Annual Events

Cayuga County is full of annual events and festivals happening year-round, that will have you returning year after year for the fun and festivities.

There is not a month that goes by that does not have a celebration going on.  Festivities range from the Wine & Herb Festival along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail in the spring to the summer-long Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival to the Holiday Traditions museum open house in December.  Whether you are looking for a fishing competition, a baseball game or a step back in time with a Renaissance Festival, Cayuga County’s annual events will surprise and delight you. 

Visit our calendar of events for a full listing of events, fairs, and festivals happening throughout the year.

The annual 50 mile Route 90 Garage Sale takes on a festival atmosphere each year as friends, family members and the occasional family dog go searching for surprises.  Stretching along the roadside of Route 90, a New York State Scenic…

Sterling Renaissance Festival Sterling NYSterling Renaissance Festival

Step back in time to 1585 at the Sterling  Renaissance Festival . Enjoy live entertainemt, jousting matches, magic shows, sword play and more! Festival is held weekends until August 14.

This Elizabethan Renaissance Festival set in a shady forest boasts more than 100 live shows daily, jousting, family games, fine arts, and crafts demonstrations and refreshments. 

 Join the  villagers in whatever amusements they have created for the day.

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