Pultneyville Homecoming
Community Celebration


July 22, 2023 | Pultneyville, New York

Join us as we bring our community together for a fun run, parade, food truck, community picnic, live music, wine & spirits tastings, beer sales, a beach fire, a fireworks display, AND MORE!

Sponsored by the Williamson-Pultneyville Historical Society


The 63rd Annual Pultneyville Homecoming

Our community has been celebrating the beautiful place we live and the welcoming residents and visitors for decades.  After a brief pause during the pandemic, we are bringing back the beloved Annual Homecoming Festival.  Don’t miss out!

  • Tour historic Cobblestone School House, now an airbnb from 12 noon-2pm; 4100 Lake Road
  • Tour historic Gates Hall . . . the hamlet’s first sacred place of worship and now the oldest continuously active small community theatre in the United States. View the Wayne County Bicentennial Quilt and enjoy a continuous loop slide show from 12-3pm and 4-7pm; 4107 Lake Road.
  • Tour the Williamson-Pultneyville Historical Society (W-PHS) and exhibits from 1-4pm; 4130 Mill Street.
  • Take a Walking Tour of the Hamlet beginning and ending at the W-PHS house at either 12 noon or 1pm; 4130 Mill Street.
  • Attend the Historic Marker and Interpretive Panels unveiling at the W-PHS House at 2pm; 4130 Mill Street.
Bring Lawn Chairs & Blankets


“GRAB ‘n GO”
  • Get Take-out from Pultneyville Deli or Pizza Stop and bring to Centennial Park and enjoy with friends, family, and neighbors!
    Bring a well-filled picnic basket and table service!
  • FOOD TRUCK in the PARK
    Treat yourself to Specialty “Pultneyville Potatoes” loaded high with smoked brisket or pork and toppings from Smoke ‘N Barrel BBQ Food Truck in Centennial Park.

Craft Beer | Bake Sale

12PM – 2PM
Donated by Raise A Glass Foundation from NYS Craft Brewers Association Annual Competition & Pines of Peace Bake Sale

Gates Hall: 4107 Lake Road
No Reservations Required

Schoolhouse Tour

12PM – 2PM
District #1, Cobblestone One-Room Schoolhouse built in 1854 was recently  turned into an AirBNB

4100 Lake Road
Reservations Required

Gates Hall

12PM – 3PM & 4PM – 7PM
Stop in to see the oldest, continuously active, small community theatre in the United States. Slide show & Wayne County Bicentennial quilt viewing.

Gates Hall: 4107 Lake Road
No Reservations Required


Family Fun Run

Adults run free with registered children. Sponsored by Williamson Rec.

Cornwall Preserve: 3975 Lake Rd
Reservations Required

Walking Tour

12PM & 1PM
Walking Tour of Historic Sites
Meet at Historical Society House

4130 Mill Street
No Reservations Required

Historical Marker

Ceremony to unveil history kiosks and Historical Roadside Marker funded by the Pomeroy Foundation

W-PHS House: 4130 Mill Street

No Reservations Required

Car Show

View Classic Cars in the Historic Hamlet of Pultneyville behind the Deli

7784 Hamilton Street
No Registration Required


Parade starts and ends at the Fire Hall and continues around the Pultneyville Triangle. Streets closed during parade.

View from anywhere within the Hamlet
Participant Registration Required

Adult Tasting Tent

4PM – 7PM
Tastings and bottle sales
$5 suggested donation (per person) for admission (21+)

Gates Hall: 4107 Lake Road
No Reservations Required

Tailgate in the Park

Tailgate at the picnic in Centennial Park. Bring lawn chairs. Lawn games available.

Across from Gates Hall
Tailgate Reservations Required

Live Music

Featuring Jim Lane and Shared Genes in Centennial Park

Across from Gates Hall
No Reservations Required

Face Painting

4:30PM – 6:30PM
Artistic and creative face painting creations for kids by Starr!

Across from Gates Hall
No Reservations Required

Painted Pig Contest

Winner of Painted Pig Contest announced during music concert

Across from Gates Hall
Participant Registration Required

Live Jazz

Live jazz by Steve Grills Band. Public welcome, donations accepted

Pultneyville Yacht Club
No Reservations Required


View Fireworks in field behind Methodist Church, chairs ONLY in the field (no cars or other motorized vehicles) 

7767 Hamilton Street
No Reservations Required

About Us

Something For Everyone!

We have a full day of events scheduled to connect our community!  We have activities for children (a fun run and short walk to discover Pig Lane!), a hometown parade, historical experiences, live music for all to enjoy, a community picnic and lawn games, and we will end the celebration with fireworks behind the Methodist Church and a fire on the beach.










Highlights from Homecoming Past! (1988)

Pultneyville Homecoming in 1988 and Chester Peters leading the Walking Tour.



Thank You To Our Partners

KM Davies, Andy & Sue Orbaker, Gary & Kathy Orbaker, Peter & Debbie Parts,
Jamie & Jason Sonneville, Nanette Hance, Chance Farms, Collin & Amy McConville

Pultneyville Homecoming:
I was asked to attend the 1812 festivities and give demonstration of a flintlock rifle in front of the Williamson-Pultneyville Historical Society’s house.

BlackPowder Bill, July 20, 2013

Join Us

We’re Looking for Volunteers!

If you’d like to help make this one of the best Homecoming Events ever, we would love to have your help!  We could use volunteers to help with: parade line up, tailgate parking, trash cleanup, road signs, and road closures.  If you can help, please get in touch with one of the committee members at the button below!