Santa on the Walkway, Santa will make a surprise visit on the Walkway's West (Highland) approach. 1-3pm. Walkway Over the Hudson. 87 Haviland Rd., Highland.
7th Annual Holiday Light Parade, Parade line up at 6 pm, step-off at 6:30 pm from Elm St. Santa will arrive in Mesier Park by 7pm in time to light the tree. Be a part of this spectacular parade! Floats, boats, bikes, dogs, characters, carriages; the possibilities are endless. Trophies for the best floats will be awarded! To register for the parade, leave a message at 297-8773x7 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 6:30pm. Mesier Park. East Main St.and South Ave. (9D), Wappingers Falls. 845-297-8773, ext 7.
Sinterklaas Send-Off Celebration, Sinterklaas departs from the historic Kingston Waterfront (aka “Spain”) 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 destination there. After his send off, there will a Sinterklaas Soiree, Tree Lighting Ceremony, and plenty of specials at all of the local restaurants. 11am-5:30pm. Hudson River Maritime Museum. 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston. 845-338-0071.
Holiday Spirit Festival, Kevin McCurdy's Holiday Spirit Festival is the Hudson Valley's original, one of a kind, family holiday event. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Holiday Spirit Festival is like no other event, offering your family a place to make new memories and relive old ones.From it's inception, The Holiday Sprit Festival. was designed to take you back to those days of yesteryear, with holiday tunnels and twinkling light displays, while adding a new twist. " Kevin’s ability to blend creativity and good old fashioned fun, together with leading edge technology, make the Holiday Spirit Festival a truly magical family holiday experience for all ages”. Fri, Sat and Sun through 12/23. 6-9 on Fri and 4:30-9 on Sat and Sun.. ImaginaArt Studios. 38 Sheafe Rd, Wappingers Falls. 845-297-9627.
Holiday Lighting at Tymor Park, Tymor Park is lit with over 150,000 colorful lights to celebrate the holiday season. Spend time with family and friends and come to Tymor Park to see this spectacular display. New features are added yearly so make sure to add a visit to Tymor Park to your holiday traditions list. The lights will be on daily from 4:00pm – 10:00pm during the season.Official Lighting 6:30pm. 6:30pm lighting ceremony and daily 4-10pm. Tymor Park. 8 Tymor Park Rd., LaGrangeville. 845.724.5691.
Sinterklaas Rhinebeck, A day long, colorful celebration of dance, theatre and music. Children’s Starlight Parade at dusk. Various locations, Rhinebeck. 11am; parade at dusk. Village of Rhinebeck. various locations, Rhinebeck. 845-463-4000.
Holiday Party and Tree Lighting, Petting zoo, refreshments, children’s crafts, Santa and more. 3:00 PM. VanWyck Hall. 1095 Main Street, Village of Fishkill. 845-897-4430.
Holiday Scavenger Hunt at Locust Grove, Enjoy the mansion's glittering holiday decorations and search for antique toys hidden throughout the historic house. 12-4pm. Locust Grove. 2683 South Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845-454-4500.
Milk and Cookies with Santa, Santa Claus will be dropping by Soukup Farms on December 10th, from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm. Parents can bring children of all ages to meet, talk, and take pictures with Santa. Craft area, reading corner, outdoor Smores' pit and food provided by JSK Cattle Company. Milk and Cookies will also be for sale!Stop by and have some family fun!! 10 am to 5 pm. Soukup Farms. 271 Halls Corners Rd, Dover Plains. 845-264-3137.
Santa Celebration, Join Poughkeepsie Galleria for the Santa Celebration at Center Court.Visit with Santa! Performances by The Merry Minstrals. Q92's Joe Daily, Fidelis Care and crafts for the kids! 12pm. Poughkeepsie Galleria. 2001 South Rd, Poughkeepsie.
Children’s Holiday Gift Making Workshop, Pre-register and bring children in to create and wrap two gift/ projects for the holidays. 9am-12pm. Fishkill Recreation. 793 Route 52, Fishkill. (845) 831-3371.