Dear EscapeMakers — It is officially that time of year when summer starts to fade and fall foliage begins to cover the landscape of CNY. Fun fall festivities are underway, and we’ve got you covered. Kicking off the harvest season is Family Farm Day on August 24. Explore local farms in Schoharie, Otsego and Delaware counties taking tours, engaging in activities, getting the opportunity to be up close with the animals and enjoying samples from the various farm vendors.
Celebrate the spirit of fall homecoming in beautiful Sharon Springs at the Beekman 1802 Harvest Fest. On the weekend of September 14, shop the villages for one-of-a-kind gifts, take a tour of the farm and experience a modern-day Pasta Alla Tavola.
Central New York is America’s Craft Brew Destination and they celebrate their hops heritage each
fall with the Madison County Hop Fest. Enjoy craft beer sampling from local breweries and other brew-related activities September 13-15. Keep an eye out for some of the Brew Central partners who are sure to be in the mix.
Gather up the kids and head to a popular CNY destination, The Farmers’ Museum, to celebrate the
41st Annual Harvest Festival. Relish in the live performances, music and family activities
to bring in the season harvest.
Apples, pumpkins, entertainment: oh my! Make your way to the 33rd Annual Greene Apple Fest in Ball Flats, Greene. Walk around exploring a variety of local crafters, food stands and more.
Friday – Sunday
August – September
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
New York’s Craft Beer Revival
Central New York’s breweries and beer experts share their stories and process in a vibrant and engaging exhibition at the Farmers’ Museum.
12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Windsor Corn Festival & Tractor Show
Embrace all things corn related. Enjoy a day full of live
music, BBQ, history, crafts and more!
August 24 & 25
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Antique Engine Show
Single-cylinder gas engine enthusiasts around the region will join together in displaying their prized antiques from the early 1900s.
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
A day full of homemade crafts, music and food! Celebrate the fall season at the Apple Festival in Endicott.
4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Ales & Tails Craft Beverage Event
Sip on some of the best fall releases while taking in live music and chowing down on great food. Nothing like a craft beer and cider event to kick of the new season.