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Hudson Valley Fairs & Festivals lists some of the great things to do in the Hudson Valley,  Catskill Mountains, and Capital/Saratoga Region.

This is a rolling list of mainstream as well as off the beaten path fairs & festivals with other types of events mixed in for even more fun. No telling what you’ll find here, so have a look around. You may just find your passion in  Hudson Valley fairs & festivals.

The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze: 09/30-11/12/2016 in Croton-On-Hudson

The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze will have 7,000 individually hand-carved, illuminated jack o'lanterns in an elaborate walk-through experience. Wander along our main street Pumpkin Promenade and stroll across the new Pumpkin Zee Bridge. Gaze in wonder at swimming aquatic creatures and gasp at the sight of a giant Sea Serpent [...]

Harvest Fest – 10/01/2016 in Walden NY

Harvest Fest is a full day of action-packed events, shopping, and food for the whole family. Located in the Municipal Square of Walden in the beautiful Hudson Valley, New York. And admission is always COMPLETELY FREE! Every year on the First Saturday in October, the Village of Walden and the [...]

Goblins Hollow Haunted Houses: 10/01-10/29/2016 in Newburgh NY

Goblins Hollow Haunted Houses is three haunted attractions in one – a walk through the haunted woods full of chainsaw wielding madmen, a visit to Clown Alley where our clowns are offering free hugs, and your final stop at the hospital. A new breed of terror awaits! Attractions: backwoods As you [...]

TerrorDome Haunted Houses: 10/01-10/29/2016 in Newburgh NY

TerrorDome Haunted Houses is three haunted houses – The Barn of Terror, Dolly Manor where the killer dolls come to life, and the Dungeon. Let your fears run wild at TerrorDome. barn of terror The Barn of Terror is a turn of the century two story real life haunted barn. As you [...]

Taste of History: 10/01-10/30/2016 in The Mid-Hudson Valley

Explore many of the Mid-Hudson Historic Destination sites partaking in this season’s “Taste Of History” during the entire month of October in 2016. Museums will either have foods on location that have historical significance to their site or partnering with local restaurants offering discounts. Please contact each site directly for specific [...]

Warwick Applefest: 10/02/2016 in Warwick NY

Warwick Applefest began in 1989 as a simple harvest celebration. Named one of the “Top 100 Events” in the country, over 30,000 visitors now attend the one-day event, traveling from neighboring states to experience the extraordinary variety of Warwick’s apples, culture, and entertainment. The festival is produced by the Warwick [...]

Forest Of Fear: 10/06-10/30/2016 in Tuxedo NY

In 2016, the Forest of Fear — rated New York’s #1 Scariest Haunted Attraction — presents the ultimate frightmare: SEVEN terrifying attractions for one admission price! The ALL NEW Forest of Fear will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, October 6 through October 30, 2016. Each year since its [...]

Horseman’s Hollow: 10/07-10/31 in Philipsburg Manor NY

Taking the tale of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow to its darkest extremes, Horseman’s Hollow returns to the village for 14 evenings of highly entertaining haunted mayhem. Philipsburg Manor transforms into a terrifying landscape ruled by the undead, the evil, and the insane. Visitors begin walking a haunted trail, stumbling [...]

Saratoga International Flavorfeast: 10/08/2016 in Saratoga Springs NY

This Columbus Day Weekend, take a culinary trip around the world at the Third Annual Saratoga International Flavorfeast. You don’t have to go very far to enjoy flavors from around the world! On Saturday, October 8 from 11 to 4 you can enjoy an International tasting experience in Saratoga Springs! [...]

Warwick Children’s Book Festival: 10/08/2016 in Warwick NY

Warwick Children's Book Festival brings together over 50 prominent and beloved authors and illustrators of children's books in a celebration of children's literacy.  Authors and illustrators will gather on Railroad Avenue to autograph and inscribe their books (which will be available for purchase), chat with readers and share their love of the [...]

Founder’s Day Oktoberfest: 10/08 – 10/09/2016 in Jeffersonville NY

Jeffersonville Founder’s Day Oktoberfest is a two day celebration of Jeffersonville’s German and Swiss Heritage. It is held Columbus Day weekend, this year October 8th & 9th. Picture Main Street Jeffersonville decorated and packed with artisan vendors. Live music all weekend and delicious German and Swiss food and treats served [...]

Taste of the Catskills Festival: 10/08 – 10/09/2016 in Delhi NY

The Taste of the Catskills Festival is a family-friendly event that showcases the food, beer, crafts, and wine of the region. With a variety of vendors including farmers, value-added food producers, and restaurants, attendees learn how food travels from farm to fork during a fun-filled autumn weekend on the grounds of [...]