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Council on the Arts

Riverside Festival

September 16, 2023

Rain or Shine

11:00 am – 9:00 pm-Fireworks at Dark

Location: Riverside Park, Coxsackie, NY in the Historic Reed Street Area

Come join us on Saturday, September 16th from 11am-9pm, with fireworks at dark. We are located on the beautiful Hudson River at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard.
This festival has something for everyone! Including but not limited to kids area, many craft vendors, delicious food, sangria, beer, a local brewery, live music all day and awesome people!
Come make memories for a lifetime! Hang out with friends and family and make new friends! Dance, Shop, eat and be entertained all day!
Many more details to follow including music line up, food options, and entertainment planned. Keep your eye out and share our page!

Committee Contacts:
Erin Kennedy-Scott: (518) 491-4837
Shelley Pascuzzi: (518) 588-7170
Stefanie Sitcer: (518) 894-3855

If you have any questions, please email us at or visit our new Facebook page and leave a message at

2023 Coxsackie Riverside Festival Craft Vendor Application

2023 Coxsackie Riverside Festival Sponsor Letter

Riverside Festival 

Music line up:

Amy Ryan Band



Second Chance


Vinny Michaels Band


Fireworks at Dark


Farmers’ Market


Chairperson-Eileen Goble-(845) 417-4477

Not sure what to cook for dinner? Looking for some beautiful, farm fresh produce? Come visit the Coxsackie Farmers’ Market, get the recipe of the week and purchase all the needed ingredients right at the market! Local and healthy one stop shopping! Located at the scenic Riverside Park in Coxsackie, NY, this farmers’ market boasts locally grown produce and locally raised meats among various other locally created items. Please join us every Wednesday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 pm May 24th to October 4th for fresh local food and a spectacular view of the Hudson! For an added bonus we provide live music every week, feature fundraisers for other local not-for-profits, restaurant spotlights and many other activities for the whole family!

This market accepts senior nutrition and WIC farmers market coupons.

Our mission is to provide people with healthy farm fresh ingredients and support local farmers. Bringing the community together!

Products: Fresh fruit, veggies, meats, cheeses, homemade baked goods, jellies, jams, pickled items, honey, plants and fresh cut flowers.

Coxsackie Farmers’ Market Volunteer Application

2023 Coxsackie Farmers’ Market Vendor Application

2023 Coxsackie Farmers’ Market Rules and Regulations


Music in the Park


Coordinator-Ken Briggs

Come down to the gazebo at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard, to listen to music by various bands Sunday nights from 6:00-8:00 p.m. during the Summer!

2023 Music Schedule

6/25/23-Lex Grey & the Urban Pioneers (Fusing Old School Blues & Classic Rock)
7/2/23-Donna Tritico Band (Mix of Rockin’ Blues, R&B, and Rock)
7/15/23-Special Performance at the Village Building, 119 Mansion Street, from 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.-Nite Train (Award-Winning Rockin’ Blues, Funk, and R&B)
7/16/23-Samantha Jane Band (Jazz Standards Quartet Featuring Samantha Jane)
7/23/23-Hammerhead Horns (Old-Timey Blues, Ragtime, & Honkytonk, w/ Piano, Drums, & Horns)
7/30/23-Playin’ with Fire Band (American Classic Rock & Roots)
8/6/23-Night Moves (Classic Rock, Country, and 50’s through 90’s)
8/13/23-Silver Chain Band (Playing the Greats: BB King, Muddy Waters, & More)
8/20/23-Nite Train (Award-Winning Rockin’ Blues, Funk, and R&B)
8/27/23-Lustre Kings w/ Mark Gamsjager (Rockabilly, and Real Roots Rock & Roll)
9/3/23-As Iz (1-Man Band Folk Rock, Originals, & Covers)


Christmas by the River

Chairperson-JoAnne Adamo Conway

Christmas by the River in Coxsackie! Sunday, December 3, 2023 from 11 AM – 4 PM!
Events TBD