530 Main St.
New Paltz, NY 12561
Phone: (845) 255-6200
Fax: (845) 255-2319
This basement space, at the corner of Lookout Avenue and South Oakwood Terrace, is a thriving DIY concert venue that hosts performances by various touring indie, punk and rock bands. The Alter has attracted the attention of underground music lovers in the city who throng the place to check out their favorite bands in action. To the delight of the fans, bands like White Mandala, Mirror Kisses, Entropy and Stifled. have performed here in the past. Join the crowd and dance to the thumping music churned out by the bands at the Alter.
Huguenot Street is the site of a number of stone houses built in the late 17th Century by French Huguenots who settled there after escaping persecution in France. The settlers arrived in 1678 and lived on nearly 40,000 acres (16,187 hectares) of property purchased from the local Indian tribes. Today, you can tour the original stone houses or even sign yourself or the kids up for a two-week summer program about archeology and the arts.
The Ulster County Fairgrounds are located a little to the south of the village of New Paltz, along the banks of the Wallkill River. A prominent events venue in the Ulster County, these grounds host a range of events, like the Ulster County Fair, Annual Taste of New Paltz, and Woodstock-New Paltz Art and Craft Fair. For visitors who are keen on discovering the culture of the area, a visit to these grounds is recommended. Call for information on upcoming events and other details.
The Tenney Stadium seats 5,000 people and hosts the Red Foxes, Marist College's team. The stadium was renovated in 2006 and was dedicated to the lead contributor to the project, the CEO of Pepsi-Cola, Tim Tenney, while the field itself remained Leonidoff Field. The sports played on this field are the lacrosse, soccer and football teams.
Open April through September.
The Roosevelt Cinemas in Hyde Park is a fantastic place to watch a movie during a trip to the big apple. The locals of New York often head here to catch the latest Hollywood hits and this is a popular weekend date haunt as well. This 7-screen multiplex is neat and tidy so you don't have to worry about stepping on popcorn spills. They do not have a very good sound system but the tickets come very cheap and are easy on the pocket. Call for more information.
Be it an elegant dinner, fun dance, live entertainment, a formal meeting, or a family party, the Italian center in it's best Queen Ann design is a beautiful two levels structure. This beautiful house is a delight to watch. It is said to be a contributing site and was registered on the National Historic Sites in the year 1972.
The Bardavon Opera House was constructed in the year 1869, and since then continues to be one of the leading venues for operatic performances in the city. Plays, dance recitals and music concerts also take to the stage here. Apart from these seasonal events, Bardavon organizes several major festivals through the year, such as the Hudson River Arts Festival and the Kids Expo.
A Greek Revival home dating back to 1830, the Barrett Art Center features intricately-designed moldings and marble fireplaces. Living up to its mission to cultivate an appreciation for visual arts in the Duchess County, the center provides a point of rendezvous for artists and art lovers to view, exhibit, discuss, create and learn about art. The center also hosts various exhibitions and classes to help individual hone and boast their skills. The gallery is opened Wednesdays to Fridays between 10:00a and 4:00p, and on Saturdays by appointment only.
Formerly a multi-purpose performance venue, the Chance has gone through several transitions and name changes. Today, it is one of the most popular live music venues in town that attracts music lovers from all over. Know for staging performances of renowned and amateur bands/artists, the likes of David Bowie and Bob Dylan have performed here. Please note that guests who are not 16 years of age need to be accompanied by a parent/guardian. For gig guide and other details, call ahead.
This live music venue offers a variety of musical styles including country, rock & roll, metal, R&B, and blues by national acts.
This live, professional theatre is known for providing four to five productions annually.