The Hudson Valley's Top Festivals and Fairs



Mark your calendar! We have rounded up of the best festivals and fairs

Top Festival and Fairs this spring in the Hudson Valley, NY
From fair food to rides and summer fun the Hudson Valley is bustling with family-friendly festivals and fairs starting in the early spring straight through the fall. We are rounding up the best festivals and fairs for 2016 and updating often so make sure you bookmark this page and check back often!





October

"Apple Daze" Festival
Oct. 1-2. Pick your own fruits and vegetables and catch a tractor-powered wagon ride around the grounds, or take in the fall foliage on a pony. Sat and Sun. 10am-5pm. DuBois Farms U-Pick. 209 Perkinsville Rd, Highland. 795-4037. 

16th Annual Tivoli Street Painting Festival
Oct. 1. A day-long “paint-in” by artists of all ages. 9am-4pm. Tivoli Village. Broadway, Tivoli. 

Fall Festival
Oct. 1. Tractor drawn hayrides and pony rides on weekends, a straw maze, farm animals and a farm stand are also featured during this festival. Sat and Sun through Oct. 10am-5pm. Manza Family Farm. 730 State Rt. 211, Montgomery. 692-4364. 

Fall Festival Weekends
Hay Ride, Corn Maze and u-pick pumpkins. 11am-6pm. Pierson's Farm. 1448 Route 211 West, Middletown. 386-1882. 

Fall Festival Weekends at Kelder's Farm
Weekends. Enjoy hay rides, petting zoos, jumping pillows, mini golf, and corn mazes every weekend in October. 10am-6pm. Kelder's Farm. 5755 Rt 209, Kerhonkson. 845-626-7137. 

Harvest Festival
Oct. 1. Music, farm animals, crafts, food, plant sales, the Verplanck Garden Club’s soup tent, a chili cook-off and local vendors. 11am-3pm. Stony Kill Foundation. 79 Farmstead Ln, Wappingers Falls. 831-3800.

Harvest Festival
Every weekend enjoy hay rides, apple picking, an open grill, live music, apple cider donuts, lawn games, and more! 9am-6pm. Fishkill Farms. 9 Fishkill Farm Rd, Hopewell Junction. 897-4377. 

Heart of the Hudson Valley Bounty Festival
Oct. 1. Event showcasing agricultural heritage and businesses making up the beautiful Hudson Valley. 10am-4pm. Cluett Schantz Memorial Park. 1801-1805 Route 9W, Milton. 616-7824. 

Hudson Valley Garlic Festival
Oct. 1. Garlic Lovers celebrate the product with music, food, crafts, vendors and children's activities. 10am-5pm. Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex. Washington Ave Ext, Saugerties. 246-3090. 

Giant Pumpkin Party and Children’s Parade
Oct. 1. Children’s Parade, Costume March, Float Contest, Giant Pumpkins, Food, Crafts, Games and more! 9am-5pm. Grahamsville Fairgrounds, Rte. 55, Grahamsville. 985-7233 ext 106. 

Old Rhinebeck Pumpkin Bombing and Fall Festival
Oct. 1. Fall Festival/Pumpkin Bombing Weekend and Final Weekend of 2016 Airshow Season air shows. 2pm. Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome. 9 Norton Rd, Red Hook. 752-3200. 

The Jeffersonville Festival of Balloons
Oct. 1-2. Colorful hot air balloons will fill the air and love for flying will be seen in the blue skies. Behind Dick's Service Station, Rte. 52, Jeffersonville. 482-5354.

28th Annual Warwick Applefest
Music, food, pie contest, vendors, and children’s carnival with the whole family. 10am-5pm. Village of Warwick. 2 Bank St, Warwick. 987-8300

Founder's Day Oktoberfest
Oct. 8-9. Parade, Great Pumpkin Race, contests, live music, German/Swiss Fare, traditional Oktoberfest games, and more. 11am-5pm. Founder’s Day Oktoberfest. Main St, Jeffersonville. 482-5688.

Honey Bee Festival
Oct. 8. A fun event which promotes awareness, demonstration, and education about our honey bee population. 10am-5pm. Various locations, Narrowsburg.

Saunderskill Pumpkin Festival and Craft Fair
Oct. 8. Lots of Local Craft Vendors, U-Pick Pumpkins, Horse Drawn Hayrides and Corn Maze. 9:30am-4pm. Saunderskill Farms, 5100 Route 209, Accord. 626-2676.

Warwick Children's Book Festival
Oct. 8. Celebrate children's literacy with Authors and illustrators who will autograph and inscribe their books and chat with readers. 11am-4pm. Albert Wisner Public Library, 1 McFarland Dr, Warwick. 986-1047.

Forsyth Nature Center Fall Festival
Oct. 9. Food, games, children’s rides, entertainment, and zoo. Free. 10am-4pm. Forsyth Nature Center, Lucas Ave, Kingston. 339-3053.

Mum Festival
Oct. 9. Live music, Arts and crafts booths, Face painting, and an art contest! 12-5pm. Seamon Park, 5 Malden Ave, Saugerties. 246-2321.

Johnny Appleseed Cider Fest
Oct. 15-16. Old-fashioned hands on cider pressing, Hayrides, Build your own scarecrow! 10am-4pm. Prospect Hill Orchards, 73 Clarks Ln, Milton. 795-2383.

Halloween Parade and Festival
Oct. 15. Vendors, children’s costume contest and more. 11am-4pm. Meiser Park. East Main St. and South Ave, Wappingers Falls. 297-8773, ext 7. 

NYS Sheep and Wool Family Festival
Oct. 15-16. Enjoy the 300 fiber artists and crafts galore, amazing sheep demos and children’s activities. Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6550 Spring Brook Ave, Rhinebeck. 876-4000.

Fall Fun Fest
Oct. 16. Kids carnival games, Marshall, Mickey, Olaf, and Elmo in attendance, kids Halloween costume contest, silent auction, bounce house, vendors galore. 11am-3pm. Geering Park, Geering Way, Fishkill. 391-1270.

Pumpkin Festival
Oct. 16. Enjoy food, fun and music down by the riverside Pete and Toshi Park, Beacon. 12-5pm. Riverfront Park, Red Flynn Dr, Beacon. 907-4928.

Halloween Party and Haunted House
Oct. 21. Games and activities for all of our little ghosts and goblins to enjoy in a non-scary environment. 6pm. Tymor Park. 8 Tymor Park Rd, LaGrangeville. 724-5691. 

The Third Annual Great Extension Duck Derby
Oct. 22. Adopt a small, rubber duck to “race” down the river! Plus games, crafts and food. 10:30am-2pm. D&H Canal Museum Park, 26 Hoag Rd, Cuddeback. 344-1234. 

Annual Halloween Extravaganza
Oct. 29. Children's costume parade down Main Street. 12:45pm. Downtown Callicoon. Main St, Callicoon. 887-5155. 

No Scare Halloween
Oct.29. Safe and fun environment where the children can enjoy the festivities. 11am-4pm. Museum Village. 1010 State Route 17M, Monroe. 782-8248.



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