If there's one thing we have in the Hudson Valley, it's fantastic locally-run businesses. From creative eateries to award-winning breweries, the Hudson Valley has really made a name for itself over the past few years.

Supporting Local Businesses of the Hudson Valley

Many of our beloved local businesses in the area took a pretty big hit during the height of the 2020 pandemic lockdown. While some sadly could not weather the storm, the community came to rally around tons of businesses by ordering food to go from local restaurants, shopping locally online for gifts, and even hosting fundraisers to keep these businesses alive.

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While many of the hardships from lockdown are seemingly behind us, locally-run businesses could always use the community's support. Aside from being a regular patron of these businesses, there's another fun way you can show your support.

The Best Hudson Valley Merch

Whether it's a quirky, town-specific inside joke like the iconic South Butts Christmas ornament or a t-shirt with your favorite brewery's logo, there's something special about representing something you love.

Joanie Devine
Joanie Devine

SEE ALSO: Check Out This Unbelievably Awesome Hudson Valley-Specific Christmas Ornament 

Many of our local businesses in the Hudson Valley offer some pretty cool merch for purchase. We pick out some of our favorites below. And if we missed any of your favorites, let us know! We'd love to add to the list!

Local Hudson Valley Businesses With the Best Merch

If there's one thing we love, it's our local businesses! Did you know a ton of them have awesome merch? Here are some of our favorites:

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Wanna support even more local businesses? Check out some of the most refreshing Hudson Valley-brewed beers to beat the summer heat:

The Most Refreshing Brews in the Hudson Valley

Here's a list of the best and most refreshing locally brewed beers and ciders straight out of the Hudson Valley

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Oh, you want even more local business intel? See which local restaurants residents of the Hudson Valley recommend most:

Hudson Valley Locals Recommend These Restaurants

Whether you're visiting for the first time or are just looking to try something different, here are some great restaurant recommendations from Hudson Valley locals.

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