Cold Spring (1.5 miles, 3 minutes by car)

  • Cathryn’s Tuscan Grill: Zagat-rated fine Tuscan dining on Cold Spring’s buzzing Main Street. Enjoy a warm setting that includes a beautiful seasonal garden. Open for weekend brunch and weekly lunch and dinner. Mention HVSF for a 10% discount! Learn more.
  • Cold Spring Pizza: Family owned since 1972, this hometown pizza joint serves hot slices with a range of styles. No matter the choice, dough is made fresh daily in-house.
  • Hudson Hil’s: An HVSF staff favorite in the heart of Cold Spring. Enjoy full breakfast and lunch menus featuring fresh, local ingredients and heaps of historic charm. Learn more.
  • Hudson House River Inn: Enjoy breathtaking views of West Point, Storm King Mountain and the Hudson Valley at this historic inn on Cold Spring’s Hudson River waterfront. Learn more.
  • Go-Go Pops: Working closely with local farms and businesses, this Main Street staple develops new pops and smoothies with the region’s harvest. Check out their selection of Shakespeare-specific pops at the HVSF Café! Learn more.
  • Moo Moo’s Creamery: Some of the Valley’s freshest and best ice cream can be found on the waterfront in Cold Spring. Proud providers of HVSF’s gourmet ice cream! Learn more.
  • The Main Course: Excellent gourmet take-out, bakery, and catering just up the road from the Theater Tent, near Food Town. Proud providers of HVSF’s gourmet picnics! Learn more.

Garrison & Philipstown (2.5 miles, 5 minutes by car)

  • B&L Deli: Comfort food and then some! This longtime HVSF Café provider has everything you need for the *perfect* picnic – from hearty sandwiches and gourmet salads to messy potato chips and cold beverages. They can even cater your next big event! Learn more.
  • Valley Restaurant at The Garrison: Open year round, Valley has been recognized as one of the hidden dining gems in the Hudson Valley. All seasonal American cuisine, Valley’s menu changes regularly with the season and according to what is perfectly ripe that day. Learn more.

Beacon (8.5 miles, 15 minutes by car)

  • Bank Square Coffeehouse: The HVSF Conservatory Company’s go-to spot for caffeinated beverages and good vibes at the head of Beacon’s booming Main Street. Learn more.

Fishkill (10 miles, 15 minutes by car)

  • Red Line Diner: This retro-style counter-serve on Route 9 is a classic. Enjoy their all-day breakfast, delicious baked goods and desserts, and Americana favorites with a Greek twist! Learn more.
  • Boutique Wines, Spirits & Cider: Good friends of the Festival, Peter and Paige, run this divine wine shop – a favorite of HVSF’s actors. Stop in for a tasting or fresh cider pour on your way to the Tent! Learn more.

Peekskill (10 miles, 20 minutes by car)

  • Peekskill Coffee House: A gathering space for Peekskill’s emerging arts community, PCH has become a staple of the city and is often referred to as “Peekskill’s Living Room.” Learn more.

Newburgh (13 miles, 25 minutes by car)

  • Newburgh Brewing Co.: Relax with a beer, some fried food, and a game of shuffleboard as you overlook the Hudson River in a gorgeously restored factory building! NB is one of our favorite local breweries supplying the HVSF Café with tasty beers this summer. Learn more. 

Garnerville (18 miles, 30 minutes by car)

  • Industrial Arts Brewing Company: Experience modern brews that contrast tradition and innovation in a sprawling, pre-Civil War industrial complex. Industrial is one of our favorite local breweries supplying the HVSF Cafe with tasty beers this summer. Learn more.