Hudson Valley hamlet to Host Oktoberfest Rain or Shine Oct 11

Oktoberfest this Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center: This FREE event is open to all and will be held in conjunction with the Sugar Loaf Fall Festival. Food will be provided courtesy of Billy Joe’s Ribworks and beer will be available from Brooklyn Brewery, Leinenkugel’s, Miller, Newburgh Brewing and more.

The Sugar Loaf Fall Festival will celebrate its 45th year on October 11, 12, 13, from 10:00am to 6:00pm. It is the perfect place to spend the weekend watching the leaves turn colors, getting a breath of fresh cool air, and enjoying the festival filled with dozens of visiting crafters from the tri-state region.

There will be food vendors of various kinds and a whole line up of live music in the garden. The Entertainment schedule will include a range of styles such as blues, classic rock, folk and more. Many bands are local and many write their own songs. You will have a taste of some of the best local musical talent in Hudson Valley.

The hamlet of Sugar Loaf is a community of creative craftspeople, artists and specialty shops nestled under Sugar Loaf Mountain in picturesque Warwick Valley, Orange County, New York. Surrounded by apple orchards and horse farms, it has had a distinguished reputation as a crafts community for over 250 years. Today, Sugar Loaf remains true to its heritage as the year round home of many independent business men and women. Many of these artisans live and work in the original barns and buildings that date back as early as the 1700’s.

Sugar Loaf has an outstanding selection of handmade art, crafts and gifts. There are many unique shops offering you a broad range of goods from paintings, photography, stained glass, handmade soaps, pottery, jewelry, woodworks, leather, candles, crystals, gemstones, floral arrangements, herbs and teas; even a little practical magic if you dare In Sugar Loaf, you’ll find craftsmanship, uniqueness, and variety that cannot be found elsewhere.

You’ll find everything within easy walking distance. Spend the day strolling through our wonderful collection of shops while enjoying all the festivities. When your hunger beckons stop at the well known established Barnsider Restaurant or the award winning Cancun Inn Mexican Restaurant. Marie’s Deli offers you a delicious sandwiches and a variety things from the grill. Laura’s Sweets will be the perfect dessert or snack. You can also visit one of the food vendors for a rejuvenating quick meal or a refreshing drink.

Our visiting vendors will have treats like kettle corn, sausage and pepper, roast beef sandwiches, ice cream, local honey and much, much more. There will be fun for the kids with a kid zone. For more information, call 845-469-9181. Travel from NYC is about one hour from the GW Bridge.

Photos borrowed from Sugar Loaf landing page.