Rochester Syracuse Area Festivals – New York State

Your festival event guide for the Rochester and Syracuse, New York Area, including the Finger Lakes.

Welcome to a comprehensive festival listing page for the Rochester-Syracuse and Finger Lakes area in New York State, including the counties of Cayuga, Cortland, Onodaga, Ontario, Oswego, Seneca, Schuyler, Tompkins, Wayne, and Yates. Once area festivals are confirmed on the main New York Festival Guide, they are copied over to this page to make it easier to plan your weekend festival adventures. Please keep in mind that you should not see area festivals that have been canceled or have not yet been confirmed.

Another area of New York State with a Festival Schedule Page is the Buffalo Area.

Festivals listed here include music festivals, art festivals, food festivals, town festivals, church festivals, cultural festivals and more, but they do not include craft shows, machinery shows, bazaars, county fairs and some other events.


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2022 Rochester and Syracuse Area Festival Schedule

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While I do my best to update festival postponement dates, cancellations or note alternative versions, festivals listed may change or cancel suddenly. Therefore, always check festival information before attending.



10/6-10/8 – Lincoln Hill Farms HalloweenFest II – Canandaigua
10/8 – Fall Festival at Deer Haven Park – Romulus
10/8 – Harvest Festival at Treleaven Winery – King Ferry
10/8 – Genesee Valley Hunt Races and Fall Festival – Geneseo
10/8 – Grape Pumpkin Festival – Hammondsport
10/8-10/9 – Cohocton Fall Foliage Festival – Cohocton
10/8-10/9 – Bristol Mountain Fall Festival – Canandaigua
10/8-10/9 – Long Acre Farms Fall Festival Weekend IV – Macedon
10/8-10/9 – LaFayette Apple Festival – LaFayette

10/13-10/15 – Lincoln Hill Farms HalloweenFest III – Canandaigua
10/15 – OCTavern Festival – Rochester
10/15-10/16 – Long Acre Farms Fall Festival Weekend V – Macedon

10/20-10/22 – Lincoln Hill Farms HalloweenFest IV – Canandaigua
10/22-10/23 – Long Acre Farms Fall Festival Weekend VI – Macedon

10/27-10/29 – Lincoln Hill Farms HalloweenFest IV – Canandaigua
10/29-10/30 – Long Acre Farms Fall Festival Weekend VII – Macedon


11/5 – Rochester Children’s Book Festival – Rochester

11/11-11/13 – Canandaigua Christkindl Market – Canandaigua
11/11-11/13 – Holiday Shoppes – Syracuse

11/25-11/27 – Dickens Christmas Festival I – Skaneateles
11/26 – Syracuse Wine and Chocolate Festival – Syracuse


12/3 – Tully Craft Show – Tully
12/3-12/4 – Dickens Christmas Festival II – Skaneateles

12/9-12/11 – “It’s a Wonderful Life” Festival – Seneca Falls
12/10-12/11 – Dickens Christmas Festival III – Skaneateles

12/17-12/18 – Dickens Christmas Festival IV – Skaneateles

12/23-12/24 – Dickens Christmas Festival V – Skaneateles