Fairport Celebrates the Erie Canal With “Canal Days Festival” (VIDEO)



The 38th Annual Canal Days Festival is held annually during the first full weekend of June in beautiful Fairport, NY, along the banks of the historic Erie Canal. The festival features over 200 artisans, more than 40 food and drink vendors, and featuring outstanding performances by local and regional High School Jazz Ensembles

Fairport is one of the great little Erie Canal communities which stretch across the Empire State.  This festival is one of the largest Erie Canal events of the year and routinely brings in more than 200,000 visitors for the three day party.

Watch the unveiling of the 2013 Canal Days Festival poster here.




Where: Fairport, N.Y. (Monroe County)

When: May 31-June 2, 2013

Website:  http://tinyurl.com/ao7eb9k

Hours: May 31st 4:30 – 9:00pm; June 1st 10:00am – 6:00pm; June 2nd 10:00am –

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