This weekend, July 15 and July 16 the Rosendale Street Festival returns to downtown Rosendale. This is the 39th year for the festival, which is helps supports the music departments of the Kingston, New Paltz and Rondout Valley School Districts.
The two-day event, has seven stages, over 80 bands and over 100 vendors. Also parades, kids craft and film festivals.

Kenneth Sponsler

The Rosendale Street Festival is a family friendly event and closes Main Street in the heart of Rosendale. Originally started to showcase local talent and the celebrate the birthday of a Rosendale icon, Uncle Willy. The first festival started in 1978. Locations include places like the Rosendale theater and 1850 house. Those are iconic places in the heart of this small town. Check out the complete schedule of bands and activities by clicking here. The event is run by all volunteers and is completely donation driven. A true festival that is completely local.