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2022 Waterford Canal Festival

a blue tugboat sitting in the water
carnival attractions on a lawn
a kid holding an alien balloon
black and white image of people near the canal
a bounce house castle and slide
the red wheel at the back of a tugboat
vendor stands on a sidewalk
the waterford canal festival logo
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Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Celebrate the beginning of the 2022 canal season at the Waterford Canal Festival. This two day event features live music, craft and food vendors, kids activities, dance performances, and more.

2022 Schedule:

Saturday, May 21st, 10 AM to 6 PM

  • 10 AM to 6 PM - Food, craft, art, services, and other vendors along the promenade from the Hudson River to 4th Street, and at Lock E2 Park
  • 10 AM to 6 PM - Boat rides. Board at the dock by the Visitor Center, or at Lock E2 Park.
  • 10 AM to 6 PM - Kayak rentals from Upstate Kayak Rentals at the boat launch (south end of 1st Street)
  • 10 AM and 1 PM - Guided hike around Peebles Island. Learn about the Native American settlement, early Dutch settlers, the Revolutionary War fortifications, industry on the island, wildlife, and the many features of this historic site. Sponsored by the Friends of Peebles Island in collaboration with the Waterford Community Senior Center.
  • 10 AM to 4 PM - Kid's fishing clinic hosted by the Hudson River Fishermen's Association at no charge. Poles, bait, and instruction provided.
  • 11 AM to 2 PM - Face painting at Lock E2 Park
  • 2:00 PM and 2:45 PM - Racing City Chorus Barbershop Quartet at the Visitor Center

Sunday, May 22nd, 10 AM to 3 PM  

  • 10 AM to 3 PM - Food, craft, art, services, and other vendors along the promenade from the Hudson River to 4th Street, and at Lock E2 Park
  • 10 AM to 3 PM - Boat rides. Board at the dock by the Visitor Center, or at Lock E2 Park.
  • 10 AM to 6 PM - Kayak rentals from Upstate Kayak Rentals at the boat launch (south end of 1st Street)
  • 10 AM to 2 PM - Kid's fishing clinic hosted by the Hudson River Fishermen's Association at no charge. Poles, bait, and instruction provided.
  • 11 AM to 2 PM Face painting at Lock E2 Park

https://waterfordcanalfestival.com/


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