Have some fun at this year’s Annual Gloversville Railfest!

The 17th Annual Gloversville Railfest on Saturday, August 12 will be from 10am to 8pm at Trail Station Park on West Fulton Street.

Each year, the City of Gloversville hosts the annual Gloversville Railfest celebrates outdoor fun and community, with this year’s event boasting over 80 vendors, a variety of food vendors, music and entertainment with live performances, along with plenty of activities for all ages.

Railfest attendees can look forward to an array of attractions, including live performances throughout the day. The entertainment lineup includes Capital Country Band, The ShoeLeatherExpress Western Square & Round Dancing, Railfest Talen Show, Jak Visual Deception Artist, North Allen Duo, Tim Vee, and Skitchin’.

Jak’s Visual Deception. Photo from the Gloversville Railfest Facebook page.

Jak’s Visual Deception. Photo from the Gloversville Railfest Facebook page.

Get ready to be swept away by this favorite area event that fuses together the fun of inflatable activities, the enjoyment of live music, and the wonder of Jak’s Visual Deception entertainment, all in an outdoor atmosphere with something for everyone. Reach new heights on the rock climbing wall, test your skills at outdoor games like Giant Jenga and Connect Four, alng with Corn Hole. Visit and connect with the animals at the petting zoo and pony rides. Looking to make a splash? Gloversville’s new spray pad will be running all day!

Lots of Food and Vendors

With over 80 vendors in attendance, the Gloversville Railfest offers a shopping extravaganza. From local artisans showcasing their crafts to culinary maestros presenting delectable treats, the festival’s vendor lineup is a treasure trove of unique finds and delicious delights. Explore handcrafted jewelry, discover one-of-a-kind artwork, savor gourmet treats, and find items that will forever hold a special place in your heart. The festival’s vendors add another layer to an already rich experience.

Photo from the Gloversville Railfest Facebook page.

Photo of vendor at the 2021 Gloversville Railfest from the Gloversville Railfest Facebook page.

Railfest serves as an opportunity for the community to come together and support the development of future city park improvements. Proceeds from the event will contribute towards enhancing local parks, ensuring residents have access to beautiful outdoor spaces for recreation and relaxation.

Many thanks to the event’s generous sponsors

The organizers express many thanks to DMR Civil Engineering, Ruby & Quiri, Walmart, The ShoeLeather Express, Plaza’s Italian Bistro, Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce, Fage, Coldwell Banker Prime Properties C.T. Male Associates, and Ronald and Petrina Zimmerman for their support and commitment to the community.

The Gloversville Splash Pad. Photo by the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Gloversville Splash Pad. Photo by the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce

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