Labor Day weekend is coming up! With the hot temperature these days, it sure does not feel like school is starting and summer is ending in the Hudson Valley. Anyway, we hope you go out and enjoy the following events in the Hudson Valley this weekend:

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Hudson Valley Weekend Guide

Lower Hudson Valley Labor Day Weekend Events in Westchester

Labor Day is going to be Playland's Last Day of the Season. They will be having several events: the final fireworks on Friday September 4th; Special concert by the Village People on September 5th, Super Hero Day on Sunday, September 6th, and enjoy $15 Rides Admission all day from 12 noon - 10 p.m. on Monday, September 7th.

The Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow is going to celebrate Labor Day with a Cornucopia Festival from Saturday to Monday. There will be a mini corn maze, carnival games, English country dancing in the barn, cooking demonstrations, and more. 

You will find the Arts on the Third Festival on Sunday, September 6 at Mount Vernon in Lower Westchester. There will be performances on several stages, showcasing local and mainstream artists in music, theatre, film, literature, dance, performance art, visual art and spoken word.

Mid Hudson Valley Labor Day Weekend Events

Going to the Stormville Flea Market has been a tradition for many in the Hudson Valley during holiday weekends. You can visit the large flea market on Saturday and Sunday, September 5 and 6. Visit our flea market guide to find other flea markets in the region.

On September 4 and 5, you can visit the Storm King Art Center, which is presenting The Tempest with the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. Enjoy the show and picnic at the beautiful grounds at Storm King.

The Village of Brewster Film Festival is this weekend, running from September 3-6. The festival will be held at different venues, and will include local films, cartoons, short films, and more.

The City of Newburgh will hold their Newburgh International Festival this weekend, September 4th to 7th at Gully's parking lot, along the riverfront. There will be vendors, a variety of international and local cuisine, carnival with rides and games, and live entertainment.

To celebrate Labor Day, the West Point Band will present a Music Under the Stars Concert on Sunday, September 6th at 7:30pm. The evening includes an outdoor pops concert, along with fireworks and cannon firing.

(video from the West Point Band Youtube Channel)

The Museum Village in Orange County is having their 40th annual Civil Wars Weekend. See representations of Federal and Confederate infantry, artillery and cavalry units and medical demonstrations.

Did you know Pine Island, New York in Orange County is known for their onions? Join the town for their annual onion eating contest on Sunday, September 6 at 4pm. 

The Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fairwhich started in 1982, takes place eery Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz. This year, the fair will run from September 5-7, which has become "a destination" for the discerning collector of quality art and fine crafts.

The Millerton Artisan Fair, an annual showcase of fine arts and crafts, returns to the lawn of No. 9 Restaurant in Millerton on Friday and Saturday.

Every September, the Hudson River Valley Ramble is an annual event series that celebrates the history, culture and natural resources of the Hudson Valley, as well as the amazing landscape, communities, and trails throughout the region. The first Hudson River Valley Ramble events are this weekend. Also, the New York Renaissance Faire will take place in Tuxedo until end of September.