In Syracuse studying for the summer? If things aren’t as happening without the rest of the student body on campus, check out some of these music festivals happening in your area.


May 24: Sterling Stage Folkfest. May 24, 25, 26, 27, Sterling Stage Kampitheater, Sterling


June 1-3: Oz-Stravaganza. Chittenango 

June 1-2: Taste of Syracuse. Clinton Square, Syracuse 

June 2: Blues, Brews and BBQ. Main Stage at Taste of Syracuse, downtown Syracuse 

June 7-10: International Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Weekend. Canastota 

June 7-10: Greek Cultural Festival. St. Sophia’s Greek Orthodox Church, DeWitt. 

June 8-10: Polish Festival. Clinton Square, Syracuse 

June 8-10: Jamesville Balloonfest. Jamesville Beach Park, Jamesville 

June 9-10: Civil War Weekend. Peterboro 

June 16-17: CNY Pride Festival. Inner Harbor Syracuse 

June 16: Juneteenth. Clinton Square, Syracuse 

June 22: Summer Brewfest, Clinton Square, Syracuse 

June 22-23: Jazz Fest. Jamesville Beach Park, Jamesville 

June 24: Ironman 70.3., Jamesville Beach Park, Jamesville 

June 29-30, July 1: Ameribeat Festival of the Arts Sterling Stage Kampitheater, Sterling


July 7: Renaissance Festival. Runs through Aug. 19, every Saturday and Sunday, Farden Road, Sterling 

July 13-15: New York State Blues Festival. Clinton Square, Syracuse 

July 13-14: New York Country Jam. Bouckville 

July 20-22: Syracuse Nationals. New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse 

July 20-21: Empire Brewfest. Clinton Square, Syracuse 

July 20-22: Middle Eastern Cultural Festival. St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Church, Onondaga. 

July 20-22: Great American Antiquefest. Onondaga Lake Park, Geddes 

July 26-29: Harborfest. Oswego 

July 27-29: Northeast Jazz & Wine Festival. Clinton Square, Syracuse 

July 27-29: Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival. Columbus Circle, Syracuse


Aug. 8: Skaneateles Festival Concerts. Runs through Sept. 1, locations throughout Skaneateles 

Aug. 11: CNY Scottish Games & Celtic Festival. Long Branch park, Geddes 

Aug. 17-19: Madison Bouckville Antique Festival. Bouckville 

Aug. 23: New York State Fair. Runs through Sept. 3, New York State Fairgrounds, Geddes


Sept. 8-9: Golden Harvest Festival. Beaver Lake Nature Center, Lysander 

Sept. 7: Syracuse Irish Festival, Clinton Square, Syracuse 

Sept. 9: Jewish Music & Cultural Festival. Jewish Community Center, 5655 Thompson Road, Dewitt (confirm location) 

Sept. 13-16: Last Daze of Summer. Sterling Stage Kampitheater, Sterling 

Sept. 14. Festa Italiana, near City Hall, Syracuse. 

Sept. 21-23: Oktoberfest. Syracuse Regional Market 

Sept. 22: Tipp Hill Music Festival, Pass Arboretum 

Sept. 23: Westcott Street Cultural Fair. Westcott Street, Syracuse


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