We’re pleased to present diverse festivals each year at Mabee Farm and the Schenectady County Historical Society. Information for visitors and vendors is below.
Festival of Trees
Dec 7 – Dec 22, 2019 • 10am – 5pm
@ Schenectady County Historical Society and YWCA NorthEastern NY Adults
$8 • Under 12 free!
Celebrate the season as we fill our galleries with lighted fir trees! Decorated from classic to kooky Christmas styles, the trees glow with the enchantment of the holidays. Join us throughout December for a shimmering, festive season.
Consider supporting these two community organizations by sponsoring a tree! Register below, or check out our Festival of Trees Sponsorship Guide for more information!
Information and registration for vendors wishing to participate in Mabee Farm’s festivals is below.
Schenectady County’s Independence Day Celebration
Friday, July 3, 2020: 5pm to 9pm, free admission
Join us for an outdoor, riverside concert as we celebrate Independence Day! Fireworks will close the show. We are inviting food, beverage, and craft vendors to join us. Expected attendance is 3,000 people. Booths start at $40.
Saturday, July 18, 2020: 11am to 3pm, free admission
Our popular CanalFest is back. Vendors of all types are welcome for this family-friendly event. Expected attendance is 2,000. Booths start at $40.
Arts and Crafts Festival
Saturday, August 22, 2020: 10am to 3pm, $5 admission
Join 65 artists and crafters as they fill Mabee Farm with eclectic, beautifully handcrafted items. Booth space is limited and juried; handcrafted vendors only, please! Expected attendance is 1,200. Booths start at $40.
Schenectady County Fall Foliage Festival
Sunday, October 11, 2020: 11am to 3pm, free admission
Join us as a vendor for Schenectady’s celebration of all things fall, featuring free events for the whole family. Expected attendance is 3,000. Booths start at $75.