Andes Community Day
Andes Community Day 2023, a celebration of this amazing rural community, will be held on Saturday, August 12th. The hamlet of Andes and will be filled with local music, food and games to celebrate the traditions of this historic and vibrant Catskills community.
The Festivities will ring in with a parade down Main Street at 10:30am and end with a fire works display at the Andes Hotel. Through-out the day, enjoy “Brats and Beers” at the Hunting Tavern, bring your kids to play in the bounce houses at the Andes Hotel (and ride the mechanical bull while you’re there!), enjoy the petting zoo at Dirty Girl Farm, participate in the Kid’s Scavenger Hunt, shop the sales in the local stores, and enter to win a kids art supply bag at Hawk+ Hive Gallery. That is just a taste of the activities for the day. Enjoy the live music and free activities all day long. Read the full schedule of events below:
Schedule of Events:
10.30am: TOWN PARADE (after the Trailways bus passes through town)
10am – 2pm: Andes Farmer’s Market (in front of the Tin Horn)
11am – 3pm: “Brats and Beer” served at outdoor seating at the Andes Hunting Tavern Museum. View the Museum’s exhibition of Andes Postcards and the History-Mystery table inside.
12pm – 2pm: Street-side Tarot Readings outside Diamond Hollow Books, plus ice tea and bookshop tours.
12pm – 4pm: Children’s play area with bounce houses, rides and mechanical bull at the Andes Hotel
12pm – 4pm: Catskills Jazz Quartet live at Dragonfly Cafe
4pm – 9pm: BBQ, games and contests at the Andes Hotel
6pm: Live music event at Dana’s Place featuring Elvis impersonator Two Yoots
After Dusk: Fireworks at the Andes Hotel
All Day: Children’s Scavenger Hunt: Find the Tin Horns! Pick up a map from businesses in town and search for hidden tin horns. Get your map stamped to win a prize.
All Day: Dirty Girl Farm: Petting zoo, antique sale, farmer’s market, baked goods and food truck
All Day: Kids art supply gift bag give-away at Hawk + Hive
All Day: Temporary Tattoos on the porch of Briar, plus store-wide sale
All Day: Market vendors next to the Tin Horn
All Day: Bargain Vinyl Record Bins outside Sounds Good
All Day: Blow Out Sale at the Tin Horn
All Day: Blow Out Sale at Willbees