Rochester Fall Festivals 2024 – NY Fall Events

Swain Beer Festival - Swain, NY - Oct 21 to Oct 21, 2023
Come sample local brews from over 40 local breweries, delicous food trucks, and check out the amazing vendors while enjoying live music

Kendall Scarecrow Festival - Kendall, NY - Sep 30 to Sep 30, 2023
Enjoy a balloon artist, Seneca Zoo Mobile, live music in the Gazebo, chicken BBQ at the Masonic Hall, comedy stage show, pumpkin decorating, kid’s scarecrow contests, Scarecrow scavenger hunt and plenty more fun.

Sodus Harvest Fest - Sodus, NY - Sep 30 to Sep 30, 2023
Small local festival for the whole family featuring Cookie Monster, pumpkins, nearly 100 vendors and lots more fun.

Fairport Oktoberfest - Fairport, NY - Sep 28 to Sep 30, 2023
One of the largest and most popular Oktoberfests in New York State. An authentic and genuine German-American cultural experience through education, music, dance, food, wine, and, (of course) beer. All of FPPBC’s programs and activities benefit the community’s residents.

AppleUmpkin Festival - Wyoming, NY - Sep 23 to Sep 24, 2023
A fall arts and craft festival in the historic Gaslight Village area of Wyoming, NY, since 1986. Lots of pumpkin and apple related harvest products, vendors, strolling entertainers, and fantastic tasty food choices.

Naples Grape Festival - Naples, NY - Sep 23 to Sep 24, 2023
Celebrate the grape harvest with wine, food, arts, crafts, live music, talented artisans and various food and music contests. Since 1961.

Canaseraga Fall Harvest Festival - Canaseraga, NY - Sep 16 to Sep 17, 2023
Enjoy a weekend of local musicians and entertainers with lots of food and craft vendor. Plenty of family fun.

Native Nations Festival - Painted Post, NY - Sep 16 to Sep 17, 2023
Formerly the Falling Leaves Festival, this fest takes place at the Watson Homestead, with a free educational day Firday for local students to learn about Native American Culture through a sacred fire, traditional dancing and drumming, demonstrations, and other activities. The two weekend days are free (including parking) and open to the public, with a traditional ceremony, sacred fire, traditional dancing, drumming, music, vendors, food, and demonstrations.

Palmyra Canaltown Days - Palmyra, NY - Sep 16 to Sep 17, 2023
Over 100 craft booths, 70 market vendors, and food for all tastes. Promotional items are available for souvenirs. Wagon rides, guided tours, village museums, and antique shops. Free parking at the Wayne County Fairgrounds on W Jacson Street, with shuttles to the festival.

Rochester Fringe Festival - Rochester, NY - Sep 12 to Sep 23, 2023
Twelve days with over 500 performances attended by over 60,000 people make this a popular annual event. Festival has theatre, music, dance, children’s entertainment, visual arts and lots more. Multiple venues in Rochester’s East End participate.

Macedon Center Lumberjack Festival - Macedon, NY - Sep 9 to Sep 10, 2023
Amateur Lumberjack competition on Saturday includes log rolling, two-man cross cut, buck saw, chain saw, log chop and fire starting. Sunday is the pro competition with ax throwing, hot saw, two man crosscut, spring board and more. Also has Lumberjack pancake breakfast, petting zoo with pony rides, craft and collectibles sale. Held at the Firemen’s Field on Canandaigua Road. Parking is free and handicapped accessible. Admission is only $3.00 for adults, $2.00 for sr. citizens, $1.00 for kids 6-14 and 5 and under are free. It is sponsored by the Macedon Center Fire Dept. and the Macedon Center United Methodist Church.

M & T Bank Clothesline Festival - Rochester, NY - Sep 9 to Sep 10, 2023
Rochester’s longest-running (nearly 60 years) and largest fine art & crafts festival, with almost 400 artists and over 20,000 annual visitors. Enjoy all day live entertainment, sample food and drink, crafts, museum visit, and Gallery Store.

Danville Festival of Balloons - Dansville, NY - Sep 1 to Sep 3, 2023
Over 35,000 attend this festival starting with the free balloon GLOW on Thursday night. Festival has six scheduled balloon launches, international food court, free entertainment, rides and amusements, car show, and craft vendors.

AniBash - Rochester, NY - Aug 12 to Aug 13, 2023
Held in Seneca County Park in the Longhouse Shelter near the zoo

Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival - Hemlock, NY - Sep 17 to Sep 18, 2022
Held at Hemlock Fairgrounds, with plenty of vendors selling everything you need for different fiber arts (including roving, spinning, needle felting, knitting and crochet, weaving, plus dyes and yarn), plus one-of-a-kind finished items, in addition to demonstrations and workshops.

Livingston County Fair at Caldonia - Caledonia, NY - Sep 10 to Sep 11, 2022
Third of three fair weekends held each year, the Harvest Bounty Fall Fair celebrates the harvest with agricultural and horticultural contests, wine and craft beer tastings, music, vendors, wagon rides, raffle baskets and more.

Taste and Treat on Niagara Wine Trail - Gasport, NY - Oct 1 to Oct 31, 2021
A twist for wine lovers on traditional trick or treating: Enjoy tastings at participating wineries throughout the month of October. Each winery will pair a Halloween treat (one to taste and one to take home!) with your tasting of 3 wines.