Snowflake Festival celebrated in Kingston

Matt Young of Hudson Falls, known as the “Ice Man”, carves a snowflake from a block of ice. (Photos by Phyllis McCabe)

Kingston’s annual Snowflake Festival was held Friday night, December 3 in Uptown with an array of entertainment, including a band on stilts, a hip-hop juggler, a flame eater, ice sculptures, holiday carolers, campfire s’mores, bicycle raffle awards, a stage filled with local singing children, dancing, horse-drawn carriage rides, complimentary treats and refreshments and much more.  Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived by a vintage fire truck all decked out with holiday lights.

Pardee’s Insurance was busy giving out hot chocolate and cookies.


Ellie Jaros, age 8 of Kingston, is ready for the holidays!

The Drake, Lattin, Davis and Finch families of Kingston.

L-R: Zora Davison, age 3 of Red Hook, and her sisters, Ailyn, age 10, and Wilder, age 5, enjoying the festival.

The horse-drawn carriage makes its way up Wall Street

The “Heat Miser” on North Front Street.