Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is the home to the original site of the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival. Those who visit Bethel Woods can explore their performing arts center, museum, classes and exhibits, popular concerts, events and more.

Bethel Woods provides guests with the chance to experience what it was like to be on those very grounds in the 1960s.This nonprofit cultural organization brings educational programs to the Hudson Valley.

Bethel Woods Center For The Arts Is Located In Sullivan County, NY

Music lovers travel from different states to experience the one of a kind concerts that happen at Bethel Woods in Bethel, NY.

As we listen to music that was created during the 1970’s, some of the songs tell stories that reference the 1969 Woodstock Festival. A classic rock hit was believed to be about the Vietnam War but instead, the songwriter claimed it was about the 3 day festival in Bethel, NY. Can you guess this song?

At Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, their museum is a step back into the time of grooviness and love of the 1960's and 1970's. The Bindy Bazaar trail showcases the grounds where the exchanging of goods happened during the Woodstock festival. 

Activities and events happen year round at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and can be found on their social media accounts and website.

Rare Pieces Of Music Legend Memorabilia Could Be Yours From Bethel Woods

Bethel Woods is giving music lovers and history buffs the chance to score big. A post was made on their social media accounts about a new opportunity. 

Guests have the option to 

"bid generously and rare collectibles, one-of-a-kind experiences, and signed memorabilia could be YOURS. All proceeds sustain art education programs, expand historic preservation efforts, and create new initiatives for emerging artists."

Celebrities visit Bethel Woods Center for the Arts not only for their incredible performances but to visit the original site of the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival. It's no surprise that unique items from some of Hollywood's biggest stars are available from this historic location.

What Signed Memorabilia Is Available To Bid On At Bethel Woods?

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts has signed memorabilia available to bid on. They included the featured items,

"Signed Graham Nash Guitar, Signed Willie Nelson Poster, Reservation at the Chatwal Lodge, Signed Alton Brown Cookbook, Rangers Tickets, Signed James Taylor Vinyl and so much more!"

In June of 2023,I saw James Taylor perform at Bethel Woods and it will always be an experience that I remember. With thousands of people on site, he still had the ability to create an intimate performance, as if we all knew him personally. I also had the opportunity to attend the Catbird Music Festival in August of 2023.

For the first time in decades, this music festival happened at Bethel Woods, on the former Yasgur's Farm.

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Besides Signed Items, What Else Can People Bid On During Bethel Wood's Silent Auction?

Bethel Woods also shared,

"Our silent auction will give you access to one-of-a-kind items and exclusive experiences as you support our mission for people of all ages to explore new ideas, experience our unique history, and unleash creativity. "


"Thank you for your support and helping to cultivate the next generation of emerging artists."

Along with sign memorabilia, guests can bid on a lodge stay, New York Yankee tickets, a cruise, self care basket and more.

Those who are interested can register online.

Their Silent Auction is live through October 24, 2023.

What is your favorite part about visiting Bethel Woods? Which was your favorite concert there? Tell us more below.

11 Highlights of Bethel Woods Last Concert of The Season

Bethel Woods Last Concert Of The Season Ended With Rod Stewart.

Rod Stewart took the stage at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts on September 1, 2023. Cheap Trick opened the show for Rod Stewart.

Thousands of fans gathered on site to enjoy a warm summer night at a peaceful venue while soaking up the last concert of the season.

Rod Stewart's performance was incredible, it reminded me of a Las Vegas show. For over 2 hours, Rod Stewart sang, danced, changed outfits, chatted with the crowd and had remarkable singers, dancers and musicians also join him on stage.

Take a look at 11 highlights of the Bethel Woods last concert of the season.

Gallery Credit: Allison Kay

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