Fun Free or Low-Cost Events in the Catskills
Summer is finally in full swing here in the Sullivan Catskills! From street fairs and festivals to art weekends, farm tours, and special discounts everywhere from museums to restaurants, there is something for everyone (and every budget) to enjoy this summer in the Sullivan Catskills. Below are some of the top highlights of events in the Catskills this season.
33rd Annual Riverfest – Sunday, July 23, 2023
Taking place in Narrowsburg, NY, the annual Riverfest event lets you enjoy the beauty of the Delaware River while celebrating art, music, and the local community. There will be artisan vendors, live music, a benefit poster auction, a hands-on kids crafting corner, street theater, and more.
This annual gathering is the flagship event for the hamlet of Narrowsburg as well as the Upper Delaware River region, attracting visitors from all over with a full day of activities surrounded by breathtaking scenery.
Wurtsboro Street Fair – Saturday, July 8, 2023
The annual Wurtsboro Street Fair is a day filled with near-endless family fun! There will be all types of delicious food options, live music by Steady Pulse, games, crafts for the whole family, bounce houses, shopping from vendors of all sorts, animals, and much more.
Forestburgh Playhouse Summer Flex Tickets
The Forestburgh Playhouse has a summer lineup full of performances that you don’t want to miss! With blockbuster musicals, comedies, mystery stories, dramas, and more, there is fun for the entire family. The question is, how can you enjoy more performances this summer? Purchase their Flex Ticket 6 Pack!
With the Flex 6 Pack, you receive vouchers for 6 tickets discounted at 20% off. You can use those tickets for any show you want to see in any combination! That way, you can enjoy multiple classics, like Jersey Boys, The Addams Family, Clue the Musical, Spamalot, and many others.
Come Feed the Alpacas!
Buck Brook Alpacas in Roscoe, NY is introducing half-price Thursdays. For only $5 you can wander around the beautiful farm, meet chickens, pigs, bunnies, a peacock, llamas, and many others, and feed the alpacas their favorite treat—apples! In addition to discounted tickets, children under three years old are free.
Happy Hour at the Seminary Hill Tasting Room
There are not many things better than Friday happy hour! For the entire summer through December 29th, from 3pm to 6pm, you can take advantage of $5 ciders and beers, $6 specialty cocktails, and discounts on food like sliders, wings, potato wedges, and Falafel at the Seminary Hill Tasting Room.
Wine about Mondays at The Eldred Preserve
A gem of the Sullivan Catskills, The Eldred Preserve weaves together three legacy brands of the region, The Eldred Preserve, The Bradstan Country Hotel, and The Homestead Restaurant. You can stay, eat, drink, or any combination of the three for a truly unique Sullivan Catskills experience.
The best part? Every Monday they are offering 33% off any bottle of wine with an entrée purchase and 25% off wines by the glass with any food purchase!
Museum at Bethel Woods Advanced Tickets
Home of the historic site where the 1969 Woodstock festival took place, the Museum at Bethel Woods features artifacts, films, music, and even a hippie bus, to commemorate the prolific three day festival that left a lasting mark on the world. Save on your visit when you purchase your tickets in advance online!
Explore the Upstate Art Weekend
Catskill Art Space (CAS) will be participating in the fourth annual Upstate Art Weekend. This event is dedicated to celebrating the vibrancy and unique style of Upstate New York. Catskill Art Space is a nonprofit organization in Livingston Manor that brings contemporary art experiences to the Catskills and helps with professional development for both established and emerging artists.
Monticello Bagel Festival
Join in for a delightful celebration of all things bagel at this day-long street fair and festival on Broadway in Monticello on August 13 (9am-4pm). There will be a variety of vendors, live music, a car show, and of course, bagels. New this year, a live mural painting will feature local artists, presented by Catskills Revibe. You don’t want to miss this popular annual event!