Events and Festivals

Celebrate, Learn, Enjoy!

Hundreds of thousands of residents and visitors celebrate their canal heritage at a variety of canal-related festivals and events each year.

Plan ahead for these 2017 events:

Path Through History Weekend

June 17-18, October 7-9
multiple sites

Cycling the Erie Canal

July 9-16, 2017
Buffalo to Albany

World Canals Conference

September 24-28
Syracuse, NY

Visit the NYS Canal Corporation for a full events calendar.

Erie Canalway Festivals, Events, and Concert Series

Erie Canalway NHC partners with the NYS Canal Corporation to sponsor a number of community events each year. Check back in 2017 for next year's line up.