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Hudson Valley Holiday Happenings



From Christmas tree farms to Santa to holiday lights and giveaways, we are your go-to place for holiday fun!

Holiday round up, holiday happenings, things to do in the winter
'Tis the season for cutting down your Christmas Tree, lighting your menorah, light parades, community tree lighting, giving back and great family fun giveaways! We've rounded up some of the best in the Hudson Valley, and you can find it all right here!

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10 Places to Donate Toys
There is no time like the holidays to help a family in need. Purchase a new toy or clean out your playrooms. Choose a place to donate toys.



Christmas Tree Farms
Whether you're Charlie Brown who thinks small trees need love too, or you have Rockefeller-type tastes, picking a tree with your family will create memories to last a lifetime.




Tree Lighting and Holiday Events
If it's a community Christmas event you are looking for, you'll find it on this list. Communities across the Hudson Valley are getting into the Holiday Spirit with their annual ceremonies, parades, even fireworks, most of which are free for the public. 



Top Light Displays
There is something about the twinkling lights and magical dancing lights that brighten up the dark winter nights and put everyone into the Christmas Spirit. Hop in the car for some Christmas Light gazing through town.



Menorah Lights and Chanukah Events
Find all the biggest and best Menorahs on our Hanukkah Celebrations and Lighting events throughout the Hudson Valley.






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Download Calendar and more at hvparent.com/free-guide-to-the-holidays-in-the-hudson-valley

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Get your tickets to opening weekend at Half Moon theatre

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Make and Send a Christmas List to Santa

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Visit Arlington Holiday Festival which includes Santa, Parade, Tree Lighting and Vendors

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Experience Sinterklaas in Rhinebeck

Take a photo with Santa

Join in the festivities of the Pine Island Tree Lighting

Donate toys to a local charity

Bring the kids to enjoy The Nutcracker Ballet

Take a walk through a winter wonderland at Holiday Spirit Festival

Cut your tree at Manza Family Farm

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Enjoy a Christmas Candlelight Tours at Hill-Hold-Museum

Make your own Menorah at Home Depot

Happy Hanukkah!

Celebrate National Cocoa Day with a warm mug and cookies

Enjoy ERDAJT’s Holiday Christmas Light Display in LaGrangeville

Visit the largest Menorah, standing at 25ft, in the Mid-Husdon Valley

Enjoy breakfast with Santa at Crown Maple

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Visit an enchanted forest & the glistening gardens at Frosty Fest

Listen to a special reading of The Polar Express at the Hyde Park Station

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Visit Eggbert, a family Christmas tradition

Book your School’s Out week at Frost Valley YMCA

Celebrate Hanukkah with stories and crafts at Barnes and Noble

Enjoy 90-min skating sessions at Bear Mountain State Park’s Ice Rink

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Watch “A Christmas Carol” at The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck

Merry Christmas!

Roast marshmallows in the fireplace for homemade s’mores

Make a Mouse House at Staatsburgh Historic Site

Celebrate National Chocolate Candy Day with making home made chocolate

Stroll down the paths of holiday lights in bloom

Celebrate National Bacon Day with a huge family breakfast

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Celebrate the end of the year at a family-friendly party

 
           



Updated November 3, 2017


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