Top 15 Things To Do In Fishkill, New York - Updated 2022

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The village of Fishkill is located in Dutchess County, New York, USA. The surrounding area offers much to do amid the fresh air and in nature, including hiking and cycling through the Fishkill Ridge Trail and the Clarence Fahnestock State Park. Gaze at Beacon Mountain, the highest peak in the Hudson Highlands. The whole family can have fun at SplashDown Beach, a water park with plenty of colorful and fun slides, or you can visit the Van Wyck Homestead Museum with its exhibits relating to the American Revolutionary War. While visiting this small yet popular town, try out some of the many things to do in Fishkill, New York; details of which are included below.

1. Learn about the American Revolutionary War at the Van Wyck Homestead Museum

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Set in an early 18th-century Dutch colonial house, the Van Wyck Homestead Museum was originally used by the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War as its Officer’s Quarters. The building now houses exhibits information and objects relating to the history of Fishkill during the American Revolution.

Van Wyck Homestead Museum

Address: 504 U.S. 9, Fishkill, New York, USA

Website: Van Wyck Homestead Museum

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 1pm - 4pm between June and October

Price: Membership from 15 USD

2. Enjoy an evening out at the Clove Creek Dinner Theater

Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed

Enjoy a full three-course meal before watching a theater show. All meals are prepared by culinary graduates and special diet options like gluten-free and dairy-free are catered for. The theater is cozy and with excellent sightlines from each table. The evening lasts three hours with various different plays put on by talented actors.

Clove Creek Dinner Theater

Address: 18 Westage Business Center Dr Suite 7, Fishkill, New York, USA

Website: Clove Creek Dinner Theater

Opening hours: Thu: 11:30am matinees; Fri - Sat: dinner starts at 6pm, show starts 8pm

Price: 59.99 USD

3. Attend a service at First Reformed Church

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The mission statement of the First Reformed Church of Fishkill is to spread the word of Jesus Christ among worshipping Christians. The church also has a Sunday School and is involved in helping the community with the Fishkill Food Pantry and children’s community services.

First Reformed Church

Address: 1153 Main St, Fishkill, New York, USA

Website: First Reformed Church

Opening hours: Sunday services start at 10am

4. Take a boat out to Pollepel Island

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Go boating on the Hudson River to visit Pollepel Island, which features Bannerman’s Castle, an abandoned military surplus warehouse. The island covers 13.4 acres (5.4 ha) and was first discovered by Dutch settlers. Climb on board the Estuary Stewart for the ride over to the island and enjoy a self-guided tour. There are also live music concerts or film and theater performances on the island. It is also possible to enjoy a guided walking tour of the island, visiting the castle as well as the summit on Bannerman Island.

Pollepel Island

Address: Pollepel Island, Cornwall, New York, USA

Website: Pollepel Island

5. Have fun on the rides and slides at SplashDown Beach

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Posted by SplashDown Beach on Friday, June 17, 2022

Known as “America’s biggest little water park,” SplashDown Beach has fun and water rides for all ages, all summer long. With 18 different attractions and plenty of places to buy snacks, the water park is a great place for the whole family.

SplashDown Beach

Address: 6 Old Rte 9 W, Fishkill, New York, USA

Website: SplashDown Beach

Opening hours: 10am - 6pm (daily)

Price: From 31.99 USD

6. Catch the latest movies at Regal Cinemas Fishkill 10

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Regal Cinemas Fishkill 10 is part of Regal, one of the largest theater circuits in the USA. There are 10 screening theaters, screening the latest films on the circuit, with plush seating and a concession stand. The company is committed to being a premium place to watch a movie.

Regal Cinemas Fishkill 10

Address: 18 Westage Business Center, Fishkill, New York, USA

Website: Regal Cinemas Fishkill 10

Opening hours: 11am - 11:30pm (daily)

Price: From 9 USD

7. Enjoy wine and music at Piano Piano Wine Bar

Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed

Piano Piano Wine Bar serves wine from all over the world, as well as the best micro brews, cappuccino, espresso, and light food items and snacks. Choose from a vast selection of white and red wines, ports and dessert wines, as well as champagne and beers. Snacks include a nut medley, salsa dip, olive bowl, cheese platter, and chocolate bliss cake. Live piano music and other events are held in the bar and the latest game is screened on the TV.

Piano Piano Wine Bar

Address: 1064 Main St, Fishkill, Illinois, USA

Website: Piano Piano Wine Bar

Opening hours: Tue - Wed: 4pm - 11pm; Thu: 4pm - 12am; Fri - Sat: 4pm - 1am; Sun: 3pm - 11pm (closed on Mon)

8. Tuck into a steak at Charlie Brown's

Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed

Charlie Brown’s is an easygoing chophouse chain in New Jersey and New York State, serving the best aged, hand-carved, slow-roasted prime rib, great USDA Choice steaks, and USDA Choice burgers served up with an all-you-can-eat Farmer’s Market Salad Bar. Lunch, dinner, and kid’s menus are available, including gluten-free options.

Charlie Brown's

Address: Hudson Valley Towne Center, 18 Westage Dr Suite 22, Fishkill, New York, USA

Website: Charlie Brown’s

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 11pm; Sun: 11:30am - 10:30pm

9. Visit Our Savior Lutheran Church

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Posted by Our Savior Lutheran Church on Thursday, May 27, 2021

Our Savior Lutheran Church offers a variety of traditional and contemporary worship services. They consider themselves an “intergenerational family” and all are welcome in the church on Saturdays and Sundays.

Our Savior Lutheran Church

Address: 1400 NY-52, Fishkill, New York, USA

Website: Our Savior Lutheran Church

Opening hours: Sat: 5:30pm; Sun: 8:20am, 9:45am, 11:10am

10. Enjoy the fresh air in Sarah Taylor Park

Take a stroll or do your exercises in the fresh air in Sarah Taylor Park. The park consists of a popular walking and jogging track, a play area and soccer fields, as well as a tranquil picnic area next to the lovely Fishkill Creek. Practice yoga and chill out on the green grass.

Sarah Taylor Park

Address: Old Main Street, Fishkill, New York, USA

Website: Sarah Taylor Park

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

11. Get together at Fishkill Town Recreation Department

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No Open Gym this week due to gym maintenance.

Posted by Fishkill Recreation on Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Enjoy summer soccer, learn how to fence, practice yoga and participate in basketball camps. These are some of the activities on offer at the Fishkill Recreation Center. The center also organizes summer concerts in the park and community trips.

Fishkill Town Recreation Department

Address: 793 NY-52, Fishkill, New York, USA

Website: Fishkill Town Recreation Department

Opening hours: 8am - 10pm (daily)

12. Tee off at Fishkill Golf Course and Driving Range

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!8 holes of mini golf! Fun!

Posted by Fishkill Golf Course and Driving Range on Saturday, May 8, 2010

Play a round of golf, practice on the driving range or have fun with the family on the miniature golf course at Fishkill. There are chipping and putting greens and a sand bunker for practice while playing. The property now has a new restaurant and bar to relax after a good game!

Fishkill Golf Course and Driving Range

Address: 387 U.S. 9, Fishkill, New York, USA

Website: Fishkill Golf Course and Driving Range

Opening hours: 7am - 9pm (daily)

Price: From 15 USD

13. Relax at Tao Foot Spa

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Posted by Tao Foot Spa on Monday, November 13, 2017

Enjoy a range of relaxing massages at Tao Foot Spa, including aromatherapy, hot stone, Swedish, and sport massage. Let foot reflexology get to the root of your health problems, or experience a combo treatment. Have a couple’s massage for total relaxation.

Tao Foot Spa

Address: 1158 Main St, Fishkill, New York, USA

Website: Tao Foot Spa

Opening hours: 9am - 10pm (daily)

Price: From 45 USD

14. Try out the cocktails at The White House Bar

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Posted by The White House Bar on Sunday, October 27, 2013

The White House Bar is a casual local bar serving a good selection of craft beer and cocktails, along with a range of bar snacks. The bar has ping pong, a pool table, and darts, and old school music is played here to create a great atmosphere. Drink prices are also reasonable.

The White House Bar

Address: 1107 Main St, Fishkill, New York, USA

Website: The White House Bar

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 4am; Sun: 12pm - 4am

15. Knock down pins at Schneider's Fishkill Bowl

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Posted by Fishkill Bowl on Sunday, January 3, 2021

Schneider’s Fishkill Bowl offers 40 lanes, all with Qubica full-color LCD monitors and animated graphics. There is a sports bar with 42-inch (106.6-cm) TVs, pool tables, and dart boards on-site. Enjoy a snack at Billie Jean’s snack bar or go shopping at Phil Paterno’s Pro Shop. Cosmic Bowling is held here every Saturday.

Schneider's Fishkill Bowl

Address: 110 NY-82, Fishkill, New York, USA

Website: Schneider’s Fishkill Bowl

Opening hours: 12pm - 9pm (daily)

Price: From 2.50 USD

Get to know the locals in Fishkill, New York

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Get out into nature, explore the shops, dine in the restaurants, enjoy everything this small town has to offer while trying out the many things to do in Fishkill, New York.

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Anne Sewell was born in England, but has spent most of her life in Africa - Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa - and now resides on the beautiful Costa del Sol in southern Spain. She loves writing...Read more

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