The Bagel Festival will have its kick-off VIP cocktail party on August 16, 2013 with a variety of celebs, stars, dignitaries, and the like. Tickets for this event will become available closer to the date. On Saturday, August 17, 2013 will be a variety of bagel / food vendors, music, bands, artists, sculptures, bagel parade, bagel contests, craft vendors, Mr. Bagel, Mrs. Bagel, Miss Bagel, and Mr. Jr. Bagel, Worlds largest tye dye peace sign bagel, worlds longest bagel chain, and much more. On Sunday, August 18, 2013 we will be having “Bagels & Brunch on Broadway” this is where we will pair up local Sullivan County Farmers and famous chefs for bagel creations of culinary tastings from brunch from 11am – 2pm. there will also be music and vendors out for the day and a free concert on the courthouse lawn at 6pm.