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Summer Fairs and Festivals



Festivals and fairs are coming back!

family-friendly summer festivals and fairs

Dutchess County

 July 3  Hyde Park's Independence Day Parade, Hyde Park parade begins at 10am

July 25 Aesthetics Annual Car Fest, Stormville 12pm-6pm

July 31  CHAC is BACK Arts & Crafts Fair, Poughkeepsie 11am-2pm

August 24-29 Dutchess County Fair, Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck 10am-11pm (must purchase tickets online

September 3-5  The 30th Annual Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival 2021, Union Vale starts 4pm Friday. Early morning lift on Sat. & Sun. at 5am

September 11 & 12  20th Annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest, Rhinebeck 11am-6pm

Orange County

July 10  Town Of Chester Block Party & Fireworks Show, Chester 5-10pm

August 14 & 15  HV Seafood Wine + Brew Festival 4, Washingtonville 1pm-5pm

September 4  Pine Bush UFO Festival, Pine Bush 10am-4pm

Sullivan County

August 14  Flea Valley Festival, Roscoe 11am-7pm

Ulster County

July 24  Hudson Valley Brassroots Festival 2021, Kingston 2-10pm

August 3-8  Ulster County Fair, New Paltz 4pm Tues.; 11:30am Wed.; 8am Thur.; 9am Fri.; 11:30am Sat.; 9am Sun.

August 14  Blueberry Festival, Ellenville 9am-4pm

September 11 & 12  20th Annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest, Rhinebeck 11am-6pm (Sat.) 11am-5pm (Sun.)

Putnam County

August 7 & 8  Putnam County Wine & Food Fest, Cold Spring 11am-6pm

Check back often. We will update and add more events as the info becomes available



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