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What To Do In The Hudson Valley This Weekend Dec 2-4

A Snowflake Festival, Winter Walk, and more! Stop by the Hudson Valley + Catskills this weekend for events for all ages ❄️ Take your pick below…

🎄 Catskill, Fri Dec 2nd. First Fridays Catskill.

An ALL-DAY celebration of our community with extended hours, sips and snacks, pop-ups, discounts, music, and FUN on the FIRST FRIDAY of every month! Info: First Friday

🎁 Woodstock, Fri Dec 2nd, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 40th Annual Woodstock Holiday Open House.

Enjoy a festive evening of holiday shopping at your favorite Woodstock shops! Stores will be open late with holiday spirit and cheer abound! Info: Woodstock Brick & Mortar

🕺🏾 Woodstock, Fri Dec 2nd, 7:00 PM, Gimme Gimme Dance Party at Colony Woodstock.

A DJ based dance party playing all your favorite ABBA hits, plus disco hits from the 70’s & 80’s! Info: Colony Woodstock 

❄️ Kingston, Fri Dec 2nd, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Snowflake Festival.

Explore Uptown Kingston’s charming, historic streets, decorated and filled with live entertainers, carolers, dancers, horse-drawn carriage rides, a fire torch juggler, ice sculpture carvings, and much more. Info: KUBA Network

🎅🏽 Rhinebeck, Sat Dec 3rd, 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Sinterklaas Festival.

Featuring dance, music and theatrics, tightrope walking, fire juggling, strolling musicians, dancing Grumpuses and a variety of colorful characters, treats, and a children’s starlight parade. Info: Hudson Valley Community Productions

🏔️ Tivoli, Sat Dec 3rd, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Winterfest.

A family-friendly, event with Santa Claus touring the village on a firetruck, a light-up of one of Tivoli’s large firetrucks (in lieu of a tree), a horse-drawn wagon through the village, kids arts and crafts and cookie decorating, and open houses of its businesses, shops, restaurants and artisan studios. Info: Tivoli Merchants + Artists

🪆Beacon, Sat 3rd, 2:00 – 4:00 PM, Koliada: Winter Songs of Ukraine.

Explore the richness & uplifting harmonies of Ukrainian ritual songs for the winter holiday season with two marvelous Ukrainian folksong masters, Nadia Tarnawsky and Inna Kovtun.
This is an online event. Info & Registration: Kitka Women’s Vocal Ensemble

☃️ Hudson, Sat Dec 3rd, 5:00 PM. 2022 Winter Walk.

Hudson’s winter street festival returns for its 26th year featuring performances, art installations, family-friendly attractions, local food and drinks, holiday shopping, fireworks and festive cheer all along Warren Street. Info: Hudson Hall

🩰 Tannersville, Sat Dec 3rd – Sun Dec 4th, 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM, The Nutcracker.

Orpheum Dance Program’s Seventh Annual Production of The Nutcracker. In this special holiday production, select guest artists will dazzle in the major dance roles. Info + Tickets: Orpheum Performing Arts Center

☕️ Hunter, Sat 3rd, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Scribner’s Winter Garden Lighting + Hot Chocolate Happy Hour.

Join us as we kick off the holiday season with the lighting of Scribner’s Winter Garden for fun holiday music, two s’mores bonfires, complimentary hot chocolate and the lighting of thousands of holiday lights! Info: Scribner’s Catskill Lodge


👉 Know of more cool events happening in the Hudson Valley/Catskills area?

Leave them in the comments below.

Have a wonderful weekend from Inside+Out Upstate NY!


  • Cold Spring Aglow (in Cold Spring, NY) is next Friday, Dec. 9!! A night of Main Street shopping and supporting local featuring 1,300+ luminaria “glowing” the village as performers entertain and carol. @coldspringaglow and

    December 2, 2022
    • inside + out

      Hi Hannah, thank you for sharing. This sounds like a lot of fun..and 1300+ lights – love it!

      December 2, 2022

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