HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Please contact Kasia Zalewska at [email protected] or 845-583-2193 for more information.
Festivals at Bethel Woods provide captivating performances, exhibitions, and programs of the highest quality to our community of national and international visitors. Our festivals reflect our dedication to supporting sustainability and continued regional economical development by annually providing a venue for our local farmers, artisans, community organizations and businesses. Each Festival showcases the highest quality of craftsmanship and artistry that our larger community has to offer. The Festivals goals are to create an appreciation for all areas of the fine arts, as well as, the bounty of unique and intriguing products raised, farmed, bottled, produced, fermented, and hand made in our area. Please join us for the Harvest Festival, Wine Festival, Craft Beer Festival and the Holiday Market at Bethel Woods. For additional information regarding any of our Festivals please click on the links below.
A Gathering at Bethel Woods: Celebrating Peace, Love & Music
Saturday, July 1, 2017
The second annual A Gathering at Bethel Woods: Celebrating Peace, Love & Music returns on Saturday, July 1. A FREE day of family fun, the festivities kicks off at 3 p.m., and will include live music, guided museum tours, interpretive walks and talks about the historic Woodstock festival site, a variety of activities and games, collaborative art projects, and an array of art actvities for the whole family, topped off by a fireworks display at dusk.
Additionally The Museum will offer $10 admission for the day (free for Sullivan County residents with I.D.), and there will be a variety of local vendors offering food and beverages, as well as handmade jewelry, gifts, crafts and more.
In the case of inclement weather, a rain date is scheduled for Sunday, July 2.
If you are a local farm, craft, or food vendor who would like to be a part of this event, please click here to download the vendor application and follow the instructions included.
The Harvest Festival
The Harvest Festival presents a unique blend of farmers market, artisan and crafters, live music, fresh food, special events, children’s activities, and education and historical programming. Each week close to 100 local and regional vendors converge on site in order to connect with the community. The Festival provides friends and neighbors a gathering place in order to enjoy the bounty of our region, wonderful local talent, and a connection that is often absent from a traditional retail setting.
The Harvest Festival at Bethel Woods occurs Sundays in the fall from 11am - 4pm. Admission is FREE and Parking is $3.00. Parking lots open at 10:30 a.m, and festival opens at 11:00am. Pets are not allowed on the grounds.
2017 Harvest Festival dates are as follows:
- Sunday, September 3
- Sunday, September 10
- Sunday, September 17
- Sunday, September 24
- Sunday, October 1
The Wine Festival
Saturday, October 7, 2017
The Wine Festival at Bethel Woods showcases the amazing variety of wines produced by New York State’s best vintners all in one amazing location! Featuring specialty foods, wine related products, live music, and best of all lots of wine! Join us as more than 40 vendors converge at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts for a sampling of wine from the vine.
The Craft Beer Festival
Saturday, October 14, 2017
The Craft Beer Festival at Bethel Woods brings together breweries from across New York State in order to quench your thirst with a variety of hops. Join us in the beautiful Market Sheds for a tasting of your favorite beers, a variety of specialty foods, beer related crafts, and live music. The festival allows a thorough exploration of the many varieties of beer that are now produced by the extraordinarily talented brewers of New York.
The Holiday Market
Saturday, December 2 & Sunday, December 3
The Holiday Market is a one stop shopping extravaganza set at the pristine winter backdrop of Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. Enjoy a large variety of high quality, hand crafted and artisan made gift items all in your own backyard. There is no need to travel to the closest mall with such a unique variety of vendors, offering items for the most discerning recipient on your list. The Holiday Market is a 2 day event taking place in the gorgeous Market Sheds featuring live music, photos with Santa, children’s crafts, and more. The Holiday Market takes place annually on the first weekend of December.
Donations help to support our mission to be a world-class cultural center committed to inspire, educate and empower individuals through the arts and humanities.