Thursday, August 31, 2017

You Won't Believe What You'll Find at the Woodstock-New Paltz Art and Craft Fair

Come experience the Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Craft Fair this Labor Day weekend- it's become a nationally recognized event featuring handcrafted functional and decorative art from the most talented craftspeople in the northeast.

This groundbreaking crafts fair draws thousands of visitors to the Ulster County fairgrounds who come twice a year to meet the artists and enjoy demonstrations, live music, entertainment, and more!

Whether you're decorating a country home, bringing some rural charm to an urban apartment, looking for something farm fresh to highlight a dinner party, or just need an excuse to get away, the Woodstock-New Paltz Art and Crafts Fair has what you’re looking for.

The carefully curated community of 300 independently juried artists and craftspeople from all over the country have developed a vibrant craft culture which makes this fair a unique experience and a pleasure for all.

Demonstrating ceramic techniques, jewelry making, ironwork, wood carving and turning, leather-working, broom-making, etching, weaving and more, many of the artists will be conducting continuous demonstrations throughout the show in addition to exhibiting their finished products..

Featuring beautiful handcrafted works in ceramics, fiber, fine art, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, photography and wood, the fair also offers the opportunity to enjoy healing arts, musical arts, local wines, and landscape arts.

Architectural craft exhibits include handcrafted built-ins, laminated hardwood lamps, woodware accessories, sculptural pieces, stained glass windows, hand-sewn patchwork wall hangings... even handcrafted tiny houses!


Looking for the finest in unique handcrafted specialty foods and healthcare products?  You’ll find a wide variety of all natural foods, beverages and health care specialties crafted with care by small artisan vendors with a focus on quality.

If you're a a crafter yourself,  be sure to check out the exhibits of crafting supplies which feature hand-spun yarns, fabrics, leather goods, jewelry supplies, tools and other quality equipment suited for the most discerning crafts person.

Of course, no fair would be complete without an eclectic mix of live music and entertainment!  Highlights of this year’s shows will include performances by Pops and the Weasels, The Phantoms, Blind Mice, Side by Side, Bill Robinson's Wildlife Show, Shep and the Coconuts, All-She-Wrote, Billy Mitchell, and Eric Erickson!

There’s something for everyone at the Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Craft Fair, and the Hudson Valley Resort & Spa is just minutes from it all!

Gracefully set in the heart of the Shawangunk Mountains and surrounded with gorgeous Catskill views, the Hudson Valley Resort & Spa offers 270 comfortable, well-appointed guest rooms and a full service European health spa.

Guests enjoy Jacuzzi, sauna, and steam rooms, tennis and basketball courts, an arcade center, and so much more!  

We're planning an unbeatable Labor Day Weekend getaway with games and activities, movies with popcorn, a bonfire with s'mores and much more... so give us a call at 845-626-8888 when planning your trip to the Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Craft Fair this Labor Day weekend, and we'll help you make the most of your stay!

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