Midsummer in the Hudson Valley

It’s midsummer in the Hudson Valley, and there is still plenty of fun to be had before the leaves begin to fall! Check out our guide below to Hudson Valley events to attend and places to visit before the summer ends.

Our categories: Art, Markets, Performances/Festivals, & more.

Art 

  • Register for the Athen’s Cultural Center’s Summer Evening Art Program. Upcoming classes include Bookmaking as a Sculpture & a Book, and Found Art Poetry. 

  • Enjoy Hillsdale’s ArtWalk, a day for local artists and businesses to showcase their work. When: August 10th. 

Markets 

  • Get your fix of local produce at the Heart of the Hudson Valley Farmers Market in Milton, NY. Open on Saturday’s from 9 am to 2 pm, June - October. 

  • For a summer market experience with incomparable views, stop by Olana Historical Site’s Summer Market on August 24th or 25th. 

Olana State Historical Site   Image by  Path Through History

Olana State Historical Site

Image by Path Through History

Performances/Festivals 

  • Take advantage of the exciting program for the Bard Summerscape Festival while getting to experience the legendary Fisher Center and beautiful Bard College campus. 

Image by Peter Aaron/Esto via  Theatre Projects

Image by Peter Aaron/Esto via Theatre Projects

Food & Drink

  • Stop by a farm to grab some produce from their stands, or get a little bit adventurous and try a Pick-Your-Own experience

  • Join The Foodie Bus for a tour of farm-to-table dining 

  • Don’t miss the Hudson-Chatham Winery’s 12th Annual Sangria & Jazz Festival on August 10th in Ghent, NY. 

  • Join the crowds at Kinderhook’s Annual Food Truck Village on August 22nd for the best in local eats.

& More 

  • Test your luck at a local Estate/Yard Sale.

  • Get some beach time in at Taconic State Park’s Copake Falls Area.

Image by  TimeOut

Image by TimeOut

Jackie Molloy via  The New York Times

Jackie Molloy via The New York Times

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