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2015 Events

February 6-8 - Boonville Snow Festival, Boonville - Featuring a torch parade and a snow sculpture contest, the Boonville Snow Festival has a variety of fun activities for the entire family. (315) 942-2251 (12370)

March 14-15, 21-22, 28-29 - Thurman Maple Days, Thurman - Tour Thurman sugarhouses seeing Maple syrup being made, and Saw Mill demonstrations. Come enjoy pancakes and maple syrup from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at 190 Valley Road in Thurman, NY. (12371)

May 8-17 - Lilac Festival, Rochester - The Lilac Festival has been named one of the Top 100 Events by the American Bus Association. With thousands of lilacs and other spring flowers, the Lilac Festival is a flower-lover's paradise. The event also features a parade, and a variety of live entertainment. 585-473-4482 Highland Park - 180 Reservoir Avenue (12372)

July 28 - August 2 - Boonville Oneida County Fair, Boonville - The Boonville Oneida County Fair features a variety of entertainment, as well as animal exhibits and a number of arts and crafts displays. 315-942-2251 (12373)

August 1-8 - Schoharie County Sunshine Fair, Cobleskill - With a parade, fireworks, truck pulls, tractor pulls, harness racing, and more, the Schoharie County Sunshine Fair has many great entertainment options. Also, enjoy the livestock shows, and the live music. 518-234-2123 (12374)

August 4-9 - Chemung County Fair, Horseheads - The Chemung County Fair promises to be bigger and better than ever with all the entertainment, and rides that you could possibly want. 607-734-1217 (12375)

August 10-15 - Wayne County Fair, Palmyra - With livestock shows, a pie contest, and a beauty pageant, the Wayne County Fair has a variety of activities for all those who attend. 315-597-537 (12377)

August 11-16 - The Altamont Fair, Altamont - With a variety of live entertainment including racings pigs, Frisbee dogs, a magic show, a circus, and a lumberjack show, the Altamont Fair offers a number of unique events. 518-861-6671 Altamont Fairgrounds - 129 Grand (12379)

August 12-23 - Erie County Fair, Hamburg - Second largest county fair in North America. 265 acres of food, exhibits, rides and family fun. With great concerts, and wonderful animal exhibits, the Erie Country Fair is one of the premier county fairs in the nation. Past performers have included: Boston, and Victoria Justice. 716-649-3900 Erie County Fairgrounds - 5600 McKinley Parkway (12376)

August 17-22 - Delaware County Fair, Walton - Featuring live entertainment from a variety of musical groups, zumba classes, and clogging, the Delaware County Fair celebrates the past and present of Delaware County. This event has also will have a talent show and a beautiful baby contest. 607-865-4763 (12378)

August 24-30 - Washington County Fair, Greenwich - The Washington County Fair hosts a number of events during the fair, including 4-H exhibits, animal exhibits, great food, and quality music. 518-692-2464 Washington County Fairgrounds - 392 Old Schuylerville Rd (12380)

August 25-30 - Dutchess County Fair, Rhinebeck - Much more than a county fair, the Dutchess County Fair features a variety of entertainment and thrills throughout the entire event. Enjoy carnival rides, animal exhibits and more at the Dutchess County Fair. 845-876-4000 Dutchess County Fairgrounds - 6550 Spring Brook Ave (12381)

August 27 - September 7 - The Great New York State Fair, Syracuse - A 12-day summer showcase of the best New York State's agriculture, entertainment, education, industry, and technology. You will view over 200 acres of animals, exhibits and displays. See live performances from the biggest names in entertainment. Enjoy Midway rides and games of skill. Also, come savor mountains of mouth watering food, all at the New York State Fair. 800-475-3247 New York State Fairgrounds - 581 State Fair Boulevard (12382)

September 2-7 - The Schagticoke Fair, Schaghticoke - The Schaghticoke Fair will include horsemanship competitions, a rodeo, animal exhibits, and a variety of entertainment options. Come enjoy food and fun with your family and friends at the Schaghticoke Fair. 518-753-4411 Schaghticoke Fairgrounds - 69 Stillwater Bridge Road (12383)

September 26 - Thurman Fall Farm Tour, Thurman - Come join Thurman as they celebrate their farming heritage. The celebration begins at 9:00 AM at the Valley Road Maple Farm with a pancake breakfast. There also will be a show for crafters and sellers. 518-623-9595 Valley Road Maple Farm (12384)