2017 Canal Fest

Join us at our annual canal fest! Great fun throughout the weekend. Enjoy free entertainment throughout the weekend with crafters, vendors, entertainment in the Village Park. Events include The Waterski Show, and concerts.

Back for the second year is the spectacular Waterski Show! This family fun event will be sure to keep you on your toes.

US Water Ski Team Show – visit uswaterskishowteam.com for information

When: August 11th at 1:00pm
Where: Canal at Sylvan Beach

Special thanks to Carello’s Carousel Arcade for sponsoring the event.


Upcoming Events!

Upcoming Events

all-day Vendors in the Village Park
Vendors in the Village Park
May 26 – May 30 all-day
Events sponsored by OLESMA
7:00 pm DVD the Band
DVD the Band
May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
DVD the Band Harpoon Eddie’s at 7pm – 11pm
10:30 pm Morris & the Hepcats
Morris & the Hepcats
May 27 @ 10:30 pm
Morris & The Hepcats Sunset Grill at 10:30pm

Upcoming Events!

Thursday April 14, 2017
The East Shore Allstars
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Saturday April 15, 2017
GJSolo Live
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Saturday April 29, 2017
Ron Spencer Band w/...
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Sunday April 30, 2017
The Pomeranians
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Saturday May 6, 2017
Pike Fishing Season Opens
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Grab your friends, and your neighbors! Cinderella’s is hosting a FREE outdoor movie!

When: Friday, August 11th at 9:00pm
Where: Parking lot across from Cinderella’s

Special thanks to Cinderella’s Restaurant for donating this event and CNY Fun Flicks for making this possible.



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Vendor Coordinator – Christine Clements

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Friday, August 11th

6pm – Close Buy 1 Carello’s Carousel Ride Get 1 FREE! 🙂

6pm – Close Pay one price/ Ride all the Rides at Sylvan Beach Amusement Park

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Utica Zoo Mobile Amusement District

7:00pm – Live Music at Harpoon Eddie’s

8:30pm – (Across From Cinderella’s) Outdoor Family Movie Night

10:30pm – Live Music at Sunset Grill

Saturday, August 12th

9:00am – Vendors/Crafters In the Park

10:00am – 12:00pm – Amusement District Utica Zoomobile

12:00pm – 6:00pm – $35 per person Scenic Helicopter Rides (Lakefront Park)

1:00pm – 2:00pm – Lake Erie Flyboard Demo Show in Lakefront Park

2:00pm – 4:00pm – Army Band in The Village Park Bandstand

7:00pm – Live Music at Sunset Grill

7:00pm – Live Music at Harpoon Eddie’s

Sunday, August 13th

9:00am – Vendors/Crafters In the Park

12pm – 6 pm –  Scenic Helicopter Rides (Lakefront Park) $35 per person

1:00pm – 3:00pm – US Water Ski Team Show in the Canal. Sponsored by Carello’s Carousel Arcade uswaterskishowteam.com

3:00pm – Live Music at Harpoon Eddie’s

3:30pm – Presentation @ Sylvan Beach Union Chapel by Executive Director of the Erie Canal Museum of Syracuse- Natalie.

9:00pm – Fireworks at Lakefront Park

Fireworks on Canal Fest

Sylvan Beach turns into a riot of colors! Visit this quaint village in this month and witness how colorful fireworks take over the sky and spread their alluring charm all over! While planning to attend Sylvan Beach Firework festival, make sure you spend enough time around the beach and take in some views of the sunrise and sunset. Whether you are a shutterbug or not, the mesmerizing views of the sun and the beachfront will surely inspire you to become one!

Erie Canal Bicentennial to be Celebrated in 2017

2017 marks the 200th anniversary of the beginning of Erie Canal construction. A number of statewide and local celebrations to honor the legacy of the Erie Canal will take place throughout the year. Statewide planning efforts are underway, guided by an Erie Bicentennial Committee directed by the NYS Canal Corporation.

Erie Canal Bicentennial

NYS Canal Corporation Contact:
William Sweitzer

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