The Experience

Held rain or shine at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz (exit 18 New York State Thruway), the ​Taste of New Paltz is the most unique business showcase of its kind!

Taste of New Paltz 2017

The Hudson Valley’s renowned wine, cuisine and agricultural bounty will be on display with TASTE OF NEW PALTZ, the flavorful annual opportunity to sample some of the best mouth-watering fare from the region’s finest restaurants, caterers, farm markets, brew masters, and wineries, all in a single day. The adventurous gourmet will taste bold and appealing delicacies; the more traditional diner will be glad to hear that there is pizza, beer and cupcakes.

More than just food, the Taste of New Paltz includes beautiful art, carefully crafted jewelry, health and wellness, stroll the business showcase, enjoy live music and demonstrations.

Family Friendly-bring the family for a fun day outdoors featuring many children events. Pony rides, magicians, petting zoo, and face painting.

Food – Area restaurants will prepare their specialties and sell taste-size portions of their best dishes. $3 and $5 “tastes” are offered at each of the food and beverage venues.

Local farm markets entice taste buds with delicious fresh-picked produce and homemade apple cider donuts, while our area wineries introduce tastes of our rich Hudson Valley grapes. Sip local cider made from apples grown right here in New Paltz.

The TASTE OF NEW PALTZ is also proud to boast our green initiative, highlighting the importance of sustainable practices.

Taste some more, sip again. Spend the day with us!

We are proud to continue the tradition of the Taste of New Paltz for its 28th year. We invite you to be part of the most unique business showcase of its kind. Apply here!

If you are looking for creative ways to advertise your business to five different states, consider becoming a sponsor of the Taste of New Paltz. We have sponsorship packages that suit the budget and needs of every business.

Main Stage Schedule

11-12:30pm Big Blue Big Band
12:30 -12:45 NP Karate
12:45-1pm LuLaRoe Fashion Show
1:00-2:45 Soulia & The Sultans
2:45-3:15 NP Karate
3:15-4:00 NP Rock Ashes of Phoenix
4-4:15 Great Giveaway & Sponsorship Announcements
4:15-5pm NP Rock Daily Special

Ticket Info:

Advance ticket sales are available to pick-up at the event, office or for shipping, free of charge. $3 in advance, $5 on day of event. Kids 12 & under are free. Please call 845-255-0243 or email $3 and $5 “tastes” are offered at each of the food and beverage venues.

Thank You to Hannaford and Tops supermarkets for donating bottled water for all of our volunteers at the event!

Hannaford      Tops Friendly Markets


npchamberlogosmallThe New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce, with more than 600 members, is an active and trusted voice in the regional business and residential community, advancing the business, industrial, agricultural and civic interests of the Mid-Hudson Valley Region.