Rochester Fall Festivals 2020

New York State Festival of Balloons - Dansville, NY - Sep 4 to Sep 6, 2020
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 12 to Sep 13, 2020
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.

Rochester Fringe Festival - Rochester, NY - Sep 15 to Sep 26, 2020
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.

Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival - Hemlock, NY - Sep 19 to Sep 20, 2020
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 26 to Sep 26, 2020
Small local festival for the whole family featuring Cookie Monster, pumpkins, nearly 100 vendors and lots more fun.

Naples Grape Festival - Naples, NY - Sep 26 to Sep 27, 2020
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 26 to Sep 27, 2020
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.

Palmyra Canaltown Days - Palmyra, NY - Sep 26 to Sep 27, 2020
120 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.

Kendall Scarecrow Festival - Kendall, NY - Oct 3 to Oct 3, 2020
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.

Macedon Center Lumberjack Festival - Macedon, NY - Jan 1 to Sep 8, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: 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.

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.