Hudson Summerfest


Aug 19, 2017
09:30 AM until 07:00 PM


1st Annual Hudson Summerfest Promises a Community Gathering that Gives Back with a day along the Hudson River for music lovers, farmers and the whole family!


Summertime festivals are the highlight of the summer seasons to gather community and celebrate warm sunny days music by the waterfront and eat fresh from the farm food and libations! In that very spirit, the City of Hudson announces its first Hudson Summerfest to be held at Henry Hudson Riverfront Park on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 11am-7pm.


Hard pressed to find a more perfectly scenic location, with views of the mighty Hudson River, Catskill Mountains, and within walking distance of all that the City of Hudson has to offer with unique antiques and shops, restaurants, art galleries and lodging. A day out with family and friends to savour what we love about summer in the northeast. All ticket purchases are tax-deductible contributions.


Hudson Summerfest will feature live music with popular bands, NRBQ and the Whole Wheat Horns headlining the event. Families will love engaging performances by the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus.


Local and organic food and beverage FarmOn! Market will craft and grill up the best of family farms beverages and bites from local makers, food trucks and a country market of vendors FarmOn! Foundation will curate.


The crafts and makers tent showcases the work of local artisans. TheHudson Area Library will have host six authors/illustrators who will be conducting readings. There will also be origami demonstrations and arts/craft events.


Hudson Summerfest celebrates the diversity of all that the City of Hudson and the upstate New York region has to offer!  A source of fundraising for the community we select organizations annually that take great care in fostering creativity, citizenship, and community solidarity. All festival proceeds are donated to these organizations and their youth educational programming. This year, festival proceeds benefit: FarmOn! Foundation, Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, and the Hudson Area Library.


Tickets available to share in the Summer festivities along the waterfront in Hudson NY: Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 11am until 7pm in Henry Hudson Riverfront Park in Hudson, Columbia County, NY.


Join our event by being a sponsor! Information available on our website. Sponsorships are tax-deductible contributions.


The Hudson Summerfest is a sponsored project of the New York Foundation for the Arts, a 501(c)(3), and is also supported by a grant from ADM Cares, and by local businesses and organizations including Columbia Greene Media. 


$25 Adults, $13 7-17, 6 and under FREE


View map Henry Hudson Riverfront Park
200 Water Street
Hudson, NY

Additional Information


New York Foundation for the Arts



Contact name

Chad Weckler

Contact email





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