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Top 10 Events in June 2019

Country Living Fair  
When: June 1st & 2nd | Where: Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck

Great shopping at more than 200 vendors from 25+ states with antiques, furniture, handcrafted goods, art and artisans and much more! Meet the editors of Country Living Magazine, attend seminars, cooking demos and how-tos. See amazing artisan demonstrations and shop the Specialty Food Market.

First Friday Poughkeepsie: Queen City Roots
When: June 7th | Where: Mansion Square, Poughkeepsie

Enjoy an array of craft beers from local breweries or authentic and inspired cuisine as restaurants across the city prepare to best fit the Queen City Roots theme. Stop by and try all the in-house specials. And what is a Friday night without music – enjoy live shows from Jason Gisser and Basecamp!

Stormville Airport’s Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival
When: June 8th | Where: Stormville Airport, Stormville

At the Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival, take your time to sample delicious bites and brews! With over 40+ craft beers and ciders showcased at the festival, finding a new taste is easy. Enjoy live music, car shows, helicopter rides, and the Horse Show Extravaganza.

Beacon Sloop Club Strawberry Festival
When: June 9th | Where: Beacon Riverfront Park, Beacon 

The Beacon Sloop Club will bake and serve their traditional fresh strawberry shortcake, a homemade treat with fresh berries, real whipped cream on a hot biscuit. The festival will feature two solar music stages, environmental tables, many free children activities and free sails on the Sloop Woody Guthrie. New this year the best homemade strawberry jam contest.

Poughkeepsie Pride Weekend Parade & Festival
When: June 9th | Where: Waryas Park, Poughkeepsie

Not only is June Pride Month, 2019 is The Year of Pride, so why not celebrate at the Pride Festival in Poughkeepsie! Enjoy a day along the riverfront with food vendors, community organizations and live music!

New York’s Special Olympics Summer Games 
When: June 14th & 15th | Where: Various Locations

More than 1,500 athletes and coaches from across the state will participate in the 2019 State Summer Games, featuring competitions in Aquatics, Basketball, Gymnastics, Tennis, Athletics, Bowling, Powerlifting and Volleyball. The State Summer Games are one of three annual state games and one of more than 4,000 total competitive experiences held each year throughout New York. All events are free and open to the public.

Strawberry Jammin’ Festival
When: June 15th | Where: Fishkill Farms, Hopewell Junction

Celebrate all things strawberry at Fishkill Farm's annual Strawberry Jammin' Festival–a berry good time for all ages! Spend the day enjoying live music, taking wagon rides through the orchard, preparing for summer with a kid's seeding workshop, and chowing down on strawberry-themed foods at the Fishkill Farms Grill and Farm Store!

Rhinebeck Crafts Festival
When: June 22nd & 23rd | Where: Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck

Two hundred of America’s best independent artists and craftspeople are coming together in the heart of the beautiful Hudson Valley for the seventh annual Rhinebeck Crafts Festival. This diverse experience is a celebration of all things handmade which includes unique contemporary craft and art, gourmet specialty foods, and much more! The Rhinebeck Crafts Festival is a great day for the entire family!

Hudson Valley Taco Fest
When: June 22nd | Where: Beacon Riverfront Park, Beacon

This year the best taco places bring their best tacos ever! Plenty of Latino dishes as well as you can wash it down with great brew, Sangrias and Margaritas! Mariachi Bands will have you dancing! Check out the Taco Eating Championships! 

16th Annual Bard Summerscape Festival
When: June 29th – August 18th | Where: Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson

Festival features seven weeks of world class opera, theater, dance, cabaret, film and music, including the 30th annual Bard Music Festival, Korngold and His World.

To learn about even more events happening in Dutchess this morning, visit the calendar here!

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