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Council on the Arts

Riverside Festival

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

2022 Riverside Festival 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 lifetime! Hang out with friends and family and make new friends! Dance, Shop, be entertained!

Riverside Festival 

Music line up:

12:00-2:00 The Early Birds-A little mix of everything

2:30-4:30 Beatin’ the Odds-Playing Southern Rock

5:00-8:00 The Refrigerators


Mr. Twisty

Mr. Snack the Magician

The Ghost Busters

Climb Time

Generation Axe

Whispering Willow Wild Care

Take a ride on the Steam Boat

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 25th to September 28th 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

Coxsackie Farmers’ Market Vendor Application 2022

Coxsackie Farmers’ Market Rules and Regulations 2022

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!

2022 Music Schedule

6/26/22-Lex Grey & the Urban Pioneers (Fusing Old School Blues & Classic Rock)
7/3/22-Nite Train with Thomasina Winslow (Rockin’ Blues, Funk and R&B) followed by FIREWORKS at Coxsackie-Athens High School, 24 Sunset Boulevard. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
7/10/22-As Iz (1-Man Band: Folk Rock Originals & Covers)
7/17/22-Donna Tritico Band (Mix of Rockin’ Blues, R&B and Rock)
7/24/22-Night Moves (Classic Rock, Country and 50’s through 90’s)
7/31/22-Playin’ with Fire Band (American Classic Rock & Roots)
8/14/22-Big E & the Brutes (Playing the Greats: BB King, Muddy Waters & More)
8/21/22-Home Made Band (Classic Rock & Roll and Blues)
8/28/22-Mark Gamsjager & the Lustre Kings (Rockabilly, Real Roots and Rock & Roll)
9/4/22-Nite Train with Thomasina Winslow & Sonny Speed (Rockin’ Blues, Funk and R&B)
9/5/22-Special Performance by Carmen and Life’s Guilty Pleasures (eclectic mix of Jazz, Soul, and Blues). Sponsored by the Music Performance Trust Fund.
9/11/22-The Reverberators (American Root Rock & Roll Party Band)

Christmas by the River

Chairperson-JoAnne Adamo Conway

Christmas by the River in Coxsackie! Sunday, December 4, 2022 from 11 AM – 4 PM!
Breakfast with Santa Hosted by Hose Company #3 – 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Beautiful Crafts and Unique Gifts from over 45 Vendors
Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus on their Sleigh
Letters to Santa
Petting Zoo and Pony Rides
Street performance by Victorian Voices
Chowder Cook-Off Hosted by Shipwrecked (8 Reed St.)
Food Trucks
Shopping and Special Offerings at Downtown Shops and Eateries
Heermance Library Hosting: Bough to the Season Wreath Auction, Children’s Story Walk, and Knit and Crochet Fanatics
Grand Finale with Coxsackie-Athens Community Band at 4:15 (The Wire, 60 South River St.)