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2019 Canal Festivals & Events Calendar
Date Waterway Event/ Contact Region

01/01/2020 -
10/25/2020
Hudson River
Albany
Enterprising Waters: New York’s Erie Canal (Phase Two)
Tu-Su 9:30am-5pm
New York State Museum, Exibition Hall
222 Madison Ave
(518) 474-5877
Capital-Saratoga

01/17/2020 -
01/26/2020
Lake Ontario
Toronto
Toronto International Boat Show
weekdays 11am-8pm, Sa 10am-7pm, Su 10am-6pm
Adults (16 & up) $16, kids free
Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place
100 Princes' Blvd.
(905) 951-0009
Canada

01/22/2020 -
01/26/2020
Hudson River
New York City
New York Boat Show
W-F 12-9pm, Sa 10am-9pm, Su 10am-6pm
Adults (16 & up) $16, kids free
Javits Center
625 W 34th St
(212) 216-2000
New York City

01/24/2020 -
01/26/2020
Hudson River
New York City
New York Times Travel Show
Fri 2-7pm, Sa 10am-6pm, Su 11am-5pm
Adults (19 & up) 1-day $20, 2-day $25, kids free
Javits Center
625 W 34th St
New York City

02/01/2020
Erie Canal (western)
Medina
Wine about Winter in Medina
3-7pm
Finger Lakes

02/06/2020 -
02/09/2020
St. Lawrence River
Montréal
Montreal Boat Show (Salon du Bateau de Montréal)
Th-F 11am-9pm, Sa 10am-9pm, Su 10am-5pm
Adults $18, Seniors & Teens $14, kids (<13) free
Palais des congrès de Montréal
1001 Jean Paul Riopelle Pl
(450) 466-1777
Canada

02/20/2020 -
02/23/2020
Erie Canal (central)
Syracuse
Central NY Boat Show
Th-F 1-9pm, Sa 10am-9pm, Su 10am-5pm
Adults $10, kids (<14) free
New York State Fairgrounds
581 State Fair Blvd
(585) 526-5460
Finger Lakes

02/26/2020 -
03/01/2020
Erie Canal (western)
Orchard Park
Western NY Boat Show
W-F noon-9pm, Sa 10am-9pm, Su 10am-5pm
W-Th free, F-Su Adults $8, kids (<13) free
Adpro Sports Training Center
1 Bills Drive
(585) 526-5460
Greater Niagara

03/06/2020 -
03/08/2020
Champlain Canal
Essex Junction
Vermont State Boat & Marine Show
F & Sa 10am-7pm, Su 10am-5pm
Adults $7, kids (<17) free
Champlain Valley Exposition
105 Pearl St
(802) 777-7562
Vermont

03/21/2020 -
03/22/2020
Champlain Canal
Saratoga Springs
Adirondack Sports Expo
Sa 10am-5pm, Su 10am-4pm
Saratoga Springs City Center
522 Broadway
Capital-Saratoga

03/27/2020 -
03/29/2020
Champlain Canal
Queensbury
Great Upstate Boat Show
F 11am-8pm Sa 10am-7pm, Su 10am-5pm
Adirondack Sports Complex
326 Sherman Ave
(518) 307-3415
The Adirondacks

04/18/2020
Systemwide
Multiple Locations
Canal Clean Sweep
(518) 434-1583
Statewide

05/16/2020 -
05/17/2020
Erie Canal (eastern)
Waterford
Waterford Canal Festival
Sa 10am-6pm, Su 10am-3pm
Waterford Harbor Visitors Center & Lock E-2 Park
1 Tugboat Alley
Capital-Saratoga

05/23/2020 -
05/24/2020
Cayuga-Seneca Canal
Waterloo
Waterloo Remembers Finger Lakes

05/31/2020 -
06/02/2020
Old Canal Alignment
Chittenango
Oz-stravaganza Central New York

06/05/2020 -
06/07/2020
Erie Canal (western)
Fairport
Fairport Canal Days Finger Lakes

06/07/2020 -
07/07/2020
Erie Canal
Buffalo to Albany
Journey Along the Erie Canal 2020
(518) 429-9256
Statewide

06/12/2020 -
06/13/2020
Erie Canal (western)
Albion
Albion Strawberry Festival Finger Lakes

06/20/2020
Cayuga-Seneca Canal
Watkins Glen
The Waterfront Festival Finger Lakes

07/12/2020 -
07/19/2020
Erie Canal
Buffalo to Albany
Cycle the Erie
(518) 434-1583
Statewide

07/17/2020 -
07/19/2020
Cayuga-Seneca Canal
Seneca Falls
Convention Days
Sat 9am-4:30pm, Sun 9am-4pm
Women's Rights National Historic Park
136 Fall Street
(315) 568-0024
Finger Lakes

07/19/2020 -
07/26/2020
Erie Canal (western)
Tonawanda & N. Tonawanda
Canal Fest
15 Webster St
(716) 692-3292
Greater Niagara

07/23/2020 -
07/26/2020
Oswego Canal
Oswego
Oswego Harborfest
(315) 343-6858
Thousand Islands - Seaway

07/25/2020 -
07/26/2020
Erie Canal (western)
Spencerport
Spencerport Canal Days
10am-5pm
Finger Lakes

08/01/2020
Old Canal Alignment
DeWitt
Town of DeWitt Canal Day Finger Lakes

08/07/2020 -
08/08/2020
Erie Canal (western)
Palmyra
Palmyra Pirates Weekend
Port of Palmyra
(585) 368-8081
Finger Lakes

08/08/2020
Champlain Canal
Schulerville
Cardboard Boat Races: Shipwrecked!
8sm-3pm
Capital-Saratoga

08/26/2020 -
09/07/2020
Erie Canal (central)
Syracuse
The Great New York State Fair
New York State Fairgrounds
581 State Fair Blvd
Finger Lakes

09/11/2020 -
09/13/2020
Erie Canal (eastern)
Waterford
Waterford Tugboat Roundup
Waterford Harbor Visitors Center
1 Tugboat Alley
Capital-Saratoga

09/26/2020 -
09/27/2020
Erie Canal (western)
Palmyra
Palmyra Canaltown Days
Sa 10am-6pm, Su 10am-4pm
Finger Lakes

10/04/2020 -
10/06/2020
Erie Canal (eastern)
Schenectady
New York State Canal Conference
Rivers Casino Event Center
1 Rush St
Capital-Saratoga

12/11/2020 -
12/13/2020
Cayuga-Seneca Canal
Seneca Falls
It's a Wonderful Life Festival
It's a Wonderful Life Museum
32 Fall Street
Capital-Saratoga

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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.