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2017 Canal Festivals & Events Calendar
Date Waterway Event/ Contact Region

05/19/2017 -
10/11/2017
Systemwide
Erie Canal Bike Tours
Offers bike tours and full shuttle service throughout the entire Erie Canal Trailway.
(949)-I-BIKE-NY
statewide

07/05/2017 -
10/12/2017
System-wide
Multi-Location
Lois McClure Legacy Tour
Lake Champlain Martitime Museum's sailing canal boat will visit ports along the Champlain and Erie Canals
Statewide

07/23/2017 -
07/29/2017
System-wide
Niagara Falls to Saratoga Springs
The Great Big FANY Ride
500 mile bike tour across the state
Statewide

07/27/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Chittenango
Blacksmith Demonstration
11am-3pm and 6pm-8pm
Demonstration of the traditional art and trade using Erie Canal era techniques.
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Blacksmith Shop
Greater Niagara

07/27/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Albany
Alive at 5
5-8pm
Jennings Landing
Capital-Saratoga

07/27/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Buffalo
Canalside Concerts
5pm
Theory of a Deadman
Canalside
Greater Niagara

07/27/2017
Erie Canal (western)
N. Tonawanda
Easy Listening Concerts
7-9pm
Dixie Swing
Raymond Klimek Veteran's Park
700 River Road
Greater Niagara

07/27/2017 -
07/30/2017
Oswego Canal
Oswego
Oswego Harborfest
Canal festval, food, vendors, fireworks
Citywide venues
1 E Cayuga St.
Thousand Islands-Seaway

07/27/2017
(Thursdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Classic Car Cruise
4pm
Classic cars, DJ
Lakefront Parking Lot
Central New York

07/27/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Newark
Food Truck Rodeo
2:30-6pm
In conjunction with Newark Farmer's Market
Finger Lakes

07/28/2017
Champlain Canal
Whitehall
Music in the Park
7-9pm
Donnie P.
Riverside Veterans Memorial Park
Capital-Saratoga

07/28/2017
Erie canal (western)
Pittsford
Summer Concert Series
6:30PM
Genesee Valley Orchestra and Chorus
Carpenter Park at Port of Pittsford
22 North Main Street
Finger Lakes

07/28/2017
(Fridays)
Erie Canal (western)
Newark
Music On The Erie Series
6pm-8pm
Nate Michaels
Finger Lakes

07/28/2017 -
07/30/2017
Cayuga-Seneca Canal
Lansing
Cayuga Lake SUP Cup
Elite & Recreational Stand Up Paddleboard Races
Myers Park
Finger Lakes

07/28/2017
Oswego Canal
Phoenix
Music In the Park
6pm-8pm
The Other Guise
Henley Park
74 State Street
Finger Lakes

07/29/2017
Erie Canal (Eastern)
Amsterdam
Riverlink Concert Series
7pm
French 25, New Orleans style with 1920s jazz
Amsterdam Riverlink Park
Central New York

07/29/2017 -
07/30/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Spencerport
Canal Days
10am-5pm
Finger Lakes

07/30/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Fort Hunter
Not Just for Kids Storytelling
6pm
Jeannine Laverty
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
129 Schoharie Street
Central New York

07/30/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
24th Annual Vettes At The Beach
7am-6pm
Village Park, Lakefront Park
Central New York

07/31/2017 -
08/04/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Chittenango
Kids Camp:Adventures on the Canal
9:30am-12:30pm
Ages 6-12. $80/week: members, $100/week:non-members
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Greater Niagara

07/31/2017
Oswego Canal
Phoenix
Music in the Park
6pm-8pm
Moss Back Mule Band
Henley Park
74 State Street
Finger Lakes

07/31/2017
(Mondays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Sunset Celebration
4pm-dark
artists, vendors, entertainers
Lakefront Parking Lot
Central New York

08/01/2017
Erie Canal (Eastern)
Albany
Alabama Shakes
Fun blues/rock music
Palace Theater
19 Clinton Ave
Capital-Saratoga

08/01/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Cohoes
Towpath Tuesdays
6PM
Bike along the Canal
Bike Barn Cohoes
109 Remsen Street
Capital-Saratoga

08/01/2017
(Tuesdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Bikes at the Beach
4pm
Motorcylcles, DJ, vendors
Main Street
Central New York

08/02/2017
Old Canal Alignment
Syracuse
Wednesdays at the Weighlock
5pm
Happy Hour Event
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd
Finger Lakes

08/02/2017
Erie Canal (western)
N. Tonawanda/Tonawanda
Wednesday Concerts on the Canal
6PM
Impact/Strictly Hip
Gateway Harbor Park
1 Main St.
Greater Niagara

08/02/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Troy
Rockin on the River
5-8:30
Sirsy, Sly Fox and The Hustlers
River Front
River Street
Capital-Saratoga

08/02/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Wednesday Night Concert
Easy Money Big Band
Sylvan Beach
808 Marina Dr
Central New York

08/02/2017
Cayuga-Seneca Canal
Geneva
Summer Lakefront Concerts
6:30-8
The Eddie DeWitt Band with Steve Venuti
Lakefront Park Gazebo
Finger Lakes

08/02/2017 -
08/06/2017

Lockport
Niagara County Fair

08/03/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Chittenango
Blacksmith Demonstration
11am-3pm and 6pm-8pm
Demonstration of the traditional art and trade using Erie Canal era techniques.
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Blacksmith Shop
Greater Niagara

08/03/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Albany
Alive at 5
5-8pm
Jennings Landing
Capital-Saratoga

08/03/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Buffalo
Canalside Concerts
5pm
Dark Star Orchestra
Canalside
Greater Niagara

08/03/2017
Erie Canal (western)
N. Tonawanda
Easy Listening Concerts
7-9pm
Bobby Militello (Jazz)
Raymond Klimek Veteran's Park
700 River Road
Greater Niagara

08/03/2017
(Thursdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Classic Car Cruise
4pm
Classic cars, DJ
Lakefront Parking Lot
Central New York

08/04/2017
Champlain Canal
Whitehall
Music in the Park
7-9pm
Enerjazz
Riverside Veterans Memorial Park
Capital-Saratoga

08/04/2017
Erie canal (western)
Pittsford
Summer Concert Series
6:30PM
Jim Doser Group (Jazz)
Carpenter Park at Port of Pittsford
22 North Main Street
Finger Lakes

08/04/2017
Oswego Canal
Phoenix
Music in the Park
6pm-8pm
Vote for Pete
Henley Park
74 State Street
Finger Lakes

08/04/2017 -
08/06/2017
Oswego Canal
Oswego
Bicentennial Canal Theatre Project
The Telling of the Story of the Construction of the Oswego and Erie Canal
West Linear Park Veteran's Waterfront Amphitheater
Thousand-Islands Seaway

08/04/2017 -
08/07/2017

Spencerport
Monroe County Fair

08/04/2017
(Fridays)
Erie Canal (western)
Newark
Music On The Erie Series
6pm-8pm
JB & Company
Finger Lakes

08/05/2017
Erie Canal (Eastern)
Amsterdam
Riverlink Concert Series
8pm
Sean Rowe, folk-blues
Amsterdam Riverlink Park
Central New York

08/05/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Luau Weekend
8am-after dark
Village Park, Beach
Central New York

08/05/2017
Old Canal Alignment
DeWitt
Town of DeWitt Canal Day Finger Lakes

08/05/2017 -
08/06/2017

Rochester
Park Ave Summer Arts Fest
Park Ave.
Central New York

08/06/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Fort Hunter
Not Just for Kids Storytelling
6pm
Elizabeth Ellis
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
129 Schoharie Street
Central New York

08/06/2017
(Sundays)
Erie Canal (western)
Spencerport
Music On The Canal Concert Series
6:30pm-8:30pm
Rockhouse Riot
Amity St.
Finger Lakes

08/06/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Jeeps at the Beach
7am-6pm
Village Park
Central New York

08/07/2017
Oswego Canal
Phoenix
Music in the Park
6pm-8pm
Tom Gilbo & the Blue Suedes
Henley Park
74 State Street
Finger Lakes

08/07/2017
(Mondays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Sunset Celebration
4pm-dark
artists, vendors, entertainers
Lakefront Parking Lot
Central New York

08/07/2017 -
08/13/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Little Falls
Canal Celebration Central New York

08/08/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Cohoes
Towpath Tuesdays
6:15pm
Bike along the Canal
Watervliet to Albany Meet in Watervliet
Underpass at 322 Broadway, near Passano Paints
Capital-Saratoga

08/08/2017
Erie canal (central)
Baldwinsville
2017 Summer Concert Series
6:30-8pm
Hard Promises
Paper Mill Island
136 Spensieri Ave.
Finger Lakes

08/08/2017
(Tuesdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Bikes at the Beach
4pm
Motorcylcles, DJ, vendors
Main Street
Central New York

08/08/2017 -
08/10/2017

Seneca Falls
Empire Farm Days
Rodman Lott and Son Farms
Central New York

08/08/2017 -
08/10/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Palmyra
Digging up your History Archaelogical Camp
11-3pm Daily
Cost $5 per person for supplies. All Welcome
Begins at Alling Coverlet Museum
122 William St
Finger Lakes

08/09/2017
Old Canal Alignment
Syracuse
Wednesdays at the Weighlock
5pm
Happy Hour Event
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd
Finger Lakes

08/09/2017
Erie Canal (western)
N. Tonawanda/Tonawanda
Wednesday Concerts on the Canal
6pm
Flip Side/Joyride Hitman Horns
Gateway Harbor Park
1 Main St.
Greater Niagara

08/09/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Troy
Rockin on the River
5-8:30
Rumours: Fleetwood Mac Tribute
River Front
River Street
Capital-Saratoga

08/09/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Wednesday Night Concert
Moss Back Mule Band
Sylvan Beach
808 Marina Dr
Central New York

08/09/2017
Erie canal (western)
Pittsford
Kids Summer Concert Series
6:30PM
Carpenter Park at Port of Pittsford
22 North Main Street
Finger Lakes

08/09/2017
Cayuga-Seneca Canal
Geneva
Summer Lakefront Concerts
6:30-8
Andy Stobie & The Greater Finger Lakes Orchestra
Lakefront Park Gazebo
Finger Lakes

08/09/2017 -
08/10/2017
Erie Canal (Western)
Medina
Happy Birthday Bash
Join the fun at this two-day festival celebrating the Bicentennial and the 185th birhtday of the Village of Medina.
Canal Basin, Medina
Greater Niagara

08/10/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Chittenango
Blacksmith Demonstration
11am-3pm and 6pm-8pm
Demonstration of the traditional art and trade using Erie Canal era techniques.
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Blacksmith Shop
Greater Niagara

08/10/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Buffalo
Canalside Concerts
5pm
Robert Randolph and the Family Band
Canalside
Greater Niagara

08/10/2017
Erie Canal (western)
N. Tonawanda
Easy Listening Concerts
7-9pm
Buffalo Jazz And Swing (Big Band Music)
Raymond Klimek Veteran's Park
700 River Road
Greater Niagara

08/10/2017
(Thursdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Classic Car Cruise
4pm
Classic cars, DJ
Lakefront Parking Lot
Central New York

08/11/2017
Champlain Canal
Whitehall
Music in the Park
7-9pm
Willie Playmore
Riverside Veterans Memorial Park
Capital-Saratoga

08/11/2017
Erie canal (western)
Pittsford
Summer Concert Series
6:30PM
Pittsford Fire Department Band (pops)
Carpenter Park at Port of Pittsford
22 North Main Street
Finger Lakes

08/11/2017
Oswego Canal
Phoenix
Music in the Park
6pm-8pm
Flat Face & the Shempdells
Henley Park
74 State Street
Finger Lakes

08/11/2017
(Fridays)
Erie Canal (western)
Newark
Music On The Erie Series
6pm-8pm
TBD
Finger Lakes

08/11/2017 -
08/12/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Whiteface to Utica
Peak to Brew Relay
Last segment of long distance relay on Canalway Trail
Central New York

08/11/2017 -
08/12/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Palmyra
Palmyra Pirate Weekend
Pirates of the Erie Canal invade the Village and Port of Palmyra during the 10th annual Pirate Weekend, August 11 – 12. Friday night movie at dusk: the Princess Bride. Saturday: Bed Racing, 5K, Vendors, Food, Wine tasting, Music, Parade, Treasure Hunt and Games, Canal Trail tours, Pirate tales and museum tours.
Finger Lakes

08/11/2017 -
08/13/2017
Oswego Canal
Oswego
Bicentennial Canal Theatre Project
The Telling of the Story of the Construction of the Oswego and Erie Canal
West Linear Park Veteran's Waterfront Amphitheater
Thousand-Islands Seaway

08/11/2017 -
08/13/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Canalfest
7:30am-5:30pm
Central New York

08/11/2017 -
08/20/2017
System-wide
Entire Canal System
Canal Splash! Canal Corridor

08/12/2017
Erie Canal (Eastern)
Amsterdam
Riverlink Concert Series
7pm
Franklin Micare Trio, swing, pop and soul
Amsterdam Riverlink Park
Central New York

08/12/2017
Champlain Canal
Schuylerville
Cardboard Boat Race
8am
Theme- Centennial for the Barge Canal
Hudson Crossing Park
Capital-Saratoga

08/12/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Fort Plain
River Through Time
Scavenger hunt, games, crafts, walking tours, music, festival and paddling race and ride.
Haslett Park
Central New York

08/12/2017
Erie Canal (Western)
Camillus
Towpath Day: A Voyage Through 200 Years of Erie Canal History
Celebrate the legacy of the Erie Canal and enjoy family orientated activities, demonstrations, dance, dramatization, and great music.
Camillus Erie Canal Park
5750 Devoe Road
Greater Niagara

08/12/2017
Champlain Canal
Schuylerville
Hudson Crossing Park's Cardboard Boat Race
Individuals, families and other groups design, build and race boats across the Hudson River/Champlain.
Fort Hardy Beach
Schuyerville
Capital-Saratoga

08/12/2017 -
08/13/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Brockport
Brockport Arts Festival Finger Lakes

08/13/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Fort Hunter
Not Just for Kids Storytelling
6pm
Peter Cook
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
129 Schoharie Street
Central New York

08/14/2017
Oswego Canal
Phoenix
Music in the Park
6pm-8pm
Dan Elliot & the Monterays
Henley Park
74 State Street
Finger Lakes

08/14/2017
(Mondays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Sunset Celebration
4pm-dark
artists, vendors, entertainers
Lakefront Parking Lot
Central New York

08/14/2017 -
08/19/2017

Palmyra
Wayne County Fair
300 W. Jackson Street

08/15/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Cohoes
Towpath Tuesdays
6:15pm
Bike along the Canal
Van Schaick Pond
203 Park Ave. Cohoes
Capital-Saratoga

08/15/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Syracuse
Tuesdays on the Towpath
6pm
Bike along the Canal
Old Erie Canal Community Working Group, Onondaga West Lake Trail
280 Restoration Way
Greater Niagara

08/15/2017
(Tuesdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Bikes at the Beach
4pm
Motorcylcles, DJ, vendors
Main Street
Central New York

08/15/2017 -
08/15/2017

Clyde
Clyde Fireman Field Days
8pm
Along Canal

08/15/2017 -
08/20/2017

Frankfort
Herkimer County Fair

08/16/2017
Old Canal Alignment
Syracuse
WEdnesdays at the Weighlock
5pm
Happy Hour Event
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd
Finger Lakes

08/16/2017
Erie Canal (western)
N. Tonawanda/Tonawanda
Wednesday Concerts on the Canal
6pm
The Release/Coda
Gateway Harbor Park
1 Main St.
Greater Niagara

08/16/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Wednesday Night Concert
Fulton Chain Gang
Sylvan Beach
808 Marina Dr
Central New York

08/17/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Chittenango
Blacksmith Demonstration
11am-3pm and 6pm-8pm
Demonstration of the traditional art and trade using Erie Canal era techniques.
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Blacksmith Shop
Greater Niagara

08/17/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Buffalo
Canalside Concerts
5pm
USS
Canalside
Greater Niagara

08/17/2017
(Thursdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Classic Car Cruise
4pm
Classic cars, DJ
Lakefront Parking Lot
Central New York

08/18/2017
Cayuga-Seneca Canal
Seneca Falls
Taste and Tunes
6-9pm
Local food and beverage tastings, live music
Generations Bank Headquarters
20 East Bayard Street
Finger Lakes

08/18/2017
Champlain Canal
Whitehall
Music in the Park
7-9pm
Bluebillies
Riverside Veterans Memorial Park
Capital-Saratoga

08/18/2017
Oswego Canal
Phoenix
Music in the Park
6pm-8pm
Ronda Helene
Henley Park
74 State Street
Finger Lakes

08/18/2017
(Fridays)
Erie Canal (western)
Newark
Music On The Erie Series
6pm-8pm
It's My Party
Finger Lakes

08/19/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Chittenango
Blacksmith Demonstration
1pm-4pm
Demonstration of the traditional art and trade using Erie Canal era techniques.
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Blacksmith Shop
Greater Niagara

08/19/2017
Erie Canal (Eastern)
Amsterdam
Riverlink Concert Series
7pm
New Orleans Suspects, rock, world beat and Crescent City Funk
Amsterdam Riverlink Park
Central New York

08/19/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Pittsford
Lockapalooza
9:30am-8:30pm
One of the largest whitewater competitions in Central New York.
Lock 32 Whitewater Park
2797 Clover Street
(585) 329-6266
Finger Lakes

08/19/2017
Erie Canal (Eastern)
Albany
Colin Hay
Remember Men at Work?
The Egg
1 Empire State Plaza
Capital-Saratoga

08/19/2017
Erie Canal (Eastern)
Albany
Time McGraw and Faith Hill
Husband and wife country superstars team up.
Times Union Center
51 South Pearl Street
Capital-Saratoga

08/19/2017
Erie Canal (Western)
Pittsford
Lockapalooza 2017
Watch paddlers from around the region compete in whitewater kayaking events.
Lock 32 Whitewater Park
2797 Clover Street
Finger Lakes

08/19/2017 -
08/20/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Summer Games Weekend
Bouce houses, games, 5k, 10k, Survival Beach Run
Village Park, Beach
Central New York

08/20/2017
Champlain Canal
Schuylerville
Champlain Canalway Trail Bicycle Tour
9am-4pm
Explore historic sites along the Hudson River/Champlain Canal
Startsat Hudson Crossing Park
121 US 4N
Capital-Saratoga

08/20/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Fort Hunter
Not Just for Kids Storytelling
6pm
Michael Reno Harrell
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
129 Schoharie Street
Central New York

08/20/2017
(Sundays)
Erie Canal (western)
Spencerport
Music On The Canal Concert Series
6:30pm-8:30pm
Brick Band
AMity St.
Finger Lakes

08/21/2017
(Mondays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Sunset Celebration
4pm-dark
artists, vendors, entertainers
Lakefront Parking Lot
Central New York

08/21/2017
Oswego Canal
Phoenix
Music in the Park
6pm-8pm
The Fab Cats
Henley Park
74 State Street
Finger Lakes

08/22/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Cohoes
Towpath Tuesdays
6:00pm
Bike along the Canal
Bike Barn Cohoes
109 Remsen Street
Capital-Saratoga

08/22/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Rome
Tuesdays on the Towpath
6:00pm
Bike along the Canal
Rome Historical Society and Fort Stanwix National Monumetn
Bellamy Harbor Park
Greater Niagara

08/22/2017
(Tuesdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Bikes at the Beach
4pm
Motorcylcles, DJ, vendors
Main Street
Central New York

08/23/2017
Old Canal Alignment
Syracuse
Wednesdays at the Weighlock
5pm
Happy Hour Event
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd
Finger Lakes

08/23/2017
Erie Canal (western)
N. Tonawanda/Tonawanda
Wednesday Concerts on the Canal
6:00pm
Widow Maker/Hit N Run
Gateway Harbor Park
1 Main St.
Greater Niagara

08/23/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Wednesday Night Concert
Opus Black String Quartet
Sylvan Beach
808 Marina Dr
Central New York

08/23/2017 -
09/04/2017
Erie Canal (central)
Syracuse
New York State Fair Greater Niagara

08/24/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Chittenango
Blacksmith Demonstration
11am-3pm and 6pm-8pm
Demonstration of the traditional art and trade using Erie Canal era techniques.
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Blacksmith Shop
Greater Niagara

08/24/2017
(Thursdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Classic Car Cruise
4pm
Classic cars, DJ
Lakefront Parking Lot
Central New York

08/25/2017
Champlain Canal
Whitehall
Music in the Park
7-9pm
Washington County Concert Band
Skenesborough Park
Capital-Saratoga

08/25/2017
Oswego Canal
Phoenix
Music in the Park
6pm-8pm
Nite Life
Henley Park
74 State Street
Finger Lakes

08/25/2017 -
08/26/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Fairport
Fairport Music Festival
Music Festival, food, vendors
New to the Box Factory Buidling
20 Liftbridge Lane
Finger Lakes

08/25/2017
(Fridays)
Erie Canal (western)
Newark
Music On The Erie Series
6pm-8pm
Wolf Mountain
Finger Lakes

08/26/2017
Erie Canal (Eastern)
Amsterdam
Riverlink Concert Series
7pm
Los Hacheros, Afro-Carribean and modern salsa
Amsterdam Riverlink Park
Central New York

08/26/2017
Erie Canal (Eastern)
Albany
Luke Bryan
One of country's best liked and top-selling artists
SPAC
108 Avenue of the Pines
Capital-Saratoga

08/26/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Palmyra
Historic Ghost Walks Around the Village
9-11pm
10
Begins at Palmyra Historical Mueseum
1 W 1st Street
Finger Lakes

08/26/2017 -
08/27/2017
Cayuga-Seneca Canal
Watkins Glen
East Coast Watercross Series, Rounds 7and8
11am-5pm
Pro-Am personal watercraft races.
Clute Memorial Park
Boat Launch Road
Finger Lakes

08/27/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Fort Hunter
Not Just for Kids Storytelling
6pm
Joe Bruchac
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
129 Schoharie Street
Central New York

08/27/2017
Champlain Canal
Hudson Falls
Celebrate Our Canals
Hands on activities, interpretive walks, speakers and demonstrations about canal history, birding, environment and recreation.
Hudson Falls
Glens Falls Feeder Canal
Capital-Saratoga

08/27/2017
(Sundays)
Erie Canal (western)
Spencerport
Music On The Canal Concert Series
6:30pm-8:30pm
The Coupe De'Villes
Amity St.
Finger Lakes

08/28/2017
Oswego Canal
Phoenix
Music in the Park
6pm-8pm
American Eagle Band
Henley Park
74 State Street
Finger Lakes

08/28/2017
(Mondays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Sunset Celebration
4pm-dark
artists, vendors, entertainers
Lakefront Parking Lot
Central New York

08/29/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Cohoes
Towpath Tuesdays
6:15pm
Bike along the Canal
Watervliet to Albany Meet in Watervliet
Underpass at 322 Broadway, near Passano Paints
Capital-Saratoga

08/29/2017
(Tuesdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Bikes at the Beach
4pm
Motorcylcles, DJ, vendors
Main Street
Central New York

08/30/2017
Old Canal Alignment
Syracuse
Wednesdays at the Weighlock
5pm
Happy Hour Event
Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd
Finger Lakes

08/30/2017
Erie Canal (western)
N. Tonawanda/Tonawanda
Pizza Fest
Pizza, live music.
Gateway Harbor Park
1 Main Street
Greater Niagara

08/30/2017 -
09/04/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Fonda
Montgomery County Fair
21 South Bridge Street
Central New York

08/31/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Chittenango
Blacksmith Demonstration
11am-3pm and 6pm-8pm
Demonstration of the traditional art and trade using Erie Canal era techniques.
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Blacksmith Shop
Greater Niagara

08/31/2017
(Thursdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Classic Car Cruise
4pm
Classic cars, DJ
Lakefront Parking Lot
Central New York

09/01/2017
(Fridays)
Erie Canal (western)
Newark
Music On The Erie Series
6pm-8pm
The Marbletones
Finger Lakes

09/02/2017
Champlain Canal
Saratoga
Zac Brown Band
An Annual Highlight.
SPAC
108 Avenue of the Pines
Capital-Saratoga

09/02/2017 -
09/03/2017
Champlain Canal
Whitehall
Townwide Yard Sale
9am-5pm
Community wide yard, tag, garage and sidewalk sales
Town and Village
Capital-Saratoga

09/02/2017 -
09/03/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Buffalo
Buffalo Wing Festival
Sat. 12-9, Sun 12-7
Greater Niagara

09/05/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Cohoes
Towpath Tuesdays
6:15pm
Bike along the Canal
Van Schaick Pond
203 Park Ave. Cohoes
Capital-Saratoga

09/05/2017
Erie canal (western)
Liverpool
Tuesdays on the Towpath
6pm
Bike along the Canal
Onondaga Historical Association
106 Lake Dr
Greater Niagara

09/05/2017
(Tuesdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Bikes at the Beach
4pm
Motorcylcles, DJ, vendors
Main Street
Central New York

09/07/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Chittenango
Blacksmith Demonstration
11am-3pm and 6pm-8pm
Demonstration of the traditional art and trade using Erie Canal era techniques.
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Blacksmith Shop
Greater Niagara

09/07/2017
(Thursdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Classic Car Cruise
4pm
Classic cars, DJ
Lakefront Parking Lot
Central New York

09/08/2017 -
09/09/2017
Erie Canal (Eastern)
Waterford
Tugboat Roundup
Tugboat demonstrations to educate and promote NYS Waterways and canal system.
Waterford Harbor at Lock 2
1 Tugboat Alley
Capital-Saratoga

09/08/2017 -
09/17/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Holley/Albion/Medina
Orleans County Heritage Festival
Countywide festival with events along the canal
Greater Niagara

09/08/2017
Cayuga-Seneca Canal
Watkins Glen
Grand Prix Festival
Parade and historic race car tribute
N Franklin St.
Finger Lakes

09/09/2017
Champlain Canal
Stillwater to Halfmoon
Kayaking 4 Meso
7:30am-4pm
Kayaking for Mesothelioma
Admiral's Marina
Capital-Saratoga

09/09/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Little Falls
Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival
10am-5pm
Uniquely Local agriculture festival
Benton's Landing
410 Canal Place
Central New York

09/09/2017
Erie Canal (Eastern)
St. Johnsville
St. Johnsville Fall Celebration of the Erie Canal
Over 50 talented artisans, live music, and guided tours of historic Erie Canal Lock 33
St. Johnsville Marina
16 W Main Street
Central New York

09/09/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Pittsford
Pittsford Food Truck and Music Fest
Noon-9pm
Food trucks, music, carnival rides, games.
Four Cornders (Monroe/State Street) to Locus St
Finger Lakes

09/09/2017 -
09/10/2017

Rochester
Clothesline Festival

09/09/2017 -
09/10/2017

Baldwinsville
Golden Harvest Festival
8477 East Mud Lake Road,

09/09/2017 -
09/09/2017

Albany
Riverfront Jazz Fest
1-8:30pm
Jennings Landing

09/09/2017 -
09/09/2017

Irondequoit
Oktoberfest
9am
Camp Eastman Park

09/09/2017 -
09/09/2017

Pittsford
Pittsford Celebrates
9am
Main Street

09/10/2017
Erie Canal (Eastern)
Albany
Little Feat
Fine musicianship and maybe just as popular now as in their early days
The Egg
1 Empire State Plaza

09/10/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Fort Hunter
Not Just for Kids Storytelling
6pm
Becky Holder
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
129 Schoharie Street
Central New York

09/12/2017
Erie canal (western)
Oneida
Tuesdays on the Towpath
6pm
Bike along the Canal
Oneida Trail Committee
157 Cedar Street
Greater Niagara

09/12/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Oneida
Towpath Tuesdays
6pm
Bike along the Canal
Bike Barn Cohoes
109 Remsen Street
Capital-Saratoga

09/14/2017
(Thursdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Classic Car Cruise
4pm
Classic cars, DJ
Lakefront Parking Lot
Central New York

09/15/2017 -
09/16/2017
Old Canal Alignment
Onieda
Madison County Hop Festival
Madison County Historical Society
Central New York

09/16/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Rensselaer
Crailo Havest Faire
11am-4pm
An old-fashioned agriculture festival
Crailo State Historic Site
9 1/2 Riverside Ave
Capital-Saratoga

09/16/2017
Erie Canal (Eastern)
Ames
Summer's End
9am-3pm
Vendors, Crafters and re-enactors sharing their expertise.
Ames Museum
611 Latimer Hill Road
Central New York

09/16/2017 -
09/17/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Palmyra
Canaltown Days
Vendors, food, music, 5k
Finger Lakes

09/17/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Chittenango
Blacksmith Demonstration
11am-3pm and 6pm-8pm
Demonstration of the traditional art and trade using Erie Canal era techniques.
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Blacksmith Shop
Greater Niagara

09/19/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Oneida
Towpath Tuesdays
6:15pm
Bike along the Canal
Watervliet to Albany Meet in Watervliet
Underpass at 322 Broadway, near Passano Paints
Capital-Saratoga

09/21/2017
Champlain Canal
Shipwrecks of Lake Champlain
Special Early-Bird World Canal Pre-Conference Tour

09/21/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Chittenango
Blacksmith Demonstration
11am-3pm and 6pm-8pm
Demonstration of the traditional art and trade using Erie Canal era techniques.
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Blacksmith Shop
Greater Niagara

09/21/2017
(Thursdays)
Erie Canal (eastern)
Sylvan Beach
Classic Car Cruise
4pm
Classic cars, DJ
Lakefront Parking Lot
Central New York

09/22/2017 -
09/23/2017
Champlain Canal and Eastern Erie Canal
Albany
Champlain and Eastern Erie Canals Tour
World Canal Conference Pre-Conference Tour
Capital-Saratoga

09/22/2017 -
09/24/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Central Square
Apple Festival
Fri. 5pm-9pm, Sat. 9am-6pm, Sun. 9am-5pm
Apple themed harvest festival
Brewerton Speedway
154 US Route 11
Central New York

09/23/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Lockport
Museum Day Live
Admission free nationwide museum event
Erie Canal Discovery Center
24 Church St.
Greater Niagara

09/23/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Chittenango
Blacksmith Demonstration
1pm-4pm
Demonstration of the traditional art and trade using Erie Canal era techniques.
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Blacksmith Shop
Greater Niagara

09/23/2017 -
09/24/2017
Erie Canal
Rome-Syracuse
Tour the Towpath
10:00 AM
Bike the Erie Canal Trail and Explore Canalside Communities
Erie Canal Village in Rome
Greater Niagara

09/23/2017 -
09/24/2017

Dewitt-Rome
Tour the Towpath

09/24/2017 -
09/28/2017
Erie Canal (Central)
Syracuse
GlassBarge at World Canals Conference
Live glassmaking from The Corning Museum of Glass
Marriott Syracuse Downtown
100 E Onondaga St.
Greater Niagara

09/24/2017 -
09/28/2017
Erie Canal (central)
Syracuse
World Canals Conference
Celebrate the bicentennial of the Erie Canal and enjoy endless exploration of Central New York
Greater Niagara

09/26/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Oneida
Towpath Tuesdays
6:15pm
Bike along the Canal
Van Schaick Pond
203 Park Ave. Cohoes
Capital-Saratoga

09/28/2017 -
09/30/2017
Erie Canal (central)
Syracuse
Erie Canal: Syracuse to Buffalo
World Canal Conference Pre-Conference Tour
Greater Niagara

09/28/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Chittenango
Blacksmith Demonstration
11am-3pm and 6pm-8pm
Demonstration of the traditional art and trade using Erie Canal era techniques.
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Blacksmith Shop
Greater Niagara

09/28/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Rochester
Brockport Symphony Erie Canal Bicentennial Concerts
7:30pm
Rochester Museum and Science Center
Eisenhart Auditorium
Finger Lakes

09/30/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Lockport
Locktoberfest
9am-5pm
Craft beverage tastings, historic lock demonstrations, live music.
Lock 34/35
57 Canal St
Greater Niagara

09/30/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Lockport
Locktoberfest
Celebration of our Erie Canal, diverse agriculture, local foods and musicians
Greater Niagara

09/30/2017 -
10/15/2017
5 Locations
Multiple
Locktoberfest

10/03/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Oneida
Towpath Tuesdays
6:00pm
Bike along the Canal
Bike Barn Cohoes
109 Remsen Street
Capital-Saratoga

10/05/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Chittenango
Blacksmith Demonstration
11am-3pm and 6pm-8pm
Demonstration of the traditional art and trade using Erie Canal era techniques.
Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Blacksmith Shop
Greater Niagara

10/07/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Albany
Brockport Symphony Erie Canal Bicentennial Concerts
3:00pm
New York State Museum
Clark Auditorium
Capital-Saratoga

10/08/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Scotia
Mohawk Fall Classic Regatta
7am
Hosted by Burnt Hills Rowing Association
Jumpin' Jacks Drive-In
5 Schonowee Ave
Capital-Saratoga

10/10/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Oneida
Towpath Tuesdays
6:15pm
Bike along the Canal
Watervliet to Albany Meet in Watervliet
Underpass at 322 Broadway, near Passano Paints
Capital-Saratoga

10/14/2017
Champlain Canal
Schuylerville
Candlelight Tour at he Schuyler House
6-9pm
Free tours and refreshments
U.S. Route 4
Capital-Saratoga

10/17/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Oneida
Towpath Tuesdays
6:15pm
Bike along the Canal
Van Schaick Pond
203 Park Ave. Cohoes
Capital-Saratoga

10/22/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Pittsford
Family Halloween Fest
2-5pm
Admission: One canned good item per person to benefit the Pittsford Food Cupboard
St. John Fisher College Student Life Center
Finger Lakes

10/24/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Oneida
Towpath Tuesdays
6:00pm
Bike along the Canal
Bike Barn Cohoes
109 Remsen Street
Capital-Saratoga

10/31/2017
Erie Canal (eastern)
Oneida
Towpath Tuesdays
6:15pm
Bike along the Canal
Watervliet to Albany Meet in Watervliet
Underpass at 322 Broadway, near Passano Paints
Capital-Saratoga

11/16/2017 -
11/18/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Palmyra
Historic Palmyra's Holiday Bazaar
Thurs/Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-2
Vendors, luncheon, special gifts, antiques and crafts
Alling Coverlet Museum
122 William Street
Finger Lakes

12/09/2017
Erie Canal (western)
Palmyra
Homstead Holiday Candlelight House Tour4-8pm
8pm
Tour historic Palmyra homes
Starts at Phelps Museum
140 Market St
Finger Lakes

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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.