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Meet the Artist Reception – Arts Factory Members Show

A “Meet the Artist” gathering celebrating the Arts Factory Members Show will be held at Arkell Museum the afternoon of Saturday, November 18th from 2 to 4 pm.

This is a perfect time to bring family and friends to view phenomenal artwork spanning a variety of mediums as well as visit with the artists who created it!

The reception is FREE and open to the public.

The Arts Factory Members Show is on view in the Regional Art Galleries of the Arkell Museum now through December 30, 2023.

Spend a fun-filled day in Montgomery County, NY. Enjoy Two Exciting Events Sponsored by Montgomery County Tourism!

Montgomery Kayak-a-thon

On Saturday, August 26, kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddle boards are all invited to join Visit Montgomery County and the Amsterdam Rotary as we launch from the Aqueduct Boat Launch at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site and travel east along the Mohawk River, through Locks 12 and 11, for a special paddle down river that concludes at Port Jackson in Amsterdam.

Check-in will begin at 8am at the Schoharie Crossing Boat Launch. Participants can drop their kayaks, canoes and paddle boards, and then park at Lorenzo’s Southside, near Port Jackson, with shuttle service provided back to the boat launch. A post-event lunch will be available for participants at Lorenzo’s Southside.

Kayak rentals are available for participants who may not have their own boat, and each registration includes a raffle ticket for the chance to win a kayak.

Click here to register and learn more »



Cops & Joggers 5K & 10K
On Saturday, September 9, Visit Montgomery County and the Amsterdam PBA will be co-hosting this year’s expanded Cops & Joggers 5K & 10K.

This year’s event will offer running enthusiasts of all skill levels to enjoy a picturesque run through Riverlink Park in Amsterdam and along the Erie Canalway Trail.

This year’s event will include a new 10K route available for those participants who are looking to take their run a little further and see some more of our beautiful county.

Pre-register for the race by August 31 and you’re guaranteed a stylish, custom designed shirt. Awards will be presented to the top 3 finishers, male and female, in each age group and proceeds from the race will benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Montgomery County. Click here to learn more and sign up »


Satisfy Your Craving in Montgomery County!

For many, the winter doldrums are settling in and warmer weather seems far off. If you’re feeling a little melancholy, Montgomery County, NY, has a variety of options to bring some sunshine to your day. Whether it’s a good drink, a delicious meal, or a tasty treat, you can find the perfect pick-me-up at one of our local establishments.

Looking to raise a glass? Eisenadler Brauhaus, Montgomery County’s first craft brewery, boasts a stable of traditional German beers, including Oktoberfest (6.0 ABV), hefeweizen (5.6 ABV), pilsner (5.5 ABV), and bock (6.0 ABV), all served in a warm, inviting atmosphere. Before you head out, be sure to check out their social media for special events, musical performances and much more.

Need a complete meal? Lorenzo’s Southside, a fourth-generation family run business, bills itself as “a family operation from start to finish — in the kitchen, in the dining room and on the business end.” Open six days per week, the menu builds off the family’s deep Italian roots, with homemade pastas and other classic dishes, as well as homemade bread and the family’s legendary salad dressing. But what really makes mouths water is the authentic Neapolitan pizza – cooked in a 900-degree, imported wood-burning oven.

Craving a sweet treat? Open Tuesdays to Sundays, Rosito’s Bakery is stocked with a delightful selection of delicacies. Made daily using the freshest ingredients, Rosito’s not only serves pastries, but also boasts a full deli, and a professional cake artist that can prepare specialty cakes for your next event.

These are just a few of the many great restaurants, tap-rooms and bakeries that proudly call Montgomery County home. To learn more about the dining experiences you can have, check out the complete list on our website.