Council on the Arts

Riverside Festival

Chairperson-Bonnie Ecker-Email:
Co-Chairperson-Jessica Bidwell-Email:

2021 Riverside Festival Vendor Application
2021 Riverside Festival Food Vendor Application

A festival  on the beautiful Hudson River at Riverside Park, 1 Betke Boulevard. First Saturday in August – This festival has something for everyone! Kids area, Craft Vendors, Food, Sangria, Beer, Live Music all day, all kinds of genres and awesome people! 11am-8 pm

This festival is a one day festival that will have you making memories for a life time! Hang out with friends and family and make new friends! Dance, Shop, Be entertained!

Riverside Festival 

Music line up:

12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. – Diva and the Dirty Boys

2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. – Motion Blur

5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. – The 80’s Band


11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. – Petting Zoo & Pony Rides

11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. – Reptiles

11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. – Generation Axe Throwing and Car Smash

1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. – Mr. Twisty

3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. – Jim Snack Magician

4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. – The Puppet People

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 19th to September 29th 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 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

Coxsackie Farmers’ Market 2021 Application

Coxsackie Farmers’ Market Rules and Regulations 2021

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!

2021 Music Schedule

6/27/21-Lustre Kings w/ Mark Gamsjager (Rockabilly, and Real Roots Rock & Roll)
7/4/21-Dusk til Dawn (Country and Oldies Rock & Roll)
7/15/21-Downtown Horns (Great Rock of 60’s, 70’s and 80’s w/ Horns)
7/22/21-Nite Train with Thomasina Winslow (Rockin’ Blues & Funk)
7/25/21-Wyld Blu (Soul Shakin’ Blues, Rhythm & Grooves)
8/5/21-Night Moves (Classic Rock, Country, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s)
8/13/21-Movie Night & “Boogie & Blues” Night-Nite Train with Thomasina Winslow (Rockin’ Blues & Funk Followed by the Annual Movie Night-Movie will be Raya and the Last Dragon)
8/15/21-4 the Blues (Playin’ the Greats: BB King, Otis Redding and Muddy Waters)
8/29/21-Lex Grey & the Urban Pioneers (Fusing Old School Blues and Classic Rock)
9/5/21-The Reverberators (American Roots Rock n’ Roll, Dance, Club & Party)

9/6/21-Playing with Fire (American Classic Rock and Roots Music)

Christmas by the River

Chairperson-JoAnne Adamo Conway

Christmas by the River in Coxsackie! Sunday, December 5, 2021 11 AM – 4 PM. Local vendors, crafts, wreath auction, petting zoo, food trucks and more!