The majesty of the Hudson Valley has drawn the world’s elite from across the globe for centuries. The natural beauty where the Hudson River meets the Catskill Mountains, just 100 miles north of New York City, remains not only one of the most breathtaking regions in the world, it offers an astounding array of activities and history.
Whether you are on a romantic weekend, a family vacation or looking for outdoor adventure, there are plenty of activities and attractions to experience to ensure that your stay in the Hudson Valley is unforgettable.
HITS – World-class Equestrian Competition – a Sport the Whole Family can Enjoy!
On Sunday, September 10, plan your day at HITS-on-the-Hudson to watch the world’s most accomplished Equestrians compete for over $1 Million in Prize Money – right in your own backyard!
Sunday, September 10 | Gates Open at 8 am | OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Snack Bar | Grandstand Seating | Meet & Greet Olympic Athletes | Presentation of the Flags by West Point Cadets | Fun for All Ages
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS –
- 8 am – Platinum Performance $100,000 Hunter Prix Final
- 9 am – Diamond Mills $500,000 Hunter Prix Final
- 12 pm – Black Barn $250,000 Junior / Amateur-Owner Jumper Prix
- 2 pm – Opening Ceremonies | Horseware Ireland Parade of Grand Circuit Champions & West Point Cadets Presentation of the Flags
- 2:30 pm – Saugerties $1 Million Grand Prix FEI CSI-5*
TICKET INFORMATION – General Admission – $10 in advance or at the gate. FREE for children 12 & under.
Day VIP – $100 per person. Includes covered ringside open seating, buffet, and a private cash bar. Advance purchase required. For tickets and Day VIP Passes, contact HITS at 845.246.8833
- Saugerties Historical Society / Kiersted House
- Historic Kingston
- Hudson River Historic Boat Tour
- Saugerties Lighthouse
Horse Back Riding
Hiking / Walking / Climbing
- Hunter Mountain Ski Resort
- Windham Mountain Ski Resort
- Belleayre Mountain Ski Resort
- Cross Country Skiing and Snow Shoeing
Kayaking / Paddle Boarding / Boating Rentals
- The Fisher Center at Bard College
- Bearsville Theater
- Woodstock Playhouse
- Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC)
Spa & Relaxation
Seasonal Events in the Area
- Saugerties Artist Tour – Summer Tour
- Belleayre Mountain Summer Music Series
- Hunter Mountain Festivals
- A Taste of New Paltz
- Headless Horseman Hayrides & Haunted House
- Hudson Valley Garlic Festival
- Saugerties Mum Festival
- Woodstock-New Paltz Craft Fair
Family Friendly Fun