Tag: OctoberFeast

Chatham OctoberFeast 2019 is October 5!

Chatham OctoberFeast is an annual village-wide celebration of fall and the harvest. On Saturday, October 5, this family friendly event will feature great local food, beer, bands and plenty of kids activities.

Enjoy all your favorite fall foods from local restaurants, as well as outside food vendors and food trucks. There will be live entertainment, plenty of free activities, a community harvest table, and much more. Main Street will be closed to traffic and picnic tables will be set up. There will be two stages of entertainment, and WDST will be doing a live broadcast.

Here’s the line-up and vendor list:

Chatham Brewing Stage/Parking Lot

Noon-1:00pm Brasskill Visit the website
1:30-3:30pm The Purple Stuff Visit the website
2:00pm Keg Tap
4:00-6:00pm Eli’s Gin Visit the website
3:00pm Stein Hoist
7:00pm-10:00pm Side Show Willie Visit the website

10 Main Street Stage

3:00-4:30pm Rock Academy – Woodstock Visit the website
4:30-6:00pm Roger Mason and friends

Kids Activities at the Gazebo

11:00am-6:00pm Chatham MED PTA- Kids Crafts, selling hot chocolate, ice tea, Mac n cheese, chili, some baked goods and a candy apple buffet where you can purchase an apple and use toppings to create your own candy apple.
1:00-4:00pm Face Painting by Stellar Body and Art Visit the website
1:00-4:00pm Giant Slide

Chatham’s Plaid Picnic

This community harvest table and alfresco dining experience kick off at 1:00pm to prepare for a 2:00pm seating. Download the PDF for full details.

Please bring the following:

  • Your own picnic table setting
  • A dish to share
  • Wear something plaid

Tables and chairs will be provided but everything else is BYO.


Participating Local Restaurants

Bimi’s Cheese Shop Giant games and an expanded eating area in front of the store 21 Main Street
Blue Plate Oktoberfest specials for dinner. Beer bratwurst and other favorites. 1 Kinderhook Street
Chatham Brewing Wunderburger will be offering a pig roast, with Spetzel and red cabbage slaw in front the restaurant 59 Main Street
Kouri’s new restaurant preview 17-19 Main Street
Main St. Goodness/PieconicNY Whole pies, pies by the slice, and hand pies. Now taking Thanksgiving orders. 20 Main Street
Scoop518 Selling ice cream 41 Main Street
The People’s Pub The People’s Lunch” at noon. Offering $5 German beers on tap along with Angus and Gray  Barbecuing brats outside. All drafts, cocktails and wine inside will be available to go. 36 Main Street
Toast Café 41 Main Street

Food Vendors

Chuck Wagon Visit the website
Desserts by Design Visit the website
Hudson Valley Pretzel Company Visit the website
Just Dogs
Pixie Floss
Wunderbar and Bistro Visit the website
Yummy Kitchen Visit the website


CABA T-shirts & wooden nickels
Campside Chef Visit the website
Olde York Farm Distillery and Cooperage Visit the website
Righteous Rags Visit the website
WellNow Urgent Care Visit the website
Yankee Distillers Visit the website

Farmer’s Market

Alima’s West African Cuisine
Hand Hollow Maple Syrup
Hawks Roost Farm Visit the website



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Chatham OctoberFeast 2018, Oct 6

This Saturday is Chatham OctoberFeast in the village of Chatham, NY. The annual fall harvest celebration features events and activities, local food, and talent.

Main Street will be closed to traffic and picnic tables will be set up. Enjoy all your favorite fall foods from local restaurants, as well as outside food vendors and food trucks. There will be two stages of entertainment and WDST will be doing a live broadcast. There will be plenty of kids activities including fall-themed crafts, pumpkin painting, and a giant slide by the gazebo. Bimi’s will have large games set up on the street in front of their store: Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4 and Cheese Toss.

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Saturday, October 6, 2018: 11am – 6pm

The Village of Chatham, NY


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Chatham OctoberFeast Saturday, Oct. 7

This Saturday is Chatham OctoberFeast in the village of Chatham, NY. Celebrate the harvest season by checking out local restaurants and food vendors who will set up for a special festival day.

In addition to a lot of great food, there will also be family-friendly entertainment including a mini petting zoo, face painting, pumpkin painting, craft projects, several local bands, a pretzel eating contest, dog costume contest, German Costume Contest, Stein Heist, and two Chili Contests.

Below is the official map and partial schedule for the day. To see the full schedule, checkout VisitChathamny.com/chatham-octoberfeast by clicking here.


Saturday, October 7 2017 – 11:00am-11:00pm


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Chatham OctoberFeast – Saturday, October 1


Chatham Village will host it’s first ever OctoberFeast this Saturday, October 1, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The day will celebrate the harvest season with local food and family activities throughout the village. The festivities will feature food, music, drink, and an interesting sounding contest.

Get Crocked Cooking Contest

The Get Crocked cooking contest is open to all, and will be a judged contest looking for the best Crock Pot meal. The winning recipe will be part of a round up press release and will be published on the Our Community Cares website and Facebook page. Judging will take place during the day, and participants are to arrive no later than 12:30pm with one large crockpot filled with their entry submission, along with a printed copy of the recipe. First prize is $100, and second prize is $50. There’s a $10 entry fee, and you must return a completed entry form, which can be found here. Proceeds from “Crockpot for a Cause” will benefit Tina and Rich Powers and family, of Canaan.


OctoberFeast kicks off at 11am, and is centered on Main Street. Following is the full schedule.

11 a.m.

Our Daily Bread Gluten Free Bakery, 54 Main St. For sale: stuffed pretzels, Octoberfeast knishes of mashed potatoes, sauerkraut and corned beef.

Our Daily Bread Deli, 116 Hudson Ave. Smokers will be fired up. For sale: smoked turkey legs, pastrami on a stick, sausages and all the trimmings. Chatham Brewing’s Oktoberfest brew and other beer. Music noon to 2 p.m. and lawn/deck will be available for lawn games (bocce and more). Discounts to those in traditional lederhosen and free draft to those who purchase a beer stein from R.H. Van Alstyne Fine Jewelry.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Chatham Café & Deli, 41 Main St. Cider, hot chocolate, seasonal pastries and more will be sold as well as the full menu inside with specials featuring a seasonal flavor.

SomethinsGottaGive, 5 Main St. Artists serving refreshments.

R.H. Van Alstyne Fine Jewelry, 42 Main St. Beer steins for sale.

Chatham Wine & Liquor, 52 Main St. Wine and cheese sampling.

Chatham Brewing, 59 Main St. Pig roast.

People’s Pub, 36 Main St. Duck tacos and lamb sliders.

Friends of the Tracy, selling beer mugs with their logo.

Face painting.

Mando Fights Back, selling bows and pies.

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Prepared, outside 20 Main St. Grilling bratwurst and sauerkraut in the beer and wine garden in the Prepared Plaza.

A La Mode, selling ice cream and root beer floats street side.


Musicians Laura Flemming and Phalen McGreal in the beer and wine garden in the Prepared Plaza outside Prepared.

Noon to 12:30 p.m.


Noon to 2 p.m.

Live music TBA at Our Daily Bread Deli, 116 Hudson Ave.

1-2 p.m.

Eric Thee Illusionist on the Brewery Stage.

1-3 p.m.

Get Crocked: Crockpot for a Cause Cooking Contest, location TBA.

2-3 p.m.

Balloon Art on the Brewery Stage.

3 p.m.

Ceremonial keg tapping on the Brewery Stage.

Breezy Grass Band on the Brewery Stage.

Games and contests at Chatham Brewing.

6 p.m.

Sitting Plush Band on the Brewery Stage.

8 p.m.

Side Show Willie on the Brewery Stage.

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