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About Us


Giving back to the community ...


In which we live and do business is a very important aspect of the Hadley Business
Association. The H.B.A. was founded in 1999 by concerned business owners striving
to sustain the local economy and to create an awareness of the area’s natural resources.
We are a local, non-profit organization of volunteers and community business owners
encouraging folks to support local shops and attractions in the greaterHadley / Lake
Luzerne area.

The Hadley Business Association is a membership volunteer organization. The
dedicated and devoted volunteers bring the Maple in April Festival, the Community
Garage Sales, the Holiday on the Hudson Lighting Event to town for ALL to enjoy.

 … Scholarships - The H.B.A. encourages future entrepreneurs by awarding two graduating students in the Hadley-Luzerne School District a scholarship to further their education in business or the Arts.  To date we have given over $8,800. Learn more 


... Christmas Trees - The H.B.A. promotes awareness of local non-profits. In
December balsam Christmas trees are placed in the park along Rockwell Street for non-
profit organizations to decorate in a theme representing their mission. The trees not
only support non-profits they also add to the town’s holiday decorations. 
Learn more

... Banners - The Maple in April banners, along the streets of Hadley have been
designed by Tyrone Nichols, The H.B.A. shared the cost of the banners with the town.
click here to view the banners

... Promoting Business - Using 
www.facebook.com/Hadley-Business-Association we
announce what’s happening in our community’s business world.


... Members Informed of upcoming county and state changes and opportunities for
their business to grow.


... Directory Booklet - The H.B.A. produces a multi-page, colored business directory
and begins its distribution in the spring at the Maple in April Festival. Learn more ....

... Community-wide Garage Sales - The third weekend of August we bring together
neighbors selling their gently used items. 
Learn more ...

... Maple in April Festival - The H.B.A.sponsors one of the BEST first Spring Festivals
in the area the last weekend of April.
 Learn more ...


Click applicable Vendor Application 

Food Vendor Application  

Craft/Artisans application 

Nonprofit Application 

Commercial Vendor application

Scholarship Breakfast

H.B.A. Scholarship Breakfast is set for 8AM-11AM Saturday, April 25th just 

outside Wilder’s Sugar Shack. Features pure maple syrup, thick French toast, sausage, orange juice, hot tea and cocoa, coffee. New this year is the Oatmeal Bar offering a variety of toppings including maple syrup and fresh fruit. $9.00 adults, $5 child under 10.. Proceeds benefit the Hadley Business Association Scholarship. Learn More...

Car Show

Dust-off your lil’ sugar and drive her to the Lil’ sugar dust-off Car and 

Truck Show located at the Smead-Hadley Park on Stony Creek Rd. Hadley NY. Scholarship donation $20 at the gate or preregister for $10. Learn more  

Car Show Registration

Plein Air Art Auction

Calling ALL artists to be inspired ... to create ... to come to the open air art exhibition. Capture the essence of spring on canvas in your favorite medium at the meeting of the Mighty Hudson and the Great Sacandaga Rivers at Hadley. Learn more 

Contests

Backyard Maple Syrup Tasting Contest Learn More

Festival Scavenger Hunt Contest (update to follow)

Crafters

Over 50 vendors line Rockwell Street with quality, handcrafted crafts and 

food. To participate as a craft vendor click here for applications. 

Dinners

The annual American Legion After Saturday’s Festival Dinner is 4:30pm - 7pm at their post on route 9N Lake Luzerne.  

Pet Friendly

Enjoy the Maple in April Festival with your four-legged family member at "Dog's Day in the Park" Sunday, April 26th at the Smead-Hadley Park. There will be Good Dog Demonstrations, Food Drive for Fido, a Puppy Parade, Talent contest, Best Dress contest, and vendors from vets, groomers, boarding, and more! To become a sponsor Click Here.

Farm Pets

Enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride, pet a bunny or sheep or goat, have your 

picture taken with a zebra, or ride a pony.

Food Vendors

Taste the sweetness of maple syrup on French toast, enjoy maple cotton candy, maple popcorn, maple milk and goat cheese with maple and iced maple drinks. Lunch selections from hot dogs, hamburgers to blooming onions and German food. To participate as a festival food vendor click here for application.  

Kids Corner

Bounce Houses, face painting, balloon sculptures, turn-your-own wizard 

wand, lunch with a dinosaur, pony rides and more.

Performers

Keep checking back for an updated listing

Sponsorships

The H.B.A. encourages future entrepreneurs by awarding two graduating students in the Hadley-Luzerne School District a scholarship to further their education in business or the Arts.  To date we have given over $8,800. Learn More...