First Friday Poughkeepsie is a monthly celebration of Poughkeepsie’s cultural, dining and entertainment offerings, highlighting the best of Poughkeepsie to create a unique and fun atmosphere in the city on the first Friday of every month.

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                Hudson Valley residents receive free admission to Dia:Beacon on the last Sunday of each month. The Hudson Valley encompasses the following counties:  Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer,  Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Sullivan, Ulster, Washington, and Westchester. Additionally, City of Beacon residents (including the adjacent Hudson Valley…

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The City of Poughkeepsie, in conjunction with the Bardavon, and many others will present the 26th annual Celebration of Lights Parade and Fireworks . The parade will commence at 6:30pm on Main Street and Garden Street and proceed to the evening’s first Christmas tree lighting on Main, near Market Street. The Celebration of Lights Parade…

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Each year, DCC hosts a Craft Fair with more than 100 artists on the weekend following Thanksgiving. The Fair has become a much-anticipated event as it allows people to get a head start on their holiday shopping by purchasing one-of-a-kind gifts for friends and family. The DCC Foundation Annual Craft Fair gives you the opportunity…

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Thanksgiving Weekend – Saturday and Sunday, November 30th and December 1st at the Van Wyck Homestead Museum Support the Society and Local Juried Craftspeople by finding treasures, having lunch by the fire in the c. 1732 kitchen and actually enjoy holiday shopping in our little oasis. Come Have your Photo Taken with a Revolutionary War…

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