Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival - Norwich, NY - Sep 11 to Sep 12, 2021
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.
NYPA Wildlife Festival at Utica Zoo - Utica, NY - Sep 11 to Sep 11, 2021
A free, one day festival at the Utica Zoo with face painting, music, food, magic, animal shows and more!
NYS Morgan Horse Society’s Annual Regional Horse Show - Syracuse, NY - Sep 15 to Sep 18, 2021
60th 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
Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival - Ithaca, NY - Oct 1 to Oct 3, 2021
Apple Harvest Festival will host plenty of farmstand fresh apples and produce, delectable apple and seasonal baked goods, a variety of food trucks offering tasty bites, and a craft fair with artisans from around the region. There will also be live music and entertainment, plus a cider trail to enjoy refreshing cider in store and plenty of great apple and apples-inspired products for sale inside shops in and around Downtown.
Newark Valley Apple Festival - Newark Valley, NY - Oct 2 to Oct 3, 2021
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.
CNY Great Pumpkin Festival - Oswego, NY - Oct 2 to Oct 3, 2021
Fall festival featuring kids activities, amusement & pony rides, live music, food, vendors, a corn maze, the Scarecrow Scramble & more!
LaFayette Apple Festival - LaFayette, NY - Oct 9 to Oct 10, 2021
Lots of live entertainment, artists, crafters, and lots of contests. Free parking and $5 admission (12 and under are free)
The Great New York State Fair - Syracuse, NY - Aug 24 to Sep 5, 2022
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.