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Sinterklaas Send-Off Celebration, Kingston, New York
Sinterklaas Festival Day, Rhinebeck, New York

Sinterklaas Celebration Space: Crowns & Branches Plus Puppet Workshop

Open to the community

Each year we begin the preparations for Sinterklaas Festival Day with fun activities for all. Crowns & Branches as well as the Puppet Workshop are open to the community. Children & adults welcome. Lots of fun. Please remember that children must be accompanied by an adult.



Opens on November 11, 2017
Thanks to the generosity of the Rhinebeck Methodist Church this season Sinterklaas will once again offer a place for the community to come together to make Crowns & Branches for the parade.
Work with artists-in-residence to create GIANT PUPPETS for the Parade! Led by Master Puppeteers Alex Kahn and Sophia Michahelles.


Crowns & Branches happens in the Sinterklaas Celebration Space

The Celebration Space
Rhinebeck Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
83 E Market St
Village of Rhinebeck

Consider Volunteering?

If you are interested and willing to help run the Celebration Space please contact Joanna Hess (845-505-6397) or sign up online.


Please check here to confirm before you head on over!

Saturday, November 11th: 11:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, November 12th: Noon-5:00pm

Saturday, November 18th: 11:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, November 19th: Noon-5:00pm

Friday, November 24th: 11:00am-5:00pm
*Saturday, November 25th: 11:00am-5:00pm (Join us for Sinterklaas KINGSTON in the afternoon)
Sunday, November 26 — Noon-5pm

Friday, December 1 — CLOSED / MOVING DAY

Stars & Flags

Crowns & Branches another location for purchasing Sinterklaas Stars and flags. Or purchase online.