What is it?

SecondSaturdaySecond Saturday is a city-wide celebration of the arts held on the second Saturday of every month when galleries and shops stay open until 9pm.

Gallery openings, music are just some of the ongoing events. Most of the events are along Main Street walking is encouraged.

Click here for most recent Calendar of Events for Beacon’s 2Sat .

One of the most talked about new destinations in the State of New York, Beacon has established itself as one of the great arts communities of the Hudson Valley.

  • 60 miles north of Manhattan, Beacon has been described by The New York Times as The Hudson Valley’s most promising hot spot for contemporary art.
  • Beacon Arts Community Association (BeaconArts) is dedicated to promoting the city of Beacon as a center for the arts. The organization was formed when artists, galleries and non-profit arts advocates began to recognize the communal needs of this fast growing arts community.
  • Second Saturday Beacon is a city-wide celebration of the arts held on the second Saturday of every month when galleries and shops stay open until 9pm. Gallery openings, music are just some of the ongoing events.
  • Beacon is a member of Art Along the Hudson, a marketing collaborative with other art communities along the Hudson River.   These communities celebrate the arts with special celebrations, events and Open Studio Tours.   The Hudson Valley and Beacon are great arts destinations.   To learn more about Art Along the Hudson – www.artalongthehudson.com

Other websites to visit include:

www.dutchesstourism.org

www.artsmidhudson.org

www.dutchessny.gov/loop.htm

www.artalongthehudson.com

www.cityofbeacon.org

www.hudsonvalleycompass.com