October 11-13, 2024

Kingston Festival 2024

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Submissions for Art, Music and WO+rd have closed.

Submissions for Clinic Providers and ExplO+re Wellness Workshops are open!

Art, Music and WO+rd submissions are open March 4 – April 28

Choose an application from the options below:

Ways to Get Involved

Want to support O+ in other ways and be part of the magic that happens when art, music, and wellness merge? We are currently seeking volunteers to help in two ways:

  • Provide housing for visiting artists and performers
  • Sign up to work during the festival, happening October 11-13, 2024

Housing and festival volunteers play an integral role in moving the O+ mission forward and supporting the health and well-being of the Kingston community. Interested? Get more information and submit your application today!

The 2023 O+ Festival Lineup is Here!

The O+ Festival is back and better than ever in its 13th year! The 2023 festival returns to the streets of Kingston October 6-8th, 2023 with three days of music, art, wellness, and celebration.

Submissions for the O+ Artists’ Clinic
are still open!

Artists’ Clinic Provider submissions are open

About the Clinic:

The O+ Artists’ Clinic welcomes health and wellness providers from all schools of thought, areas of medicine, and all alternative and complementary care practices. By offering your services in the O+ Clinic, you will be caring for artists and musicians who are chronically un- and under-insured in a friendly and casual setting free of the bureaucracy of institutions. The O+ Artists’ Clinic is curated each year by the Wellness Team and populated by 75-150 providers and practitioners to ensure diverse, expansive offerings to meet as many needs as possible.

Some examples of the types of health and wellness services O+ providers have offered include, but are not limited to:

  • Dentistry
  • Mental health services
  • Primary care
  • Physical therapy
  • Massage
  • Reiki
  • Acupuncture
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Podiatry
  • Clinical Hypnotism
  • Chiropractic care
  • Dermatology
  • Naturopathy

Click the link below for more information on the Artists’ Clinic and submit your application today! If you need support of any kind to apply, contact us for assistance at info@opositivefestival.org or call (845) 399-5343.

Submissions are open for ExplO+re Wellness Instructors now through June 19th! Click here to learn more and apply today. 

In addition to the O+ Artist’s Clinic, we offer ExplO+re Wellness, a series of community-centered wellness programs that are available to the public. 

At the first O+ Festival, a small group of wellness practitioners gave yoga classes and gong baths to the community. Since then, our wellness offerings have steadily grown to meet demand from the public and include things like:

  • Cooking classes
  • Group cycling events 
  • Meditation
  • Sound healing 
  • Breathwork 
  • Movement and exercise classes 
  • Music classes
  • Narcan and CPR training

ExplO+re includes wellness classes and activities presented by a wide range of practitioners across different modalities, with the goal of inspiring and empowering attendees to take good care of themselves as well as their communities. The casual and welcoming atmosphere of ExplO+re invites everyone to discover a wellness practice or gain new information to support mental and physical health and well-being. 

A special thank you to WMCHealth for their ongoing support of ExplO+re programming.

The O+ Festival Wellness ExpO+ invites local healthcare providers, makers of wellness products, and community advocates to engage directly with the 3,500 – 4,500 attendees that converge in Kingston for the O+ Festival happening October 7-9, 2023. 

This year we’re expanding upon that vision to spotlight ExpO+ as an afternoon street-fair moment with additional vendors, food, performances, family activities, wellness information, and more. Our goal is to connect folks to resources that support their wellness in a myriad of ways, from enhancing awareness to direct care, to information on youth services, mental health, delicious food, crafts, and more. 

Who can apply? 

  • Health Service Organizations 
  • Mindfulness-focused services 
  • Recovery based services 
  • Providers who can offer preventative healthcare information 
  • Organizations offering direct health services or screenings to the public 
  • Those who make wellness-based products 
  • Those providing youth engagement around health and empowerment  
  • Farmer’s Market vendors 
  • Youth activities

Click the link below for more information on the Artists’ Clinic and Wellness ExpO+ submit your application today! If you need support of any kind to apply, contact us for assistance at info@opositivefestival.org or call (845) 399-5343.

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O+ Kingston mural maps are available at Ulster County Tourism, 20 Broadway, and at many mural locations.

special thanks to our tap takeover breweries and cideries