Holiday Celebration With Santa on the Walkway (in person)

Kick off the holiday season with Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick on the World’s Longest Elevated Pedestrian Bridge!

Santa will arrive at the Walkway’s Ulster Welcome Center (87 Haviland Road, Highland) on Sunday, November 27 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Bring your kids, your dogs – the whole family – for this unique photo opportunity with Santa.  Anna, Elsa, and Olaf from Frozen will also be on hand for fun holiday photos. Enjoy our hot cocoa bar and special cookie station hosted by Lemon Love and seasonal music performed by a group of classic yuletide carolers.

This event is free to attend and no RSVP is required. Professional digital photos with Santa and the Frozen characters will be available for purchase for a suggested donation of $10, or visitors may take their own photos.

MayFest at the Walkway (in person)

The Mayfest Essential Farmers and Makers Market brings a curated selection of the Hudson Valley’s finest producers – farms, distilleries, breweries, wineries, restaurants, artists, artisans, and more – to the Hudson Valley Rail Trail and west approach to Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 from 12-5 p.m.  Vendors will exhibit their wares for tasting or purchase, allowing participants to support several local agribusinesses in one location. Learn more here!

MayFest at the Walkway (in person)

The Mayfest Essential Farmers and Makers Market brings a curated selection of the Hudson Valley’s finest producers – farms, distilleries, breweries, wineries, restaurants, artists, artisans, and more – to the Hudson Valley Rail Trail and west approach to Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 from 12-5 p.m.  Vendors will exhibit their wares for tasting or purchase, allowing participants to support several local agribusinesses in one location. Learn more here!

Walkway at Night – Halloween Edition (in-person)

The Friends of the Walkway nonprofit organization is pleased to once again offer the opportunity to enjoy amazing Hudson Valley views after dark from 212 feet above the Hudson River at Walkway at Night. With the moon hanging high in the sky and the Mid-Hudson Bridge twinkling in the distance, there is truly nothing like a moonlit evening on the World’s Longest Elevated Pedestrian Bridge. This event takes place from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Everyone, including children, must reserve a ticket for entry at walkway.org/walkwayatnight and check in at the appropriate gate upon arrival.
Visitors are encouraged to come in costume and children will receive a treat upon entry.
As always, Walkway members are welcome to attend at no cost. Non-members can register for $5. Members have been emailed a special discount code to use upon registration providing one complimentary admission to Individual members, and up to five complimentary admissions for Family members.

Walktoberfest Farmers and Makers Market (in person)

The Walktoberfest Farmers and Makers Market brings a curated selection of the Hudson Valley’s finest producers – farms, distilleries, breweries, wineries, restaurants, artists, artisans, and more – to the Hudson Valley Rail Trail and west approach to Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park on Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3 from 12-5 p.m. Vendors will exhibit their wares for tasting or purchase, allowing participants to support several local agribusinesses in one location.

General admission to Walktoberfest (excluding the tasting area) is free.

To purchase tickets for the tasting area, click here.

Walktoberfest Farmers and Makers Market (in person)

The Walktoberfest Farmers and Makers Market brings a curated selection of the Hudson Valley’s finest producers – farms, distilleries, breweries, wineries, restaurants, artists, artisans, and more – to the Hudson Valley Rail Trail and west approach to Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park on Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3 from 12-5 p.m. Vendors will exhibit their wares for tasting or purchase, allowing participants to support several local agribusinesses in one location.

General admission to Walktoberfest (excluding the tasting area) is free.

To purchase tickets for the tasting area, click here.

9th Annual Accessibility Awareness Day (in person)

Spend the day with Cerebral Palsy of Ulster County at the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park – Highland side – for a fundraiser to help raise awareness of the need for recreational spaces for individuals with disabilities.
Entrance is free! There will be music, a bake sale, event t-shirts for sale, and an amazing raffle.