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. You can also see archives here.
December 11, 2019

Dia:Beacon Hudson Valley Free Day

                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 […]
November 20, 2019

Celebration of Lights Parade, Fireworks and Movie “The Sandlot”

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. […]
October 10, 2019

48th Annual Craft Fair at Dutchess Community College

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 […]
October 10, 2019

The Craft Boutique at the Van Wyck Homestead Museum

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 […]
November 8, 2019

Kevin McCurdy’s Holiday Spirit Festival

The Hudson Valley’s original, one of a kind, family holiday event. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the Holiday Spirit Festival is like no other event, offering your family a place to make new memories and relive old ones. From it’s inception, The Holiday Spirit Festival was designed to take you back […]
October 10, 2019

Red Hook’s Chocolate Festival

Join us for a full day of Chocolate love. Red Hook Village offers all that is chocolate. Merchant events, Live Music, Chocolate Tastings, Competitions, History, Theatre, Vendor Tent, and Hay Wagon Rides. Hosted by the Red Hook Chamber of Commerce.
October 2, 2019

ArtEast Open Studio Tour

TAKE A ROADTRIP TO…THE HUDSON VALLEY Dover Plains – Wingdale  – Poughquag – Hopewell Junction – Holmes – Patterson  – Pawling October 19, 20 and 26, 27 11am – 5pm Studio Locations Map – Click Here 2019 Brochure – Click Here
October 2, 2019

A Gathering of Old Cars at Staatsburgh State Historic Site

See classic cars in a Great Gatsby setting during peak leaf peeping season. This annual event is one of our most popular! Free to browse cars (admission charge to tour the house) Facebook Event Page – Click Here
October 2, 2019

Beacon Sloop Club Pumpkin Festival

Hudson Valley pumpkins all sizes & shapes! Fresh homemade pumpkin pie, cider, and other delights. Two solar powered music stages.  Many free children’s activities, environmental displays.  Free Sails on the Woody Guthrie. (Arrive at noon to sign up for sails). This is a festival for all ages.