Pultneyville Homecoming
Community Celebration


July 20, 2024 | Pultneyville, New York

Join us as we bring our community together for a fun run, historical walking tours, all vehicle parade, food truck, community picnic, live music, wine & spirits tastings, beer sales, AND MORE!

Sponsored by the Williamson-Pultneyville Historical Society


The 64rd 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 Gates Hall . . . the hamlet’s first sacred place of worship and now the oldest continuously active small community theatre in the United States. Visit from 12-3pm and 4-6pm; 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 1:30pm or 5:30pm; 4130 Mill Street.
  • Almayza children’s book reading and presentation on the history and 5-year restoration project by Keith Herman at 4:30pm; 4107 Lake Road.
  • Get Take-out from the Pultneyville Deli, or Pizza Stop, get a slice of Pie or other dessert from Pearl’s Pies in the Park 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.

Bring your chairs, blankets, picnic baskets!  Even better, reserve a tailgating space to ensure you and your friends have a dedicated space!  


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

Almayza Presentation

Come listen to Keith Herman read a children’s book and talk about his five-year restoration of the historic Almayza sailboat 

Gates Hall: 4107 Lake Road
No Reservations Required

Gates Hall

12PM – 3PM & 4PM – 6PM
Stop in to see the oldest, continuously active, small community theatre in the United States. 

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

1:30PM & 5:30PM
Meet at Historical Society House
30 mins prior to tour

4130 Mill Street
Reservations Required

Ice Cream Demo

2PM & 6PM
Demonstration of Homemade Ice Cream made with Liquid Nitrogen

Across from Gates Hall
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 Patrick Young 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

Sail into Summer Contest

Enter your sailboat by 3 pm at Gates Hall

Winner of Sail into Summer during music concert
Across from Gates Hall

Purchase a Driftwood Sailboat Here or by Calling: 518-528-6063

About Us

Something For Everyone!

We have a full day of events scheduled to connect our community!  We have activities for children (fun run, scavenger hunt, historic walking tour, book reading, pony rides, games), a hometown parade, historical experiences, live music for all to enjoy, a community picnic and lawn games.










Highlights from Homecoming Past! (1988)

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



Thank You To Our Partners

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!