Start your evening with a picnic on Boscobel's lawn, and enjoy breathtaking views
The HVSF Cafe
The HVSF Café offers refreshments and drinks, including: sandwiches and salads; baked goods, locally-made ice cream; candy; chips; and drinks with coffee/tea; bottled water; soda and juices. We also offer wine, sangria, and beer.
Avoid the lines at intermission
Pre-order drinks and snacks at the Cafe before the show. They will be waiting for you at intermission!
Order a Gourmet Picnic
Order a freshly-prepared, gourmet picnic when you purchase your tickets. Pre-ordered picnics are available for pick up before the show at the HVSF Café. Gourmet picnics are prepared locally by The Main Course, Etc.
Picnics must be ordered through the website or the Box Office by 1:00PM, three days in advance of the performance.
HVSF Picnic Menu 2016
Chicken Pear Walnut Salad
Grilled Chicken Breast with Summer Fruit Salsa
Kale Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts and Currants
Chocolate Walnut Brownie
Trio of Salads (Kale Salad, Chickpea Salad, and Tomato Basil Mozzarella)
Sliced Steak with Caesar Salad
Sweet Corn Salad
Roll & Butter
Poached Atlantic Salmon with Sauce Verte
Roll & Butter
Eating Around Town
If picnicking is not up your alley, try some of these local restaurants and hubs. Just a short drive (or trolley ride!) away from the theater tent.
Thin crust pizza with a fun, casual, family friendly atmosphere for pick-up or to eat-in.
Zagat rated fine Tuscan dining in the heart of Cold Spring. “Tuscan fare including "consistently delicious pasta" is complemented by an extraordinary wine list. Appreciate a warm setting that includes a beautiful seasonal garden. Open for weekend brunch, and weekly lunch and dinner. Mention HVSF for a 10% discount!
- Garrison Café
The Garrison Cafe has a selection of sandwiches, salads, wood-fried pizza, and more.
Flatbread pizza specialties and cocktail bar located in Peekskill, NY.
- Hudson Hils
Café & market in historic Cold Spring, with full breakfast and lunch menus featuring fresh, local ingredients from Hudson Valley farms.
- The Main Course, Etc.
Excellent gourmet take-out, bakery, and catering in Cold Spring, NY. Proud providers of picnic dinners for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival.
- Peekskill Coffee House
The Peekskill Coffee House is a community based gathering for Peekskill's emerging artist community. The Peekskill Coffee House has become a staple of the city and is referred to often as "Peekskill's Living Room."
- Moo Moo’s Creamery
All of our ice cream is made right here, FRESH DAILY. Cups, cones, sundaes & more! You'll never leave disappointed. Guaranteed!