Category: Festivals

Blue York Shark Bait will be Beak and Stiff’s signature drink for the New York State Fair

Blue York Shark Bait will be Beak and Stiff’s signature drink for the New York State Fair

Beak and Skiff has created a custom drink specifically for the New York State Fair. The drink is called Blue York Shark Bait and uses 1911 Blueberry Vodka, lemonade and blueberries. The drink is decorated with sugary candy and a candied lemon ... MORE
Fireworks light up the Watkins Glen skyline during Italian Fest (photos)

Fireworks light up the Watkins Glen skyline during Italian Fest (photos)

With so many annual events cancelled in the summer of 2020 due to the pandemic, many signs of summer were missing. Fireworks were one of the hallmarks of summer in the Finger Lakes that were absent for local residents last year. This ... MORE
Chevy Park and Court stages will host big names this summer

Chevy Park and Court stages will host big names this summer at the New York State Fair

The Chevy Court and Chevy Park stages are expected to host some of the biggest concerts this summer. Some shows have been moved from the Chevy Court stage to the Chevy Park stage because crowds were becoming too big, and that stage ... MORE
Steuben County Fair will be going on this week

Steuben County Fair will be going on this week

The 202nd Steuben County Fair will be happening starting August 17th until the end of the weekend on the 22nd. The event will have a carnival, animal shows, music, and many other things going on. The event is hosted by the Steuben ... MORE
Festivals, Life, Steuben County
Watkins Glen Italian American Festival was a success

Watkins Glen Italian American Festival was a success

The Watkins Glen Italian American Festival was a success over the weekend with a parade and participation from Watkins Glen native and Olympian Olivia Coffey. This year marked the 45th anniversary of the annual celebration. The parade finished at Clute Park with ... MORE
The Butter Sculpture for the New York State Fair is taking form

The Butter Sculpture for the New York State Fair is taking form

With just about a week until the opening of The Great New York State Fair, people are guessing what the 800 pounds of butter will become, as construction of one of the most beloved attractions gets underway – the 53rd Annual American ... MORE
The success of Founders Day has officials and residents looking ahead for more downtown Auburn events

The success of Founders Day has officials and residents looking ahead for more downtown Auburn events

Stephanie DeVito, Auburn Downtown BID Executive Director, said that the success of Founders Day gave residents an opportunity to forget about the stress of Covid-19. DeVito said people are now looking forward to the events downtown has to offer moving forward. She ... MORE
Rural & Migrant Ministry is opening its doors for the Liturgia Open House

Rural & Migrant Ministry is opening its doors for the Liturgia Open House

Join local families, workers and allies for a wonderful evening celebrating the work and Mission of RMM in Western New York! Liturgia Rural Worker Education Center, 7 Phelps Street, Lyons, NY 14489, August 13, 4:30-7:30 p.m.: Rural & Migrant Ministry, Inc. (RMM) ... MORE
Watkins Glen Italian American Festival this weekend, August 13-14

Watkins Glen Italian American Festival this weekend, August 13-14

The Watkins Glen Italian American Festival Planning Committee will present the Watkins Glen Italian American Festival, taking place at Clute Park, Watkins Glen on Friday, August 13th, and Saturday August 14th. This rain or shine event will feature great food, family fun, ... MORE
BonaDent, Sessler Companies will serve as major sponsors for 5th Annual Canal Fest in Seneca Falls

BonaDent, Sessler Companies will serve as major sponsors for Canal Fest in Seneca Falls

The Seneca Falls Business Association announced this week that BonaDent and Sessler Companies will be the major sponsors for the 5th Annual Seneca Falls Canal Festival. “BonaDent and the Bonafiglia family are happy to support the Canal Fest and the Seneca Falls ... MORE
Sodus Harvest Festival will be three events this y

Sodus Harvest Festival will be three events this year

The Sodus Harvest Fest has been broken up into three events over the next two months for 2021’s celebration. The first event, the Firemen’s Parade, takes place Saturday, August 7 at 6 p.m. It’s hosted by the Sodus Fire Department. The second ... MORE
Ontario County Fair is now open and celebrating its 178th year

Ontario County Fair is now open and celebrating its 178th year

The Ontario County Fair was officially opened on Tuesday after taking a year off and is celebrating its 178th year. Julie Maslyn, a fair organizer, said when it came to making decisions about the fair, health and safety decisions were tabled until ... MORE
Gaffer District hosting Community night in Corning Credit Union Parking Lot

Gaffer District hosting Community night in Corning Credit Union Parking Lot

The Gaffer District in Corning will celebrate a Community Night in the Corning Credit Union Parking lot of July 31. From 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. people can enjoy pop up stores, music, food trucks, and kid-friendly events. Live performances will be ... MORE
Events and details announced for Auburn’s annual Founders’ Day weekend

Events and details announced for Auburn’s annual Founders’ Day weekend

The City of Auburn & Downtown Auburn BID invite you and your family, business or organization to be part of this year’s Founder’s Day Parade! Founder’s Day has not included a parade in recent years, however, since we could not host the ... MORE
Ontario County Fair returns for 2021

Ontario County Fair returns for 2021

The Ontario County Fair returns for its 178th year at the Ontario County Fairgrounds in Canandaigua. The event will take place July 27-31. The following schedule lists the events taking place at the fair: July 27: New York State Sire Stakes harness ... MORE
Cheap Trick will perform at the New York State Fair

Cheap Trick will perform at the New York State Fair

Cheap Trick will be playing at the New York State Fair on September 6 at 6 p.m. on the Chevy Park stage. This will be the band’s seventh performance at the state fair. Concert admissions are included with the $3 Fair admission ... MORE
Events, Festivals, Life, Music
Canandaigua Arts and Music Festival is happening this weekend

Canandaigua Arts and Music Festival is happening this weekend

Canandaigua Arts and Music Festival will run Friday through Sunday, July 16 through 18. Vendor booths have more room and are ten feet apart to help with Covid-19 safety. Artists present will have their work featuring ceramics, pottery, stoneware, photography, paintings, abstract ... MORE
Geneva BID held a press conference about Glorious Garlic Festival at the Seneca Lake waterfront

Geneva BID held a press conference about Glorious Garlic Festival at the Seneca Lake waterfront

The Geneva Business Improvement District (Geneva BID) held a press conference and “sponsor toast” last evening at the Seneca Lake waterfront where the Glorious Garlic Festival will take place in 2022. The event featured remarks from the festival’s new lead sponsor and ... MORE