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.
October 16, 2019

The Top 10 Spookiest Halloween Events in the Hudson Valley

Looking for some fright and fun this Halloween season? Check out the top 10 spookiest Halloween events in the Hudson Valley: Kevin McCurdy’s Haunted Mansion Wappingers Falls, NYFriday–Sunday, September 27–October 27; October 14, 30, and 31. Explore the spooky trails at Kevin McCurdy’s Haunted Mansion in Wappingers Falls. The Haunted […]
June 14, 2019

Aurora Games

Albany is the host city for the inaugural edition of the Aurora Games, a six-day event celebrating the best in women’s sports, entertainment and culture by welcoming all-star athletes from more than 15 countries. A first of its kind sports and entertainment festival featuring world class competition in women’s tennis, […]
July 25, 2018

Murder at Cherry Hill

On May 7, 1827, a notorious murder occurred at Cherry Hill that resulted in two sensational trials and Albany’s last public hanging. Come relive that night! Meet the historical players, walk in the footsteps of a murderer, and revel in harrowing titillation during this annual October event! Reservations for tours […]
July 25, 2018

Haunted History Walking Tour

Lace up your best walking shoes and gather at the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center to embark on a chilling afternoon of Haunted History. Brave guests will be guided along Albany’s downtown streets to unearth the capital city’s storied past. Learn about the spirits of Legs Diamond, Boz the Baker […]
July 25, 2018


LarkFEST is Upstate NY’s largest one-day street festival. The event features hundreds of vendors and two stages of music with both local and national headlining musical acts. Lark street will be filled with local artisans, food and drink stands and fun for the whole family! With an estimated 50,000 people […]
July 25, 2018

Capital Region Apple & Wine Festival

Saturday, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Sunday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Rain or Shine)  General Admission:  $8 at the gate Children under 15 FREE when accompanied by an adult.  ADVANCE SALE TICKETS are available at all Price Chopper & Market 32 locations, at any open register beginning TBA  Acres […]
July 24, 2018

Pearl Palooza

Remarkable Liquids Presents, Pearlpalooza 2018! A FREE event on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Join us on North Pearl Street (between Sheridan & Pine Streets) for a day packed full of incredable live music and awesome events! Staring at 11:00am and going until 12:00pm, it’s #Yogapalooza! Grab your mat, and join other Pearlpalooza […]
July 24, 2018

Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival

For over a decade, the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival has featured a wealth of jazz greats, critically acclaimed up-and-coming artists and local favorites at one of the area’s most spectacular venues. This all-day concert features world-class music, great food & beverages and a fireworks show over the Hudson River to […]
July 25, 2018

Capital District Scottish Games

September 1, 2018: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM (General Admission) September 2, 2018: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (General Admission) Grab your bagpipes! It’s time for the 2018 Scottish Games at the Altamont Fairgrounds. Come and watch or be a part of the athletic events, enjoy the food, music, dancing, […]