Here’s What to Do in the Hudson Valley This Week

A strawberry festival in Goshen, cycling event in New Paltz, and more highlight this week's things to do in the Hudson Valley.

When it comes to things to do each week, there’s no place quite like the Hudson Valley. The region is a hub for activities of all sorts, from art exhibits and theater to craft fairs, food festivals, and inventive workshops. Yet with all the happenings across the area’s counties, it can be a challenge to figure out exactly what to do. To get started, here are our top picks for the week.

P.S. Want even more? Check out our calendar for a rundown of events happening in the Hudson Valley.

A Rosé Party

Boutique Wines, Spirits, & Ciders, Fishkill
June 21, 4–7 p.m.

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Dress in pink and make your way down to Boutique Wines, Spirits, & Ciders in Dutchess County for a rosé party. The wine-centric event is the celebration of summer’s official start, the end of the school year, and National Pink Day. During the party, taste over a dozen different rosés, from bubbly to cider adjacent. At the early evening event, all participants must be 21 or over to partake in tastings.

Alan Cumming: Uncut

Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, Peekskill
June 21, 8 p.m.

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Known for his roles on stage and the big screen, award-winning actor Alan Cumming is setting up shop in Westchester this week for his new cabaret show. The hilarious, entertaining, and authentic performance includes musical direction by Henry Koperski. Prepare to laugh until it hurts at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater this Friday as Cumming showcases his talent on the stage. Tickets start at $72.50 per person.

The Summer Show

Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson
June 21 – August 11

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Spanning a robust range of abstract work, The Summer Show is Carrie Haddad Gallery’s newest exhibition. Opening on Friday with a special reception on Saturday evening, during which time the exhibiting artists will be in attendance, the show includes airy watercolors, highly geometric compositions, and energetic works. Don’t miss the Saturday reception for the chance to hear from featured artists Shawn Dulaney, Joseph Maresca, Bruce Murphy, Bill Sullivan, Stephen Walling, and Dora Somosi.

Strawberry Jam-Boree

All One One All Farm, Goshen
June 22, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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As we enter berry season, join All One One All Farm at its first Strawberry Jam-Boree this weekend. Contests, tastings, celebrity judges, and fun prizes make the sweet event a fun day for everyone. Home cooks are invited to come out and showcase their homemade strawberry jam recipes, and anyone who isn’t competing is encouraged to taste the wide array of jams and vote for a favorite. Winners will receive prizes like baskets filled with farmstand treats like vegetables, AOOA in-house distilled liquor, merch, and charcuterie items.

The Ride for Mental Health

New Paltz
June 22–23

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This weekend event for a cause is back in New Paltz for 2024. The Ride for Mental Health encourages all to “ride away the stigma surrounding mental illness” in a two-day cycling extravaganza. Join other bikers on the trail as you travel through the scenic Hudson Valley and support a movement that is more important now than ever.

Looking for more things to do in the Hudson Valley this week? Our day trip guides offer tempting itineraries across the region. Plus, take a peek at our monthly insider guide for June events, including plenty of family-friendly outdoor events, farm fun, and seasonal activities. Seeking a rural escape? Visit one of our many beautiful farms throughout the seasons. 

For foodies, our recipe index has everything from beautiful breakfasts and lunches to divine desserts straight from Hudson Valley chefs. You won’t want to miss any of it!

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