Summer Festivals in Central New York!

For all of our EC Oswego students wondering what there is to do around Central New York.. we have just the list for you!

Almost every weekend throughout the summer, Central New York is home to many different festivals.


May 21st

The Syracuse Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival

11:00am – 7:00pm

Empire Expo Center – NYS Fairgrounds Syracuse, NY

*21 and older

May 21st – May 22nd

Salt City BBQ Festival

11:00am – 7:00pm

Clinton Square Syracuse, NY


June 3rd – June 4th 

Taste of Syracuse

11:00am – 11:00pm

Clinton Square Syracuse, NY

June 10th – June 11th

2016 Empire Brewfest and Winefest

Empire Expo Center – NYS Fairgrounds Syracuse, NY

*21 and older


June 10th – June 12th 

2016 Syracuse Polish Festival

Clinton Square Syracuse, NY


June 18th – June 19th

Arts on Genesee Fine Arts and Craft Show

May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society

June 24 – June 26 

Jamesville Balloonfest

Jamesville Beach Park

June 25th – June 26th

12th Annual Cherry Festival

Varick Winery and Vineyard

July 2nd – July 3rd

CAVAC Arts and Crafts Show

10:00am – 5:00pm

Lorenzo State Historic Site

July 2nd – July 3rd 

34th Annual Syracuse M&T Jazz Fest

4585 W. Seneca Turnpike Syracuse, NY

July 2nd – August 14th

Renaissance Festival

10:00am – 7:00pm

15385 Farden Road Sterling, NY

July 8th – July 9th 

NYS Blues Fest 2016

Clinton Square Syracuse, NY

July 9th – July 10th 

NY Lavender Festival

9:30am – 5:00pm

OlFactory Lavender & Herb Farm Red Creek, NY

July 15th – July 17th 

Syracuse Nationals Classic Car Show 2016

Empire Expo Center – NYS Fairgrounds Syracuse, NY

July 16th 

Onondaga Cup & Lake Festival

11:00am – 10:00pm

Long Branch Park

July 28th – July 31st

Oswego Harborfest 2016

Breitbeck Park

July 29th – July 31st

AmeriCU Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival

10:00am – 5:00pm

Columbus Circle

August 6th

Eastwood Market Day 2016

9:00am – 3:00pm

POMCO Parking Lot – James St. and Grant Blvd. Syracuse, NY

August 14th 

City Market

10:00am – 4:00pm

Armory Square Syracuse, NY

August 19th – August 21st 

Madison-Bouckville Big Field Antique Show


6840 Route 20 Bouckville, NY

August 25th – September 5th

Great New York State Fair

10:00am – 10:00pm

581 State Fair Blvd Syracuse, NY

September 9th – September 10th

CNY Tomato Festival

128 East Genesee Street Auburn, NY

September 10th – September 11th

Golden Harvest Festival

10:00am – 5:00pm

Beaver Lake Nature Center

September 18th 

Westcott Street Cultural Fair

12:00pm – 6:30pm

826 Euclid Ave Syracuse, NY

October 8th – October 9th 

LaFayette Apple Festival 2016

9:00am – 5:00pm

5330 Rowland Road LaFayette, NY


As you can see there are many events and festivals going on throughout CNY for the summer! We hope all of our students learning English at EC Oswego attend some!

Check back to our blog soon for the June activity calendar!










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