This is one day in Roxbury, you don't want to miss!   Come one, come all to CELEBRATE ROXBURY Summer Festival on Saturday, July 6, 2019 10am-4pm..  There will be something for everyone from vendors to entertainers to horse drawn carriage ride and activities galore for the kids!  Don't miss it!

July 6, 2019





10am to 4pm

Main Street Roxbury






The festivities will kick off at 10AM with a Traditional Catskill Mountain Parade, that includes tractors, classic cars, fire trucks, scout troops, school bands, and much more. Main Street will be lined with artisans and vendors showcasing their crafts and products and local businesses will host tastings and special events. Vendors include photography, pottery, jewelry, and gourmet farm to table foods. An outstanding quilt collection will be on display inside the Jay Gould Memorial Church and the restored organ will be playing patriotic and show tunes throughout the day. 

Interactive community art activities and exhibitions, a silent auction benefitting the Roxbury Library, a watermelon eating contest, bouncy house, wildlife show, petting zoo, face painting, magicians and clowns as well as all day musical entertainment will make this a memorable event.


Entertainment includes square dancing, fiddle music, blues guitar. Several food and beverage trucks will be conveniently located in the entertainment area. Choices include taco, wood fired pizza, empanadas, craft beer and wine. 

Gift certificates currently valued at $1,000.00 from a variety of local businesses including golf, dining, and shopping, will be raffled off to ticket holders before the end of the festival. 

Schedule of Activities:

9:30 AM Silent Auction Bidding Begins @ Roxbury Library until 1:30 Final Bid 

10:00 Catskill Mountain Traditional Parade

10:00 – 12:00 WIOX will broadcast the parade and Reel Irish hosted by Tom Wadsworth

10:45 -12:15 Storyteller Ira McIntosh “Catskill Tales and Tunes”

12:30 – 2:30 Tremperskill Boys – Fiddle Tunes & Square Dancing for All   

10:30 – 11:30 Face Painting @ the Children’s Tent

11:00 – 1:00 Chester the Clown catch him around the town

11:00 – 2:00 Roxbury Wine and Spirits are hosting a tasting

1:00 PM Watermelon Eating Contest:  Age Categories 5-11, 12-17, over 17.

1:30 – 3:30 Kim Hawkey multi-talented singer on the deck of Liberal Arts Roxbury    

2:00 – 3:00 Jingles the Clown (Children’s Tent)  

1:30 – 3:00 Brooklyn Aerodrome: flying gliders, rocket flying (Kirkside Park)

2:00 PM Announcement of Winning Silent Auction bids at Roxbury Library.

2:30 – 4:00 Mike Herman Finger-Picking - Good Acoustic Roots & Country Blues

3:00 – 4:00 Face Painting @ the Children’s Tent

3:15 PM Raffle of Donated Gift Certificates at the Music Tent

All Day Activities:

* Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

* Clock Tower Tour & History Display (Methodist Church)

* Cy Wagner Art Exhibit with interpretive art project @ Liberal Arts Roxbury

* Organ Music (Jay Gould Reformed Church) J. David Williams

* Quilt Display (Jay Gould Reformed Church)

* “I Left a Piece of My Heart in Roxbury” Paint a Puzzle Piece community art puzzle project and installation @ PDA Custom Woodworking on Main Street 11:00 till completed

* Petting Zoo & Pony Rides (Kirkside Park)

* Pop-Up Art Exhibit with interactive activities presented by FLOCK, a Catskills-based Arts * Collective @ the corner of Main Street & Vega Mountain Road

* Roxbury Arts Group Fine art exhibit: Just One Thing after Another, works by Polly Law and Christie Scheel.

* Bouncy House (Kirkside Park)

* Wild Life Refuge: show time to be announced

* Corn Hole Toss, Ring Toss and Croquet Games (Children’s Tent)

* “Songs of Yester Years” @ Round Back Antiques

* Vendors Galore– something for everyone



Hot Dogs and Hamburgers: Fire Department

Chicken BBQ: Methodist Church

Ty’s Taco-Ria: Food Truck assorted tacos

Sant’Angelo: Wood – Fired Pizza Truck

La Ruta Del Sol – Empanada Food Truck

Hudson Trailer Company Craft Beer & Wine Truck

Roxbury Rotary: ice cream

Roxbury Seniors: home baked goods, watermelon slices

Chappie’s Good Food: Festival Specials

The Farmhouse Caterers @ Shepherd Hill Golf Course

Downtown Festivities will be followed by Music on The Mountain Outdoor Concert at Plattekill Mountain from 4 to 7pm. This first concert of the Summer will feature local Rock and Roll cover band "Meeker Hollow String Band". Activities include chairlift rides, country BBQ and bar services on the deck. Bring your lawn chair and blankets, and your friends and family.

For more information email

Celebrate Roxbury Summer Festival 2019 is funded in part by the Delaware County Economic Development Tourism Grant with additional support from community members, local businesses, and The MARK Project. Festival Wi Fi provided by MTC Cable.

Greater Roxbury Business Association (GRBA) for the Town of Roxbury, NY is a community / grassroots organization comprised of business owners and self-employed individuals working to increase awareness of existing businesses in the community, and to build a more cohesive and prosperous business environment, to serve the hamlets of Roxbury, Grand Gorge and Denver. The GRBA receives technical assistance from the MARK Project -- a 501 ( c ) (3) not-for-profit community and economic development organization. More information at


Thank you to our 2019 sponsors:


Delaware County Tourism Promotion & Development Grant

Mountainside Farms

Mark Project


Carl & Kathleen Eckett

Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties

Greater Roxbury Business Assoiciation

Lamont Engineers/LVDV Operations

Mt. Eagle Newspaper

Roxbury Arts Group

Wadler Bros.


Beaverdam Builders

Catskill Dream Team

Catskill Mountain Wood

Chappies Good Food/The Old Mill

Eklund Family Farm Machinery

Five Star Subaru of Oneonta

Freshtown Supermarket

Grand Gorge Tire

Hughson & Benson, Ins.

Mike Hinkley, Master Electrician

Plattekill Mountain

Round Back Antiques

Roxbury General 

Roxbury Wine and Spirits

The Roxbury Motel

Tom Hynes, Town Supervisor

Wayne Bank


Ate O Ate

Alta Industries, LTD

Brookside Veterinary Hospital

Carey Wagner, ESQ.

Kaatskill Eldercare

MTC Cable

NBT Bank

Rick's Tire Service

Sluiter Agency 

Susan and Robert Cucinotta

Titan Drilling

Twisted Sister Salon

Gift Certificates

Arkville Bread and Breakfast

Book Village of Hobart

Bun & Cone

Catskills Season, LTD

Home Goods of Margaretville

Just Shop Boutique

Roxbury General Store 

It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere

PT’s Cafe 

Hannah Country Club

The Happy Giraffe

Picnic of Margaretville

Roxbury Wine and Spirits

Shepherds Hills Golf Course

Stamford Farmers Coop

Sundaes in Grand Gorge

Susan Pleasant Pheasant Farm

Tops Grocery -Stamford

Trattoria Locale