Chatham Summerfest photo taken on Park Row

Chatham SummerFest 2017

Chatham’s 41st Annual Summerfest will take place on Saturday, July 8 from 10:00am-4:00pm. Chatham Summerfest is a street fair that regularly draws hundreds of visitors and showcases many varied local organizations as well as performers, artists, and vendors. All events are free and will take place along Main Street, Park Row, and Hudson Avenue. In addition to the popular sidewalk sale and Artisan Faire, three stages throughout the village will accommodate a variety of entertainers.

Call for Vendors

Plans for Summerfest 2017 are underway and CABA is looking for Vendors and Entertainment for the event. If you would like to participate please download the vendor application or email gro.s1496141680tradn1496141680assen1496141680isuba1496141680erama1496141680htahc1496141680@stne1496141680ve1496141680 with questions.

Sign Up In Advance Recommended for Open Mic at the Gazebo

Richard Green, host of the popular Open Mic at the People’s Pub, will host this Open Mic at the Gazebo from Noon-3:00pm. A sound system, microphones, and guitar amps will be provided and we can accommodate most styles of music (sorry – no drum sets, hand percussion is OK). While there will be a few slots (15 minutes each) for those who sign-up on the day, advance registration would be appreciated. To sign up and book a specific time please email Richard at ten.t1496141680niopr1496141680iaf@n1496141680eergd1496141680rahci1496141680r 1496141680 or call him on 518.225.2983.


Lost in the Woods, a 4-piece recorder and string ensemble based in Poughkeepsie, will perform on the porch of Yianni’s at 29 Hudson Avenue. The music of this group is eclectic in style and will include a variety of musical periods and genres from around the world. Lost in the Woods members include Beatrix Clarke (soprano recorder), Cathy Augello (alto recorder), Georgette Weir (tenor recorder), and Howard Pepperman (viola da gamba).

The Chatham Area Business & Arts (CABA) Organization will organize this event. CABA is a coalition of individuals, businesses and organizations that work to promote the Chatham, New York region as a vibrant, positive environment for shopping, dining, enjoying the arts and conducting business.

Chatham Summerfest logo

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