Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce - Event Information
Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce - Event Information

Event Name:"Touch a Truck" Main Street Margaretville First Friday Fun
Event Type(s):Margaretville
Description:Touch A Truck” Fall Festival in Margaretville Oct. 6
Margaretville —The Business Association of Margaretville (BAM) will host a Touch A Truck Family Fall Festival on Friday, Oct. 6 from 4-7 p.m.

Kids can see, hear, touch and climb around on vehicles of all shapes and sizes. There will be 30-plus vehicles on display, including fire trucks, an MTC bucket truck, NYS Police cars, vehicles owned by the NYC Department of Environmental Protection and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Wadler Bros. concrete trucks, a wrecker and roll-back tow truck, an Ulster County Sheriff’s Department patrol car, tractors, farm equipment and more.

The vehicles will be lined up along a portion of Margaretville’s Main Street and also in the Binnekill Square community parking lot. The event is a fund-raiser for BAM and there’s a suggested donation of $5 per family. Adults are also welcome to explore the vehicles to “bring out the kid in you.”

Other entertainment at the festival will include: a visit by Smokey Bear courtesy of the NYSDEC, Wacky Hats with Wacky Wendy, balloon animals fashioned by Chee Chee the Clown, face painting, and pumpkin painting with staff from the Catskill Mountain Artisans’ Guild.

The special attractions will also feature: a street cart offering Cosmik Ice Cream treats, a chocolate and cupcake tastings at Catskill Candies and Confections, a wine tasting at the Margaretville Liquor Store, “Brats and Brew” at Summerfields, and “Le Cadeaux Trunk Show” at Home Goods of Margaretville. The Open Eye Theater will also host its monthly open mic night beginning at 7 p.m.

Visitors are also invited to check out the growing number of shops in the village, including the newest businesses - Bloom Fabric, Art and Retreat (in the former Masonic building) and Northhill Outdoors Archery Pro Shop and Indoor Range (in the former Ladenheim garage building).

The Touch A Truck Family Fall Festival is BAM’s final First Friday event of the season. BAM members are also busy planning for the annual Holiday on Main event on Saturday, November 25. The fun starts with a parade along Main Street at 11 a.m., a visit by Santa, hot chocolate, kids’ activities, eggnog tasting, tree lighting, chocolate tasting and more. Holiday on Main is held in conjunction with Shop Small Saturday.

For additional information, please visit: mainstreetmargaretville.com or call 845 586-4177.
Event Date:10-06-17
Event Time:04:00 PM - 07:00 PM Eastern
Location:Main Street and Binnekill Parking Area
Margaretville, NY 12455

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