Over 200 restaurants in the mid- and lower-Hudson Valley offer special 3-course meals for a fraction of the price during this two-week event. No tickets required. Lunch: $22.95, dinner: $32.95. See dining directory in this magazine or go online for participating restaurants. Reservations strongly recommended.
Visit the home of Crown Maple for a tour of the grounds, a maple-inspired lunch, tastings, tree-tapping demonstrations and more. Free.
Enjoy explosions of color and floral arrangements, browse through a selection of plants, bulbs and seeds for sale, and attend lectures, workshops and more at this luscious garden event.
Enjoy pancakes with family and friends. Free.
Gather the kids and bring them to the farm to hunt for candy and Easter eggs at Pennings Farm in Warwick.
Menu of pub fare complements the six different craft beers you will taste. All created at the Brewery at the CIA. $95 prepaid, all-inclusive.
Explore mini meals made in a muffin tin. Reservations recommended. Free.
Journey through the world of spices, exploring flavor and texture, while learning to make classic masala, curry, rubs and dishes that can be made with an assortment of global spices. This three-hour, hands-on cooking class is led by Nirmala Narine who draws from her extensive knowledge of Ayurveda and her years spent traveling the world in search of unique spices. $115.
Experienced historic interpreter and cook guides through the preparation of a variety of 17th and 18th century foods. Participants learn to cook over a wood fire in an open hearth. Price: $35-$45.
Add a fun, fresh twist to meals by including edible petals to your soups, salads, and beverages this spring. Free.
Savor the region’s finest wines, with a variety of scrumptious food bites over the course of one or two days. Select cheese, meat, salad, pasta, or dessert to offer with wine. Receive a souvenir wine glass at the starting winery of your choice and continue on a self-guided tour of the SWT at your own pace. $46.27 per ticket.
Afternoon affair with fine tea, finger sandwiches, homemade cakes and cookies. Admission $30 per adult and $20 per child. Mansion tour included. Reservations are necessary, as seating is limited. Call 845.876.4818 for more information.
Indulge in a coffee and tea love affair. $20 at the door, $17 presale and $15 with Student ID.
Tasting will provide background on how Rosé is made. Will offer a variety for tasting. Two types of sparkling Rosé samples also offered.
Over 130+ breweries, cideries, distilleries and vendors gather for this annual celebration of hops, hot dogs and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets range from $30-$219.
Sample mac & cheese creations from some of the finest restaurants and chefs in the Hudson Valley. Kids 12 and under free. Reservations recommended.
Citron melons- and the delicious jam made from them- were a springtime staple in 19th century New
York. Join in making your own take-home fresh citron melon jam and learning other seed crafts. Workshops
begin at 1:00 p.m. in the Clermont Cottage. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $10 per person, children 12 and under FREE. Registration is required and can be made by emailing [email protected] or calling
Enjoy cupcakes from all over the Hudson Valley. Shop local vendors. Enjoy family activities. Free.
Sample chocolate, wine, spirits, cider and craft beer from across the region. Pick up bottles of wine. Shop from over 50 vendors. Food trucks available. Price: $25-$35.
Hike budding trails in search of Clermont-specific wildflowers with Claudia Vispo, of the Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program. This event is FREE, but registration is required.
Sample New York State wines, beer and spirits as well as a variety of cheeses, chocolates, jams and more. Spend the day enjoying this historic park by the Hudson River as you listen to live music. Rain or shine. $25.
Artisans, collectors, farmers and others come together in this old glue factory to celebrate all things spring. From apparel to garden supplies to wild edibles, this event is like a treasure hunt of vintage and timeless products. $5 entry fee for entire weekend.
Pair Hudson Valley wine with artisanal cheeses. Offers a selection of 5 different cheeses from the region.
Harvest edible plants on a walk with ethnobotanist and functional herbalist Hayden Stebbins to prepare a multicourse meal. Price: $25-$35.
Over 20,000 cupcakes to choose from. Kicking off the festival is the Gardiner 5k Cupcake Classic. Test your culinary skills in the Amateur Cupcake Contest. Various food and cupcake vendors. $5 entry free. Kids 6 and under free.
Peruse through a one mile Craft Market Walk stretching from the Gardiner Library, to the Farmer's Market Grounds, across the Gardiner Rail Trail and onto the Yard Owl Craft Brewery. Enjoy handmade jewelry, vintage furniture, all-natural skincare, herbal remedies, farmhouse pottery, up-cycled clothing, small batch spirits, craft beer, local wine and food, all-day music, raffles and activities all along the way. This free event is family and pet-friendly. For more information, visit visitgardinerny.com/event.