Jewish Music & Arts Festival

This year's Westchester Jewish Music & Arts Festival will be held on Sunday, August 19, 2018, noon - 6pm at the Kensico Dam Plaza. 
Visit the Festival website to learn more about the day's performances and activities. 


Over 1,800 people turned out in 2017 for a day of music, dance, art, food and fun!

Presented by The Westchester Jewish Council and The Westchester Klezmer Program in cooperation with Westchester County Parks, the 2017 festival was the last of the annual summer ethnic heritage festivals series.  Attendees enjoyed kosher food and snacks that were available for purchase, as well as a vendor exhibition area that included Jewish Art/Judaica, jewelry, crafts, local organizations and more.  Click here to view the 2017 list of exhibitors. 

The event featured a variety of musical entertainment including Klezmer rock band Golem, Rockmitzvah, the Westchester Klezmer Program Band and Israeli singer and composer Sandy Shmuely.  In addition, Camp Zeke led Israeli dancing for all ages throughout the day. Face painting by Maria, as well as juggler Ned Gelfars provided additional family activities and fun throughout the day.  

Click here to  view photos

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Click here for photos and videos of the 2016 festival
Click here for photos and videos of the 2015 festival
Click here for photos and videos of the 2014 festival