Reunite With Nature and Music at Pollywogg Holler

Tucked away in Belmont, NY, Pollywogg Holler is an enchanting refuge away from the crazy stress of modern day society. It started out as a dream for Barb and Bill Castle in 1976 when they built a home in these magical woods for them and their three children. They wanted to establish a lifestyle in harmony with nature, and eventually opened up their property to the public so everyone could bask as well.

Every Sunday from April to mid-November is Pizza Day. The property is open to the public from 1-6 PM and provides delicious hand-made brick oven pizza, drinks and live music. Bands featured this summer include Workingman’s Dead, PA Line, Folkfaces and so much more. Check out the full lineup for the summer down below.

The music isn’t the only aspect that makes the Pollywogg Holler experience magical. When you arrive, you walk back into a breathtaking forest filled with different sculptures and art pieces. Among the beautiful art and trees are little cabins that you can reserve for a night, each one providing a unique experience. They have the ‘Sauna Loft’, which is a Finnish-style family sauna that warms a private sleeping area among the treetops. If you really want to sleep under the stars, they offer lean-to style cabins with sheer panel closures that allow you to connect with nature. You can learn more about the different style cabins and make a reservation here.

Pollywogg Holler Sunday Pizza Day Lineup

June 16 – Folkfaces

June 23 – The Healing Committee

June 30 – Workingman’s Dead

July 7 – Flying Boxcar

July 14 – An Afternoon with Little Mountain Band

July 28 – ZOAR

August 4 – Workingman’s Dead

August 11 – Ten Cent Howl

August 18 – The Observers

August 25 – Uncle Ben’s Remedy

September 1 – Leroy Townes Band

September 8 – Carlin’s Coalition

September 15 – Ampersand Project

September 22 – Tropical Cream

September 29 – Rebecca & the Soul Shakers

October 6 – Mike Brown

October 13 – Band Named Sue

October 20 – Dan Ripley

October 27 – Stepping Stone

November 3 – Ellen & the Healers

November 10 – Eric Carlin & Kurt Johnson

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