With parades, fairs and festivals scheduled year round, there’s always something exciting for visitors of all ages. Come celebrate the unique arts, cultural, outdoors and sporting events that make Chenango County such a great place to visit and live. These annual events keep people coming back year after year.
Please note, this list may change – be sure to check our up-to-date calendar of events when planning your visit.
|Winter Living Festival
Rogers Environmental Education Center
2715 NY Route 80 West, Sherburne | (607) 674-4733
Celebrate the magic of Winter with outdoor activities and demonstrations including cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, sled dogs and winter camping. Live music, entertainment, fly-tying, crafts for children, and nature related exhibitors.
|Rolling Antiquers Old Car Club Annual Antique Auto Show & Flea Market
Chenango County Fairgrounds, 168 E. Main St., Norwich | (607) 334-2907
Hundreds of show cars, antique engines & military vehicles on display. Flea market features antiques, collectibles, car parts, food, entertainment and more.
|General Clinton Canoe Regatta
Route 7, Bainbridge | (607) 967-8700
Part of the famed “Triple Crown of Canoe Racing” the Regatta includes a 70-mile endurance race as well as other events on water and in the General Clinton Park.
|Fishing Heritage Day
State Hwy 26, South Otselic | (315) 653-7490
Fishing & Heritage Day includes many popular activities at the State Fish Hatchery, the Otselic Town Park, and other locations within the hamlet. Trout fishing demonstrations, fly casting lessons, kids activities and more.
|Sherburne Pageant of Bands
NY Route 12, Sherburne
The annual Sherburne Pageant of Bands has been a tradition for 70 years. The highlight is the parade that features 30 marching bands from around NY State and beyond.
46 E Main Street, Afton
A 130 year tradition. Animal events and displays, grandstand and stage entertainment, as well as vendors, food and Midway by Gillette Shows.
|Green Arts & Crafts Festival
More than 200 quality artisans exhibit their arts & crafts on the streets of Greene. Choose from an assortment of food offered by Greene area restaurants and local non-profit groups.
|Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Drawing thousands of athletes from across the northeast, the Gus Macker is an annual tournament that features 3-on-3 games for kids through senior adults.
|Chenango Blues Fest
Chenango County Fairgrounds, Norwich
The Chenango Blues Festival is a family-friendly event held each August in beautiful central New York. In addition to award-winning blues acts the festival also features arts & crafts vendors, food, beer & wine vendors, children’s activities and camping. The Friday night show is always free to the public.
|Chenango County Fair
East Main St., Norwich
Bring the family and experience the excitement that a true country fair has to offer. Daily featured entertainment in front of the grandstand, animal shows, vendors, displays, and midway rides and games.
|Pro National MX Weekend
5986 State Highway 8, New Berlin | (607) 965-8784
The only AMA sanctioned state championship in New York. Round #10 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.
|Antiques Show and Canal Boat Derby
Sponsored by the Chenango County Historical Society. Over 30 dealers to shop from, find that special piece for your collection. From pottery to paper to cast iron cookware to salt and pepper shaker and everything in between, there is sure to be something you can’t live without!
East & West Parks, Norwich
Rated one of the top arts festivals by Sunshine Artist, this juried exhibition of art and fine crafts in an interactive atmosphere features free arts-related activities for all ages, student art exhibit, competitive poetry slam, music and dance workshops, film and creative food vending.
|Greene Apple Festival
Greene Ball Flats Park
Apples, crafters, entertainment, food stands, pumpkin painting and all day games for children.