START YOUR ADVENTURE IN CALLICOON
Nestled in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, where eagles fly overhead, Callicoon is a charming town steeped in history and rich in sightseeing opportunities. Whether you are visiting on a day trip, for a weekend or longer, Callicoon has plenty to offer and will keep you coming back.
Located on the banks of the Delaware River, Callicoon offers many water sport activities, such as kayaking, canoeing, rafting, tubing, swimming and fishing and eagle watching. There are many local NYS accesses along State Route 52, 17B and the Delaware River to fish or fly fish. There is also an abundance of wildlife to enjoy watching in the Delaware River Valley.
The Delaware Community Center has an activities program during the summer and swimming lessons as well. Additionally, the facility can be rented for private functions. Enjoy magnificant sunrises, sunsets and Catskill fall foliage while walking, biking, hiking or driving on our beautiful back roads. Visit the local farmers markets to buy local wine, fresh cheeses and produce…perfect to pack and take along on one of your adventures.
If golfing is your way of relaxing there are 5 courses for you to enjoy around the area. There are also museums, eagle watching, flea markets, antiquing, art galleries, unique shops, music festivals and country festivals to enjoy. You can also take a driving tour and visit our local artisans and antique shops, trail maps are available.
In the evening, dine at one of Callicoon’s many restaurants or pubs. Enjoy watching a movie at the charming 1940s full screen, dolby digital surround sound movie theater, or attend operettas and performances in the area. We are located only 15 miles from Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Family Foundation School and French Woods Festival for the Performing Arts Camp.
22nd Annual Callicoon Tractor Parade down Main Street & Chicken BBQ
Sunday, June 10, 2018
12pm – 3pm
Sponsored by the Delaware Youth Center, the annual Callicoon Tractor Parade kicks off with the noon whistle! Come for the tractors … stay for the chicken barbecue on the Youth Center grounds after the big parade! Proceeds from the barbecue help us keep our facilities open for the youth of our community. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org | www.delawareyouthcenter.org
Annual River Run
Sunday, July 22, 2018
8:00am – 11:00am
Delaware Youth Center’s annual 5K and 10K race down River Road, a beautiful, flat course along the scenic Delaware River. Novice to experienced runners and walkers welcome. More Info: email@example.com | www.delawareyouthcenter.org
Callicoon Country Fair
Saturday, July 28, 2018
11:00am – 5:00pm
Town-wide event with art, music, food, and fun! Vendors offer antiques, art, craft, food, locally made artisan goods, flea market items, jewelry and more. Wander along the historic streets, view the architecture and admire the beautiful Delaware River. We are looking for vendors, sponsors, and volunteers! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Please visit our Facebook event page for updates.
Callicoon Artwalk 2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
12:00pm – 8:00pm
The CALLICOON ART WALK 2018 – will be showcasing the growing art and music scene in the picturesque hamlet of Callicoon on the Delaware. The event will highlight the arts in unconventional spaces throughout the hamlet including storefronts and public spaces. Video projections and outdoor art installations will be featured into the evening hours. A map will be available at all participating retailers and galleries highlighting the locations of exhibiting artists. Main Street merchants will be open until 8 pm!! Check out all the new Boutiques and Restaurants that have opened up!!