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Enjoy 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.

FEBRUARY 15

Feb 1 - 28, 2023
Corridor-Wide

On the Canals

Winter 2022 - 2023
Multiple Locations

Featured Community Events

Annual events include recreational activities, tours, concerts, and heritage celebrations.

Public Ice Skating - Buffalo

Nov 26 - Feb 27, Wed-Sun, Hours Vary   >>   Canalside
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Public Ice Skating - Syracuse

Nov 28 - Mar 1, Mon - Sun, Hours Vary   >>   Clinton Square
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Free Ice Skating - Albany

Dec 2 - Mar 5, Tues - Fri, Hours Vary   >>   Empire State Plaza
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Cycle the Erie Canal

July 9 - 16, 2023   >>   Buffalo to Albany
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