Category: Festivals

Waterloo to host Memorial Day  festivities after two-year hiatus

Waterloo to host Memorial Day festivities May 27-29 after two-year hiatus

Waterloo’s three-day long Memorial Day celebration is back this year after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19. The Celebrate Commemorate event will take place on May 27 – 29, with May 30 serving as solemn observance day, according to Finger Lakes Times ... MORE
Keuka Arts Festival seeks additional artists, vendors for June show

Keuka Arts Festival seeks additional artists, vendors for June show

The Keuka Arts Festival is looking to up the number of artists and vendors at this year’s 14th annual event in Penn Yan. Over 80 artists and artisans are typically accepted for the festival, which is held the second week of June, ... MORE
FINGER LAKES TRAVEL: Spotlight on Alexandria Buckley, Seneca Lake Pier and a trip to Captain’s Café

FINGER LAKES TRAVEL: Spotlight on Alexandria Buckley, Seneca Lake Pier and a trip to Captain’s Café

This week’s spotlight goes to Alexandria Buckley, the owner of Just Doodle! Alexandria takes a photo of your furry friend and creates wearable art from it! Who doesn’t want a sweatshirt with their pups face on it? She was kind enough to ... MORE
Freezin’ for a reason: Ithaca’s Polar Plunge kicks off tomorrow at Taughannock Falls

Freezin’ for a reason: Ithaca’s Polar Plunge at Taughannock Falls

Ithaca’s annual Polar Plunge event will return to Taughannock Falls State Park this weekend after a two-year hiatus. The community fundraiser is happening this Saturday, March 26 at the Trumansburg state park. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. with series of five-minute ... MORE
Finger Lakes Winter Carnival happening this weekend in Canandaigua

Finger Lakes Winter Carnival happening this weekend in Canandaigua

How do you turn a seasonal destination spot into a year-round draw for tourists? Just ask Christopher Pulito. The new general manager of The Lake House on Canandaigua and former general manager of The Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid believes it’s all ... MORE
NWE Events LLC presents 1st Annual Finger Lakes Country Musical Festival

NWE Events LLC presents 1st Annual Finger Lakes Country Musical Festival

NWE Events LLC in conjunction with Back II Back Entertainment proudly presents the 1st Annual Finger Lakes Country Music Festival on June 4th, 2022 located at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Palmyra, NY. Country Superstar Lee Brice will be headlining Finger Lakes ... MORE
Committee seeks volunteers for Newfield’s Old Home Days celebratip

Volunteers needed for Newfield’s annual Old Home Days celebration

Newfield’s Old Home Days Committee is looking for new volunteers ahead of its annual celebration planned for July 29 and 30, 2022. This year’s theme for the Old Home Days celebration is “music in motion,” which was chosen to honor late Newfield ... MORE
MacKenzie-Childs announces new craft festival set for April

MacKenzie-Childs announces new craft festival set for September

MacKenzie-Childs has announced a new Artisan Craft Festival to debut in Aurora this fall. The festival will take place the weekend of September 30 to October 2, 2022. It will be hosted by MacKenzie-Childs at their headquarters in Aurora and feature roughly ... MORE
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Corning American Legion debuts first annual craft fair

The Corning American Legion held its first annual craft fair on Sunday, March 6. About a dozen vendors were featured at Sunday’s fair selling a wide variety of crafts, including posters, frames, and jewelry, according to WENY News. Crafter Kim Schreppel organized ... MORE
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Brave Brews festival in Auburn celebrates women in brewing

The city of Auburn will celebrate women in brewing beginning Friday night with the first-ever Brave Brews festival. The event is being held in conjunction with International Women’s Day. It’s being hosted by Prison City Brewing and the Equal Rights Heritage Center ... MORE
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Corning-Painted Post HS marching band headed to Dublin for St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Corning-Painted Post High School’s marching band will venture to Dublin, Ireland to march in the city’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade. After two years of delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students will finally get to perform in Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade ... MORE
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Lilac Festival returns to Rochester’s Highland Park this May

The Lilac Festival is returning to Rochester’s Highland Park this May with new events and old favorites for the whole family to enjoy. The 124th annual Lilac Festival at Highland Park will be held over three weekends: May 6-8, May 12-15, and ... MORE
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Inaugural Finger Lakes Winter Carnival set for March 18-20

The first-ever Finger Lakes Winter Carnival will make its debut in Canandaigua this winter. The carnival will be held from Friday, March 18 to Sunday, March 20 at locations around Canandaigua Lake, according to NYup.com. The winter festival will feature wine tastings, ... MORE
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Ithaca Festival to return in June following two year hiatus

The Ithaca Festival will return to the Ithaca Commons in June for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival will take place from June 2-5, 2022, with the traditional downtown parade taking place on June 2, according to Ithaca ... MORE
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Canandaigua to host Fire & Ice Festival this weekend

Canandaigua will host the Fire & Ice Winter Festival on Main Street this weekend. The festival will take place Saturday, February 19 and Sunday, February 20. Activities and attractions include ice sculpting competitions, fire shows, horse-drawn wagon ride, live music, and a ... MORE
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THE PINTCAST: Brave Brews Festival in March celebrates women in the industry (podcast)

In this episode, I talk with Prison City Brewing co-owner Dawn Schulz and Courtney Kasper from the Equal Rights Heritage Center in Auburn about the festival, set for March 4-6.  Click on the image to listen to recent episodes of The ... MORE
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The Watkins Glen Waterfront Festival will be back on this June

Members of the Waterfront Festival Committee of Watkins Glen Promotions announced today that after a two-year absence, the Cardboard Boat Regatta and other Festival fun will fill Seneca Harbor Park on Saturday, June 18. The Festival will open to the public at ... MORE
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Castel Grisch Winery hosts lights festival in Watkins Glen

The Castel Grisch Winery in Watkins Glen is hosting a dazzling light show from now through mid-February. The lights on showcase were created by the American Lantern Festival and include many imaginative displays, like animatronic animals, flowers, and toadstools, according to Post ... MORE