Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival - Norwich, NY - Sep 12 to Sep 13, 2020
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.
Mohawk Valley Garlic & Herb Festival - Little Falls, NY - Sep 12 to Sep 12, 2020
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.
LaFayette Apple Festival - LaFayette, NY - Oct 10 to Oct 11, 2020
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 21 to Nov 21, 2020
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.
Newark Valley Apple Festival - Newark Valley, NY - Jan 1 to Oct 6, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: 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 - Jan 1 to Oct 6, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: 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.
The Great New York State Fair - Syracuse, NY - Aug 20 to Sep 6, 2021
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.