DAY PASSES are available: September 11, 12, 14, 25, October 01, 15, 22, 23, 29, November 22, 23, 24, 25, 26

Fall Family Fun Fest 2023

October 15, 2023

Fresh apple cider pressing, pumpkin painting, blacksmithing, broommaking, hayrides, live music, seasonal food, guided hikes, and fun for all ages.

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Catskill Conversation: David Amram & Family

October 22, 2023

An afternoon concert with legendary composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist, David Amram. $25 suggested, 2pm


Halloween 2023

October 29, 2023

All ages are invited to arrive in costume and enjoy this fun daytime pre-Halloween event at the Ashokan Center! Explore the campus and challenge your eyes and ears with our spooky and historic scavenger hunt, enjoy live music, a reptile show, broom making demos, and showcase your creativity in the costume contest!

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Banjo Weekend 2023

November 17, 2023 - November 19, 2023

It’s Ashokan’s first-ever Banjo Weekend, featuring all styles and levels of instruction, jamming, and fun-filled banjo inspiration with Tony Trischka, Joe Newberry, Cedric Watson, Hilary Hawke, and your host Scott Hopkins.


Banjo Concert 2023

November 17, 2023

Tony Trischka, Joe Newberry, Cedric Watson, Hilary Hawke and Scott Hopkins will showcase their talents for the whole community at this Banjo Weekend kick-off concert. 6pm dinner (optional), 7:30pm concert

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Holiday Craft Faire 2023

December 10, 2023

Come shop beautiful hand-crafted gifts and make your own at the Ashokan Center! Free to attend.

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New Year's Weekend 2024

December 29, 2023 - January 01, 2024

A warm, friendly, and fun-filled three-day weekend of music and dance classes, evening dance parties, sing-alongs and jams, plus our annual New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dance Party.


New Year's Eve Dinner & Dance 2024

December 31, 2023

Come ring in the New Year at Ashokan and enjoy great live dance music, a sumptuous spread of Late Night Snacks, and a friendly, fun-loving crowd! Music by Jay & Molly with Swingology and more to be announced.

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JAM-uary Weekend

January 12, 2024 - January 14, 2024

Calling all pickers! Learn to jam with hands-on instruction in rhythm, lead, harmony singing, and bluegrass repertoire with lead instructor Austin Scelzo and more staff tba.


Scottish String Fling 2024

May 10, 2024 - May 12, 2024

Learn tunes by ear, gain confidence and experience on your instrument, and build a fantastic group medley arrangement, with world-class Scottish traditional musicians and teachers, Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas.


Ariles Son Jarocho Camp 2024

May 19, 2024

Spend a weekend surrounded by Son Jarocho, the beautiful traditional folk music, song, and dance of Veracruz Mexico! ​​

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Uke Fest 2024

May 24, 2024 - May 27, 2024

Expand your skills and thrive in the aloha spirit of the ukulele at the Ashokan Uke Fest with host Ben Hassenger and his amazing teaching staff! You’ll meet new people, learn new techniques and styles, and gain confidence as a player.


Old Time Rollick 2024

June 07, 2024 - June 09, 2024

Emily Schaad hosts this rollicking weekend for musicians and dancers of all levels. Deepen your playing, build your repertoire, make new friends, and jam until the wee hours.


Western & Swing Week 2024

June 23, 2024 - June 29, 2024

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason host this full week of Vintage Jazz, Swing, Western-Swing, and Classic Country music and dancing.


Northern Week 2024

July 14, 2024 - July 20, 2024

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason host a fun and friendly full-week of traditional music & dance from New England, Québec, England, Sweden, and France. Beginners welcome!


Acoustic Guitar Camp 2024

July 22, 2024 - July 26, 2024

Ashokan Acoustic Guitar Camp offers guitarists of all levels an opportunity for real immersion and growth in a friendly environment. Come sing, jam, and incorporate new styles and techniques into your playing!


Bluegrass Camp 2024

July 29, 2024 - August 02, 2024

Kimber Ludiker hosts a week of bluegrass instruction and jamming for guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bass, vocals and songwriting. Jam with and learn from inspirational teachers hand-picked to cultivate a magical musical environment.


Family Camp 2024

August 05, 2024 - August 09, 2024

Don’t let the summertime fly by without some quality JOY with your kids or grandkids. Ashokan Family Camp is a laid-back, cross-generational escape into nature, music, arts, crafts, and interactive fun & games! From babies to teens and parents to grandparents, you’ll leave with hearts full of music and family memories to last a lifetime. 


Southern Week Shindig 2024

August 10, 2024

Dine, dance, or just enjoy a great evening of Cajun, Créole, Zydeco, and Old Time string band music under Ashokan’s outdoor pavilion! Learn dance basics and then join in the square dance, Cajun, and Zydeco party.

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Southern Week 2024

August 11, 2024 - August 17, 2024

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason host a fun and friendly full-week of Southern traditional music from the Bayou to the Blue Ridge Mountains and beyond. Have fun learning and playing together!