Fall Festival Weekends (Sauquoit)
What: Hosted by Lincoln Davies Building Supply, this event has plenty of activities for all ages. There is a corn maze, hayrides, food, bounce house and live music on select weekends.
Oneida Lake Chicken Wing Run (Sylvan Beach)
What: The weekend includes an optional raft off 3 Mile Bay, chicken wing lunch at The Waterfront, VIP Dinner at Crazy Clam, entertainment & more. For all info, click the link above!
What: The Downtown Getdown takes place at Handshake.City (Water & Division Streets in Utica). The event includes live music featuring local bands and a vendor fair featuring unique, homemade and vintage goods and community partners. Additionally, attendees can enjoy eats from food trucks and local beverages while watching the Server Sprint where participants race through Handshake.City with a loaded tray! This event is free and family and dog friendly!
Fort Rickey’s Fall Fun Festival (Rome)
What: The fall festival includes deer feeding, maternity ward visits, tractor pull rides, pumpkins for sale and pumpkin painting stations, corn maze, special food items for sale (like apple cider, donuts, fudge, chili & more) and a beautiful fall atmosphere with fresh air and scenery!
Pink Days at GreenScapes (Whitesboro)
What: This yearly fundraiser for breast cancer research has raised over $56,000. During this weekend, stop into the Garden Center to browse and buy tickets for the extensive display of raffle prizes. There will be plenty of beautiful pink plants ready for you to plant in your garden or landscape.
What: Celebrating the Annual Feast and Pilgrimage of Sts. Cosmas & Damian, this event takes place at St Anthony and St. Agnes Church on Bleecker St. in Utica.
CNY Cheese Festival (Little Falls)
What: New York State’s premier gathering of cheesemakers including several companies from our CNY Cheese Trail! Five blocks of vendors, music, food, fun and more. The event takes place at W & E Main Street in Little Falls. Food vendors will include NYS cheesemakers (over 120 kinds of cheese), gourmet foods like artisanal breads and crackers, local honey, unique oils, and more. Plus, there are NYS Craft Beverages like wine, spirits, mead and cider!
NYS Cask Ale Festival (Utica)
What: Woodland Farm Brewery hosts the Annual NYS Cask Ale Festival at their brewery in Utica. This event features Cask Ales from several breweries across the state and more.
For full details on all of these events, read the full blog post on Oneida County Tourism’s website!