REMSEN Barn Festival
of the Arts
**Celebrating 39 years**
Remsen, New York 13438
September 22 - 23, 2018

Festival Hours: Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 10-5
Q: When is Barn FOTA?
A: It is Saturday and Sunday, September 23 and 24, 2017. The Barn Festival is always the fourth full weekend in September.

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Q: What time does it start and end?
A: Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm

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Q: Is there an admission charged?
A: No -- Barn FOTA is free.

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Q: Is there a charge for parking?
A: $5.00 for FOTA lots.  Residents and other organizations may charge more.

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Q: Where do I park?
A: Follow the signs off Route 12 for authorized FOTA parking.

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Q: May I drive on Main Street in Remsen during the Festival?
A: No, it is closed from Prospect Street to Pritchard Road.

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Q: Is the Festival open in the rain?
A: Yes, rainy days are great shopping days.

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Q: Can I bring my dog?
A: We encourage visitors not to subject their pets to the crowded streets and booths.  Additionally, dogs are not allowed on bus transportation.

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Q: Is there a bus to the parking lot?
A: Yes, there is a bus to the parking lot on the corner of Route 12 and Steuben Street (Shufelt's).

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Q: Where is the most convenient parking?
A: The authorized FOTA parking lot at Remsen Central School.  This is an all paved lot with traffic control by the fire department.  This lot is located at the North entrance to the Festival. FOTA Map

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Q: Is the show and parking lot handicapped accessible?
A: Yes, Main Street is accessible and handicapped parking can be found at the Depot log -- at the train station.

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Q: How do I apply to become a vendor?
A: You may download a Jury Application here.

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Q: What is the GymanfaGanu?
A: The Gymnanfa is the annual Welsh hymn sing.  It is held on Sunday at 2;30 pm at the Stone Meeting House on Prospect Street.  Bus transportation is available for those unable to walk up the hill to the Meeting House.

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Q: Is there lodging near the Festival?
A: Yes, click here for a list
Listings for your convenience-do not necessarily imply Remsen Barn FOTA Committee endorsement

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Q: What is the weather usually like during the festival?
A: Weather in upstate NY can vary from day to day and year to year.  We suggest you check the weather prior to leaving for the Fesitval.
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Q: What does FOTA stand for?
A: Festival of the Arts

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Q: Is there entertainment at FOTA?
A: Yes, continually on Saturday and Sunday, both strolling and at the Remsen Arts Center stage.  The event schedule is posted closer to the event each year.

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Q: How do I get to Remsen?
A: Click here for directions

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