The holidays call for some festive parties– especially if they’re ugly sweater themed. Get kooky with your sweater designs and attend an event for a good cause and in good company.
Prepare your hot glue gun and pom-poms because some of the contests have awards for best homemade sweater and ugliest sweater.
1461 US-9W, Marlboro
Friday, December 6, 7-11:30 p.m.
Join Broom Book & Candle and Two Chicks Bewitched Apothecary for a night of meditation, relaxation, and giving back to the community. Jill Handzel will lead a group session on past life regression. The event will also consist of making a “Witch Ball” to bring in the good luck for the new year.
Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to a family through Family of New Paltz. They are also collecting personal care items for Family of New Paltz.
Duces Restaurant at DC Golf
10 Crannell Street, Poughkeepsie
Saturday, December 7, 6-10 p.m.
Don’t forget your wrapping paper. Bring a roll of gift wrap and receive a ticket for half off a drink. There will be food, raffles, a simulated golf contest, and let’s not forget the ugly sweater contest. Throughout the night, donations will go to the John Flower’s Foundation.
John Flowers was known in the City of Poughkeepsie for spearheading his Family Partnership Foundation and helping put on community events and helped people in need. Tickets are $25.
Hudson Brewing Company
99 South 3rd St, Hudson
Friday, December 13, 6-9 p.m.
Head on over to Hudson Brewing Company for a night full of music by Guilty Pleasure Lite. The music starts at 6, but the brewery is open from noon to 10 p.m.
Mohonk Mountain House
Mohonk Mountain House has a perfect festive weekend planned for the whole family. There will be a dance party and ugly sweater contest and award categories are as follows: for best homemade ugly sweater, ugliest sweater all around, best dancer in an ugly sweater, and more.
For reservations, call 888.447.9580.
The Rock Wall
55 Academy Ave, Cornwall-on-Hudson
Monday, December 23, 6 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Customers will be celebrated at this special Christmas Party. There will be a live DJ, food buffet. Take your picture in the photo booth and be sure to wear that ugly holiday sweater. The Rock Wall plans to have an ugly sweater contest with a galore of drink specials and giveaways.
High Falls Cafe
12 Stone Dock Rd, High Falls, NY
Saturday, December 21, 8:30-11:00 p.m.
Dance like it’s the 1970s! Bring your ugly sweater and your best dance shoes for a night to remember. High Falls Cafe has an event almost every week, be sure to catch a live show or trivia night.