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.

Join the fun at these 2016 Corridor-wide events:

Canal Splash!

August 12-21
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2016 Erie Canalway Festivals, Events, and Concert Series

Enjoy this great line-up of events, sponsored by the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and the New York State Canal Corporation!

Mohawk Valley RiverFest

August 6   >>   Riverlink Park and Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook Pedestrian Bridge, Amsterdam
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Tour the Towpath

August 6 & 7   >>   DeWitt to Rome
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River Through Time

August 13   >>   Haslett Park, Fort Plain
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Magic in Minetto

August 13   >>   River View Park and Town Hall, Oswego Canal, Minetto
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Towpath Day- Step Back in Time on the Erie Canal

August 13   >>   Camillus Erie Canal Park, Camillus
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Bicycle Fun Day on the Mohawk-Hudson Bike Trail

August 20   >>   Blatnick Park, Niskayuna
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Hudson Crossing Park's Cardboard Boat Race

August 20   >>   Fort Hardy Beach, Schuylerville
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Waterford Tugboat Roundup

September 9-11   >>   Waterford Harbor Visitor Center, Waterford
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Summer Send-Off

September 17   >>   Ames Museum, Village of Ames
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World Canals Conference

Sept. 19-22    >>   Inverness, Scotland
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NYS Canal Conference

Oct. 6-8    >>   Auburn, NY
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