Rosendale International Pickle Festival

The 26th Annual Rosendale International Pickle Festival

10 am – 5 pm

$5 per person, kids under 12 free

Ulster County Fairgrounds
249 Libertyville Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561

Meet Our Vendors

Over 100 vendors come from all over to sell pickles, food, baked goods, crafts, fashion, jewelry and much more.


We are looking for vendors who sell pickles and pickle products, crafts, art, groceries, baked goods, prepared foods and non-profit public service groups.

The Contests

Not only is there a home pickling contest but the Pickle Triathlon offers a pickle eating contest, pickle juice drinking and a pickle toss.

πŸ₯’πŸŽ‰ Calling all pickle enthusiasts! πŸ₯’πŸŽ‰

🌟 Join the brine brigade at the Rosendale International Pickle Festival! 🌟

πŸ“† Date: Sunday, October 15, 2023

⏰ Time: All day pickle party extravaganza!

πŸ””πŸ””πŸ”” Attention, pickle lovers! πŸ””πŸ””πŸ””

Are you tired of being a cucumber couch potato? πŸ₯’ Looking to add some excitement and flavor to your life? 🌢️ Well, look no further! The Rosendale International Pickle Festival needs YOU! πŸ™ŒπŸŽ‰

We’re on a quest to make October 15, 2023, the most brine-tastic day ever seen by human taste buds! πŸŒπŸ‘… But we can’t do it alone. We need a pickle-tastic team of volunteers to help us make this event a mouthwatering masterpiece!

πŸ“£ Duties include:

β€’ Gherkin guardians: Ensure pickle samples are flowing freely and pickles are kept at the perfect temperature. πŸ₯’❄️

β€’ Cucumber cheerleaders: Spread joy and excitement to festival attendees with your infectious enthusiasm. πŸŽ‰πŸ“£

β€’ Briny ambassadors: Share your pickle expertise with curious visitors and help them find their perfect pickle match. πŸ₯’πŸ’‘

β€’ Jar jockeys: Assist in setting up booths, arranging displays, and keeping our pickle paradise pristine. πŸ§ΊπŸ”§

πŸ’ͺ Perks of joining our pickle posse? Oh, where do we start? πŸ’ͺ

πŸ₯’ Exclusive pickle swag bags filled with goodies that will make other foodies green with envy.

πŸ₯’ Endless pickle tasting opportunities to satisfy your taste buds and make you the ultimate pickle connoisseur.

πŸ₯’ Unforgettable memories of joining the ranks of the legendary pickle aficionados.

πŸ₯’ And, of course, the chance to make a big dill difference in the world of pickles! 🌍

So, whether you’re a seasoned pickle pro or just a brine enthusiast, we want YOU to join us on October 15th at the Rosendale International Pickle Festival! 🎊

πŸ“£ Spread the word! Tag your pickle pals, share this post, and let’s create a tidal wave of pickle passion! 🌊πŸ₯’

πŸ“ Location: Ulster County Fairgrounds, the land of pickled dreams

Remember, a world without pickles is simply cucumbersome. 🌎πŸ₯’ Don’t miss your chance to be a part of pickle history! See you there, pickle peeps! πŸ™ŒπŸ₯’πŸŽ‰

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Rain or Shine! We do not cancel.

Up to 4,000 people visit the Pickle Festival every year.

We host over 100 vendors who sell pickles, groceries, hot food, baked goods, crafts and much more.

We’ve outgrown the Rosendale Recreation Center and look forward to plenty of parking for our visitors and elbow room for our vendors. We are very excited to move to the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz.