Historic Spa Village, Sharon Springs, awarded $2.25 million as part of the NY Forward Program’s revitalization initiative for rural New York
While the village is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as a historic spa village, Sharon Springs has plans for the future!
For the past five years, Sharon Springs has been investing in its infrastructure
Sharon Springs has been working hard on infrastructure improvements including water and sewer, street lighting, sidewalks, and so much more. Today, the village is looking forward to the future as they work with local businesses and the community on transformational projects, funding business improvements and expanding cultural historic resources. With a commitment to the arts and their village park, Sharon Springs is looking forward to improving access to the park that will host events for the community and visitors alike. Private investment along with business development continues to serve both the community and businesses that call Sharon Springs home.
“Sharon Springs is looking to build on its recent growth in private business investment and public infrastructure investment to become a modern, model business, residential and tourism community for the 21st century and beyond. The Village will achieve its vision by renovating key arts and entertainment venues and other historic buildings, adding public Wi-Fi and assisting the Village’s numerous small businesses.” – Governor Hochul
The Sharon Springs Harvest Festival is accepting applications for vendors through April 15!
The Sharon Springs Harvest Festival is right on track for its annual event this year on September 16 and 17. As the festival committee is currently accepting applications for farm, artisan, maker, producer and food vendors. Interested vendors should visit the website for details.
The Sharon Springs Harvest Festival is a bucolic celebration that has been a favorite of locals and visitors to quaint, historic Sharon Springs, NY for over 20 years. It has evolved from a small garlic festival to a full-fledged fall festival with music, demonstrations, food, tastings, activities, artisans and vendors.
Through the years, varying groups within our community have organized this celebrated event. As always, this event will mark the perfect capstone to a great summer and offer a prelude to what Upstate New York autumns are all about.
– Sharon Springs Harvest Festival
The Mineral Waters of Sharon Springs
Located in the northwest corner of Schoharie County, Sharon Springs historically has been a place that draws people in with the different mineral waters in the area including sulfur, chalybeate, magnesia and blue water or the “Blue Stone” springs. In the 1800s, people flocked to the village for the healing springs leading to more than 60 hotels and boarding houses being built to accommodate visitors. Sharon Springs was known to host 10,000 visitors each summer. Before European settlement, the Haudenosaunee would frequent the healing springs.