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2008 Festivals

Agricultural Society Fair
Albion Strawberry Festival
AppleUmpkin Festival
Arts at the Gardens
ARTWalk Alive!
Avon Rotary Corn Festival
Brockport Summer Arts Festival
Canal Festival of the Tonawandas
Clothesline Arts Festival
Corn Hill Arts Festival
Fairport Canal Days
Fine Craft Show
Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival
Finger Lakes Wine Festival
Geneseo Rotary Summer Festival
GoArt! 4 th of July Picnic in the Park
Hamlin Wheel Festival
Highland Greek Festival
Hilton Apple Festival
Historic Downtown Canandaigua Arts & Music Festival
Holiday Bazaar Arts & Crafts Show & Sale
Ithaca Artist’s Market

Irondequoit July 4 th Celebration
Letchworth Arts & Crafts Show
Lilac Festival
Lima Crossroads Festival
Lyons Peppermint Days
Monroe County Fair
Naples Grape Festival
Native American Dance and Music Festival
New York State Fair
New York State Festival of Balloons
Orleans County Fair
Palmyra Canaltown Days
Park Avenue Summer Art Festival
Puerto Rican Festival
Rochester Harbor and Carousel Festival
Sea Serpent Balloon Festival
Spencerport Canal Days
Sterling Renaissance Festival
Sulphur Springs Festival
Turtle Hill Folk Festival
Waterfront Art Festival
Weekend on the Niagara
Williamson Apple Blossom Festival

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MAY

2008 Lilac Festival

Highland Park
Friday, May 9 - Sunday, May 18
10:30 am - 8:30 pm daily
Application Deadline: March 1
Sue LeBeau, Art Show Coordinator
Beau Productions Festival Office
333 N. Plymouth Ave.
Rochester, NY 14608
(585) 753-7289
www.lilacfestival.com

Williamson Apple Blossom Festival
Main St., Williamson
Thursday, May 15 - Sunday, May 18
Contact Carlene Frost
(585) 261-2983
Williamson Apple Blossom Festival
P.O. Box 914
Williamson, NY 14589
www.williamsonappleblossom.com
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JUNE

2008 Fairport Canal Days
Main Street, Fairport, NY
Friday, June 6, 4:30 - 11 pm
Sat.urday, June 7, 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday, June 8, 10 am - 5 pm
Application Deadline: February 1
Jan Dwyer, Exhibitors Coordinator
Email: info@fairportcanaldays.com
www.fairportcanaldays.com

Sulphur Springs Festival
Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7
Application Deadline: April 1
(315) 462-8202
www.sulphurspringsfestival.com

2008 Hamlin Wheel Fest
Saturday, June 7, 10 am - 6 pm
Application Deadline: April 17th
Firemen's Field, 1503 Lake Road , Hamlin
www.hamlinny.org

Weekend on the Niagara
June 7-8, 10 am – 5 pm
City of Tonawanda Recreation Dept.,
291 Kohler Street, Tonawanda NY 14150
(716) 695-8658
Email: recreation@ci.tonawanda.ny.us
www.ci.tonawanda.ny.us

Albion Strawberry Festival
Application Deadline: May 5
Court House Square, Main St. (Route 98), Albion
Fri., June 13 and Sat., June 14
Contact Kathy Ludwick (585) 589-6239
Email: katel@yahoo.com
(585) 589-7727
www.albionstrawberryfestival.com

Rochester Harbor and Carousel Festival
Ontario Beach Park, Lake and Beach Avenues, Rochester
Friday, June 20 - Sunday, June 22
(585) 428-6767 or (585) 865-3320
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JULY

2008 Irondequoit July 4 th Celebration

Arts & Crafts Show and Sale
Thursday, July 3 and Friday, July 4
Email specialevents@irondequoit.org
www.irondequoit.org

2008 GoArt! 4th of July Picnic in the Park

Centennial Park, Batavia
July 4, 9 am- 5 pm
800-774-7372
Email: info@goart.org

Monroe County Fair 2008

Monroe County Fairgrounds, 2695 East Henrietta Road, Henrietta
Weds., July 9 and Thurs., July 10, 4 pm - 11 pm
Fri., July 11 and Sat., July 12, 12 pm - 11 pm
Sun., July 13, 12 pm - 10 pm
(585) 334-4000
www.mcfair.com

Lyons Peppermint Days

Village Park, Routes 14 and 31, Lyons
Thursday, July 10 - Sunday, July 13
Call (315) 946-4531
www.villageoflyons.com

2008 Geneseo Rotary Summer Festival

Application Dates TBA
Geneseo Rotary Club
P.O. Box 216
Geneseo, NY 14454
July 11-13
Geneseo Village Park
http://www.geneseonyrotary.org/SummerFestival/FestivalInformation/

2008 Corn Hill Arts Festival

Application Deadline: February 15
Sat.,July 12, 10 am - 6 pm
Sun.,July 13, 10 am - 5 pm
(585) 262-3142
133 South Fitzhugh Street
Rochester, NY 14608-2204
www.cornhill.org

2008 Sterling Renaissance Festival

Guest Artisans Application Deadline: May 1
July 12 - August 17
Saturdays and Sundays only 10: 30 am - 7 pm
(800) 879-4446
Artisan Director
Sterling Renaissance Festival
15385 Farden Road
Sterling, NY 13156
www.sterlingfestival.com

Canal Festival of the Tonawandas

PO Box 1243
North Tanawanda, NY 14120
July 13-20
(716) 692-3292
Email: party@canalfest.org
www.canalfest.org

2008 Finger Lakes Wine Festival
Watkins-Glen International Speedway, Montour-Townsend (Route 16) and Bronson Hill Roads, Watkins Glen, Schuyler County
Fri., July 18, 6 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat., July 19 and Sun., July 20, 10 am - 5 pm
(607) 535-2486
www.flwinefest.com

2008 Historic Downtown Canandaigua Arts & Music Festival
Application Deadline: April 1
Fri.,July 18
Sat.,July 19
Sun.,July 20
Nicole Mahoney, Festival Director: (585) 396-0300
www.downtowncanandaigua.com/Events

Orleans County Fair
Orleans County Fairgrounds, 12690 Million Dollar Highway (Route 31), Knowlesville
Mon., July 21 - Sat. July 26, 10 am - 10 pm
(585) 589-5561
Email: webmaster@orleans4-hfair.com
www.orleans4-hfair.com

2008 Sea Serpent Balloon Festival
Perry Village Park, Perry, NY
P.O. Box 35
Perry, NY 14530
585.237.5040
Application deadline: June 20
Saturday, July 26 th 4-9 pm
www.perrychamber.com/balloon-festival.php

Native American Dance and Music Festival

Ganondagan State Historic Site, 1444 Route 444, Victor
Saturday, July 26 - Sunday, July 27, 10 am - 6 pm
(585) 742-1690
www.ganondagan.org

2008 Spencerport Canal Days

Application Deadline: June 1
Sat., July 26 and Sun., July 27
(585) 753-7289
Susan LeBeau, Coordinator
Beau Productions
333 N. Plymouth Ave.
Rochester, NY 14608
Email: spencerportcanaldays@yahoo.com
spencerportcanaldays.com

2008 Waterfront Art Festival

Application Deadline: March 14th
Kershaw Park, Lakeshore Drive, Canandaigua
Sat., July 26, 10 am - 6 pm; and Sun., July 27, 10 am - 5 pm
(585) 671-9102
Warterfront Art Festival Productions
P.O. Box 25556
Rochester, NY 14625
Email: info@waterfrontartfestival.com
www.waterfrontartfestival.com

2008 Ithaca Artist's Market

Located at Farmers Market site, 3rd Street, Ithaca
Sun., July 27
P.O. Box 6575
Ithaca, NY 14851
Email: info@ithacamarket.com
www.ithacamarket.com, www.ithacaevents.com
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AUGUST

2008 Sterling Renaissance Festival

Guest Artisans Application Deadline: May 1
July 12 - August 17
Saturdays and Sundays only 10: 30 am - 7 pm
(800) 879-4446
Artisan Director
Sterling Renaissance Festival
15385 Farden Road
Sterling, NY 13156
www.sterlingfestival.com

Lima Crossroads Festival

Application Deadline: July 15
Main St. (Route 15A) at Routes 5 and 20, Lima
Sat. Aug. 2
More info call Kathy Thomas (585) 478-1760
or contact Lima Crossroads Festival Arts & Crafts Committee,
P.O. Box 355, Lima, NY 14486.
Email: info@crossroadscouncil.org
www.crossroadscouncil.org

2008 Park Avenue Summer Art Festival

Application Deadline: March 17th
Park Ave. from Alexander to Culver Road
Sat., Aug. 2, 10 am - 6 pm
Sun., Aug. 3, 10 am - 5 pm
(585) 244-0951
97 Park Avenue, Suite C
Rochester, NY 14607
www.park-avenue.org/events.html

Puerto Rican Festival
Frontier Field VIP Parking Lot
August 3 - August 5
(585) 234-7660
www.prfestival.com

2008 Arts at the Gardens

Application Deadline: February 1
Sonnenberg Mansion and Gardens, Canandaigua
Sat., Aug. 23 and Sun., Aug. 24, 10 am - 5 pm
151 Charlotte St.
Canandaigua, NY 14424
www.artsatthegardens.org

2008 Avon Rotary Corn Festival

Genesee Street, Avon
Saturday, Aug. 9, 10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
http://avonrotary.org/cornfest.php
or call Kevin Tompsett (585) 582-2711

2008 Brockport Summer Arts Festival
Application Deadline: March 17th
Main Street in the Village of Brockport
Sat., Aug. 9, and Sun., Aug. 10
97 Park Ave., Suite C
Rochester, NY 14607
www.rochesterevents.com/brockportarts/

2008 New York State Festival of Balloons
Dansville Airport
August 28 - September 1
Arts & Crafts contact Mary Ann Holden
Email: maholden@frontiernet.net
www.nysfob.com

New York State Fair 2008
New York State Fairgrounds, State Fair Boulevard, Geddes
Aug. 21 - Sept. 18, 8 am - 12 am
(315) 487-7711; (800) 475-3247
www.nysfair.org
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SEPTEMBER

2008 New York State Festival of Balloons

Dansville Airport
August 28 - September 1
Arts & Crafts contact Mary Ann Holden
Email maholden@frontiernet.net
www.nysfob.com

New York State Fair 2008

New York State Fairgrounds, State Fair Boulevard, Geddes
Aug. 21 - Sept. 18, 8 am - 12 am
(315) 487-7711; (800) 475-3247
www.nysfair.org

Turtle Hill Folk Festival

Markus Park, Quaker Meeting House Road, off Route 251 (near Route 65 intersection), Honeoye Falls
September 5-7
(585) 234-5044
www.goldenlink.org/html/fest.html

2008 Clothesline Arts Festival

Memorial Art Gallery grounds, 500 University Ave., Rochester
Sat., Sept. 6, 10 am - 6 pm
Sun., Sept. 7, 10 am - 5 pm
(585) 276-8950 or (585) 276-8949
www.mag.rochester.edu/clothesline/

Highland Greek Festival
September 7-9
Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit
835 South Avenue, Rochester NY 14620
(585)271-3150
http://www.highlandgreekfest.com

Palmyra Canaltown Days
Village Park, Main Street (Route 31), Palmyra
Sat., Sept. 13, 10 am - 7 pm
Sun., Sept. 14, 10 am - 4 pm
(315) 597-6700
www.palmyracanaltowndays.org

ARTWalk Alive! 2008
Many performance and artist opportunities,
space for arts "inter-activities"
Application Deadline: varies, June-Aug 2007
ARTWalk area, Sunday, September 14th, 2008
time: 12-4 pm
applications available January 1, 2007
(585) 234-6670
www.rochesterARTWalk.org

Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival 2008
Hemlock Fairgrounds, Water St. (off route 15A), Hemlock, Livingston County
Sat., Sept. 20, 10 am - 5 pm
Sun., Sept. 21, 10 am - 4 pm
www.gvhg.org/fest.html

2008 AppleUmpkin Festival

Application Deadline: June 30
Village Park and Gaslight Village, Route 19, Wyoming
Sat., Sept. 27 and Sun. Sept. 28, 10 am - 5 pm
(585) 495-9920
AppleUmpkin Vendor Director
P.O. Box 22
Wyoming, NY 14591
www.appleumpkin.com

2008 Naples Grape Festival
Application Deadline: June 30
Memorial Town Park, Main St. (Route 21), Naples
Sat., Sept. 27 and Sun., Sept. 28, 10 am - 5 pm
(585) 374-2240
www.naplesvalleyny.com
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OCTOBER

2008 Agricultural Society Fair
Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Road, Mumford
Entry Deadline: September 25
Sat., Oct. 4 and Sun., Oct. 5, 10 am - 5 pm
(585) 538-6822
www.gcv.org

2008 Hilton Apple Festival
Application Deadline: March 14th
October 4 th and 5 th
(585) 392-7773, Arts & Crafts #1
P.O. Box 1
Hilton, NY 14468
Email: info@hiltonapplefest.org
www.hiltonapplefest.org

2008 Letchworth Arts & Crafts Show
Application Deadline: March 15
Highbanks Recration Area, Letchworth State Park, Park Road ( off Route 36),
Mount Morris, Livingston County
Sat, Oct. 11 - Mon. Oct. 13 , 10 am - 5 pm
(585) 493-3600, (585) 237-3517
www.artswyco.org

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NOVEMBER

2008 Fine Craft Show
Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave., Rochester
Previe Party Friday, November 7
Sale Friday and Saturday, November 8 and 9
(585) 276-8900

2008 Holiday Bazaar Arts & Crafts Show & Sale
Rochester Museum & Science Center, 657 East Ave., Rochester
Fri., Nov. 21, 5 pm - 9 pm
Sat., Nov. 22, 9:30 am - 5 pm
Sun. Nov. 23, 11 am - 4 pm
Contact: Christine DeTurck or Olga Vaughn
Email: NEV27@aol.com

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