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Essex Chili Cook-off
March 3, 2024
The Whallonsburg Grange Hall
Join us for a Chili Cook-off, a community celebration of our local farms & farmers!
Essex Eclipse 2024
April 8, 2024
On April 8, Essex will be one of the best locations in New York state and the entire Northeast to view a once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse.
Clean Up Green Up
April 30, 2024
All of Essex!
Help the Town emerge from the winter blues into the beauty of spring by joining us in a month-long litter cleanup project!
August 3, 2024
Main Street in Essex
Every year, the Town of Essex comes together on the first Saturday of August and celebrates our community with a town-wide yard sale and street party.
The Haunted Hamlet
October 26, 2024
Essex Town Hall and Main Street
Come see Essex transform into the Halloween capital of the Adirondacks as our Town Hall morphs into a terrifying haunted house and a street carnival takes over Main Street.
Holidays in Essex
December 7, 2024
Get your holiday shopping done at our annual holiday craft market and get in the spirit at our town tree lighting!
Photo Credit: Phil Draper
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