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 […]

Multicultural Festival, The Kingston Community Block Party

Multicultural Festival, The Kingston Community Block Party The T.R. Gallo park on the Rondout Waterfront was the scene of the second annual Multicultural Festival and Community Block party on Sunday. Promoted by The Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History, nearly every ethnic group in our community was represented. There was entertainment all afternoon, ethnic foods, […]

Retro Rally at Cornell St. Studios Gallery

Retro Rally at Cornell St. Studios   Renee Darmstadt pulled of another entertaining event last weekend at her multi-purpose Cornell St. Studios. Dozens of vintage cars, vendors, some great music, and lots of people dressed in their finest retro outfits on a gorgeous day made the Retro Rally the place to be.  If you missed […]

Kingston, NY’s Hometown Heroes (video)

The call to serve our country has been heard in many different ways over the years. Whether that call was a family tradition, a genuine desire to serve, a rational career decision, or a notice in the mail, our service men and women have one thing in common: They are all fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, […]

Kiwanis Kingston Classic: Something Special for Everyone

Any time that you can get one thousand people to actively participate in a local event, it’s something special. Over 1100 runners exited Dietz Stadium and returned after running anywhere from one to twenty-six miles. Almost unbelievably, the runners ranged from six year old Luke Profera of Catskill who ran the 5k race to…… are […]

The Kiwanis Kingston Classic: Come See What It’s All About

With the expectation of over a thousand runners from world class marathoners to kids from your neighborhood, the Kingston Classic is an event that will draw spectators from all over and shouldn’t be missed by  anyone in our own community this weekend, 4/26-27. With the exception of one year, The Classic has been run in […]

The U.S. Lace Curtain Factory – Let the Renaissance Begin!

Without a doubt, the restoration of the long vacant United States Lace Curtain Factory is one of the most significant, and potentially impactful construction projects to be undertaken in the city of Kingston in decades. Not only is it providing 55 units of housing targeted for occupancy by artists of all kinds, it will also […]

About Kingston Happenings

Kingston Happenings is the go-to source for learning about events and where to buy local. With its accompanying newsletter, social media notifications, and linkages to other websites, Kingston Happenings is the most effective way to learn about our community. Where else can you find all this? A comprehensive event calendar and event listings profiling Kingston’s […]

Kingston’s St. Patricks Day Parade, a Flying Leprechaun’s View and more!

Here’s a view of view of Kingston, N.Y.’s St. Patrick’s Day that you haven’t seen yet courtesy of Jeremy Jordan and his non-lethal “dronecam”. The best way to put into perspective how big an event the Ancient Order of Hibernians sponsor with the support of the city of Kingston, is from the air. Jeremy caught […]

Uptown Kingston’s Farmer’s Market

Almost 20 vendors offer items such as: bread & baked goods, fresh fish, meat & eggs, fruits & vegetables, gourmet peanut butter, local wine, and so much more. Located in Bethany Hall of the majestic Old Dutch Church, at 272 Wall Street in the Historic Stockade District of Uptown Kingston, the Market will continue on […]