Category: Festivals

'Something for everybody': Community celebrates Founders Day in Auburn

‘Something for everybody’: Community celebrates Founders Day in Auburn

Since the summer of 2009, hundreds of people have gathered in downtown Auburn for a special stroll down memory lane, and this year was no different. Read More ... MORE
Seneca County food truck big winner at New York State Fair

Seneca County food truck big winner at New York State Fair

Silo Food Truck of Ovid was the big winner in the New York State Fair’s second annual Taste NY Food Truck Competition Sunday. The food truck, which operates in Ithaca, won over judges with its Telekinetic Chicken. The dish featured a fried ... MORE
Labor Day weekend tradition rolls on with Moravia auto show

Labor Day weekend tradition rolls on with Moravia auto show

Vehicles of all shapes, colors and sizes packed the normally quiet fields of Fillmore Glen State Park in Moravia where the annual Fillmore Glen Car Show and Flea Market took place Sunday afternoon. Read more from the Auburn Citizen ... MORE
Gov. Cuomo announces new attendance record at New York State Fair

Gov. Cuomo announces new attendance record at New York State Fair

Today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the 2016 Great New York State Fair has generated the highest level of attendance in its 175-year history, shattering numerous records over the course of its twelve day run. As of 4 p.m. today, a ... MORE

197th Steuben County Fair Starts Tuesday

The oldest continually running fair in the United States is right here in the Southern Tier! While the event only comes around once a year, the community from around the southern Finger Lakes rally to make this one of the proudest of ... MORE
Vintage Grand Prix returns to Watkins Glen this weekend

Vintage Grand Prix returns to Watkins Glen this weekend

A historic 62-year-old Formula One car and more fan interaction will be on offer for the U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Jaguar. The 31-year Watkins Glen International tradition returns to its traditional September date this weekend. Read More at Star-Gazette.com ... MORE
CNY TomatoFest draws families to downtown Auburn

CNY TomatoFest draws families to downtown Auburn

Families and friends got a new taste of TomatoFest Saturday as the festival celebrated its first year in the heart of downtown Auburn. After three decades at Emerson Park, the TomatoFest board of directors announced earlier this year that they would mix ... MORE
Chicken barbecue, car show supports Weedsport snowmobile club

Chicken barbecue, car show supports Weedsport snowmobile club

Fifteen years after the events of 9/11, Daniel McCoy said he did not want to spend much time mulling over the past. He and his wife, Susan, took some solace Sunday in a community chicken barbecue hosted by the Weedsport Winter Wanderers ... MORE
Fireworks over Seneca Falls on Friday night

Fireworks over Seneca Falls on Friday night

Many Seneca Falls residents may not have been aware of the scheduled fireworks over Van Cleef Lake in the former Village on Friday night as part of the Taste and Tunes event sponsored by Generations Bank. Check out the grand finale below… ... MORE
Finger Lakes Brewfest returns Saturday in Geneva

Finger Lakes Brewfest returns Saturday in Geneva

The Geneva YMCA is hosting their third annual Finger Lakes Brewfest at the Geneva Events Center on Saturday from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Billed,“It’s good for what ales you”, Finger Lakes Brewfest features tastings from some of the best small breweries in ... MORE
Car show in Auburn benefits Make-A-Wish

Car show in Auburn benefits Make-A-Wish

A collection of well-maintained and brightly polished custom cars dotted the parking area at the Fox auto group in Auburn Saturday a the owners of the 110 vehicles on display helped raise funds for Make-A-Wish Central New York. Participants in the car ... MORE
Cuomo: New Taste NY market at NYS Fair will feature vendors from throughout state

Cuomo: New Taste NY market at NYS Fair will feature vendors from throughout state

A new market that will highlight New York-made beverages and food products will debut at this year's Great New York State Fair. Read More ... MORE
Grand Marshall of Sauerkraut Parade in Phelps

Grand Marshall of Sauerkraut Parade in Phelps

Jack Deboover of Deboover Family Farm in Phelps was the Grand Marshall at Saturday’s Sauerkraut Festival Parade. He is seen here throwing candy to the crowd with his granddaughter Samantha Peacock. Photo by Shelly Lannon ... MORE
83rd Empire Farm Days Starts Tuesday

83rd Empire Farm Days Starts Tuesday

It’s like a huge family reunion filled with laughs and handshakes.The Empire State Potato Growers held their first agricultural show in 1931. Over the years, the event became Empire Farm Days. Rodman Lott & Son Farms in Seneca Falls has hosted … ... MORE
The West Fayette Presbyterian Church to hold annual Strawberry Festival

The West Fayette Presbyterian Church to hold annual Strawberry Festival

The West Fayette Presbyterian Church will hold its Annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, August 13th from 4:30 pm until the shortcake runs out. There will be food, games, music, and of course strawberry shortcake with ice cream or whipped cream or both ... MORE

Owasco event brings the old country fair back to life

In the old days, country fairs did not include spectacular rides and the latest technological advances in its games, but what they did have was prize cattle, homemade games and petting zoos. (more…) ... MORE
Ahoy, mateys! Pirate fest is back in Palmyra

Ahoy, mateys! Pirate fest is back in Palmyra

Pirates of all sizes and ages will once again be invading the village during the ninth annual Palmyra Pirate Weekend, August 12 and 13, bearing a boatload of family-friendly fun for all ages. Among the events: bed racing. Read More ... MORE
Red Cross: New York State Fair provides local volunteering opportunity

Red Cross: New York State Fair provides local volunteering opportunity

The American Red Cross of Central New York recently held its 134th annual meeting. We also used it as an opportunity for a volunteer salute, recognizing individuals and organizations for their significant contributions to the Red Cross mission of preventing. Read More ... MORE
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