New York State Festival of Balloons - Dansville, NY - Sep 3 to Sep 5, 2021
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.
M & T Bank Clothesline Festival - Rochester, NY - Sep 11 to Sep 12, 2021
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.
Macedon Center Lumberjack Festival - Macedon, NY - Sep 11 to Sep 12, 2021
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 Firemenâ€™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.
Rochester Fringe Festival - Rochester, NY - Sep 14 to Sep 25, 2021
Twelve days with over 550 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.
Canaseraga Fall Harvest Festival - Canaseraga, NY - Sep 18 to Sep 19, 2021
Enjoy a weekend of local musicians and entertainers with lots of food and craft vendor. Plenty of family fun.
Naples Grape Festival - Naples, NY - Sep 25 to Sep 26, 2021
Celebrate the grape harvest with wine, food, arts, crafts, live music, talented artisans and various food and music contests. Since 1961.
AppleUmpkin Festival - Wyoming, NY - Sep 25 to Sep 26, 2021
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.
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.
Kendall Scarecrow Festival - Kendall, NY - Oct 2 to Oct 2, 2021
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.
Swain Beer Festival - Swain, NY - Oct 16 to Oct 16, 2021
Come sample local brews from over 40 local breweries, delicous food trucks, and check out the amazing vendors while enjoying live music
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.
Sodus Harvest Fest - Sodus, NY - Sep 24 to Sep 24, 2022
Small local festival for the whole family featuring Cookie Monster, pumpkins, nearly 100 vendors and lots more fun.