The Great New York State Fair - Syracuse, NY - Aug 21 to Sep 2, 2019
Always plenty of entertainment on seven stages plus lots of competitions, crafts, food, and fun, including a full carnival, midway and rides. The nation’s first state fair, since 1841.
Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival - Norwich, NY - Sep 7 to Sep 8, 2019
A free outdoor festival that draws 10,000 people to East and West Parks of downtown Norwich, NY, each year on the weekend after Labor Day, with its juried art and fine crafts for sale in an interactive atmosphere, acoustic music by professional singer-songwriters, literary arts, competitive poetry slam, creative culinary arts and hands-on art experiences for all ages. Admission and all activities are entirely FREE of charge.
NYS Morgan Horse Society’s Annual Regional Horse Show - Syracuse, NY - Sep 11 to Sep 14, 2019
59th annual regional horse show for the New York State Morgan Horse Society. Host to the NY Stallion Service Sweepstakes, NY Futurity, Dressage, Western Dressage, Ranch Horse and Performance Classes over four days
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.
Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival - Ithaca, NY - Sep 27 to Sep 29, 2019
A three-day celebration of food including apples, local produce and fresh baked goods, plus games, rides, live performances and more.
Newark Valley Apple Festival - Newark Valley, NY - Oct 5 to Oct 6, 2019
Event includes apple everything with kids activities, great food, crafts, wagon rides, and gift shop. See demonstrations of cider pressing, blacksmithing, cooking, spinning, candle dipping and live music and dance fun.
Great Cortland Pumpkinfest - Cortland, NY - Oct 5 to Oct 6, 2019
Something for everyone includes crafters, children’s games, entertainment, food, tractors, hay rides, pumpkins and lots of displays and exhibits. Held annually at Courthouse Park near downtown Cortland, New York.
LaFayette Apple Festival - LaFayette, NY - Oct 12 to Oct 13, 2019
Lots of live entertainment, artists, crafters, and lots of contests. Free parking and $5 admission (12 and under are free)
NY Craft Brewers Festival - Syracuse, NY - Nov 2 to Nov 2, 2019
7th annual. Held 4PM-8PM (VIP hours) at the Landmark Theatre. Sample foods and over beers from over 60 NYS breweries, and brewers, owners, and direct brewery reps always pour – so you can meet the people making the beer you love! VIP tickets get you in an hour early plus access to some beers not available to the general public.