List of annual events in Syracuse

List of events held in the Syracuse, New York metropolitan area on an annual basis, by type.

Art fairs, shows, and galleriesEdit

  • Art on the Porches (Ruskin Ave, Strathmore Neighborhood, Syracuse)
  • Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival
  • Festival of Trees (Everson Museum)
  • Gingerbread Gallery (Erie Canal Museum)
  • Austn Park Annual Art & Craft show/sale, Skaneateles

Ethnic festivalsEdit

  • Bavarianfest
  • CNY Scottish Games & Celtic Festival
  • New York India Festival
  • CNY Scottish Games
  • Euro Fest
  • George W. Fowler High School Muticultural Festival
  • Greek Cultural Festival
  • Irish Festival
  • Italian Festival (La Festa Italiana)
  • Jewish Music & Cultural Festival
  • Latin American Festival
  • Middle Eastern Cultural Festival
  • Oktoberfest
  • Polish Festival
  • Southeast Asian Festival
  • St. George Macedonian Ethnic Festival
  • St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Festival
  • St. Patrick's Irish Festival & Street Fair
  • St. Sophia's Greek Festival
  • Westcott Street Cultural Fair


  • Syracuse International Film Festival


  • Brew At The Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)
  • Chicken Wing Festival
  • Strawberry Festival
  • Taste of Syracuse
  • Tomatofest
  • Central New York Brewfest
  • Empire Brewfest


  • Canal Day

Holiday relatedEdit


  • Syracuse Jazz Festival
  • CNY Bluegrass Association Festival
  • Empire State Brewing and Music Festival
  • CNY JazzFest
  • Jazz in the Square
  • New York State Blues Festival
  • Party in the Plaza concert series
  • Syracuse Area Music Awards
  • World in the Square

Parades, processions, walks, and marchesEdit

Performing artsEdit

  • Syracuse International Arts & Puppet Festival
  • Shakespeare-in-the-Park

Races and competitionsEdit

  • Human Dogsled Race
  • Parks Run 4 Mile Race: Onondaga Park in Syracuse's Strathmore Neighborhood
  • Syracuse Festival of Races
  • Syrathon
  • Syracuse Half Marathon

Regional fairs and festivalsEdit

  • Great New York State Fair (late August to Labor day)
  • Skaneateles Festival
  • Solvay Summer Festival
  • Armed Forces Day, held in conjunction with a Syracuse Chiefs Baseball game
  • Super DIRT Week


  • Apple Festival
  • Balloon Fest
  • Harborfest
  • Lights on the Lake
  • Rose Day
  • Salt City Comic-Con
  • Parade of Homes
  • Art on Parade
  • Syracuse Nationals
  • Syracuse Winterfest