With the holidays right around the corner, supporting our local artisans, makers, and businesses is important - especially this year. We’ve compiled a list of holiday markets and shopping events you won’t want to miss in Dutchess this season! Please visit each event’s respective site to view their full list of COVID guidelines.
Weekends starting Saturday, November 14, through December 20 from 10:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.
Holiday shop with a cup of hot cocoa in-hand, and browse through local craft and food vendors (including fresh, local apple cider) while listening to holiday music at Limar's Farm & Nursery in Lagrangeville. Choose from 18+ local vendors including crafts, jewelry, home decor, holiday items, gifts, handmade furniture, and poinsettias. For more information click here.
Saturday, November 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Get your holiday shopping done early and join the Renegades as they host a Holiday Craft Fair at Dutchess Stadium! Shop from a wide variety of vendors offering many different crafts, products, food trucks, and music. Head to HVRenegades.com to pre-register! Admission is free, there will be a $5.00 charge for parking.
Friday through Sunday, November 27 - 29 on Facebook
Get a head start on your holiday shopping by purchasing one-of-a-kind gifts for friends and family at the annual DCC Craft Fair, which is now virtual! Tune in via Facebook for Black Friday deals, behind the scenes videos from the artisans with live Q&As, and links to all your favorite artists for your shopping pleasure. For more information, click here.
Friday, November 27 - 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, November 29 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
After enjoying a big Thanksgiving meal, visit Locust Grove as local artists and makers come together to showcase their one-of-a-kind products. The market will also feature over 20 vendors, Fair Trade items, and gourmet foods. Make a day out of your visit by exploring the beautiful grounds of the historic Locust Grove Estate. Don’t forget to stop by the museum shop for more locally-made gifts and books. For more information click here.
Thursday and Friday, December 3 - 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Shop your way through Beacon’s charming brick-and-mortar stores during this two-night event! Hop & Shop in Beacon highlights the local businesses with exclusive sales, specials, and services. Each store will set its own safety guidelines, hours, and deals, including curbside pickup and online shopping. For more information, click here.
Saturday, December 5, 12, 19 from 12:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 6 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Visit this collaboration of local galleries and arts organizations that are providing a unique shopping experience this holiday season. Enjoy the array of quality gifts and food vendors at the local art galleries in Poughkeepsie including Gallery 330, Gallery 40, WomensWork.Art, Queen City 15, and Barrett Art Center. For more information, click here.
Saturday and Sunday, December 5 - 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Shop Arts Mid-Hudson’s annual Handmade Market featuring locally made glass, jewelry, greeting cards, textiles, ceramics, wood, products, prints, paintings, home, decorating items, and more! Find the perfect one-of-a-kind handmade gift for your one-of-a-kind loved ones. Open one weekend only at a new location, the Trolley Barn. For more information, click here.
Sunday, December 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
After a great sunflower and pumpkin season, Hudson Valley Cold Pressed Oils will once again be opening up their farm to the public, this time to help with your holiday shopping! View their carefully curated selection of vendors who will be on the farm with their handcrafted gifts. Included in this lineup is HV Cold Pressed Oils’ products like sunflower oils, flours, and more. Art supplies will be collected to benefit the Poughkeepsie Children's Home and holiday wishlists where you can purchase supplies to gift to teens will also be available. For more information, click here.
Give a gift that keeps on giving this holiday season! Shop handmade crafts that give a glimpse into the beauty and colors of Haiti. Purchase charming works of art that are handmade by talented Haitian artisans working in a variety of mediums including wood, goat horn, metal, and paper mâché. Much of the techniques used by these artists have been passed down from generation to generation. Each piece is truly one-of-a-kind, and infused with a vibrant energy that would bring life into any room, making these collections the perfect gift for your friends and family! For more information. Click here.
Every Wednesday in November
Celebrate small businesses during the Rhinebeck $10 Fest where retail stores, restaurants, and wellness studios offer an exclusive promotion. Happening every Wednesday in November, snag a $10 deal and shop around for holiday goodies. Offers available on wellness classes, meals, items, and some are even redeemable online. Visit enjoyrhinebeck.com for the latest information.