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.
November 8, 2019

Sinterklaas Send-Off Celebration/Ulster

This is the celebration where children are transformed into Kings and Queens and honored as the bringers of the light at the darkest time of year. Sinterklaas departs from the historic Kingston Waterfront (aka “Spain”) after a full day of open houses, musical performances, workshops creating beautiful crowns and branches […]
November 26, 2019

A Frosty Fest

A family-fun holiday light spectacular featuring a Meet and Greet with Dasher the Reindeer, Frosty’s Musical Animated Light Show, Candy Cane Lane, Frosty’s Enchanted Forest (hayride or drive-through), Glistening Gardens, Magical Mansion, Frosty’s 3D Magical Adventure, Santa’s North Pole, Blizzard the Polar Bear, professional stage show, gift shops, tasty treats, and […]
November 7, 2019

Catskill Mountain Railroad Polar Express/Ulster

Catskill Mountain Railroad Polar Express: Children and families discover the magic of Christmas aboard The Polar Express when it arrives in Kingston. The officially-licensed train rides inspired by the hit Warner Bros. film, “The Polar Express” and book by Chris Van Allsburg is run by the Catskill Mountain Railroad. Runs […]
October 30, 2019

Ulster Barn Bash, Catskill Animal Sanctuary Tour and Plant-Based Thanksgiving

Gobble & Groove: Barn Bash: Nov. 2. Live Music, Dancing, Dinner, Wine, Beer, Cider— Plus A Feast for Our Rescued Turkeys & Pigs. Games, photobooth, and so much more. Register online. Tickets $50 ($45 for Members). 3:30-7:30 p.m. Fortune Valley Manor, 248 Old Stage Road, Saugerties. 845-336-8447; Break All […]
October 30, 2019

Ulster Headless Horseman Hayrides & Haunted Houses/Great Room Escape

Headless Horseman Hayrides & Haunted Houses/Great Room Escape: Named No. 1 Haunted Attraction in America. New theme each season. Ten attractions, four gift shops and five food cafés. Reservations required. November 1 and 2, starting at dusk. Headless Horseman Hayrides & Haunted Houses/Great Room. Recommended ages 13 and above. Tickets […]