Sinterklaas

SINTERKLAAS 2013

A Grand Celebration in the Mid-Hudson Valley!

CALENDAR

Saturday November 30, 2013, 10:30am-7:00pm

SINTERKLAAS ARRIVAL DAY in the KINGSTON RONDOUT
Sinterklaas Arrival Day in the historic Kingston Waterfront — A day of open houses, musical performances, workshops creating beautiful crowns and branches*, a march down Broadway, a parade of stars, and puppets galore. Kingston sends off Sinterklaas and his white horse on a tugboat across the river to his destination there. After his send off, there will a Sinterklaas Soiree, Tree Lighting Ceremony and plenty of specials at all of the local restaurants. See the detailed schedule.

Saturday December 7, 2013, ALL DAY

SINTERKLAAS FESTIVAL DAY in RHINEBECK

A day-long, colorful celebration of dance, theatre and music all over the village. The spectacular Children’s Starlight Parade at 6:30pm, featuring two-story tall, animated puppets carried by hundreds of volunteers, closes the day at twilight. A non-denominational event, Sinterklaas joins residents and visitors alike, people of all ages and backgrounds, in a memorable celebration of children, art and the light of the winter season. See the detailed schedule.