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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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

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.

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JULY

7/1-7/3 – Seneca Falls Canal Fest – Seneca Falls
7/2-7/3 – Cazenovia Arts and Crafts Show – Cazenovia
7/2-7/3 – NY Lavender Festival I – Red Creek
7/2-7/3 – Sterling Renaissance Festival I – Sterling
7/3-7/4 – Irondequoit Fourth of July Festival – Irondequoit

7/7-7/10 – Finger Lakes Wine Festival – Watkins Glen
7/8-7/9 – Geneseo Rotary Summer Festival – Geneseo
7/9 – BriteVibes Beer and Music Festival – Pompey
7/9 – LivCo Walls Mural Festival I – Lima/Caledonia/Avon
7/9-7/10 – Corn Hill Arts Festival – Rochester
7/9-7/10 – NY Lavender Festival II – Red Creek
7/9-7/10 – Sterling Renaissance Festival II – Sterling

7/13-7/16 – Hilton Fire Department Carnival – Hilton
7/14-7/16 – Kendall Carnival – Kendall
7/14-7/17 – St. Elias Middle Eastern Festival – Syracuse
7/15-7/16 – St. Patrick’s Irish Festival – Syracuse
7/15-7/17 – Auburn Rotary Party in the Park – Auburn
7/15-7/17 – Canandaigua Art & Music Festival – Canandaigua
7/15-7/17 – Lyons Peppermint Days – Lyons
7/16 – Holiday in Homer – Homer
7/16 – LivCo Walls Mural Festival II – Livonia/Leicester/Geneseo
7/16 – Steel Rail Revival – Fairport
7/16-7/17 – Sterling Renaissance Festival III – Sterling
7/16-7/17 – Oatka Festival – LeRoy

7/19 – Taste of Wayne County – Newark
7/21-7/23 – Skaneateles Curbside Festival – Skaneateles
7/21-7/24 – Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance – Trumansburg
7/22 – ZooBrew III – Rochester
7/22-7/23 – Walworth Festival in the Park – Walworth
7/22-7/24 – The Macedonian Ethnic Festival – West Henrietta
7/23 – LivCo Walls Mural Festival III – Mount Morris/Nunda/Dansville
7/23-7/24 – Indigenous Music and Arts Festival – Victor
7/23-7/24 – Arts at the Garden – Canandaigua
7/23-7/24 – Civil War Re-enactment and Encampment – Mumford
7/23-7/24 – Sterling Renaissance Festival IV – Sterling

7/28-7/30 – St. Francis and St. Clare Summer Festival – Waterloo
7/28-7/31 – Brantling Bluegrass Festival – Sodus
7/28-7/31 – Oswego Harborfest – Oswego
7/29-7/30 – Newfield Old Home Days – Newfield
7/29-7/30 – Northeast Jazz and Wine Festival – Syracuse
7/29-7/30 – St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Festival – Syracuse
7/29-7/31 – Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival – Syracuse
7/30-7/31 – Spencerport Canal Days – Spencerport
7/30-7/31 – Waterfront Art Festival – Webster
7/30-7/31 – Sterling Renaissance Festival V – Sterling

AUGUST

8/4-8/6 – Puerto Rican Festival of Rochester – Rochester
8/4-8/7 – Lima Crossroads Festival – Lima
8/4-8/7 – Phelps Sauerkraut Weekend – Phelps
8/5-8/6 – Watkins Glen Italian American Festival – Watkins Glen
8/5-8/7 – St. George Macedonian Festival – Syracuse
8/6 – Cayuga Waterfront Festival – Cayuga
8/6 – Fox Fest – Syracuse
8/6 – Oswego Dragon Boat Festival – Oswego
8/6 – Arts Off Main Festival (formerly Arts and Wine Festival) – Cortland
8/6 – DeWitt Canal Day – DeWitt
8/6-8/7 – Sterling Renaissance Festival VI – Sterling
8/6-8/7 – Fox Run Vineyards Garlic Festival – Penn Yan

8/10-8/13 – Pageant of Steam – Canandaigua
8/12 – Syracuse Bacon Festival – Syracuse
8/12-8/13 – FGAS German Fest – Spencerport
8/13 – Rochester Water Lantern Festival – Webster
8/13 – Avon Corn Festival – Avon
8/13 – Central New York Scottish Games and Celtic Festival – Syracuse
8/13-8/14 – Sterling Renaissance Festival VI – Sterling
8/13-8/14 – Brockport Arts Festival – Brockport

8/18-8/21 – St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Festival – Rochester
8/19 – ZooBrew IV – Rochester
8/19 – Flour City Brewers Fest – Rochester
8/19-8/21 – Big G Jam – Hannibal
8/20 – Festival Latinoamericano – Syracuse

8/26-8/27 – Rochester Summer Soul Music Festival – Rochester
8/27-8/28 – Fiddlers‘ Fair – Mumford

SEPTEMBER

9/4 – St. Rocco’s Italian Festival – Holley

9/9 – Grand Prix Festival – Watkins Glen
9/9 – ZooBrew V – Rochester
9/9-9/10 – Syracuse Irish Festival – Syracuse
9/10 – Marion Fall Festival – Marion
9/10 – Autumn in the Village – Livonia
9/10 – Hop Harvest Festival – Mumford
9/10-9/11 – Lumberjack Festival – Macedon
9/10-9/11 – Harvest Bounty Fall Fair – Caledonia
9/10-9/11 – Golden Harvest Festival – Baldwinsville
9/10-9/11 – M&T Bank Clothesline Festival – Rochester

9/13-9/18 – KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival I – Rochester
9/16-9/17 – Oktoberfest at Webster Fireman’s Field – Webster
9/16-9/18 – The Fall Down – Hannibal
9/17 – Autumn Equinox Festival Pagan Pride Day – Geddes
9/17 – Wings and Wheels in Hammondsport – Hammondsport
9/17-9/18 – Finger Lakes Fiber Festival – Hemlock
9/17-9/18 – The Purple Painted Lady – Palmyra
9/18 – KlezFest CNY (formerly Jewish Music and Cultural Festival) – Syracuse
9/18 – Oswego PorchFest – Oswego

9/19-9/24 – KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival II – Rochester
9/23-9/24 – Lansing Carnival – Lansing
9/24 – Sodus, NY Harvest Fest – Sodus
9/24-9/25 – Palmyra Canaltown Days – Palmyra

9/10-10/2 – Donny Fest – Hannibal

OCTOBER

10/1 – Syracuse Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival – Syracuse
10/1 – Montour Falls Harvest Festival – Montour Falls
10/1 – Harvest Festival at Hunt Country Vineyards – Branchport
10/1-10/2 – Cohocton Fall Foliage Festival – Cohocton
10/1-10/2 – Agricultural Fair – Mumford
10/1-10/2 – Hilton Apple Fest – Hilton

10/8 – Genesee Valley Hunt Races and Fall Festival – Geneseo
10/8 – Grape Pumpkin Festival – Hammondsport
10/8-10/9 – LaFayette Apple Festival – LaFayette

NOVEMBER

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

11/11-11/13 – Canandaigua Christkindl Market – Canandaigua

11/26 – Syracuse Wine and Chocolate Festival – Syracuse

DECEMBER

12/9-12/11 – “It’s a Wonderful Life” Festival – Seneca Falls