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 during this bicentennial year!

2017 Events:

World Canals Conference

September 24-28
Syracuse, NY

Lois McClure Legacy Tour

July 5-October 12
Multiple Locations

Erie Canalway Festivals, Events, and Concert Series

Head to the water and to canal communities for these 2017 events! Events listed are sponsored by Erie Canalway NHC in partnership with the NYS Canal Corporation.

Lockapalooza 2017

August 19   >>   Lock 32 Whitewater Park, Pittsford
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Tugboat Roundup

September 8-9   >>   Waterford Harbor at Lock 2
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St. Johnsville Fall Celebration of the Erie Canal

September 9   >>   St. Johnsville Marina
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Summer's End

September 16   >>   Ames Museum, Village of Ames
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Tour the Towpath

September 23-24   >>   DeWitt to Rome
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