Category Archives: Winter

Syracuse Winterfest 2013 Brings More Than 100,000 To The City!

Syracuse’s Winterfest is a massive 11-day (February 14-24) extravaganza that brings more than 100,000 visitors to this central New York city.  Winterfest began in 1985 as a way to celebrate (rather than lament) the long and cold winter Syracuse is … Continue reading

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Mayville ICE and Jazz Festival! Biggest In Western New York! (VIDEO)

The Mayville Annual ICE Festival, February 15-17, is the biggest festival of its kind in Western New York.  I.C.E. stands for “Ice Castle Extravaganza.”  The event features an array of weekend long activities including kids fun games, ice skating, snowboarding, fireworks,  live … Continue reading

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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival with a New Event in 2013

The 2013 for the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival is “Under the Sea”, an ode to Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” Each year this great festival celebrates winter with ice sculptures a giant castle, fireworks, food and fun. This year the Carnival … Continue reading

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Hanford Mills Ice Harvest Festival Offers More Than Just Ice Harvest (VIDEO)

The Hanford Mills Ice Harvest festival celebrates the stories history behind cutting chunks of ice out of the frozen mill pond. It’s a lesson in history and fun for the whole family as this festival has grown to include other … Continue reading

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Warm Up Oswego 2013

Warm Up Oswego is a festival about… you guessed it, warming up! Coming in the dead of winter, this annual festival aims to get your heart, body and soul sweating. Be it at the bonfire, listening to choirs perform, seeing … Continue reading

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It’s A Winter Wonderland At Jamestown’s Snowflake Festival Feb.2, 2013!

Bring the kids…the Snowflake Festival in Jamestown is perfect for them! The Saturday, February 2 Snowflake Festival will have a variety of activities and opportunities, both indoor and out, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Outdoors will be snowshoe demonstrations … Continue reading

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Adirondacks Prepare For 17th Annual Mountainfest!

The Mountaineer and Adirondack Rock and River have teamed up to host the 17th annual Adirondack International Mountaineering Festival which is fast approaching on Martin Luther King weekend, January 18th through January 20th. Mountainfest kicks off on Friday night with … Continue reading

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Winterfest 2013 Is A Perfect Time To Visit Historic Homer, N.Y.!

Winterfest takes place February 1 and 2.  The whole community gets involved with food, live music, fun, games, a community dance, fireworks, vendors and even a winter parade! This is an excellent time to visit historic Homer.  Located just a … Continue reading

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Chowderfest at the Center of Winter Weekend in Saratoga Springs

What’s better on a cold winter’s day than scarfing down some old-fashioned chowder? If you can’t think of anything, then the Winter Weekend and Chowderfest in Saratoga Springs is for you. Winter Weekend runs Feb 1-3, 2013, while Chowderfest is … Continue reading

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Cooperstown Prepares For 46th Annual Winter Carnival And A British Invasion!

Cooperstown proudly announces that the 2013 Carnival will be held on February 8, 9, and 10, 2013. The annual festival will combine the usual favorite activities with new and exciting events for children and adults of all ages, centered on … Continue reading

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