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The Hudson Valley Garlic Festival is an annual event held in Saugerties that took place this past weekend. You don’t have to love garlic to enjoy the event. The spacious site has room for the big crowd, music shows sprinkled around create a nice atmosphere, classy vendors provide for fun browsing, and there’s a lot of great food.

First of all, this thing is big. I took a photo upon first entering, just to have a sense of its scale, and it didn’t seem too overwhelming.

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But it keeps going,

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and going,

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and, oh I just give up:

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Just enjoy.

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Admission costs $10. On-site parking is available for another $10, or park at numerous sites around the village and take the free shuttle. Next year’s festival is slated for the weekend of September 29th and 30th.