Albany Fall Festivals – Sept & Oct 2019 NY Events

Tugboat Roundup - Waterford, NY - Sep 6 to Sep 8, 2019
A free event for the whole family with lots of tugboat demonstrations and rides, plus face painting, puppet show, food, crafts, pony rides, and Saturday night fireworks.

Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest - Rhinebeck, NY - Sep 7 to Sep 8, 2019
Held at Dutchess County Fairgrounds this event is a celebration of the bounty of New York and features plenty of food vendors, cooking demonstrations, wine tastings with hundreds of wines from Hudson Valley wineries and beyond, NY distilled spirits, and did I mention craft beers?

Oktoberfest Downtown Casper - East Durham, NY - Sep 11 to Sep 15, 2019
3rd Annual Oktoberfest in Casper to benefit Make-A-Wish Wyoming. It’s an afternoon of music, dancing, brats and of course…BEER. Walk to participating locations and sample beers from regional breweries.

JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes – Saratoga Springs - Saratoga Springs, NY - Sep 12 to Sep 15, 2019
Ride one of multiple routes from 32 to 100 miles through scenic rodes as the fall foliage begins to turn, while raising money for Juvenile Diabetes research.

Irish 2000 Festival - Ballston Spa, NY - Sep 13 to Sep 14, 2019
Plenty of Irish music on the stages of the Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

Capital Region Apples & Wine Festival - Altamont, NY - Sep 14 to Sep 15, 2019
Held at Altamont Fairgrounds, this festival has a competitive arts and craft show, food court, car show, wine tasting, cooking demonstrations, haunted house, face painting, clowns, pony rides and fun for adults and kids.

Sharon Springs Harvest Festival - Sharon Springs, NY - Sep 14 to Sep 15, 2019
Celebrate the harvest of local farmers, the arrival of Autumn and a time to bring the community together.

Mohawk Valley Garlic & Herb Festival - Little Falls, NY - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2019
Enjoy main stage performers, nature walks, a queens pageant, kids zone, food demonstrations, and plenty of fun, food, and excitement, with many items featuring locally grown garlic and herbs.

Troy on Tap Beer Festival - Troy, NY - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2019
Come enjoy over 120 beers from some of America’s best craft breweries, plus live music, fun activities, local vendors, and food

Harvest Festival at Farmer’s Museum - Cooperstown, NY - Sep 21 to Sep 22, 2019
Live entertainment, music, family activities, and more celebrating the bounty of the harvest at the Farmers’ Museum, and admission to the festival is included in museum admission (and free for members).

LarkFest - Albany, NY - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
Upstate New York’s largest one day street festival with attendance expected at 50,000, all enjoying live music and entertainment, kids activities, visual art, craft vendors, food trucks and more

NYPA Wildlife Festival at Blenheim-Gilboa - North Blenheim, NY - Sep 21 to Sep 21, 2019
Free admission and fun for the whole family with wild animal exhibits, demos, music and more.

Plains Peanut Festival - Plains, GA - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
Celebrates Sumter County’s peanut production with a parade, fun run, exhibits and other activities.

Hudson Valley Garlic Festival - Saugerties, NY - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2019
A wide variety of music performances partners with this harvest-type event featuring chefs and lecturers, food vendors, craft area, children’s area, marketplace and workshops.

SRA Tail of the Fish Regatta - Saratoga Springs, NY - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
A regatta on Saratoga State Lake Boat Launch

Adirondack Wool & Arts Festival - Greenwich, NY - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2019
Over 120 vendors bring festival foods, demonstrations, workshops, fleece, yam, roving, sheep herding demonstrations, patterns and kits, photo contests, and various other animals for viewing. Additional types of artisans are now involved, including pottery, jewelry, culinary arts, leather, paper crafts, photography and more.

North Albany Oktoberfest - Albany, NY - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019

Woodstock Film Festival - Woodstock, NY - Oct 2 to Oct 6, 2019
Innovative film and music festival with great concerts, workshops, variety of films, celebrity led panels, an awards ceremony and fantastic parties. Often sells out so get your tickets early.

Saratoga Wine & Food Festival - Saratoga Springs, NY - Oct 4 to Oct 5, 2019
Gourmet events showcasing fine international wines, innovative chef-prepared menus, cooking demonstrations and wine seminars, expansive tastings, live entertainment, brunch, and the American Bugatti Club’s International Rally

Garlic Festival at the Farmer’s Market-Warrensburg - Warrensburg, NY - Oct 11 to Oct 11, 2019
Celebrate garlic with samplings, cooking lessons, recipes, and live music.

GA Peanut Festival - Sylvester, GA - Oct 18 to Oct 19, 2019
Kicks off with Farm Family Night, with entertainment, games, activities, craft and food vendors, before a 5k and 1 mile run, parade, vendors, and more. This festival is the world record holder for making the World’s Largest Peanut Butter Sandwich, which was 14 feet long, 14 feet wide, and weighed a whopping 2650 lb, made in 1987!  

Andersonville Historic Fair - Andersonville, GA - Oct 19 to Oct 20, 2019
History comes alive in Andersonville each year in October, when hundreds of Civil War renactors set up camp and stage two realistic mock battles. Vendors, parade, live entertainment, puppet shows, line dancing, and more.

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Rhinebeck, NY - Oct 19 to Oct 20, 2019
Held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds this event features fleece show and sale, demonstrations, livestock displays, kids activities, competitions, and workshops.