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What To Do In The Hudson Valley This Weekend Oct 28-30

By inside + out | October 28, 2022

A Zombie 🎃 Escape Run, haunted 👻 trails, and more! Stop by the Hudson Valley + Catskills this weekend for events for all ages 🧙🏾 Take your pick below!

🪩 West Park, Fri Oct 28th, 7:00 PM. Halloween Dance Party.

Join Hudson House & Distillery for their first annual Halloween Dance Party, featuring costume prizes, specialty cocktails and DJ Eddie Parker. Info: Hudson House & Distillery

🚤 Kingston, Fri Oct 28th, 7:00 PM, Halloween Costume Party on the Hudson River Cruise.

Hudson River Cruises & Jungle Love Band are hosting a costume party on the Hudson River! Who wants to celebrate Halloween on land, when you can celebrate with Jungle Love, ON A BOAT?!?! More Info + tickets: Jungle Love Band

🍁 High Falls, Sat Oct 29th, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Hallo-Woodstock!

Join Woodstock Animal Sanctuary for a family-friendly fall festival with vegan food vendors, rescued farmed animals, a costume contest, and the Sanctuary Store. Info: Woodstock Animal Sanctuary

🧟‍♀️ Rosendale, Sat Oct 29th, 11:00 AM. Zombie Escape Run.

All ages are invited to ‘run for their lives’ in UlsterCorps’ Halloween Zombie Escape. Enjoy fall foliage and beautiful trails at Williams Lake in Rosendale, while dodging zombies and spooky surprises hiding in the woods, tunnels and caves! Info: UlsterCorps

👹 Kingston, Sat Oct 29, 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Halloween Fest & Parade

This free community event is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year and will produce one of Kingston’s biggest kids parties. Info: MyKingstonKids

🎸 Woodstock, Sat Oct 29th, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Shivers ‘n’ Shudders: Halloween Tales & Songs with Folksinger & Storyteller Tim Van Egmond

Folksinger and storyteller Tim Van Egmond will present a FREE family Halloween program, performing spellbinding tales and songs of the supernatural from cultures and countries around the world! More Info: Woodstock Public Library

🚀 Woodstock, Sat Oct 29th, 8:00 PM, The Silver Spaceship Halloween Party

Silver Spaceship, The Greatest All-Star Party Band in the Known Universe, returns to The Colony for a Halloween blowout. This infectious and explosive band is led by Chris Wells and Jeremy Bass of The Secret City and includes a crazy talented lineup of world-class musicians! More Info + Tickets: Colony Woodstock

👻 Hudson, Sat Oct 29th, 8:00 PM. The Maker Fire Halloween Party.

Stop in the Maker’s Hotel for Halloween mischief, an open bar of sultry cocktails, smoky inspired bites, sweet treats, aura readings, and performances by The No Ring Circus. Info: Maker’s Hotel

🌙 Saugerties, Sat Oct 29th – Sun Oct 30th, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Haunted Trails at Opus 40.

The bluestone quarrymen of yore and nefarious friends treat guests who want a good scare. Others can savor the Traveller’s Moon with fire pits, s’mores, a Halloween classic movie and lots of seasonal fun. Info: Opus 40

🎃 Olivebridge, Sun Oct 30th, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Halloween at Ashokan Center.

Come in costume for a spooky and historic scavenger hunt, live birds of prey show, and costume contest, with chili, chips, hot cider and cookies available.
Info: Ashokan Center

🥾 Gardiner, Sun Oct 30th, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Fall Foliage Hike to Echo Rock at Minnewaska

Join Laura Conner, Environmental Educator, for an approximately four-mile round trip walk along two carriage roads to reach the picturesque Echo Rock. More Info: Lake Minnewaska Visitor Center.


👉 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!


  • Carol

    Rosendale Farmers Market featuring the Sidemen Blues Band & spooky stories, plus great veggies and other treats.

    October 29, 2022

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