Mid Hudson Valley Events

The Annual Greek Festival Starts June 14!

Come to Poughkeepsie next weekend to help the Kimisis Greek Orthodox Church celebrate all things Hellenic at their amazing Greek Festival! Every year, this event brings the area together for several days of Greek food, music, and culture. The 2018 festival runs June 14-17, so clear out your calendar and get ready for all things Greek!

The 30th Annual Italian Festival and Craft Fair Starts May 24

The Sons and Daughters of Italy will be hosting their 30th annual Italian Festival and Craft Fair over Memorial Day weekend! From May 24-27, everyone is invited to come enjoy great music, food, games, and more in this celebration of Italian heritage. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about this fun, local event happening in Hopewell Junction!

Join Poughkeepsie in Celebrating Cinco de Mayo a Day Early!

May is just around the corner, which means two things are almost here: the next First Friday Poughkeepsie and Cinco de Mayo! This year, the first Friday in May falls on the 4th, while the 5th is on Saturday. Luckily, the First Friday organizers aren't letting something as small as one day keep these two great events from joining forces! Head down to Mural Square on Friday to celebrate both beautiful Poughkeepsie and Mexican culture!

The Beacon Barks Street Festival is April 28!

We all love our four-legged friends, so why not have a day in their honor? "Beacon Barks" will be doing just that when they hold their 11th annual street festival celebrating all of the area's beloved pets! Come down to Main Street in the heart of Beacon on Saturday, April 28 to have fun and help support area shelters.

"Birding at Cary" Guided Walk Series Starts April 15

If you're a bird lover, this post is for you! The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook is teaming up with the Ralph T. Waterman Bird Club to offer a series of three guided walks on the Institute's grounds. Birders of all skill levels will enjoy seeing and identifying our feathered friends in their natural habitat on April 15, May 27, and June 10.

Celebrate Poughkeepsie on April 6 with Books & Brew

Everyone is looking forward to the return of First Friday Poughkeepsie in May, but it turns out that we won't have to wait quite that long to get a taste of this great local event! On Friday, April 6, First Friday will be holding a preview event called "Books & Brew – A Night Out in Poughkeepsie" with the Adriance Memorial Library as the featured location! Make sure you come out for a night of fun starting at 5 p.m. at the event's many participating venues.