If you’re headed upstate New York for some weekend family fun, be sure to check out these five fun events.

Ducthess County Fair in Rhinebeck NY  8/23 - 28

For six days each August, the bucolic fairgrounds on Route 9 in Rhinebeck plays host to nearly half a million patrons. Entertainment includes Brigade Action Sports Extreme, Third Eye Blind, Hotel California (The Original Eagles Tribute Band) and tons of things for the kids like: Commerford’s Petting Zoo and Six Pony Hitch, Rosaire’s Racing Pigs, Dock Diving Dogs, Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean and the Mad Science Show.

Summer Hoot - August 26 -28  / The Ashokan Center - 477 Beaverkill Road  Olivebridge, NY

The Summer Hoot includes 3 days of world-class music on two volunteer-built, outdoor stages, camping, hiking, food and craft vendors, and memories to last a lifetime.  Check out the lineup!

Woodstock New Paltz Arts & Crafts Fair / Labor Day Weekend 9/3 - 9/5

Over 300 juried artists and crafts people, live musical entertainment, supervised children's area, health care products, massage therapy, and more make it a fair to remember. 

Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome

The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome is a true “living” museum of antique aviation located in the historic town of Rhinebeck, New York. You will see one of the largest collections of early aeroplanes in the world, many of which regularly take to the air for thrilling demonstrations during weekend airshows. The Aerodrome features aeroplanes, automobiles, motorcycles, early engines and memorabilia from 1900-1935. In addition to the airshows, there are four museum buildings displaying aircraft form the Pioneer Era, World War I and the Lindbergh/Barnstorming era. 

The Hudson Valley Garlic Festival in Saugerties, NY 10/1 & 10/2

Join 45,000 garlic enthusiasts for chef lectures, music, the garlic marketplace, crafts, food, food, and more food - with garlic, of course. Don't forget to sample the famous garlic ice cream! The Hudson Valley Garlic Festival™ is in its 25th year, and is a fun-filled celebration of what garlic aficionados lovingly refer to as the ”stinking rose”. All proceeds go to worthwhile community causes.

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Lisa Halter
Principal Broker/Owner
Halter Associates Realty