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Top Events
HITS-on-the-Hudson I: May 23–27 HITS-on-the-Hudson II: May 30–June 3 HITS-on-the-Hudson III: June 6–10 HITS-on-the-Hudson IV: July 18–22 HITS-on-the-Hudson V: July 25–29 U.S. Junior Hunter National Championship: July 30–31
New York Horse & Pony Show (VI): Aug. 1–5
HITS-on-the-Hudson VII: Aug. 29–Sept. 2
HITS-on-the-Hudson VIII, featuring the HITS Championship: Sept. 5–9 and Saugerties $1 Million Grand Prix.
454 Washington Ave. Extension, Saugerties
845-246-8833 (office), 845-246-5515 (during shows) Enjoy a day of family-friendly fun at HITS-on-the-Hudson and catch a glimpse of equestrian stars.
GlassBarge Tour
June 15-17
Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston 845-338-0071,
A one-of-a-kind floating venue featuring a glassblowing demonstration studio built on
a 30-foot by 90-foot steel barge. Hot glass demonstrations offered free to the public while in port. Presented by The Corning Museum of Glass.
Ulster County Fair
July 31-Aug. 5
Ulster County Fairgrounds,
249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz 845-255-1380, 845-255-1707
Since 1886, this county fair has been a family event promoting local agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry and good, old-fashioned fun. Admission includes all entertainment, shows, parking and exhibits.
Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair
SPRING SHOW May 26–28 Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Monday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.;
FALL SHOW Sept. 1–3
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Monday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Ulster County Fairgrounds,
249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz 505-917-1731, 845-679-8087
The fairs, now celebrating their 37th anniversary, feature high-quality juried creations of over 200 artists and craftspeople from across America. Features include furniture, architectural crafts, demonstrations, handcrafted specialty foods, healthcare products and live performances by the Hudson Valley’s best musical talent.
Rosendale Street Festival
July 21-22
Main Street, Rosendale 845-658-4201 The Rosendale Street Festival first took place in 1975 and has been rocking ever since. Main Street is closed for two days. There are seven stages,
80 bands, over 100 vendors, kids crafts and parades. The festival is donation-driven and is produced by community volunteers.
Ninth Annual Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice
Aug. 3-5
Multiple venues in Phoenicia 845-688-3291
This season’s three-day festival offers vocal performances ranging from opera to musicals, gospel to world music, featuring international stars in seven venues, all within walking distance in the Hamlet of Phoe- nicia. Performances include the
opera Carmen by Bizet, a gospel spectacular night with jazz star Damien Sneed and much more.

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