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Hudson Valley Festivals: 2022 Cidiot Fall Guide

Hudson Valley Festivals: 2022 Cidiot Fall Guide

Hudson Valley and the Catskills are famous for its festivals especially in the Fall, with its harvest and foliage. Here is a growing calendar and list of some you may know and others you should. What a great excuse to come visit. See the post on where to stay here and be sure to send additional events with details in through the Contact form.  


August 27 – October 9, 2022 Weekends

New York Renaissance Faire
Travel back in time to an age of adventure.
600 State Route 17A, Tuxedo Park, NY 10987
Info here

Samascott Orchards Corn Maze 
Every day September-October
65 Chatham St, Kinderhook, NY 12106
Info here

September 2-4 Weekend

Hudson Valley Hot Air Balloon Festival
The 31st-annual Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival, includes balloon rides, flights, food trucks and live music.
Tymor Park & Forest, 2 Tymor Park Road, La Grangeville, NY 12540
The schedule includes an evening session on Friday and a morning and an evening session on both Saturday and Sunday
Info here


September 10 & September 11

Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival
Eat. Drink. Taste.
Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY
Info here


September 17

Village of Red Hook Hardscrabble Music Festival
Times TBA
Visited by thousands every year, this community stable celebrates the Village of Red Hook and everything it has to offer. Through music, parades, the arts and more, view the gallery below is get a glimpse of Hardscrabble throughout the years.
Village of Red Hook, NY
Info here


September 16-October 2

Fall Dance Festival at Kaatsbaan
Kaatsbaan Cultural Park, 120 Broadway, Tivoli, NY 12583
Over three weeks, taking place both outdoors across its 153-acres as well as in its indoor theater. Celebrations this year include Philip Glass's 85th birthday.
Info here


September 24

Hudson Valley Irish Festival
All day Saturday is a day of Irish Music and Dance right on the banks of the Hudson River
Peekskill Riverfront Green Park, Peekskill, NY
Info here


Equus Fest East 2022
Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz, NY
Info here

Autumn Equinox Psychic Fair
Readers, psychics, medium, metaphysical, and “esoteric” vendors from throughout the area
793 Route 52, Fishkill, NY 12524
Info here



October 1-2 Weekend

Hudson Valley Garlic Festival
A celebration of the harvest of what Garlic aficionados call “The stinking rose”
Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex, Washington Ave. Extension, Saugerties, NY 12477
Info here


Sunday, October 2
Warwick Applefest
150+ craft vendors, 75+ food vendors, live music, apple pie baking and eating contests
Village of Warwick, NY
Info here


October 15-16 Weekend

NY State Sheep & Wool Festival
Cidiot’s favorite weekend festival is one of the area’s biggest.
Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 9am-4pm
Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY
Info here


Sunday October 16, 2022
Rosendale International Pickle Festival
25th Annual pickle festival - 100 vendors who sell pickles, groceries, hot food, baked goods, crafts and much more. Note: no pets
1055 NY-32, Rosendale, NY 12472
Info here