Festival Guide

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    Spring Film Fest

    Saturday, April 25th 2015 - 12:00 am at The Palace Theater
    2384 James Street

    2nd Annual Spring Fest. This is your chance to see locally made and indie films by professionals, students and those with a connection to Central New York. We created this festival to help support local filmmakers and the growing CNY film industry. You’ll get the chance to meet the filmmakers and cast and crew. Ask them questions and get a close up look behinds the scenes.

    Saturday screenings from noon till midnight. Enjoy multiple films and shorts.

    Sunday screenings from noon till 9:00PM. Enjoy multiple films and shorts.

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    Mountain Jam XI

    Thursday, June 4th 2015 - 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Hunter Mountain Resort
    7740 Main Street

    The Black Keys headline one of the region’s biggest musical festivals, Mountain Jam XI, at Hunter Mountain Thursday-Sunday, June 4th-7th!

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    Taste of Syracuse 2015

    Friday, June 5th 2015 - 12:00 am at Clinton Square
    2 S Clinton S

    The fabulous feast festival of Syracuse Summer!!!  Come on down to the Taste of Syracuse & enjoy amazing food, incredible music & so much more!  Check out their website for schedules, times, performers, vendors, etc.

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    CNY Fiber Festival

    Saturday, June 13th 2015 - 12:00 am at Village of Bouckville – Antique Show Site
    6994 State Route 20

    2015 CNY Fiber Festival held on June 13 and 14 from 10:00 – 5:00 at the Butternut Hill Campground on Route 20 in Bouckville, NY. Once again expects more than 100 booths filled with natural fibers, yarn, roving, fiber arts supplies, and all manner of handmade fiber products and related farm products. Fiber animals will be on display, and there are many activities for children. With free exhibits and demonstrations, and almost everything under cover, the festival will be another great blast of Summer fun.

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    Polish Festival 2015

    Friday, June 19th 2015 - 12:00 am at Clinton Square
    2 S Clinton S

    Come enjoy this great annual celebration of Polish culture!  Great food, vendors, music, dancing & much more!!

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    Empire Brewfest

    Friday, June 26th 2015 - 12:00 am at NYS Fairgrounds
    581 State Fair Blvd.

    The premier summer craft beer event in New York. Over 100 craft beers, 60 wines, awesome food, brewery reps galore, “meet the brewer” presentations, music

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    NYS Blues Festival

    Friday, July 10th 2015 - 12:00 am at Clinton Square
    2 S Clinton S

    The New York State Blues Festival is back in Downtown Syracuse Friday-Saturday July 10th-11th with the BEST blues music in the country all in one place…and it’s FREE!

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    M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest 2015

    Friday, July 17th 2015 - 12:00 am at Onondaga Community College
    4585 W Seneca Turnpike

    The 33rd Annual Syracuse Jazz Fest, the largest free jazz fest in the Northeast, returns to Onondaga Community College Friday-Saturday July 17th-18th!

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    Syracuse Nationals Classic Car Show 2015

    Friday, July 17th 2015 - 12:00 am at NYS Fairgrounds
    581 State Fair Blvd.

    The largest car show in the Northeast. Over 8,000 hot rods from all over the U.S. and Canada converge on the New York State Fairgrounds for a three day celebration of America’s love affair with classic cars.

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    PeakFest 2015

    Saturday, July 18th 2015 - 12:00 am at Greek Peak Mountain Resort
    2000 Route 392

    Come enjoy a great show at a beautiful venue!  Annual PeakFest will feature headliner Kellie Pickler.  Great food music from  Bill Ali & Shotgun Showdown, Tailor Made, & Hoot’n Anges will also be featured. An additional national act may be added at a later date.  See website for details!

    Tickets on sale now!
    Before June 21st – $25/person
    After June 21 and at gate $35/person
    Parking $5/car upon arrival 

    Schedule:

    1:00 p.m. Gates Open for Chairlift Rides, Lunch, Marketplace
    2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Wolf Radio Country Showdown Sponsor Welcome
    3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Bill Ali & Shotgun Showdown
    4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Tink Bennett & Tailor Made
    5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. The Hootz (Hootn Anges)
    6:45 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Sponsor Recognition
    7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Kellie Pickler
    8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. After Party at Trax

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