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.
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 $2.00. Parking lots open at 10:30 a.m. Pets are not allowed on the grounds.
Sunday, August 30
Sunday, September 6
Sunday, September 13
Sunday, September 20
Sunday, September 27
The Wine Festival
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 Wine Festival takes place annually on the 1st Saturday of October.
The Craft Beer Festival
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 Craft Beer Festival takes place annually on the 2nd Saturday of October.
The Holiday Market
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.
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