Our Master List of 2019 Greater Rochester and Finger Lakes Fairs & Festivals | Kids Out and About Rochester

Our Master List of 2019 Greater Rochester and Finger Lakes Fairs & Festivals

There's nothing like a Fair or Festival to bring a community together and highlight the best features in our neighborhoods! Check out our Master List of Fairs and Festivals for this year, add your favorites to your personal calendar, and plan to visit a new festival!

March 17 - 90-Second Newbery Film Festival (Rochester)

March 22-23 - Pasta & Wine Weekend (Seneca Lake Wine Trail)

March 23-24 - 5th Annual Bacon on the Lakein (Cayuga Wine Trail)

March 23-31 - Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast (Mumford; weekends only)

April 1-30 - 14th Annual Rochester International Children’s Film Festival (Rochester)

April 12-14 - Spring Wine & Cheese Weekend (Seneca Wine Trail)

April 25-29 - One Take Film Festival (Rochester)

April 26-28 - 27th Annual Wine & Herb Festival (Cayuga Wine Trail)

April 27 - Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival (Rochester)

May 3-5 - 27th Annual Wine & Herb Festival (Cayuga Wine Trail)

May 4-5 - Keuka in Bloom (Keuka Lake Wine Trail)

May 10- 19 - Rochester Lilac Festival  (Rochester)

May 18 - Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival (Rochester)

May 18 - Seneca Lake Wine and Food Festival (Watkins Glen)

May 18 - 2019 Finger Lakes Celtic Games And Festival (Shortsville)

May 23-26 - Glassfest (Corning)

May 24 – June 6 - Geneva Music Festival (Geneva)

May 25 - July 1 - NYS Chinese Lantern Festival (Syracuse)

May 31-June 2 - Fairport Canal Days (Fairport)

May 31-2 Ithaca Festival of the Arts (Ithaca)

June 1 - 19th Ward Square Fair (Rochester)

June 4- June 9 - Finger Lakes Plein Air Festival (Canandaigua)

June 7-9 - Smokin' Summer Cookoff (Seneca Lake Wine Trail)

June 8-9 - Keuka Arts Festival (Penn Yan)

June 15- 16 - Western NY Pottery Festival (Avon)

June 22-23 - 15th Annual Cherry Festival (Varick Winery, Romulus)

June 21-29 - CGI Rochester International Jazz Festival  (Rochester)

July 6-August 18  - Sterling Renaissance Festival (Sterling; weekends only)

July 9-13 - Yates County Fair (Penn Yan)

July 7-14 - Rochester Jewish Film Festival (Rochester)

July 8-19 - New York Dance Festival (Auburn)

July 10 -14 - Cortland County Junior Fair (Cortland)

July 12-14 – Finger Lakes Wine Festival (Watkins Glen)

July 12-13, 16-20 – Hill Cumorah Pageant (Palmyra)

July 13 - 10th Annual Dundee Scottish Festival (Dundee)

July 13 - Perry Chalk Art Festival & Taste Of Summer (Perry)

July 13-14 - Corn Hill Arts Festival (Rochester)

July 13-14 – 31st Annual Oatka Festival (LeRoy)

July 16 - 21 - Genesee County Fair (Batavia)

July 17-20 - Seneca County Fair (Waterloo)

July 17 - 21 - Hemlock Fair (Hemlock)

July 25 - 28 - Oswego HarborFest (Oswego)

July 23-27 - Ontario County Fair (Canandaigua)

July 26-27 - Cayuga County Fair (Auburn)

July 26-28 - Syracuse Arts & Crafts Festival (Syracuse)

July 27 - Onondaga County 4-H Youth Fair (Syracuse)

July 27-28 - Waterfront Art Festival (Canandaigua)

July 27-28 – 29th Annual Native American Dance & Music Festival (Victor)

July 28 - Finger Lakes Choral Festival (Rochester)

July 30 - August 4 - Chemung County Fair (Horseheads)

August 2- 4 - Monroe County Fair (Rochester)

August 2-4 (Tentative) _ Sauerkraut Weekend (Phelps)

August 3- 4 - Park Avenue Summer Arts Fest (Rochester)

August 10 (tentative) – Carifest (Rochester)

August 10 - Avon Corn Festival (Avon)

August 12 - 17 - Wayne County Fair (Palmyra)

August 13 - 18 - Steuben County Fair (Bath)

August 17 - Summer Peach Festival (Cayuga Ridge Estate, Ovid)

August 21- September 2 - New York State Fair (Syracuse)

August 23-24 - Fairport Music and Food Festival (Fairport)

August 29- September 2 - New York State Festival of Balloons (Dansville)

September 6-7 - Syracuse Irish Festival (Syracuse)

September 7 - Hang Around Victor Day 2019 (Victor)

September 7-8 - M&T Clothesline Festival at Memorial Art Gallery (Rochester)

September 10-21 – 2019 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival (Rochester)

September 14-15 - Harvest Celebration (Keuka Lake Wine Trail)

September 15 - 22nd Annual German Festival (Lucus Vineyards, Interlaken)

September 21-22- Naples Grape Festival (Naples)

September 28-29 - AppleUmpkin Festival (Village of Wyoming)

October 10-20 - ImageOut Film Festival (Rochester)

October 12-14 - Letchworth Arts & Crafts Festival (Mt. Morris)Swedish Hill Winery

October 20-21, 27-28 - Witness Palestine Film Festival (Rochester)

October 31-November 3 - High Falls Women's Film Festival (Rochester)

November 2 - Rochester Children’s Book Festival (Rochester)

November 2 - Sparkling Wine & Dessert Wine Festival (Swedish Hill Winery, Romulus)

November 9-10 - Keuka Holidays (Keuka Lake Wine Trail)

November 16-17 - Keuka Holidays (Keuka Lake Wine Trail)

November 22-24 - Cayuga Wine Trail Shopping Spree (Cayuga Wine Trail)

November 22-24 - Deck the Halls Weekend (Seneca Lake Wine Trail)

December 6-8 - Cayuga Wine Trail Shopping Spree (Cayuga Wine Trail)

December 6-8 - Deck the Halls Weekend (Seneca Lake Wine Trail)

 

If your community or group hosts a festival that's not listed here, and you'd like us to add it, please send an email to Carol@BeyondtheNest.com with dates and a link.

Top three photos: Lilac Festival, International Jazz Festival, Naative American Music Festival, courtest of Carol White Llewellyn. Bottom Festival, courtesy of Rochester Children's Book Festival.

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