Check out all that Beacon has to offer!

Beacon, NY is located along the Hudson River. A one-time manufacturing city, it is now a mecca for artists, musicians, historians, and visitors just looking for a day away from the city. Beacon has boomed in the past 10 years and beckons visitors and residents to ramble through the village and relax with friends. Part of the charm is that it is a walkable center that winds from the Hudson River and the Metro North train station through the town shops and galleries. 

Beacon is a short 10 minutes drive from Fishkill, NY or Newburgh, NY for shopping and errands. There you will find everything that you need, including Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, Barnes and Noble, Marshall's, Kohl's, Panera, Five Guys, Starbuck's, Michael's, Lowe's, Home Depot, Target, CVS, movie theaters, ice rinks, fitness facilities, and grocery stores. You will also find within or bordering Beacon many attractions such as the Renegades (a minor league baseball park), The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival at Boscobel, and Mount Beacon, which graces the NY State seal.

Beacon has become a hub of cultural and entertainment opportunities for residents and visitors alike. Come visit Beacon and enjoy the energy, galleries, unique shops and outdoor fun.

Here are some links to explore.

Beacon Arts

offers information about gallery openings, special events, "Second Saturdays," and more. 

Dia:Beacon

presents Dia Art Foundation’s collection from the 1960s to the present as well as special exhibitions, new commissions, and public and education programs. 

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival 

this runs from June until August, and every year they select new plays. They perform at the beautiful, historic Boscobel estate, with sweeping views of the Hudson River and West Point.

The Beacon Theater

a 1930's Art Deco Theater that features live perfomances by 4th Wall Productions. In addition to theater productions, the Beacon Theater offers comedy, concerts, art, performing arts classes, and children's programming. 

The Roundhouse at Beacon Falls

an exquisite dining experience, surrounded by the beauty of Beacon Falls.

The Towne Crier Café

hear live music and enjoy great food at this venue that attracts world-class musicians.

The Beacon Sloop Club

links to area parks, museums, and groups dedicated to protecting the beauty of the Hudson.

Hudson Valley Renegades Minor League Baseball
Trip Advisor Best Restaurants in Beacon, NY
Yelp Restaurants in Beacon, NY

 

Articles and information on Beacon, NY:

Conde Nast Traveler, 10 Things to Do in Beacon, NY
Escape Brooklyn - Daytrippin', Beacon, NY
"Beacon, NY: Quaint City Rediscovered"  -The NY Times

 

Festivals and events:

Beacon Independent Film Festival
Strawberry Festival
Hudson River Craft Beer Festival

 

Tour and Event information:

Beacon on Hudson
Hudson Valley Traveler
Arrange a personalized tour of the Hudson Valley!