Celebrate the Hudson Valley’s rich agricultural bounty and more at the second annual Hudson Valley Harvest Festival (HVHF) on Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22 at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz. Gates open each day at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. on Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday. The event will feature a farmers’ market showcasing local farms and farm stands, as well as a broad array of food, live music featuring over 40 bands on three different stages, activities for the kids, art and crafts vendors, animal exhibits, a pie- and cupcake-baking contest, a photo contest, educational demos and classes with Cornell Cooperative Extension educators, UlsterCorps volunteer recognition, a classic car show, touch-a-truck and more.
Daily general admission tickets are $5 per person at the gate, ages 12 and under are free. Advanced tickets are available online at HVHF tickets. All admission proceeds from the festival will benefit Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County and Family of Woodstock Inc.
For more information, to become a sponsor or vendor at HVHF, please call 340-3990 or visit www.hudsonvalleyharvestfestival.com.