There’s something about fall that feels festive, especially in the Hudson Valley. Every weekend, the calendar is crammed with fairs and festivals set among colorful landscapes and cool weather.

Bookmark our Events Page for a full list of wine and craft events, and make it your go-to resource all year long. Check out the events we’ve highlighted below to get the season started. From harvest time to the holidays, we have your weekends covered!​

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Harvest Events

Time to harvest the grapes means it’s time to celebrate a bountiful season!

Weekends thru Oct 20 | Grape Stomping Brotherhood Winery
Sept 21-22 | Grape Stomping  Robibero Winery
Oct 5 | Harvest Bonfire & Chili Fest  Hudson-Chatham Winery
Oct 12-13 | Harvest Grape Stomping  Benmarl Winery
Oct 13 | Annual Fall Fest  Nostrano Vineyards

Cider Events

Fall = apples, so our thoughts naturally turn to hard cider. Here’s where to enjoy it.

Sept 21-Oct 27 | Fall Harvest Festival Weekends Treasury Cider
Oct 5
| Bad Seed Farm Dinner
Bad Seed Cider Company
Nov 9-10 | 11th Annual Naked Flock Cider Experience Applewood Winery

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Celebrate Craft Beverages

Come out to meet the newest makers and products in beer, cider, and spirits.

Sept 29Escapemaker’s Applepalooza (NYC)
Oct 12 | 7th Annual Craft: Beer, Spirits & Food Festival at Bethel Woods
Oct 26 | Hops on the Hudson Harvest Beer and Cider Festival

Holiday Happenings

Welcome in winter and the New Year at these festivities.

Nov 2 | Red Wine & Chocolate Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery
Nov 23-24, Dec 7-8, Dec 14-15 | Wreath Fineries at the Wineries Shawangunk Wine Trail wineries
Dec 6 | Annual Tree Lighting Brotherhood Winery
Dec 14 | Jingle & Mingle Nostrano Vineyards

Podcasts for Thirsty Listeners

On the way to a festival, why not tune in to a podcast to get you in the spirit? Our top picks will leave you thirsty for more, and may even have you digging deeper to taste for yourself what the buzz is about.

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