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Roxbury’s O-FISH-ALL Trout Day!

Saturday, May 25

Gather your friends and family for some splashy fun as Roxbury celebrates all things “Trout” on May 25. With fish kites flying, Roxbury will participate in the second annual Catskills Trout Tales, a celebration of the Catskill Mountains as the birthplace of American fly fishing. Roxbury will be hosting fun-filled family events throughout the town.

Trout Derby
Kids from 3 to 15 will be able to participate in a Trout Derby in Kirkside Park at the Barns in Kirkside from 9:30 to 12:00, and a weigh-in after each catch. Prizes for largest fish and biggest haul will be awarded. Bring your own poles. The Roxbury Volunteer Fire Department will be cooking up a Fish Lunch for participants of the Derby at 12:00 at the Pavilion in Kirkside Park.

Main Street Fun

  • Decorate fish cookies, draw fish in a chalk river, and create your own shadow fish, with crafty fun to be found throughout town.
  • Wacky photo ops at our fish-themed photo boards.
  • Enjoy a display of antique fly fishing gear at Round Back Antiques.
  • Roxbury Arts Center will be open from 10-3:00 with “emergingARTIST” exhibit, works by students from Roxbury Central School and Margarteville Central School.
  • Say the magic words (“Trout Tales”) and receive a discount on all trout-related items at Roxbury General.
  • Roxbury Wine & Spirits will be hosting a lollapalooza of a wine tasting from 11am-4pm, with summer whites, reds and ROSÉs.
  • Chappie’s Café will be serving delicious Trout specials for lunch and dinner.
  • Farmhouse Caterers will be serving lunch at an outdoor grill, including trout, at Shepherd Hills starting at 1:00.


For more information visit www.visitroxbury.com