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2013 Canal Festivals & Events Calendar
Date Location/Canal Event/Contact Region
04/26/2013
-04/28/2013 &
05/03/2013
-05/05/2013

Cayuga Wine Trail
Cayuga-Seneca Canal

21st Annual Wine & Herb Festival
Start at King Ferry Winery, stop at Long Point Winery & other members of the Cayuga Wine Trail.
Call for fees
(800) 684-5217
www.cayugawinetrail.com/events

Finger Lakes

05/2013 –
11/2013
(First Sat. in May-Sat. before Thanksgiving)

Fairport
Erie Canal

Fairport Farmers Market
Village Landing
58 South Main St. (Behind Bank of America)
7:00 am – 12:00 pm
www.fairportpartnership.org

Finger Lakes

05/01/2013-
05/05/2013

Brockport
Erie Canal

Low Bridge, High Water
Celebration of the opening of the Erie Canal
Poster contest, regatta, live music, 5k race, food
Check website for times and locations
www.brockportny.org

Finger Lakes

05/04/2013

Lockport
Erie

Keys to the Locks Celebration and Erie
Canal Song Contest
Erie Canal DiscoveryCenter
24 Church Street
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
www.niagarahistory.org

Greater Niagara

05/04/2013

Savannah
Erie Canal

7th Annual Wildlife Festival
Montezuma Audubon Center
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Hiking & canoeing programs, local vendors, exhibitors, children's games & activities, music
http://nyaudubon.org/montezuma.htm

Finger Lakes

05/04/2013

Chittenango
Erie Canal

See History Come Alive
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
717 Lakeport Canal Boat Museum
Step back into the 1800's
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
www.clcbm.org

Central Region

05/04/2013

Lyons
Erie Canal

Jail Bird Antique Festival
Wayne County Museum
21 Butternut Street
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Antique vendors
(315) 946-4943
www.waynehistory.org

Finger Lakes

05/04/2013 –
05/05/2013

Lake Ontario
Oswego Canal

Lake Ontario Wine Trail Cinco de Vino
Self guided tours
Cinco de Vino Unique Sangria & salsa
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
$10.00 pp 2/$15.00
www.lakeontariowinetrail.com

Finger Lakes

05/05/2013
(Saturdays)

Glens Falls
Champlain Canal

Farmers Market
South Street Pavillion
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
www.gffma.com

Capital/Saratoga

05/05/2013

Cohoes
Erie Canal

2012 Falls View Park Arts & Music Festival
Falls View Park, North Mohawk Street
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
www.friendsofcohoesfalls.org

Capital/Saratoga

05/10/2013

Seneca Falls
Cayuga-Seneca Canal

The Bailey Brothers Concert
Seneca Museum of Waterways & Industry
89 Fall Street
7:00 pm
315-568-1510
www.senecanuseum.com

Finger Lakes

05/11/2013

Waterford
Erie Canal

Waterford Canal Fest 2013
Waterford Canal Harbor Visitor Center
9:30 am – 6:00 pm    Free
Entertainment, pony rides, petting zoo
https://sites.google.com/site/waterfordcanalfest/

Capital/Saratoga

05/11/2013 –
05/12/2013

Albany
Hudson River

65th Annual Albany Tulip Festival
Washington Park
11:00 am – 6:00 pm   Free
(518) 434-2032
www.albanyevents.org

Albany
Hudson River

05/23/2013 –
09/12/2013
(Thursday Evenings)

Sylvan Beach
Erie Canal

Classic Car Cruise Night
Sylvan Beach Village Lakefront
No show 7/4 due to fireworks
6:00 pm
www.sylvanbeach.org

Mohawk Valley

05/24/2013 -
05/25/2013

Fulton
Oswego Canal

31st Annual Memorial Day Salute
Fulton Recreational Park 600 Broadway
Fri. 5:00 pm –11:00 pm, Sat. 9:00 am – 11:00pm  Food, rides, fireworks, parade, music
www.fultonmemorialdaysalute.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

05/25/2013

Brockport
Erie Canal

Memorial Day Ceremony
Brockport Area Vets Club
210 West Avenue
11:00 am; Noon Chicken BBQ
www.brockportny.org

Finger Lakes

05/25/2013

Lyons
Erie Canal

Music Festival
Lyons Community Center
9 Manhattan Street  12:00 pm
Join in listening to local bands while eating good food
www.lyonscc.org

Finger Lakes

05/27/2013

Phoenix
Oswego Canal

Memorial Day Parade
Henley Park at 12:00 noon
www.bridgehousebrats.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

05/27/2013

Spencerport
Erie Canal

American Legion Memorial Day Parade
Main Street
9:00 am
www.vil.spencerport.ny.us

Finger Lakes

05/31/2013-
06/02/2013

Lockport
Erie Canal

100 American Craftsman
Kenan Center Arena
195 Beattie Avenue
Fri. 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sat. 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sun. 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
www.kenancraftshow.com

Greater Niagara

06/16/2013 –
10/27/2013
(Sundays)

Brockport
Erie Canal

Farmers Market
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Market Street
www.brockportny.org

Finger Lakes

06/13/2013-
08/15/2013
(Thursdays)

Fairport
Erie Canal

Gazebo Concert Series
Kennelly Park
South Main Street at the Canal
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
www.fairportpartnership.org

Finger Lakes

06/07/2013-
08/30/2013 (Friday Evenings)

Medina
Erie Canal

Medina Cruise In & Music
Medina Canal Basin
Listen to 50's classic music
Contact (585) 798-0445

Greater Niagara

06/07/2013-
08/10/2013
(Friday Evenings)

Pittsford
Erie Canal

Summer Concert Series
Port of Pittsford Park
7:00 pm FREE
(note: 8/2 & 8/10 @ 6:30 pm)
www.townofpittsford.org

Finger Lakes

06/06/2013-
08/08/2013
(Thursday Evenings)

Albany
Hudson River

"Alive at Five" Concert Series
Albany Riverfront Park
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm  FREE
(518) 434-2032
www.albanyevents.org

Capital/Saratoga

05/31/2013-
06/02/2013

Fairport
Erie Canal

Fairport Canal Days Festival 2013
Main Street BBQ on Friday night
5/31 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm
6/1 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
6/2 10:00 am – 5:00pm
www.fairportcanaldays.com

Finger Lakes

06/01/2013

Seneca Falls
Cayuga-Seneca Canal

Olde-Tyme Rhubarb Festival & Car Show
Montezuma Winery
Rt 5 & 20
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
315-568-8190
www.montezumawinery.com

Finger Lakes

06/01/2013

Holley-Murray
Erie Canal

Annual June Fest
Canal Park
Music, vendors, drum corps show, fireworks
Admission FREE
www.villageofholley.org

Greater Niagara

06/02/2013

Canastota
Erie Canal

Over-the-Gang Fishing Derby
The Old Erie Canal
12:00 am – 4:00 pm
www.canastota.com

Central Region

06/02/2013-
09/01/2013
(Sundays) Except for 06/09, 07/28, 08/10

Spencerport
Erie Canal

Sunday Night Concerts at the Gazebo
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
(585) 352-4771 Village of Spencerport
www.vil.spencerport.ny.us

Finger Lakes

06/04/2013-
09/03/2013
(Tuesdays)

Fairport
Erie Canal

Car Cruz Nites
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Antique & classic cars
Food and live music
www.fairportpartnership.org

Finger Lakes

06/05/2013 –
06/08/2013

Spencerport
Erie Canal

Annual Firemen's Carnival & Parade
Village of Spencerport, Canalside
Parades 6/5 & 6/6 @ 7:00 pm
www.vil.spencerport.ny.us

Finger Lakes

06/07/2013

Phoenix
Oswego Canal

Canal Days
Henley Park, Canal Island
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
www.bridgehousebrats.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

06/07/2013-
06/08/2013

Albion
Erie Canal

Albion Strawberry Festival
Main Street
Craft vendors,food court,turtle race,parade
June 7th – 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
June 8th – 10:00 am  - 8:00 pm
www.albionstrawberryfestival.org

Greater Niagara

06/07/2013-
06/09/2013

 

Newark
Erie Canal

Newark Volunteer Fireman's Family Festival
Barker Parkway next to NAFCO Corp. canalside
Open until 8:00 pm each day
Contact (585) 738-3607
newarkfirefest@gmail.com

Finger Lakes

06/08/2013

Pittsford
Erie Canal

Positively Pittsford Festival
Port of Pittsford Park
Games, rides, activities, food from local restaurants, festival-style treats, music
Noon – 9:00pm
www.townofpittsford.org

Finger Lakes

06/08/2013

Fulton
Oswego Canal

3rd Annual Arts Fest
Fulton War Memorial CC, 605 Broadway
Handmade original art, food & fun
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
www.cnyartscenter.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

06/08/2013

Phoenix
Oswego Canal

Flag Day Celebration
State Street
12:00 Noon – Bake Sale 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
www.bridgehousebrats.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

06/09/2013

North Tonawanda
Erie Canal

"Taste of the Tonawandas"
T-NT Gateway Harbor
Live music, exhibits, food, activities for children
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
www.ci-tonawanda.ny

Greater Niagara

06/09/2013

Canastota
Erie Canal

International Boxing Hall of Fame
Induction Weekend
Sunday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Central Region

06/15/2013

Amherst
Erie Canal

German Festival
3755 Tonawanda Creek Rd.
12:00 am – 8:00 pm
German activities, music, food, crafts
$6.00 adults, $4.00 children
(716) 689-1440
www.bnhv.org

Greater Niagara

06/16/2013

Seneca Falls
Cayuga-Seneca Canal

10th Annual Wildflower & Wine
Montezuma Winery, Seneca Falls
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Vendors, food, crafts, petting zoo, music
315-568-8190
www.montezumawinery.com

Finger Lakes

06/16/2013

Albany
Hudson River

Father's Day Concert
Albany Riverfront Park
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  FREE
(518) 434-2032
www.albanyevents.org

Capital/Saratoga

06/20/2013

Palmyra
Erie Canal

Historic Palmyra's Ice Cream Social
Alling Coverlet Museum
122 William Street
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
(315) 597-6981
www.historicpalmyrany.com

Finger Lakes

06/21/2013

Phoenix
Oswego Canal

St. Stephen's Strawberry Festival
Henley Park Lock 1
Food and Music at Bridge House
fireworks at dusk
www.bridgehousebrats.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

06/22/2013

Newark
Erie Canal

Annual Strawberry Social
Arcadia Museum
120 High Street
Rain or shine 12:00 pm – 3:00pm

Finger Lakes

06/28/2013

Newark
Erie Canal

Twilight Wine & Arts Festival on the Erie
Spencer Knight Park, Newark Canal Port
Wine, beer and foods from local vendors
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm  $15.00 donation 
www.newarknychamber.org

Finger Lakes

06/29/2013-
06/30/2013

North Tonawanda
Erie Canal

Hooked on the Tonawanda's Fishing Derby
T-NT Gateway Harbor
Begins at 7:00 am
Registration $15.00 children free
www.fishgatewayharbor.net

Greater Niagara

07/2013-
08/2013
(Thursdays & Fridays)

Fulton
Oswego Canal

Fulton's Summer Concert Series
Thursdays 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Bullhead Point Fridays 6:30 pm -8:00 pm at Canal Landing Gazebo
(315) 592-2474  Free
www.cityoffulton.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

07/03/2013

Lansing
Cayuga-Seneca
Canal

Lansing Fireworks
Myers Park
9:30 pm
(607) 533-8896

Finger Lakes

07/04/2013

Fairport
Erie Canal

Independence Day Parade
Parade starts at 10:00 am
North Main St. to West Chruch St.
Ending at Perinton Park
www.fairportpartnership.org

Finger Lakes

07/05/2013-
08/30/2013
(Friday nights)

Newark
Erie Canal

Music on the Erie Concert Series
T.Spencer Knight Park  
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bring your own chair or blanket
www.newarknychamber.org

Finger Lakes

07/06/2013-
08/24/2013
(Saturdays)

Lockport
Erie Canal

Lockport Community Market
Canal Street Lockport
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
www.lockportcommunitymarket.com

Greater Niagara

07/06/2013

Waterford
Erie Canal

Steamboat Meet
1 Tugboat Alley Visitors Center
10:00 am - dusk
www.town.waterford.ny.us

Capital/Saratoga

07/06/2013
(raindate 07/07/2013)

Sylvan Beach
Erie Canal

5th Annual Chalk the Walk
Town Park Gazebo in Sylvan Beach
"Italian sidewalk painting festival"
Noon to 4:00 pm
(610) 762-5694
www.chalkthewalk.net

Mohawk Valley

07/06/2013

Westport
Champlain Canal

Independence Day Celebration
Main Street, Ballard Park, Lee Park
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm 
Pig roast, street dance, fireworks
(518) 962-4899 Sheila Borden
www.westportny.com

Capital/Saratoga

07/06/2013-
07/07/2013

Amherst
Erie Canal

Americana Days
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Sat. 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sun. 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Food, games, petting zoo, music
www.bnhv.org

Greater Niagara

07/06/2013-
07/07/2013

Sylvan Beach
Erie Canal

Antiques & Collectibles Show
Village Park
(315) 893-7497
www.sylvanbeach.org

Mohawk Valley

07/06/2013

Oswego
Oswego Canal

50th Annual Independence Parade
Parade starts at 1:00 pm, travels east along Bridge Street to East 7th Street
Fireworks over Oswego Harbor at 9:45 pm
www.oswegofultonchamber.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

07/07/2013
07/14/2013

Orleans County
Erie Canal

Cycling the Erie Canal Bike Tour
All Day Event
www.pyny.org

Greater Niagara

07/08/2013

Westport
Champlain Canal

Spirit of Place - Plein Air Painting
Ballard Park, Westport
9:00 am – 12:00 Noon
Meredith Johnston
(518) 962-4899
www.westportheritagehouse.com

Capital/Saratoga

07/08/2013-
08/26/2013
(Fridays & Mondays)

Phoenix
Oswego Canal

Music in the Park
Henley Park 55 State Street
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
www.bridgehousebrats.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

07/11/2013-
08/22/2013
(Thursday evenings)

Lansing
Cayuga-Seneca
Canal

Myers Park Concert Series
Great music in a beautiful lakefront setting
Bring your coolers & lawn chairs
6:30 pm
(607) 533-7388
www.lansingrec.com

Finger Lakes

07/11/2013 –
08/29/2013
(Thursdays)

Brockport
Erie Canal

Summer Serenades
7:00 pm
Canalfront WelcomeCenter
www.brockportny.org

Finger Lakes

07/11/2013-
07/14/2013

Lyons
Erie Canal

Lyons Peppermint Days Festival 2013
Lyons Village Square
Family festival, kiddie parade, bounce house, games, food, crafts, local vendors, live music & fireworks
www.lyonspeppermint.com

Finger Lakes

07/12/2013-
08/25/2013
(Friday, Sunday)

Holley
Erie Canal

Summer Concert Series
Gazebo located on East Avenue
Friday evenings 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sunday afternoons 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
www.villageofholley.org

Greater Niagara

07/13/2013-
07/14/2013

Aurora
Cayuga-Seneca
Canal

AuroraFest
Cayuga Lake
Food, live band, BBQ, fireworks
8:00 am till dusk
www.visitaurorany.com

Finger Lakes

07/12/2013-
07/14/2013

Watkins Glen
Seneca Lake

Finger Lakes Wine Festival
Watkins Glen International
(866) 461-7223
www.flwinefest.com

Finger Lakes

07/13/2013

Fayetteville
Erie Canal

Symphony Concert
Beard Park
7:00 pm
(315) 637-9864
www.fayettevilleny.gov

Central Region

07/13/2013

Alplaus
Erie Canal

Mohawk GatewayCanal Festival
901 Maritime Drive
All Day
Dragon boats, poker run, paddling event, boat parade, music, craft & food vendors
(518) 406-8610

Capital/Saratoga

07/14/2013 –
07/21/2013

North Tonawanda
Erie Canal

Canal Fest of the Tonawandas
Gateway HarborPark
10:00 am – 11:00 pm
(716) 696-3292
www.canalfest.org

Greater Niagara

07/18/2013

Fayetteville
Erie Canal

JazzFest Concert
Beard Park
6:30 pm
(315) 637-9864
www.fayettevilleny.gov

Central Region

07/19/2013

Phoenix
Oswego Canal

Children's Fishing Derby
Lock Island 9:00 am – 11:00 am
www.bridgehousebrats.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

07/20/2013

Fulton
Oswego Canal

Town of Granby Annual Family
Fun Day
812 Co. Route 8
Food, face painting, magic show, horseback riding
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
(315) 598-6500 Ext. 22
www.towngranby

Thousand Island
Seaway

07/20/2013-
07/21/2013

Onondaga Lake
Erie Canal

Great American Antiquefest
Long Branch Park at OnondagaLakePark
Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
(315) 686-5789
www.onondagacountyparks.com

Central Region

07/27/2013 –
07/28/2013

Buffalo
Niagara River

Garden Walk Buffalo
Buffalo's Historic Neighborhoods
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
(716) 879-0123
www.gardenwalkbuffalo.com

Greater Niagara

07/25/2013-
07/28/2013

Oswego
Oswego Canal

Oswego Harborfest 26th Anniversary
7/25-5:00pm – 1:00am, 7/26-10:00am-11:00pm
7/27-1:00pm-1:30am, 7/28-1:00pm-6:00pm
Concerts, Grucci fireworks 7/27     FREE
www.oswegoharborfest.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

07/27/2013

Grand Island
Niagara River

8th Annual Paddles Up Niagara
Beaver Island State Park, southern tip of Grand Island
7:00 am
(716) 773-5361
www.niagaragreenway.org

Greater Niagara

07/27/2013-
07/28/2013

Spencerport
Erie Canal

Canal Days & "the Great Canalagorter Race"
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Race 7/28 @ 4:00 pm
Village of Spencerport
www.vil.spencerport.ny.us

Finger Lakes

07/28/2013

Sylvan Beach
Erie Canal

20th Annual Vettes at the Beach
Sylvan-Verona Beach Resort Association
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
(315) 668-7586
www.sylvanbeach.org

Mohawk Valley

07/31/2013-
08/04/2013

Westport
Champlain Canal

165th Essex County Fair
1 Sisco Street & Main Street
9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Admission $10.00
www.essexcountyfair.org

Capital/Saratoga

08/02/2013-
08/04/2013

Rome
Erie Canal

Rome Canalfest
Friday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday noon – 10:00
www.romerotaryny.org

Finger Lakes

08/03/2013

Cayuga
Cayuga-Seneca Canal

Cayuga Village Waterfront Festival
Harris Park
Fishing Derby, Boat Parade, Music, food
PM Fireworks from barge on Cayuga Lake
(315) 403-9392
skidoo_13034@yahoo.com

Finger Lakes

08/03/2013

King Ferry
Cayuga-Seneca Canal

Wheat Harvest Festival & Parade
Rural Life Museum
Parade, harvest & craft demonstrations, displays,
Food
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
www.genoahistorical.org

Finger Lakes

08/03/2013

Westport
Champlain Canal

Westport Challenge Regatta
Westport Marina
10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Contact: Dee Carroll  $20.00 fee  for boats
(518) 962-4899
www.westportmarina.com

Capital/Saratoga

08/03/2013

DeWitt
Erie Canal

45th Annual Canal Day
Ryder Park 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Family fun, pony rides, BBQ
Concert & Fireworks
www.townofdewitt.com

Central Region

08/04/2013

Onondaga Lake
Erie Canal

Bavarian Fest
Long Branch Park at
Onondaga LakePark
Live music, dancing, German food & drink
12:00 pm
(315) 447-3268
www.onondagacountyparks.com

Central Region

08/05/2013-
08/11/2013

Little Falls
Erie Canal

26th Annual Little Falls Canal Celebration
Main Street
Parade, music, rides, art & crafts, fireworks
Check website for times and events
www.littlefallsny.com

Mohawk Valley

08/07/2013
08/14/2013
08/21/2013
08/28/2013

Albion
Erie Canal

Historic Pullman Memorial Church Tour
Guided tours of Historic Church, famous Johnson pipe organ, Tiffany stained glass windows, Gothic revival architecture
9:30 AM - 12 Noon
10 E. Park Street Albion

Greater Niagara

08/09/2013

Amherst
Erie Canal

Amherst Symphony
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Call for pricing
716-689-1440
www.bnhv.org

Greater Niagara

08/09/2013-
08/10/2013

Palmyra
Erie Canal

Palmyra Pirate Weekend
Port of Palmyra
Bed races, crafts, food
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Movie at dusk, 5k at 9am Friday
www.piratesoftheeriecanal.com

Finger Lakes

08/09/2013-
08/11/2013

Spencerport
Erie Canal

Canal Side German Festival
Village of Spencerport
Fireman's Park - Canalside
www.vil.spencerport.ny.us

Finger Lakes

08/10/2013

Westport
Champlain Canal

Westport Heritage Festival Day
Ballard Park, Westport
11:00 am 4:00 pm
Nancy Decker
www.westportheritagehouse.com

Capital/Saratoga

08/10/2013-
08/11/2013

Canandaigua
Canandaigua Lake

Finger Lakes Riesling Festival
Lakeshore Drive & Pier
Food, drinks, live music, street dance, fireworks
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
www.rieslingfestival.com

Finger Lakes

08/10/2013-
08/11/2013

Fulton
Oswego Canal

Fulton Jazz Fest
Fulton War Memorial, Rte. 3
Amazing music, great food, and good times
5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
www.oswegofultonchamber.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

08/09/2013-
08/11/2013

Tonawanda
Erie Canal

"Smokin' Eagles Int'l BBQ Festival
Gateway Harbor Park
Friday 4:30 pm - 11:00pm
Sat.9:00 am - 11:00 pm, Sun.9:00 am - 5:00 pm
www.the-tonawandas.com

Greater Niagara

08/10/2013
(Rain date Aug. 11)

Schuylerville
Erie Canal

9th Annual Cardboard Boat Race
Fort Hardy Park Beach, Rte 29
8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Music, Food, Vendors
www.hudsoncrossingpark.org

Mohawk Valley

08/10/2013-
08/11/2013

Sylvan Beach
Erie Canal

Canal Fest 2013
Sylvan Beach Lakefront
Vendors, crafters in the Village Park
9:00 am – 9:00 pm
FREE entertainment
www.sylvanbeach.org

Mohawk Valley

08/10/2013

Phoenix
Oswego Canal

Chicken BBQ/Crafters
Henley Park
www.bridgehousebrats.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

08/10/2013

Minetto
Oswego Canal

Magic in Minetto
Minetto River View Park
Family event, music, food children's crafts
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
(315) 343-4565

Thousand Island
Seaway

08/10/2013-
08/11/2013

Brockport
Erie Canal

19th Annual Brockport Arts Festival
downtown commercial district
Sat. 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sun. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
www.BrockportArtsFestival.com

Finger Lakes

08/10/2013

Lansing
Cayuga-Seneca
Canal

Lansing Harbor Festival
Lansing Park Road
All day music, food, events, booths
10:00 am – 8:00 pm
www.lansingharborfest.org

Finger Lakes

08/11/2013

Canastota
Erie Canal

Dedication of Canal Street Enhancement
Murals & Park
Sunday 2:00 pm
www.canastota.com

Central Region

08/12/2013-
08/17/2013

Palmyra
Erie Canal

Wayne County Fair
Wayne County Fairgrounds
www.waynecountyfair.org

Finger Lakes

08/17/2013

Amherst
Erie Canal

Scottish Festival
3755 Tonawanda Creek Rd.
10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Food, bands, beer, clans
(716) 689-1440   $10.00
www.bnhv.org

Greater Niagara

08/17/2013

Oswego
Oswego Canal

2nd Annual Arts Festival
North end of E. Fourth Street
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Kite workshop, face painting, balloon animals
(315) 593-6741
www.oswegoarts.org

Thousand Island
Seaway

08/17/2013-
08/18/2013

Pittsford
Erie Canal

Lockapalooza
Lock 32 in Pittsford
Whitewater kayaking event
Fee $25, free to spectators
Competition 8/17 begins at noon
www.geneseewaterways.org

Finger Lakes

08/18/2013

Sylvan Beach
Erie Canal

38th Annual Antique Car Show
11:00 in the Village Park
Entertainment in the bandstand
www.sylvanbeach.org

Mohawk Valley

08/23/2013

Palmyra
Erie Canal

Historic Palmyra Cemeteries and Walk
Start at Village Park
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
$15 per person
www.historicpalmyrany.com

Finger Lakes

08/24/2013

Fairport
Erie Canal

9th Annual Fairport Music & Food Festival
12:00 pm till dark
$10 in advance, $15 day of event, under 12 free
Contact Andy McDermott
(585) 370-3831
www.fairportmusicfest.com

Finger Lakes

08/30/2013-
09/02/2013

Town of Halfmoon
Erie Canal

Labor Day Weekend Events
Crescent Boat Club
Family events, Chicken BBQ 8/31
Steak & Lobster Bake 9/1
For fees and additional info:
www.crescentboatclub.com

Capital/Saratoga

08/31/2013

Westport
Champlain Canal

Cardboard Boat Race
Westport Marina
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Contact: Dee Carroll
(518) 962-4899
www.westportmarina.com

Capital/Saratoga

09/01/2013

Westport
Champlain Canal

47th Lobsterfest
Westport Marina Galley
$23 to $39, $14 child (6-12)
(518) 962-4899 Dee Carroll
www.westportmarina.com

Capital/Saratoga

09/06/2013-
09/08/2013

Waterford
Erie Canal

Tugboat Roundup
1 Tugboat Alley Visitors Center
Friday night parade
Sat. & Sun 10:00 am -5:00 pm
Music, vendors, food, face painting, puppet shows, pony rides
www.tugboatroundup.com

Capital/Saratoga

09/07/2013-
09/29/2013
(weekends)

Various towns
Champlain Canal

14th Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble
Hikes, paddles, bike rides, historic site visits
www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com

Capital/Saratoga

09/07/2013

Oswego
Oswego Canal

Oswego Arts, Crafts & Kite Festival
Fort Ontario, 1 East Fourth Street
Artists, crafts, food vendors, professional kite flyers and displays
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
www.fortontario.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

09/07/2013

Albany
Hudson River

Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival
Albany Riverfront Park
12:00 pm – 8:30 pm
(518) 434-2032
www.albanyevents.org

Capital/Saratoga

09/07/2013

Oswego
Oswego Canal

2nd Annual Oswego Dragon Festival
Breitbeck Park on Lake Ontario
Dragon boating and family activities
Team race in authentic Hong Kong-style boats
www.oswegodragon.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

09/08/2013

Dundee
Seneca Lake

4th Annual Dundee Scottish Festival
Black Rock Speedway
Dancers, bands, BBQ, crafts, clans, food
10:00 am – 7:00 pm
www.dundeescottishfestival.com

Finger Lakes

09/10/2013

Palmyra
Erie Canal

Historic Palmyra's Murder Tour
Palmyra Historical Museum
132 Market Street
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
(315) 597-6981 for reservations
www.historicpalmyrany.com

Finger Lakes

09/11/2013

Spencerport
Erie Canal

9/11 Remembrance Service & Salute of Home Town Heroes
Village of Spencerport
www.vil.spencerport.ny.us

Finger Lakes

09/11/2013

Phoenix
Oswego Canal

Community Vigil
Henley Park
7:00 pm
www.bridgehousebrats.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

09/14/2013

Little Falls
Erie Canal

Mohawk Valley Garlic & Herb Festival
Canal Place
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Food, vendors, demos,
lectures, music all day
$3.00 donation pp, $10.00 family
www.mvghf.com

Mohawk Valley

09/14/2013

Pittsford
Erie Canal

Positively Celebrates Festival
Port of Pittsford Park
Games, rides, activities, food from local restaurants, festival-style treats, music
Noon – 9:00 pm     Fireworks@9:00
www.townofpittsford.org

Finger Lakes

09/14/2013

Seneca Falls
Cayuga-Seneca Canal

Harvest Hoedown
Montezuma Winery, Seneca Falls
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Food, vendors, petting zoo, music
315-568-8190
www.montezumawinery.com

Finger Lakes

09/14/2013-
09/15/2013

Palmyra
Erie Canal

46th Annual Palmyra Canal Town Days
Main Street
Crafts, flea market, food, music
10:00 am – 7:00 pm Saturday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday
www.palmyracanaltowndays.org

Finger Lakes

09/14/2013

North Tonawanda
Erie Canal

"Chocolate Festival"
Gateway Harbor Park
Sampling, farmers market, wine tasting, live music
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
www.ci-tonawanda.ny

Greater Niagara

09/21/2013

Albany
Hudson River

Annual Head of the Hudson Regatta
Corning Preserve
All Day
(518) 439-9964
www.albanyrowingcenter.org

Capital/Saratoga

09/28/2013

Amherst
Erie Canal

2nd Annual Heritage Village 5K Run
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
one-mile Kids Fun Run at 9:30 am
5K run/walk at 10:00 am
716-860-0524
www.bnhv.org

Greater Niagara

10/01/2013-
10/31/2013
(Saturdays)

Lyons
Erie Canal

Haunted History Ghost Walk
Wayne County Courthouse
Church Street
7:00 pm (315) 946-4943
www.waynehistory.org

Finger Lakes

10/05/2013-
10/06/2013

King Ferry
Cayuga-Seneca Canal

Harvest Festival
King Ferry Winery
Farmers market, vendors, music
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Finger Lakes

10/10/2013

Palmyra
Erie Canal

Sibyl's 118th Birthday Party
Psychic Readings
Phelps General Store
140 Market Street
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
www.historicpalmyrany.com

Finger Lakes

10/12/2013

Fairport
Erie Canal

Scarecrow Festival
Main Street
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
www.fairportpartnership.org

Finger Lakes

10/26/2013

North Tonawanda
Erie Canal

Haunted Harbor
T-NT Gateway Harbor
Decorated boats, pirates, trick or treat stations
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
www.ci-tonawanda.ny

Greater Niagara

10/18/2013-
10/19/2013

Palmyra
Erie Canal

Historic Palmyra's Famous Cemetery Walk
Vienna Street Entrance
6:30 pm & 8:00 pm
$10.00 pp, end show with cider & doughnuts
(315) 597-6981
www.historicpalmyrany.com

Finger Lakes

11/01/2013-
11/03/2013

Lockport
Erie Canal

"For the Love of Quilts"
Kenan Center Arena
195 Beattie Avenue
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
$5.00 admission
www.kenancraftshow.com

Greater Niagara

05/04/2013

Montezuma
Erie Canal

Appreciation Day/Mural Dedication
Montezuma HeritagePark
2:00 pm
www.montezumaheritagepark.blogspot.com

Finger Lakes

05/27/2013

Glens Falls
Champlain Canal

Memorial Day Parade
Civil WarMonument, Glen Street
10:00 am
www.VisitLakeGeorge.com

Capital/Saratoga

05/27/2013

Camillus
Erie Canal

Memorial Day Parade & Picnic
Camillus Erie CanalPark
Parade 8:15 am
Picnic 12:00 pm
www.eriecanalcamillus.com

Finger Lakes

06/01/2013 &
06/15/2013

Little Falls
Erie Canal

Hallowed Ground
Herkimer HomeState Historic Site
200 State Rt. 169
Hour-long lantern tours of the Herkimer Home
7:30 pm & 7:45 pm $10 adult/$7 senior
www.herkimerhomeacademy.org

Mohawk Valley

06/02/2013

Little Falls
Erie Canal

Annual Spring & Garden Fair
Herkimer HomeState Historic Site
200 State Rt. 169
Springtime activities, herbs and plants for sale
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
www.herkimerhomeacademy.org

Mohawk Valley

06/29/2013 –
06/30/2013

Oswego
Oswego Canal

French & Indian War Encampment
Fort OntarioState Historic Site
1 East Fourth Street
Living history demonstrations, 18th century music, drills & battle reenactments
www.fortontario.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

07/03/2013

Glens Falls
Champlain Canal

Summer Jam-Music & Fireworks
East Field, Glens Falls
6:45 pm Gate opens 4:30 pm
www.VisitLakeGeorge.com

Capital/Saratoga

07/05/2013

Glens Falls
Champlain Canal

SunKiss Balloon Festival
Crandall Park, Glens Falls
6:00 pm
www.sunkissballooning.com/festival

Capital/Saratoga

07/06/2013 &
06/20/2013

Little Falls
Erie Canal

Hallowed Ground
Herkimer HomeState Historic Site
200 State Rt. 169
Hour-long lantern tours of the Herkimer Home
7:30 pm & 7:45 pm $10 adult/$7 senior
www.herkimerhomeacademy.org

Mohawk Valley

07/06/2013 – 08/31/2013
(Saturdays)

Amsterdam
Erie Canal

Riverlink Park Summer Concert Series
Riverlink Park, Amsterdam
7:00 pm
www.riverlinkconcerts.com

Mohawk Valley

08/03/2013

Amsterdam
Erie Canal

5th Annual Riverlink Jamboree
Riverlink Park, Amsterdam
Bluegrass, old-timey and traditional music
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
www.riverlinkconcerts.com

Mohawk Valley

08/03/2013 &
08/17/2013

Little Falls
Erie Canal

Hallowed Ground
Herkimer HomeState Historic Site
200 State Rt. 169
Hour-long lantern tours of the Herkimer Home
7:30 pm & 7:45 pm $10 adult/$7 senior
www.herkimerhomeacademy.org

Mohawk Valley

08/10/2013

Montezuma
Erie Canal

Canal Splash Historic Walking Tour
Montezuma HeritagePark
9:00 am
www.canalsplash.blogspot.com

Finger Lakes

08/10/2013

Camillus
Erie Canal

Towpath Day, "In the Good Olde Summer tyme
Camillus Erie CanalPark
Demonstrations, kids stuff, crafters, STEAM-UP, music and great food
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
www.eriecanalcamillus.com

Finger Lakes

09/06/2013

Little Falls
Erie Canal

Beer's Role in the Settlement of America
Herkimer HomeState Historic Site
200 State Rt. 169
6:00 pm $25pp
Reservations required
www.herkimerhomeacademy.org

Mohawk Valley

09/14/2013

Little Falls
Erie Canal

Wine Tasting & Candlelight Tour
Herkimer HomeState Historic Site
200 State Rt. 169
Enjoy wine tastings, live music, great food, and a candlelight mansion tour at sunset
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm $25pp
www.herkimerhomeacademy.org

Mohawk Valley

09/19/2013

Glens Falls
Champlain Canal

2013 Adirondack Balloon Festival-Opening Ceremonies
Crandall Park, Glens Falls
5:15 pm Launch of up to 20 Balloons
www.adirondackballoonfest.org

Capital/Saratoga

09/21/2013

Schuylerville
Champlain Canal/Hudson River

Kayaking 4 Meso
First Launch Fort Hardy Park
8:00 am
Mechanicville Boat Dock, festivities from 1:00 – 4:00 pm
$25.00 registration more info please go to:
www.kayaking4meso.org

Capital/Saratoga

10/05/2013

Rochester
Erie Canal

Rochester River Romance
Celebration of the river with outdoor activities
Along the GeneseeRiver

Finger Lakes

10/12/2013

Montezuma
Erie Canal

Montezuma Aqueduct 5K Run/Walk
Montezuma HeritagePark
9:00 am
www.montezumarun.com

Finger Lakes

10/12/2013 –
10/13/2013

Little Falls
Erie Canal

German Festival
Herkimer HomeState Historic Site
200 State Rt. 169
Celebrate German Palatine heritage including food, music, demonstrations and more!
Check website for details
www.herkimerhomeacademy.org

Mohawk Valley

10/18/2013 –
10/19/2013

Oswego
Oswego Canal

Fort Ontario Ghost Revel
Fort OntarioState Historic Site
1 East Fourth Street
Central NY Ghost Hunters share their findings
Time & Price TBA
www.fortontario.com

Thousand Island
Seaway

05/18/2013 –
09/21/2013
(First & third Sat. of every month)

Buffalo
Erie Canal

Saturday Artisan Market
Canalside, located on Prime Street
Local artists display their wares
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
www.visitbuffaloniagara.com

Greater Niagara

06/16/2013

Palmyra
Erie Canal

Music in the Park
Palmyra VillagePark, Main Street
Ann Mitchell – Jazz
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
www.palmyrany.com

Finger Lakes

07/13/2013 –
07/14/2013

Geneva
Cayuga-Seneca Canal

Finger Lakes Boating Museum's 2013 Boating Festival
North end of Cayuga LakeState Park
Wooden rowboats,power boats and canoes are on display
Sat.10:00 am – 4:00 pm Sun.10:00 am – 3:00 pm
www.flmb.org

Finger Lakes

07/13/2013 –
07/14/2013

Buffalo
Erie Canal

Taste of Buffalo
Delaware Ave. from Chippewa St. to Niagara St.
"fun by the forkful"
Sat. 11:00 am-9:00 pm Sun. 11:00 am-7:00 pm
www.tasteofbuffalo.com

Greater Niagara

07/28/2013

Palmyra
Erie Canal

Music in the Park
Palmyra VillagePark, Main Street
78RPM Big Band
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
www.palmyrany.com

Finger Lakes

08/11/2013

Palmyra
Erie Canal

Music in the Park
Palmyra VillagePark, Main Street
The Dady Brothers
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
www.palmyrany.com

Finger Lakes

This calendar is produced by the New York State Canal Corporation.

Information and dates subject to change.  Please call ahead to confirm festival/event dates.

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