Sloop Club Prepares for Pumpkin Fest

Annual family event set for Oct. 18

The Beacon Sloop Club hosts its annual Pumpkin Festival from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18 at Pete and Toshi Seeger Park on the riverfront in Beacon. The free event, which occurs rain or shine, will include Hudson Valley pumpkins of all sizes and shapes, fresh pumpkin pie and soup, hot and cold apple cider and traditional “stone soup.”

The festival will also feature live music on two solar-powered stages and children’s activities and environmental displays.

Seeger Park is located at 1 Flynn Drive, adjacent to the Beacon Sloop Club building, close to the Beacon train station. For information, visit

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