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2020 Best of Hudson Valley® Party

Tickets are on sale now for the biggest party of the Hudson Valley! Mark your calendars and pick up your tickets to this fun-filled night celebrating all the BEST throughout the valley.

Best of Hudson Valley Party
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel
6pm – 9pm

Since 1972, Hudson Valley Magazine has been the authority on the people, places and activities that define the beautiful and ever-evolving Hudson Valley region. A division of Today Media, Hudson Valley also publishes Westchester/Hudson Valley Weddings, Focus on Albany, and the Casino Guide; features a vibrant website, hvmag.com; produces a weekly e-newsletter called Hudson Valley Today; and hosts several signature events, including the Women in Business Awards, Burger & Beer Bash, and the Excellence in Nursing Awards.

Hudson Valley Magazine is an award-winning monthly regional publication whose mission is to produce a high quality magazine that informs, entertains, and investigates life in the vibrant community it serves.


Don’t miss out on being part of this highly anticipated event! People from all over the Valley come to experience the best vendors the region has to offer. Have your name among them! A sponsorship will generate maximum exposure for your business, create buzz and get people in your door.

Promotion for the Best of Hudson Valley® Party begins in February and builds until October when the event executed. This Party is promoted all over the Valley through our Today Media publications, radio, online, social media, postcards, direct mail and e-mail. The event is also promoted through important local events and organizations including the various chambers, our beneficiary charity and other business organizations.

No opportunity is missed to let people know about the Best of Hudson Valley® Party and your sponsorship of it. Be apart of the event of year!

To become a sponsor, email sales@hvmag.com or call 845-463-0542




The 2020 Best of Hudson Valley winners will be announced in the October issue!

Tickets On Sale Now!

The anticipation is growing as all the best from around the Valley prepare as assortment of culinary treats, drinks and specialties for the Best of Hudson Valley® Party.

Presented by Hudson Valley Magazine, this annual event showcases the regions most renowned restaurants, wine and spirits, spas, shops services, entertainment & more!

Don’t miss the chance to be one of over 1,200 guests who arrive at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel for delicious food, live music, dancing and every type of sweet you can imagine.

Experience the best the beautiful Hudson Valley has to offer! Fun, food and friends await you at the Best of Hudson Valley® Party.

The Best of Hudson Valley® Party
Thursday, October 15th, 2020
The Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel
Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel
Poughkeepsie NY

Individual Tickets: $50
Party Pack of 10 Tickets: $450

*Guests must print out tickets and bring them the day of the event to be granted admission to this event. No one will be admitted without a ticket.

Best of Hudson Valley® Party

The Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel
40 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

No one under 21 will be admitted.

Get Directions Here

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Best of Hudson Valley®?
The Best of Hudson Valley® is a celebration of the region’s finest emporiums and their spectacular culinary and creative talents as voted by the readers and editors of Hudson Valley Magazine.

What is the Best of Hudson Valley® Party?
The Best of Hudson Valley® Party showcases more than 75+ winners in categories including: best new restaurant, steak, seafood, wine list, romantic dining, salon/spa, car dealer, radio station, and many more. So, it will be a party like no other where the food, drink and entertainment will be “The Best.”

How does Hudson Valley Magazine choose the Best of Hudson Valley® winners?
Generally, each of the categories (new spa, sushi, etc.) has two winners. Readers’ Choice winners are picked democratically, whichever category gets the most votes on our online ballot wins. The editors pick winners based on months of research. During this process, we pay for all meals and services, and we do our research anonymously.

Don’t your advertisers automatically win?
Absolutely not. Best of Hudson Valley® results are entirely based on your ballots and our research; there is no connection between advertisers and winners. Period. Although some winners choose to advertise later, or happen to be advertise, advertising is in no way a requirement. Sure, we could make a few folks happy by “selling” winners, but in the long run we’d lose a lot more than we’d gain. Like our credibility.

How big is the Party?
We have more than 100+ displays and expect over 1,200 guests.

When is the Party?
Thursday, October 15th, 2020 at 6PM. Things wrap up at 9PM.

What about bad weather? Is there a rain date?
Everything is inside. The event is held rain or shine.

How much does it cost?
General Admission passes are $50.

How can I purchase passes?
They can be purchased here.

Do I need to bring money?
Everything is included in the ticket price. Vendors are not selling anything. This is a party! We do, however, have a Chinese Raffle that benefits a local charity. Many winners donate items that will be raffled throughout the evening.

I purchased my tickets. How do I get them?
Your passes will be delivered to you via email from Showclix. Flag them once received so you don’t lose them.

Can I bring my child?
No. This event is 21 and older, and alcohol will be served. No one under 21 will be admitted.

Is there parking?
Parking for all attendees will be complimentary at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel.





This event is 21+ only. No one under 21 will be permitted.
ID’s will be checked at door.

For general information, email pr@hvmag.com