New Year – Winter is Wonderful in the Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley, NY (January 2012) – Ah, the New Year. The holidays are over, time for indulging in some personal pleasures. Unwind in the Hudson Valley in your own way. There are plenty of activities for outdoor recreation or fireside sitting, or both! Slide your way into 2012 snow tubing down groomed lanes at Thomas […]