Delhi's Annual Harvest Festival Saturday, September 23rd

The tradition continues! Join us for the 33rd Annual Delhi Harvest Festival!

The Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce (GDAC) is hosting the Delhi Harvest Festival on Saturday September 23rd from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the help of the Catskill Ladies Association to Support & Inspire, CLASI The festival will take place at Delhi's Courthouse Square on Main Street in Delhi and will happen RAIN OR SHINE. 

Well over 60 vendors will be selling wonderful items including all sorts of jewelry, handmade gifts, yarns, art work, handbags, baked treats, wooden items and much more. From noon until 4:00 p.m., the band Bluestone Country will perform in the bandstand for all to enjoy.


Harvest Festival 2016 

Harvest Festival 2016 

Happy Vendors from 2016-Willow Birch Apothecary

Happy Vendors from 2016-Willow Birch Apothecary

The streets of Delhi are full of shoppers and people enjoying our beautiful small town! 

The streets of Delhi are full of shoppers and people enjoying our beautiful small town! 

Beat the Winter Blues in Delhi

Let's be honest - as beautiful as the winter season is here in the Catskill mountains, month after month of darkness and cold weather can leave many of us feeling a bit gloomy. Various degrees of "winter blues" are very common. If that sounds familiar, don't give up! We've put together a list of easy, fun things you can do to cheer up and beat those blues right here in Delhi.

Go ice skating. The ice rink next at Sheldon Park by Delaware Academy is open again this year. It's free and open every day from 8am to 8pm, and loaner skates are available. Keep an eye on Facebook for current news and exceptions due to weather. Good old-fashioned winter fun!

Or how about sledding? There's a great hill at the college where you'll often see families bringing their kids to go sledding. As you take a turn from Main Street towards Delhi Drive, the hill is on the left hand side next to the SUNY Delhi welcome sign.

Hike, ski or snowshoe our trails. There are many great treks around town with various degrees of difficulty. Here's just a few ideas:
-- These three trails over the school were named after the My Side of the Mountain novel (which famously takes place in Delhi) and were designed to promote health and well-being in the community.  
-- Bramley Mountain Trail is a new 4-mile trail between Delhi and Bovina, built by the Catskill Mountain Club.
-- Delhi College Golf Course is open to the public all winter long for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
-- For those willing to drive just a little out of town to Bloomville, Catskill Scenic Trail is excellent for skiing, snowshoeing and hiking.

Take a long walk around town. There are many easy routes to take in and around the village. Get going and enjoy looking at beautiful houses and yards. For a little challenge, walk up the hill to the college and visit the campus. At the very top, there's a beautiful view over the town. Looking at the layers of rolling mountains in the distance and all the homes and buildings dotting the hillsides and valleys, it's hard not to appreciate the beauty of where we live.

Attend special community events:
-- Saturday, January 28th at 5pm: Annual Casino Night by Delhi's C.L.A.S.I ladies. A fun-filled evening of games and good times. Location: Delhi American Legion.
-- Saturday, February 18th at 12pm-2pm: Frosty Family Fun Day at the Sheldon Park ice skating rink. Skating, snowshoeing, food, games and more.
-- Saturday, February 18th at 9am: Cross Country Skiing Course at the SUNY Delhi Golf Course. Ages 12 and up. Cost: $20/participant. All equipment will be provided. Preregistration is required. Please call Dave DeForest at 746-4112 or email

Browse the many wonderful shops along Main Street. We bet you'll find something you've never visited before. Take a look and appreciate all that our local entrepreneurs are doing and support their businesses.

Eat out. Is there a restaurant you haven't tried before?

Take a fitness class. How about yoga, spinning or zumba at The Cardio Club? See the full class schedule here, get a membership to the gym, or join the LiveFit Challenge! Catskill Kettlebells also offers open gym as well as different levels of kettlebell classes that are all the rage right now. Let's get in shape, Delhi! Believe it or not, summer will be here sooner than you think.

Did you know the swimming pool at SUNY Delhi is open to the public? Open swim hours at Kunsela Hall Pool are 8pm-10pm on Mondays through Thursdays, 5:30pm-9pm on Fridays, and 1pm-5pm on the weekends. Free to college faculty and staff, and just $5/adults, $3/kids and $4/seniors.

Need a little pampering or pain relief? Get a massage. Jess About Massage offers many types of massage, including hot stone, bamboo and Swedish massage.

Attend local basketball team home games. Delhi Broncos, the SUNY Delhi basketball team, and Delhi Bulldogs, the Delaware Academy basketball teams, compete in tournaments over the winter, and home games are always free and open to the public. Get in the community spirit and support our teams!
-- Schedules for Delhi Broncos women's basketball and men's basketball.
-- Schedules for Delhi Bulldogs girls' basketball and boys' basketball (select varsity or JV from drop-down menu).

Go to church - there are almost a dozen churches and many denominations in Delhi - see a list here and find your home church. Most have Sunday services as well as prayer groups or other gatherings throughout the week. Get involved!

Be a volunteer and help our community in a rewarding way. Some ideas:
-- Heart of the Catskills Humane Society needs dog walkers, cat petters and other assistance for shelter pets. To go a step further, consider adopting one.
-- Youth mentors, anti-violence hotline responders and more are needed at Delaware Opportunities.
-- Help our seniors at the Office for the Aging by offering transportation, assisting at dining centers, and more.
-- Delhi Food Pantry offers free emergency food to individuals and families in need and would appreciate volunteers.
-- Contact the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council of Delaware County to see how you can be of help.
-- Have more volunteering ideas? Let us know.

Enjoy the nightlife! Our local pubs often feature live bands and special events.

Always keep an eye on the town's events calendar to see what's going on. Trivia night? Karaoke? It's all there. Go ahead and submit your own event, too.

Most importantly, let's smile and be kind to each other! Lend a helping hand or say something supportive to people you meet. We're all in this together.

Frosty Family Fun Day at the Delhi Skating Rink Saturday, February 18th

Winter is the perfect time to come to the Greater Delhi Area. There is so much to do, so many ways to get you through what might be the winter blues for some. Save the date for this very special day of skating and family fun.

Sponsored by the Greater Delhi Chamber of Commerce, we welcome the community and visitors alike to join us on the Delhi Ice Skating Rink for an afternoon of skating, food, games and so much more. 

Please save the date and join us for this special event. More details to follow! 

Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce Networking Mixer

Join us on Thursday, November 10th at Bushel Collective on Main Street in Delhi. 

The Greater Delhi Area of Commerce is thrilled to invite you to our next Networking Mixer, the last one of 2016. Please join us from 5:30pm to 7:30pm for an opportunity to meet and network with your fellow business community members.

We will also use this networking mixer to kick off our holiday season by providing any businesses that is interested in participating in Small Business Saturday with supplies and materials furnished by American Express. We will also roll out our plans for promoting the concept of shopping small and shopping local throughout the entire holiday season. 

We hope that you will join us for some light snacks and drinks. 

Greater Delhi Chamber of Commerce Mixer
Thursday, November 10th
5:30-7:30 pm
Bushel Collective
84 Main Street
Delhi, NY 13753

Please RSVP immediately so we can get a head count for the event. We hope to see you there. 

Name *

Another Harvest Festival in the Books

We were so lucky to have yet another Saturday of great weather for the Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce Harvest Festival. We enjoyed a wide variety of vendors, great food, entertainment and more. Here are a few photos of the event. We look forward to seeing you again next year! 

The Annual Harvest Festival in Delhi-September 24th

Don't miss the 32nd Annual Delhi Harvest Festival presented to you by the Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce. It's always a fantastic day of shopping, food, music and an opportunity for new students and their parents to meet the community. 

The Harvest Festival is in Courthouse Square but takes over all of Main Street Delhi.  Make sure to visit all the Main Street businesses on your way to the festival.

Don't miss the Delhi Harvest Festival. Many vendors, lots of fun!

Live music from Bluestone County from 12-4pm. 

Our registered vendors so far: 

Pink Zebra
Sweet Ending Desserts
Lilla Rose/Savannah Grace Shop
Baggie's Boutique
Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways
Violet & Blue
Catskill Mt. Maple Gifts
One of a Kind De-Signs
It Works
karin's kountry kubby
Lady Bulldogs Volleyball
The Dancing Goose Popcorn
Scenic Woodburnings & More
Cooperstown Country Store
BB's Lemonade & Crafts Company
Kaatskill Gifts & Kollectibles
All Fired Up
Sweet Jimmy's
Toad Hall Primitives
Woodwork Creations By Brent Whitney
Rosemary Farm Sanctuary Inc.
Delhi Women's Club / Kiwanis
Willow & Birch Apothecary
Delaware County Democratic Committee
Max & Madeleine Independent Advisor
Lori Rae LLC
Consultant for Pampered Chef
American legion ladies auxiliary
Young Living Essential Oils Independent Distributor
Throw My Life Away
Deannas Jams and Jellies
First Presbyterian Church
Banker's Dozen
wild mountain
Tracy's Treasures
Perfectly posh
Burn Ayr Farm
Anderson's Hillbilly Honey
Maplewood Farm & Orchard
Blue Butterfly Boutique
Baskets & More
Holiday Farm Biscuit Co
ScarfGirl Fiber Arts, Freyja's Finds
Two Vintage Ladies
Greenane Farms
W.C.S. Ceramics
National Student Nurses Association - SUNY Delhi Chapter
Joseph Palmasani
Alfred Zuefle
Mohawk Bakery


Collecting Donations for the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society

This family of cats is waiting for adoption at the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society in Delhi, NY. 

This family of cats is waiting for adoption at the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society in Delhi, NY. 


Delhi Branch Community Bank N.A.  is collecting donations during the month of September for the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society.  Feel free to drop off your donated supplies at Community Bank N.A. located at 85 Sherwood Road Delhi from September 1st through the 30th.

Supplied most needed: 

Canned pate cat food
Cat Treats
Sturdy dog toys
Cat toys
Paper Towels
Dish washing gloves- size medium and large
Dawn dish soap
And any other items would be appreciated.




Business Networking Mixer Thursday, February 25th

SUNY Delhi and the Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce to host the first networking mixer of 2016. The event is to be held at SUNY Delhi on Thursday, February 25th. 

This is a chance for business owners and those interested in starting a business to meet up, share ideas and learn more about what the Greater Delhi Area Chamber of Commerce is working on. This is also an opportunity to sample the culinary delights from the SUNY Delhi Hospitality Program while strengthening the connections between SUNY Delhi and the business community. 

This event is free and is open to all, Chamber members and non-members. There will be a door prize of a Kindle Fire to one lucky winner. 

This mixer is generously sponsored by SUNY Delhi and RPX Consulting, Inc. 

Please bring  your business cards and get ready to meet the SUNY Delhi team as well as your fellow Greater Delhi Area business owners. 

Thursday, February 25th  from 5:30-7:30 pm

SUNY Delhi Campus
2 Main Street
Alumni Hall
Kennedy Lounge 

If you are interested in attending, please rsvp below with your name, company name, and phone number. We hope to see you on the 25th. 

Name *