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Concerts, Festivals & Summer Events in the Hudson Valley

Posted by: Tarrytown House Estate
24 May
Concerts, Festivals & Summer Events in the Hudson Valley

Discover the Most Exciting Summer Events in the Hudson Valley: 2019

Summertime is a season that's meant to be savored, and there's no better place to do so than in the picturesque Hudson Valley. Among the winding riverside roads, apple orchards, and charming farms you'll find a host of fun events all summer long. The region's old-money mansions host music performances of every variety, from opera to jazz to rock. You can enjoy Shakespeare in the blooming gardens of Boscobel and world music at the Tuscan villa of Caramoor. Indulge at food festivals and celebrate at fireworks shows. Connect with the true artistic spirit of the region when you experience summer events in the Hudson Valley. Make plans now for your summer escape!

Eat, Drink & Be Merry at Westchester Magazine's Wine & Food Festival

Savor a delicious gourmet celebration of the freshest Hudson Valley cuisine at this thrilling food festival, which features top chefs, sommeliers, winemakers, and distillers. Embark on a gastronomical journey throughout the region with six days of events, June 4-9 in Valhalla. The festival's highlight is the Grand Tasting Village, which hosts more than 50 area restaurants and more than 200 wines and spirits - plus chef demonstrations, food trucks, and entertainment. Top events at this year's festival include:
  • Salute! A Wine Tasting Tour of Italy
  • Taste & Style Fashion/Shopping Event
  • Burger & Beer Blast
  • Food Truck Festival
  • Winemakers Dinner
  • Grand Tasting Village
  • Jr. Chef Experience

Sunset Jazz Concerts at Beautiful Lyndhurst Mansion

In addition to guided tours and garden workshops, this fabulous mansion hosts live jazz concerts at sunset every Thursday evening from July 11 through August 29. Relax on the lawn (bring a blanket if you'd like) and listen to cool jazz performances as you enjoy views of the Hudson River - the perfect spot for the sunset. It's a casual, laid-back evening (on-leash dogs are allowed) and only a five-minute drive (1.2 miles) from our pet-friendly hotel in Tarrytown.

Enjoy Music Under the Stars with Summer Concerts at West Point

Soak in the majesty of West Point with exciting summer concerts from June through Labor Day in the impressive Trophy Point Amphitheater. Bring a picnic basket for an easygoing night of music on the historic grounds of the U.S. Military Academy with views of the Hudson River. The 4th of July show with fireworks and patriotic tunes is always the most popular event, but you'll also find Broadway shows, jazz performances, and classical concerts - plus rock, country music, and pop. The performances are a great way to be a part of the tradition and heritage at this venerable American institution.

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival at Boscobel House and Gardens

Relax and be entertained by the musings of the Bard and other fun performances at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, which takes place in a unique Theater Tent at Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison. Enjoy beautiful views of the Hudson River during the show in a stunning setting that feels as timeless as Shakespeare himself. You'll also find fun events taking place throughout the festival before the performances, including special nights for families, trivia games, LGBTQ, prologue talks, and parties. This year's season features a host of Shakespeare's finest works and popular modern hits from June 9 to September 8, including:
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • Cymbeline
  • Into the Woods
  • Cyrano
  • Julius Caesar

Caramoor's Summer Series: Symphonies, Jazz, World Music & More

Katonah's acclaimed performing arts venue lights up the summer season with a host of world-class performances, from chamber music to opera and Americana to jazz. Discover a spectacular setting in the Caramoor's unique venues, from the intimate Venetian theater to the beautiful Spanish Courtyard. The Tuscan-style villa was built in the 1930s and is an impressive estate, from the gardens to the Renaissance artwork inside. It's a magical setting for a memorable summertime music experience. This year's schedule includes numerous highlights, including:
  • Venice Baroque Orchestra
  • American Roots Music Festival
  • Jazz Festival
  • Tribu Baharu
  • Russian Renaissance
  • New York Baroque Incorporated
  • Dover Quartet
  • American Modern Opera Company
  • Orchestra of St. Luke's
  • 3rd Annual Chamber Feast
  • Summer Season Finale

Escape to the Hudson Valley at Historic Tarrytown House Estate

Craving a summer getaway? Those in the know have been escaping to the Hudson Valley since before America was America. Settled by the earliest pioneers and European immigrants, this scenic region is steeped in history. Be a part of the legacy at Tarrytown House Estate on the Hudson, an elegant riverside getaway comprised of graceful 19th-century mansions. With old-world charm and Gilded Age style, the estate offers a timeless travel experience that harkens back to a simpler era - with all the modern amenities, of course. From the sparkling swimming pools to the state-of-the-art fitness center and Tesla charging station, our amenities are designed to enhance every moment of your stay. Best of all, our central location in Tarrytown is close to all the top attractions and summer events in the Hudson Valley - and Midtown Manhattan is just 30 minutes away. Isn't it time you planned your summer escape?
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