2015 4th of July Fireworks and Celebration

Kingston’s 4th of July Celebration will be held on the Rondout Waterfront with live music performances beginning at 5:00pm and the fireworks display at 9:30pm. Take advantage of shuttle busses running from 4-11:00pm. They will pick up at Kingston Plaza and Cornell Street Parking lot by Frank Guido little Italy and drop off at Abeel […]

Surprise! It’s the ‘the {unexpected} wedding expo’

This will be a fun and fabulous way to meet and mingle with wedding professionals in your area, the {unexpected} wedding expo is a bridal show for the senses.  “the {unexpected} wedding expo” was created by Cristina Alsip and Renée Darmstadt to inspire Brides and Grooms to envision what their actual wedding day can be […]

A Classic Weekend in Pictures

Two annual running events were hosted in Kingston this weekend under brilliant blue skies and drew hundreds of enthusiastic participants between them. On Saturday, the YMCA held it’s annual Kids Classic and it was encouraging to see kids of all ages picking them up and laying them down as if they were competing in the […]

The 2015 Kiwanis Kingston Classic: Classic in All Regards

The following timeline provides a brief overview of the weekend’s events at the Kiwanis Kingston Classic, presented by HITS Endurance. All times are subject to change. Saturday, April 18, 2015 – Robert Dietz Memorial Stadium 11am – 5pm: Athlete Packet Pick-Up for all distances* 10am – 5pm: Fitness Expo 1:30pm – 2pm: Registration Parties Winners […]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2015: A community event for all

For 28 years, the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Fr. Con Colbert Woulfe Division 1 Ulster County, has been planning, promoting, and managing Kingston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Shamrock Run, which is easily one of the biggest community events of the year here in Kingston. This year, 2015 Grand Marshal Kieran Devlin led the parade which is […]

The B-52s’, Kate Pierson, is Bringing Her “Guitars and Microphones” to Uptown Kingston

It’s not often that someone with the stature of a Kate Pierson can be seen in a venue that enables an ‘up close and personal’ experience with the artist, but fortunately fans will be able to do just that on Feb. 24 at BSP in Uptown Kingston. One of the founding mothers of the B-52s'(and […]

Glancing Back – 2014 in Pictures

2014 certainly provided its share of photo ops with the wide variety of events that were hosted here in Kingston. Living in a picturesque, livable, city like Kingston certainly provides constant photo opportunities, as well.  Not only does KingstonHappenings.Org try to promote events for local businesses and organizations to ensure their success, it also tries […]

Countdown to Sinterklaas

The Sinterklass celebration is based on a Dutch tradition started in the Middle Ages and is still the most eagerly anticipated holiday in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and some parts of France today. The character ‘ Sinterklass’ is based on St. Nicholas, who is the patron saint of children, and makes a journey from Spain […]

Kingston Connect

(pictured: Mark Marshall, Alex Brown, Susan Whelan, Rick Whelan) So you live / work / play in Kingston. Maybe you’re a small business owner… or a tech person… or a tattoo artist. A signmaker… or an animator… or a farmer. The City of Kingston is populated with a wide variety of such individuals, many of […]

Kingston’s O+ Festival: Music, Arts, Healing and Community

This years weekend-long, O+( “O positive”) Festival in Kingston, NY is scheduled to kickoff at 6:00 this Friday with a parade that starts at the Academy Green and continues all weekend long with live music, dance performances, art exhibits, health and wellness expos, as well as family-oriented events for all ages. Originally founded in here […]

About Kingston, N.Y.

Kingston, New York has always been a hub for culture, commerce and tourism. Today, this former state capital has evolved into a vibrant destination that attracts visitors from around the world. Bounded by the majestic Catskill and Shawangunk mountain ranges to the west and the mighty Hudson River to the east, Kingston is an exciting […]

2nd Annual Kingston Festival of the Arts

Kingston’s Festival of the Arts is ten days of music and dance by well-known performers brought together by Kerry Henderson of the Uptown Gallery. Henderson, who is a world-renown opera singer himself, will be opening the festival with other vocalists and musicians Thursday, Aug. 21 at his Uptown Gallery venue. From then, until Sunday, Aug. […]

The World’s Largest Sundae – built in Kingston, NY

The World’s Largest Sundae –  built in Kingston, NY The City of Kingston will get some world-wide recognition thanks to our hometown Boice Brothers Dairy and the many volunteers and sponsors that put on a community event like no other. Assembling enough people to build a 1606 ft. sundae is no small task and everyone […]

13th Annual Kayak Festival

Kenco and the City of Kingston Parks and Recreation department held another successful Kayak Festival at Kingston Point Beach on Saturday. Those interested could talk to Kenco’s experts, attend some short informative sessions and even try out some of Kenco’s inventory of kayaks, paddle boards, and canoes. They could even take a tour with Steve […]

Kingston Wine Co. hosts Sunday Hike #2 of the Kingston Greenline

Last Sunday was a spectacular day for a hike and it was a fun, informative tour of the section of the Kingston Greenline rail trail that will meander from East Chester St. to Kingston Point. This was the second of a series of hikes hosted by Michael and Theresa Drapkin, owners of The Kingston Wine […]