Chatham SummerFest 2023

Summerfest in Chatham NY

To Be Held Saturday, July 8, 11:00am-4:00pm

Our annual celebration is always held the Saturday following July 4th. Main Street is closed to vehicle traffic, making it a true small-town festival. Highlights included food, sales and entertainment. Download a printable map of village listing CABA member businesses.

About the Parking Shuttle: There will be a shuttle bus at Chatham Elementary/HS. It will run from 11:00am-5:00pm and will drop people off on Hudson Avenue and pick them up in front of the Tracy Village Hall.

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Free performance of Could You Hug a Cactus
A musical for all ages by the Columbia County Youth Theater
At the Crandell Theatre, 48 Main Street


The Bruce Bowey Magic Show
Of BTC Family Entertainment. 11:30am-12:30pm
At the Chatham Brewing Stage

High & Mighty Therapeutic Riding
Visit with the mini horses. 11:30am-1:30pm.
On Park Row


The Great Chatham Bake-Off
Amateur bakers of all ages are invited to show off their baking skills and compete for a blue ribbon.
Location TBD
See list of rules | Register

Pie Eating Contest
If you like pie, you won’t want to miss this contest.
In front of Main Street Goodness, 20 Main Street
See list of rules | Register

Giroux Brothers String Duo
In front of Bimi’s Canteen, 19 Main Street


Strolling Magician
Bruce Bowey with temporary tattoos for kids. 12:30-1:30pm


Clown Workshop
Learn to be a “serious” clown actor through fun theater games with Zoe Wohlfeld, a graduate of a Master Clown Program in Paris. Pre-register or show up.
Outside the Morris Memorial, 17 Park Row.

Screening of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny
18 & under admitted FREE!
Adults $11, members $8, Free popcorn.
At the Crandell Theatre, 48 Main Street

Curt & Whistle Pigs
On the Main Stage at Chatham Brewing, 59 Main Street

Joe Adee and the Lugnuts
On the stage at Yianni’s, 29 Hudson Avenue


3:00-5:00pm Rich Hallenbeck and the Landing Party
On the Main Stage at Chatham Brewing, 59 Main Street


  • 1800’s games, a scavenger hunt and book sales courtesy of the Columbia County Historical Society
  • Fire truck for children to explore
  • Prize wheel with the Chatham Area Girl Scouts
  • Corn Hole Competition on Park Row
  • Tie-Dyeing with Erin at Off The Rails Makers’ Market, 25 Hudson Avenue
  • Garden Walk in front of Lea’s women’s clothing boutique, 33 Hudson Avenue

Summerfest Vendors

Artisans, Crafters and Food Purveyors

April Saladino DesignsFOOD TRUCKS
Bath Fitter DBA Instant BathAdirondack Kettle Corn – mini-doughnuts
Bill VanAlstyne Cutting BoardsDesserts by Design
Caringly Crafted DecoPixie Floss, llc
Citizens Climate Lobby/Climate EducationThe Hungry Traveler
Deep Earth Pottery
April Saladino DesignsBimi’s Canteen and Bar
Aunt Bonnie’sBimi’s Cheese Shop
Chatham DemocratsBlue Plate
Chatham Real Food Market Co-opChatham Brewing
Chatham Rescue Squad, Inc.Chatham GrillMargarita tent
Columbia County Habitat for HumanityChatham Provisions
Concord Hill FarmDairy Queenfree coupons
Cooper’s Daughter SpiritsFiesta Café
Essential Pelvic HealthNapoli Pizza and CucinaPizza on the plaza
Heritage ArtisansPeople’s Pub
Hyer Ground RescueStewart’s Shopsfree coupons
Indivisible Columbia NYThe Gnome Bistro
Jane Lyon Jewelry
Let My Legacy Be Love, LLC
Lilybelle Designs
Looming Madness
Maplewood Farm
Phoenix Initiative
Pinnacle Trail Design, LLC
Righteous Rags
Round Clay Studio & Designs
Skulls and Moon
Spencertown Fire Company
Sternfeld Dance Studio
Sunny Crest Flower Truck
The Chatham Synagogue Netivot Torah
The Jeweled Jezebel
The Mac-Haydn Theatre
Town of Chatham
Town of Chatham Republican Committee
Trustco Bank
Turn Again Woodworks
Women’s Peace Collection
Zonta Club of Upper Hudson Valley

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