The Arts & Crafts Village of Sugar Loaf
Historic Sugar Loaf Village
is nestled in scenic Warwick Valley,
only 60 miles from New York City, and is an interesting
mix of practicing artisans, eclectic shops and galleries.
Established in the early 1700's, many of the buildings
are still being used today.
Come and stroll our boardwalks, smell the aromas from
the candle shop and restaurants. Be sure to pick up
your free Visitor's Guide provided by our Chamber of
Commerce, and don't forget to check our Calendar for
upcoming village events, or visit the many apple orchards
and wineries in our area.
The "Artisans of Sugar Loaf",
the ASL, is a non profit organization representing a
group of professional artists and craftspeople who live
and work in this historic village. We are dedicated
to preserving the historical and artistic traditions
of our hamlet. We sponsor this website, and promoted
Fine Arts Exhibits in 1999, 2000 and 2001, The Hambletonian
Fine Arts Show & Competitions, which were open to
fine artists and craftsmen in the tri state area. Our
artisans and shop owners strive to encourage new artists
and interesting shops to come to Sugar Loaf, put down
some roots and join our community.
We are committed to maintaining our
way of life for ourselves and for our children. We want
Sugar Loaf to remain an oasis, a safe haven for people
to visit and relax, and to enjoy our little slice of
Nestled in the heart of beautiful
Warwick Valley, Sugar Loaf is a charming hamlet, surrounded
by horse farms and apple orchards, brimming with history
and architecture. About 58 miles from New York City,
we are a village of working craftspeople, and can boast
of over 50 galleries, studios and shops full of interesting
and unusual hand made items.
Tired of malls? Come and walk along
our boardwalks, smell the fragrance from the candle
shop, visit our wonderful restaurants, sip our freshly
ground coffee, and visit our wonderful shops and galleries.
Are you longing for unusual,
personalized, excellent quality items that are not found
anywhere else? Come visit us and discover that many
of them are made right here! Many of the shops are owned
and operated by the artists themselves! So, spend a
day with us, and you will want to return again and again.
Open all year, hours vary, but
most businesses are open Wednesdays through Sundays,
11am - 6pm.