“The Nutcracker” at the Bardavon 1869 Opera House

The Nutcracker at the Bardavon 1869 Opera House

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the New Paltz Ballet Theatre returns to the Bardavon 1869 Opera House to present “The Nutcracker,” the timeless holiday classic featuring dancers from the New York City Ballet! Join Marie on her magical journey through the Land of the Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets! To purchase…

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Holiday Decorated Mansions and Historic Sites

Staatsburgh State Historic Site

The holiday season is especially colorful and festive at the various mansions and historic sites in Dutchess County! In addition to being all decked out for the occasion, many sites host holiday-themed tours and events, including Locust Grove Estate in Poughkeepsie and the Staatsburgh State Historic Site in Staatsburg.

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Sinterklaas Festival

Sinterklaas Festival

The Sinterklaas Festival is a traditional Dutch holiday celebration which features children’s activities and workshops, music, dancing, theater and so much more at locations throughout the Village of Rhinebeck. The festivities culminate with the spectacular Children’s Starlight Parade at 6 p.m.

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Kevin McCurdy’s Haunted Mansion

Now in its 46th year of scaring the daylights out of people, Kevin McCurdy’s Haunted Mansion features The Asylum, which is haunted by demonic, tortured souls, and The Wicked Woods, which includes Deadwood Gulch, the Funhouse, Dark Nature, Lost Souls Cemetery, Merry Krampus and more! It’s a Halloween experience not to be missed!

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New York Renaissance Faire

Saturdays, Sundays & Labor Day August 27 – October 9, 2022 JOIN US for the 45th season of the New York Renaissance Faire! Travel back in time to an age of adventure! Join Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I on a grand visit to a beautiful 16th century English village. Cheer your favorite knight at the…

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New York Renaissance Faire

Saturdays, Sundays & Labor Day August 27 – October 9, 2022 JOIN US for the 45th season of the New York Renaissance Faire! Travel back in time to an age of adventure! Join Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I on a grand visit to a beautiful 16th century English village. Cheer your favorite knight at the…

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