Open Studios is Peekskill's annual premier art celebration. It occurs during the first weekend of June and has been celebrated for over 22 years. "The Friendly Town," is alive with art, music, poetry and related activities. Art venues include working artist studios, galleries, The Truck Stop Gallery, HV MOCA, the Hat Factory, the Artisans Boutique plus pop-up street galleries) that are filled with high quality, interesting art. Local restaurants featured live entertainment with food and drink specials. It is a grand time for art lovers and made possible by the good folks at the Peekskill Arts Alliance.