Hudson Valley Garilic Festival!

Posted by Murphy Realty Group on Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 at 9:44am.

2010-garlic-festival-poster-1_262_01         It is fall in Ulster County again, and that means many wonderful things! The cool frost is in the air, the leaves are changing from a vibrant green to electric reds, yellows and oranges! It is also time to pick your apples for your pies, and pumpkins for your Halloween jack-o-lanterns! All in all, it is a very exciting and wonderful time of year in all of the Hudson Valley. But, for those of you who enjoy food, the fall means something even more special to you. Because, it is the season for the Hudson Valley Garlic Festival in Saugerties, New York!
          The Garlic Festival is a weekend of garlic filled fun in Ulster County. This year the festival is on September 24th and 25th. This year is shaping up to be the best one yet! So make sure you plan on brings the whole family for a sensory play land in the foot of the Catskills in Saugerties New York. The Festival is less than a two hour driving some Manhattan, so start packing the car up for the weekend!
          Not only will the Garlic Festival feature plenty of garlic and garlic infused foods, but there will be live entertainment, raft vendors and musical performances too! The gates open at 10 am on Saturday the 24th, and the say will start with a bang. The day will feature many local bands, performers and parades all through out the day until the gates close at 6 pm! In addition to entertainment there will be many informative lectures and demonstrations done by area chefs. So, you can come, have fun, and learn something new too!
          There will be many vendors at the Hudson Valley Garlic Festival too! Many local stores and artist will be selling their arts and crafts creations for you to enjoy and purchase to perhaps bring to your loved one at home, or give your sweetie for their upcoming birthday! There will be some great pottery, so you can pick up some bowls and plates and serve your new recipes that you learned, with the garlic you just bought. Not to mention there will be plenty of handmade jewelry for you to buy and wear, or some art you can pick up to put on your walls at home, to remind you of the wonderful time you had!
 You can buy tickets in person. Children under 12 are free! Daily gate admission is only ten dollars! It is good for one person, and for Saturday or Sunday. No pets are allowed, but make sure you buy plenty of delicious strains of garlic for them to smell when you come home. So come enjoy for of USA Today’s top ten regional food festivals! Enjoy he Saugerties area, and all it has to offer, a and if  you decide you love the area so much ,come visit us at Murphy Realty Group in Kingston! We will help you with finding any real estate need. From a full time home to a weekend getaway!

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