Why have a Summer Solstice Celebration?

  • Build community and connect communities.
  • Increase awareness of the Albany County Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail as a recreational opportunity for locals and as a destination spot for regional visitors. 
  • Positively impact local economy both at the celebration and in the surrounding neighborhoods.


How can I help with the event? 

There are many ways to help. You can volunteer to help, participate as a vendor, contribute financially or with in-kind donations. If you are interested in helping with the celebration please contact Lea by phone at 518-436-6346 or via email at for further information.


What will there be to do to at the Summer Solstice Celebration?

There will be activites for people of all ages including jugglers, farm animals, musicians, arts, crafts, food vendors, business vendors and much more!


How much does it cost to attend?

It's FREE to attend!


What is the latest news on the Rail Trail?

Portions of the ACHH Rail Trail are expected to be paved in 2015. To view a map, made by Albany County, of the rail trail with open/closed portions follow this link: ACHHRT MAP


How much does it cost to be a vendor?

Participants are asked to help us with expenses with a small donation:

Individual | $20 suggested

Non-Profit | $30

Businesses | $50





Further Questions? Email Lea at or call the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy office at 518-436-6346