Events & Festivals in the Catskills
The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County is a peak destination for events—music & arts, food & culture, sporting & outdoors and local happenings. It all happens here, 12 months out of the year.
There's an exciting array of upcoming top attractions and events happening this year in the Great Northern Catskills. Throughout the summer our small towns go big with free concert series in picturesque local parks on the water or with mountain views. Be sure to fuel up before or after your event of choice at one of our great local restaurants and plan to relax overnight at our wide selection of places to stay. Just two hours north of Manhattan, the breathtaking landscape of the Catskills await.
A steady musical beat echoes through the region with headliners like the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival and Cave Mountain Catskills Music Festival. The Catskill Mountain Foundation brings world-class concerts, events and entertainment to the mountain at the Orpheum Theatre and Doctorow Center for the Arts.
You don’t have to wait until fall to experience Oktoberfest in this region. The region has a revolving door of German and Irish festivals overflowing with great food, drink, entertainment and merriment. Get a great taste for spirit and spirits of the region at the Rip Van Winkle Wine, Brew & Beverage Fest set along the Hudson River. Our autumn festivals hold court in the most beautiful place to enjoy fall foliage—here in Greene County, NY!
The Catskill Park makes an exceptional setting for sporting events, like the "Tour of the Catskills" Pro-Am Road Race, which draws cyclists from around the world. Take the scenic route to or from the Catskill Mountain Motorcycle Festival. And experience the likes of a good old-fashioned country fair at Greene County Youth Fair, with free admission and entertainment for all ages.
One of the best ways to get a true taste for the good life enjoyed here in the Great Northern Catskills are through local happenings—comedy nights, farmers markets, flea markets, live music in the parks, and even mushroom walks! Experience the Catskill lifestyle like a local.