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Attending Walktoberfest? Here’s What You Need To Know

It’s Walktoberfest weekend! If you’re coming to our essential farmers market showcasing and sampling the bounty of the #HudsonValley, here’s what you need to know.


Walktoberfest Essential Farmers Market is open Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4 from 12-5 p.m. throughout the Hudson Valley Rail Trail and Ulster Welcome Center Plaza on the west side of Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park.


Presale tickets are sold out. Walk-up admission to the tasting area is available based on crowd density ($25 tasting tickets, $10 non-alcoholic). Short wait times may occur. No ticket is required to access the booths along the Rail Trail or Ulster Welcome Center Plaza (including the children’s activities).


To see a complete list of participating vendors, visit walkway.org/walktoberfest.


Face coverings are REQUIRED when not sampling. All vendors are placed to maintain social distancing. Attendees are asked to do their part to keep moving and avoid crowding.


Free parking is available at 87 Haviland Road, Highland, NY 12528 (short walking distance to Walktoberfest) and the Hannaford Plaza Parking Lot (3650 Route 9W, Highland, NY 12528) near Tractor Supply. A complimentary shuttle will run on a continuous loop. Follow posted signage and the direction of volunteers/law enforcement.


Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park is open and accessible to all at no cost as usual. Bicyclists on the Hudson Valley Rail Trail may be asked to dismount through the event area.


Thank you to our sponsors Radio Woodstock 100.1 WDST, Chestnut Market, Clifton Park Rental Center, Tuthilltown Spirits, PDA Kinetic Sculptures, and Apple Greens Golf Course.