06/01/17 8:12am

The Newburgh Illuminated Festival will be this Saturday, June 3, noon – 10pm. If you are looking for the chance to visit and discover Newburgh, this is an excellent opportunity to see how the community is able to transform itself. There will be vendors, artists, and plenty of food. Make sure to go to the Newburgh Illuminated Festival website to see all that will be happening.

Click here to see photos from 2015, 2014, 2013. It gets better every year!

09/17/14 11:38am

Kite at WHQSoaring, swirling, kites of all kinds will bob and weave as they dance in the wind at Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site during Kites Over the Hudson, on Saturday, September 20th, 2 PM to 4 PM.

Free kites will be given to the first 150 children 15 and under during this Hudson River Ramble event. Prizes will be awarded in various kite categories, and refreshments will be served to all who attend.   And there will be a Kite Hospital, staffed by members of Chapter 1782 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, to repair most kite catastrophes!

More events can be found on the Newburgh Event Calender.

08/27/14 11:30am

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This weekend is a great weekend to visit Newburgh with lots of great events going on in the city. You can check out the events calendar for details. But here are just a few:

Newburgh Urban MarketCANCELLED new location at Newburgh waterfront. Vendors have a mix of items
Newburgh International Festival– Jermaine Paul will be performing as well as a mix of vendors selling food and items
Newburgh Last Saturdays– Local businesses stay open extra late to help foster discovery and tourism of the city
Newburgh Draught Day Race-this run will provide you with a great opportunity to see the beautiful and historic City of Newburgh

If you know of any other events going on in the city, feel free to add them to the calendar.

07/14/14 11:30am


Check out some photos of the gorgeous fireworks that could be seen on the Newburgh Waterfront July 4th weekend. Pictures © Brian Wolfe.

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06/30/14 12:34pm

Newburgh Fireworks 2012

UPDATE: Due to the threat of inclement weather, the City of Newburgh July 4th celebration has been postponed until Saturday, July 5.

This year’s fireworks display will be launched from the grounds of the former Consolidated Iron site (adjacent to Gully’s restaurant), on Friday, July 4, at approximately 9 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets!

Events will begin at noon at UNICO Park.

The schedule is as follows:

Noon-6 p.m. Vendors and Artists on the River

6 p.m.- 9 p.m.- Music by Dr. Magkneetoe

9 p.m. (approximately) Fireworks

Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site at 84 Liberty Street will be open from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Starting at 11:30 a.m. tours will be given every half-hour, the last one at 4:30 p.m. There will also be crafts for children. Admission for the day is free.

The rain date for all events will be Saturday, July 5.