Hooley On The Hudson in Kingston, NY

Date(s) - 09/01/2019
11:00 am-9:00 pm

Downtown Rondout Business District


The City of Kingston and the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 1, Ulster County are proud to announce the 18th annual Hooley on the Hudson™ Kingston Irish Festival, to be held on Sunday, September 1, 2019. The Festival will take place at the T R Gallo Memorial Park on the Rondout Creek from 11:30 AM until 9:00 PM. Three stages will feature live music, step dancing, and traditional music for all ages. Admission is FREE!


Become a vendor at the Hooley!

Focused on family, this event is free to all. Indeed, many families and school groups have made “The Hooley” their meeting venue each year. Come gather and celebrate Irish culture, walk along the beautiful Rondout Waterfront, and enjoy three stages of music and dance, along with numerous food and craft vendors.

Schedule of Performances

FEENEY STAGE (Local Talent)
MC Bill Sutton

11:30 Opening Ceremonies

12:30 UC AOH Pipes & Drums

1:00 The 317

2:30 Celtic Heels School of Irish Dance

3:00 T McCann Band

4:30 Farrell School of Irish Dance

5:00 Mary G and Jimmy Walsh

6:45 McGroovin’

9:00 Festival Ends


TARA STAGE (International and National Talent)
MC Ken Brett

11:30 Opening Ceremonies

12:15 Kitty Kelly and Catskill Fever

1;45 UC AOH Pipes & Drums

2:15 Andy Cooney Band

4:15 Celtic Heels School of Irish Dance

4:45 The Little Creek Band

6:30 Farrell School of Irish Dance

7:00 Boston’s Erin Og

9:00 Festival Ends


THE “Trad” STAGE (Traditional Music)
MC John Dwyer
12:00 Mary Courtney

1:00 T McCann Band

2:00 Scottish Gaelic Singing

3:00 Old Style Irish Gaelic Sing

4:00 Liam O’Neill, Steve Stanne & Clare Horgan

5:00 Folk Gaelic Singing (Irish & Scottish)

6:00 Toss the Feathers

7:15 Grand Finale

9:00 Festival Ends


Sponsored by the Hudson Valley Sudbury School –

On-going children’s activities throughout the day with comfortable seating for feeding infants and rest for all ages.

Baby Quip-Jamie Spotts

Supplying diaper changing stations, diapers, and wipes



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