Welcome to The OFFICIAL Website
of the Ellington Town Picnic
Current Town Picnic Promotion
"Every year on the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of August, Ellington hosts it's famous Ellington Town Picnic. The picnic has activities such as a woodcutting contest, cake contest and auction, pet show contest, baby contest, horseshoe throwing contest, BBQ, square dance and music, and on Saturday at 10:00 PM the town has a brilliant fireworks show near the north east side of the town park. This picnic has been going year after year except during the World Wars since 1905 to present day making it the oldest town picnic in America. The Picnic has even had visits by a few Celebrities over the past 100 years like Lucille Ball, Frank Sinatra, and Bob Barker. The Town Picnic will be held in the park in the center of the town square in Ellington, NY, rain or shine on the first weekend of August once a year. booster Tags, event booklets, ride arm bands etc. can be found in the hospitality tent located in the town park during the picnic."