Special Events - Saugerties


Saugerties Farmers Market   |  every Saturday through October  |  115 Main Street
Visit the market to find locally harvested food grown, raised, prepared and brought to market by local farmers. 

May Events

FIRST FRIDAY - Cinco de Mayo - May 4  |  at Saugerties Steamboat Co.  |  4-9 pm
Enjoy a bountiful Mexican buffet for May's First Friday, $25 per person.
EXHIBITOR PARTY  - Thursday, May 31  |  5 pm at the HITS Bar  |  Complimentary beer & wine 
sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim & Rhinebeck Equine

JUNE Events

FIRST FRIDAY -  Creole Style - June 1  |  HITS-on-the-Hudson Showgrounds  |  5-9 pm

We are adding some flair and spice to this month’s Friday bash! Our Creole-inspired event at HITS creates a laidback, festive atmosphere spiked with Louisiana cuisine that’ll keep you humming TGIF! Clink glasses, fill your plates and rub elbows with new friends and fabulous visitiors to the Saugerties show grounds. cost - $30 per person - view Menu

EXHIBITOR BREAKFAST  - Saturday, June 2 of Week 2  |  7:30 - 9 am Horse Show Office 
sponsored by Rood & Riddle
All Exhibitors Welcome!

Purina Animal Nutrition Afternoon Power Hour  - Friday, June 8 of Week 3  |  2-3 pm Diamond Mills Cafe 
Complimentary smoothies, milkshakes and ice cream to all exhibitors.
All Exhibitors Welcome!

Exhibitor Wine & Cheese  - Saturday, June 9 of Week 3  |  2-3 pm at Ram Trucks Display near CWD
Complimentary wine & cheese to all exhibitors.
All Exhibitors Welcome!

JULY Events

4th of July Parade & Fireworks  |  Cantine Field
As is the case every year, Saugerties will hold its great 4th of July Parade, organized by the Saugerties Fire Department and there will be fireworks as well. Line-up for the Parade is 10 am on Washington Avenue, across from the High School. Step off is at 11 am. Parking for parade participants is available in the Ice Arena parking lot.

FIRST FRIDAY - Clam Bake - July 6  |  at Saugerties Steamboat Co.  |  4-9 pm
Celebrate friends & freedom! Flavors from the sea meet farm to table favorites. $30 per person.
Sawyer Motors Cars Show -  July 8  |  Main & Partition Streets |  1-6 pm
The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall  |  July 18-23, 2018
Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex (Cantine Field)
Please join us as we proudly honor the sacrafice of 58,318 service members who died in Vietnam.  The traveling Memorial is a 5/8 scale replica of the Memorial in Washington, DC. Veterans, families and the public are encouraged to come and experience the healing powers of the wall, while honoring our nations fallen.
July 18 - Arrival Honor Convoy
July 19-21 - Open 24 hours a day
July 22 - Memorial Baseball Game at 4 pm  |  Closing Ceremony at 7 pm
July 23 - Departure Honor Convoy
Desert Flight Movie Screening  |  Monday, July 30, 7 pm, Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern
OPEN to all Riders showing in the USEF Junior Hunter Championship &
Hunterdon Cup Equitation Championship.
Referred to as “a love letter to the sport of show jumping” Desert Flight is a documentary short film that explores the unique relationship with the horse and why people dedicate so much to the equestrian life.

August Events

FIRST FRIDAY - Pig Roast - August 3  |  at Saugerties Steamboat Co.  |  4-9 pm  
Experience the best of the grill and a brilliant sunset over the Esopus! $30 per guest.
EXHIBITOR BREAKFAST  - Saturday, August 4 of Week VI  |  7:30 - 9 am, Horse Show Office  
sponsored by Rood & Riddle
All Exhibitors Welcome!
EXHIBITOR BREAKFAST  - Sunday, August 5 of Week VI  |  7:30 - 9 am, Grand Prix Ingate  
sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim
All Exhibitors Welcome!
Saugerties Artist Studio Tour   |   August 10 Opening at Opus 40  |  August 11 & 12 Tours take place.
On Saturday and Sunday, August 11 & 12, studios throughout the town will be open from 10 am to 6 pm and will be staffed by the artists. The Tour benefits both the artists and the public through their interaction in the place where artwork is created, and gives the artists an opportunity to express their motivation, inspiration and development. At all the studios visitors will see finished work and works in progress. In many of the studios artists will do demonstrations and some will offer hands-on experiences for visitors.

September Events

Riders Meeting  |  Wednesday, September 5, 5 pm  |  Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern
Bourbon Bash  |  Thursday, September 6, 6-8 pm  |   at The Tavern at Diamond Mills
Featuring Hudson Valley Whiskey
Featured drinks for $8 & a selection of tasteful food to pair.
FIRST FRIDAY - End of Summer BBQ - September 7  |  at Saugerties Steamboat Co.  |  4-9 pm
Relax and relish the divine tastes of an old-fashioned backyard BBQ.  $30 per guest
HITS Championship Week   |  September 5-9
  • Platinum Performance Hunter Prix Final
  • Diamond Mills Hunter Prix Final
  • Black Barn Restaurant $250,000 Jr/A-O/Am Jumper Prix
  • Stal Hendrix Green Futurity
  • Saugerties $500,000 Grand Prix CSI5*
Hudson Valley Garlic Festival, Presented by the Kiwanis Club of Saugerties
Saturday, September 29 & Sunday, September 30  |  Saturday 10 am to 6 pm - Sunday 10 am to 5 pm  |  RAIN OR SHINE