Saugerties NY has cultivated an impressive yearly calendar of activities that keeps town constantly buzzing. There’s the annual hunter-jumper horse shows, the a wonderful 4th of July Parade and Fireworks display, an antique car show, and a seasonal weekly But you don’t have to wait for a special occasion to enjoy yourself in Saugerties. The has an ice rink, baseball fields, soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts, playgrounds and picnic areas; it’s the envy of the area. There's also an indie movie theater, right in the village.
Saugerties NY offers a unique environment for those who love the outdoors that includes public and private access to both the Hudson River and the Esopus Creek for swimming, boating, kayaking, fishing, and waterskiing. There’s a town beach on the Hudson right in the village. Spend a perfect sunny day with there, then head uphill to the village for some ice cream.
There’s a vibrant arts community in Saugerties NY. a relatively recent addition to the scene, is a former factory building renovated to house a flexible space that puts all the arts under the same roof: Theater, art, opera, jazz and cabaret, photography, fashion design, dance and more all have a home in Saugerties.