2019 Area Events
Saturday June 15, 2019, 12pm-5pm, Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz. This annual wine and food festival is an excellent opportunity to sample the range and quality of the wines produced here in the valley. Come celebrate the wines, ciders and distilled spirits of the Hudson Valley, fresh local produce and epicurean treats. Sample local Hudson Valley cheese, honey, baked goods, and more. Food vendors and live music is also featured. Enjoy side-by-side tastings of the region’s finest wines. Tickets include a souvenir SWT wine glass, sampling at each of the attending wineries and an afternoon of live music.
Fireworks - Plattekill Town Park, Patura Road, Modena (visible from Brookfield Farm B&B)
Saturday, July 13, 2019 at dusk. Guests at Brookfield Farm B&B can view the fireworks from a lawn chair at the B&B.
Hudson Valley Chalk Festival
July 20-22. Water Street Market, New Paltz. Street artists from all over the country create colorful and colossal sidewalk art and mentor other artists — all for free! www.hudsonvalleychalkfestival.com
Hudson Valley Ribfest
August 16, 17, 18, Ulster County Fairgrounds, 249 Libertyville Rd., New Paltz. Biggest, best backyard barbecue in the Hudson Valley. Food and merchandise vendors, live music, cooking demonstrations, children's area, KCBS and NEBS barbecue contests. https://hudsonvalleyribfest.org/
Woodstock New-Paltz Art & Crafts Fair
8/31, 9/1, 9/2, 2019 10 p.m. - 4 p.m.,
Ulster County Fairgrounds, 249 Libertyville Rd, New Paltz. The Hudson Valley’s premier art and crafts show brings makers, artists and art and craft-lovers together every Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend. Since 1982, we’ve been supporting the handmade and offering visitors one-on-one interactions with many of the country’s finest artists and craftspeople. You’ll experience an extensive assortment of art and craft demonstrations and live entertainment by laudable regionally-based musicians, while tasting the Hudson Valley’s best wines, craft beer and locally produced handcrafted foods. 845-679-8087/505-917-1731. www.quailhollow.com
Wreath Fineries at the Wineries
Nov 17–18, Dec 1–2, Dec 8–9 13 wineries along the Shawangunk Wine Trail. Take a self-guided tour of area vintners and receive decorative holiday souvenirs at each stop.
Area Farmer's Markets
June 1–Nov. 22
Milton–Heart of the Hudson Valley
(also Thanksgiving Market)
Cluett Schantz Pk.,
1801–1805 Rte. 9W
May 10–Oct. 2
Main St. (next to Pasquale’s