Hudson Valley Fairs & Festivals

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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.

Basilica Farm & Flea Market: 11/25 – 11/27/2016 in Hudson NY

Basilica Farm & Flea Market is part timeless flea and farmer’s market and part 21st century craft and design fair, showcasing the wealth and splendor of the Hudson Valley’s artisanal talents. Basilica Farm & Flea is inspired by the abundance of passionate and talented farmers, collectors and artisans in the [...]

SINTERKLAAS SEND-OFF CELEBRATION: 11/26/2016 in Kingston NY

Sinterklaas departs from the historic Kingston Waterfront after a full day of open houses, musical performances, workshops creating beautiful crowns and branches, and a Children’s Maritime Parade down Broadway, with stars and puppets galore. Kingston sends off Sinterklaas and his white horse on a tugboat across the river to his [...]

Dutchess Community College Craft Fair: 11/26-11/27/2016 in Poughkeepsie NY

The Dutchess Community College Craft Fair hosts 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. Invited participants include some of the [...]

Sinterklaas Festival: 12/03/2016 in Rhinebeck NY

Sinterklaas Festival is day-long, colorful celebration that features children’s workshops, dance, theatre and music all over the village of Rhinebeck. This year be sure to visit The HIVE and hear the Secrets of the Honey Bees. Don’t miss the Dancing Bear, the Pocket Lady, and Mother Holly. The spectacular Children’s [...]

Santa Visits the Rosen House: 12/10/2016 at Caramoor in Katonah NY

Jolly Saint Nick comes to Caramoor to fill the Rosen House with holiday cheer. The little ones will be in for an adventure with I Spy a Santa or Two in the Music Room, followed by a thirty-minute concert of sing-a-longs when Santa Claus will appear to delight the whole [...]

Candlelight Tours of Clermont: 12/11/2016 in Clermont NY

Candlelight Tours of Clermont is the popular Holiday offering that features live actors in glittering historical costumes, positioned around the decorated rooms of Clermont Mansion. Living pictures is a Victorian tradition, and the actors are all dressed in period attire. Features glittering decorations, and wassail and traditional holiday goodies served [...]

Ice Harvest Festival: 02/04/2017 in Meredith NY

The Ice Harvest Festival includes a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, ice sculpting (by the SUNY Delhi Hospitality Center Ice Team) and blacksmithing demonstrations, horse-drawn sleigh rides, a hot soup buffet featuring soup from local restaurants, bonfires, cooking demonstrations, local farmers and vendors, films of ice harvests in the [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade – 03/11/2017 in White Plains NY

The White Plains St. Patrick's Day Parade, celebrates the contributions of the Irish people to humankind through their rich culture and music, their indomitable courage and spirit, and their legendary warmth and humor. The White Plains St. Patrick's Day Parade has grown exponentially, and last year had Five Divisions, with [...]

White Plains Outdoor Arts Festival: 06/03 – 06/04/2017 in White Plains NY

The White Plains Outdoor Arts Festival (“WPOAF”) has been a community tradition for over 50 years, bringing diverse displays of fine arts and crafts to tree-lined Tibbits Park in the heart of bustling downtown White Plains. The Festival showcases painting, photography, ceramics, glasswork, jewelry, textiles, and much more, and is [...]