2022 Winter Walk

The 26th Anniversary

Saturday, December 3 at 5pm


Hudson’s favorite winter street festival returns for its 26th year bigger and brighter than ever. Take an evening stroll down the mile-long length of historic Warren Street and enjoy performances, art installations, family-friendly attractions, local food and drinks, holiday shopping, fireworks and festive cheer. 


GET INVOLVED IN WINTER WALK 2022!

Whether it’s donning a costume to animate the street on December 3 or aligning your brand with Hudson’s largest and most beloved community event by becoming an official sponsor, help make the 26th Anniversary of Winter Walk the most successful yet.

Click above to connect with us and learn more about our volunteer and sponsorship opportunities.


HOW CAN IT BE FREE?

Hudson Hall relies on the support of the community to keep Winter Walk a free event. Consider making a donation here.

To keep updated on future Winter Walk events, join our email list here and follow us on Instagram.


WINTER WALK ARTIST GRANTS: OPEN NOW!
Deadline: Midnight, October 1, 2022
Click here to learn more!

Returning for its second year, Hudson Hall invites local artists and performers to apply for funds to support the creation of new and unique Winter Walk attractions and performances. Preference will be given to projects that help animate the street and can be enjoyed outdoors by all ages.


A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR WINTER WALK SPONSORS

City of Hudson Common Council Tourism Committee
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
Bank of Greene County Charitable Foundation
Columbia Economic Development Corporation
Columbia Memorial Health
Clove & Creek
Wunderbar Bistro
Nine Cakes
Trade Winds
West Indies & Natural Food
Susan Eley Fine Art
Bar Bene
MODERN on the Hudson
Tanzy’s

  • Hudson Hall’s programming is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of the Governor and the New York Legislature.

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Learn About Winter Walk’s 25th Anniversary


Winter Walk returned to its beloved street festival format in 2021 to celebrate 25 years as Hudson’s favorite winter celebration!

On Saturday, December 4 from 5 – 8pm, Winter Walk lit up the early December night with stunning storefront displays, roaming carolers, street performers, food, drinks, and a magical fireworks display from the Hudson River.

Hudson Hall first produced Winter Walk in 1997 to help bring foot traffic back to Warren Street after a long period of decline. Today, Winter Walk encompasses the entire mile-long stretch of Hudson’s main street, rings Seventh Street Park, spills over to the side streets, and now extends down to Front Street and the waterfront. Learn more about Winter Walk’s origins here, courtesy of Ellen Thurston.

Winter Walk 2021 focused on outdoor attractions that could be safely enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. The lineup of street performers and attractions included:

Aly’s Ponies & Barnyard Friends, Arcadia Rae, Beautiful Racket, Canaan Chorale, Circus Theatricks with Seano, Crazy Christine Balloons, Diata Diata Drumming, Harmony Project Hudson, Hi-Beam, Holly Andy Ivy, Hudson City School District Band Program, Hudson Festival Orchestra Holiday Sing, Hudson High Marching Band, Ice Yacht: The Vixen, Key of Q, Krampus, Living Large Draft Horse & Carriage Rides, Orcapelicans, Roger the Jester, Sax O’Claus, Sean The Prankster Magician, St. Julian’s Jugglers…and more!

City Hall (520 Warren Street) hosted Santa Claus! The jolly little elf was on hand for one-on-one, socially-distanced consultations with the little ones. Whether they’d been naughty or nice, Santa presented each child with a FREE gift-wrapped, age-specific book to help make their Christmas dreams come true.  


GET INVOLVED IN WINTER WALK 2021!

Whether it’s donning a costume to animate the street on December 4 or aligning your brand with Hudson’s largest and most beloved community event by becoming an official sponsor, help make the 25th Anniversary of Winter Walk the most successful yet.

Click below to connect with us and learn more about our volunteer and sponsorship opportunities.


HOW CAN IT BE FREE?

Hudson Hall relies on the support of the community to keep Winter Walk a free event. Consider making a donation here.

To keep updated on future Winter Walk events, join our email list here and follow us on Instagram.

Contributing Sponsors

Bob Michel & Jean Warshaw, Flowerkraut, Frank & Maria Hadley, Mane Street Hairstyles, Manifest Boutique, Sarah Lipsky & Timothy Doyle, Tradewinds, Isaan Thai Star, The Second Show, and WB GolfCart

Special thanks to Adam H. Weinert and the Waterfront Wednesdays crew, Deborah D’Arcy, JD Urban, Hillary France, Hudson Youth Department, Mayor Kamal Johnson, Mayoral Aide Michael Hoffman, Operation Unite NY, Rich Volo, Victoria Rowan, and to the many local businesses and community members whose support and participation has made Winter Walk Hudson’s biggest, brightest and most festive event of the year!

Thanks also to Myron Polenberg for the Winter Walk 25th Anniversary poster design.

Watch Winter Walk’s 25th Anniversary