Skywalk Arts Festival
Rip Van Winkle Bridge
Catskill, NY 12414
Region: Upper Hudson
DetailsEvent Type Fairs and Festivals Description Celebrate the art of the Hudson Valley and the Hudson River Skywalk pedestrian crossing, which will eventually connect the homes of master painters Thomas Cole and Frederic Church. Come to the park next to the Rip Van Winkle Bridge’s toll plaza in Catskill to view and buy artwork, observe plein air painters along the Skywalk, participate in hands-on art lessons, and hear live music, all in a beautiful setting overlooking the Hudson. This event will be taking place at the same time as other events at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site and Olana State Historic Site. Signs will be set up to direct pedestrians between the bridge and the Thomas Cole site, which is short walk away. Motorists have to pass through Toll Lane 1 (full service lane) in order to enter the parking lot. Sponsoring Organization Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley
Event Duration (hours): 4
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Portion
Additional Wheelchair Info: Overall, the event is wheelchair accessible. Doors to the restrooms are heavy and need to be pushed open. A gallery will be open to view which requires going up stairs. Other than that, the event is flat and accessible.