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Diane Carl
607-535-4438

Parks & Recreation

LaFayette Park

LaFayette Park is located in the heart of downtown Watkins Glen at the corner of Fourth & Decatur streets. The park hosts "Concerts in the Park" on Tuesday evenings from 7 pm to 9 pm in the months of July and August. It also is host to a Farmers Market beginning in May and running through October from 3 pm to 7 pm.

The bandstand in the center of LaFayette Park was erected in Memory of Charles N. Cole, Mayor of the Village of Watkins Glen from 1919 to 1923; 1927 to 1932 and 1936 to 1938.

LaFayette Park is available for picnics, reunions, weddings, and the like. Please find the application below.

CONCERTS IN THE PARK 2021:  **MOVED TO THE LAKESIDE PAVILION AT CLUTE PARK

Tuesdays 7pm - 9pm

Suggested donation $5.00 (Donations support future concerts)

Bring your lawn chairs

  • July 13th:   Pat Kane & West O'Clare (Old Time Irish/American)
  • July 20th:   Harry Havery (Music from the 50s 60s 70s)
  • July 27th:   Donna & the Mystics (Country/Variety)
  • Aug 3rd:     Sgro Brothers (Big Band/Harmonica)
  • Aug 10th:   Dean Goble Band (Classic Country)
  • Aug 24th:   Starlight Jazz Band (Jazz)
  • Aug 31st:   Ageless Jazz Band (Jazz)


Relevant People


Craig Bond

Craig Bond

  Parks and Event Center Manager
  607-535-4438
  

Diane Carl

  Parks and Recreation Coordinator
  607-535-4438
  

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