Take A Snow Day

After the new year has begun, winter kicks it into full gear. This makes it a great time to get out and enjoy the sights, sounds and fun of winter. Why not keep the festive feelings going by joining in on some winter activities? Here are some great ways you can take a snow day in Broome County!


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Tis the Season to Go All Out

With a chill in the air, as the snowflakes start flying, there are great opportunities to get out and about with family and friends in the Greater Binghamton area during the holiday season. There is no need to hide inside, ’tis the season to Go All Out!

Celebrate

The holidays are a time when the community comes together and shares in the joy and magic of the season. Lots of Towns and Villages kick things off with a celebratory event that gets everyone in the holiday spirit including festive lights, parades, and caroling. The City of Binghamton and Village of Johnson City gets things going with their annual holiday parades in late November. And the first weekend in December is packed with things to do like Endicott’s Holiday Magic on the Avenue, Kirkwood’s Hometown Christmas, The Fenton Free Library’s Annual Tree Lighting and Vestal’s Christmas Tree Lighting and Family Sing-A-Long.

There are even more holiday themed events. In Binghamton you can also enjoy the annual Ivory Christmas, centered around pianos scattered throughout Downtown playing holiday songs, along with holiday lights and other festive happenings. At Highland Park in Endwell you can enjoy Visions of Christmas in the Park an event featuring  carousel rides, a craft bazaar, hot cocoa, live reindeer, pony cart rides, and a wood carving demonstration. There is also a full Family Zone with kids activities and fireworks. Continue reading…


Path Through History Weekend

Broome County and Visit Binghamton are excited to highlight the historic, cultural and natural resources of the Susquehanna Heritage Area during the Fall 2019 Path Through History Weekend, with events at various locations being held October 12th and 13th!

Path Through History Weekends showcase New York State’s rich and fascinating history and feature events at historic and cultural destinations throughout the state.

Several local heritage sites will be holding special events and exhibits for Path Through History Weekend. Hours vary by location so be sure to check the details in the interactive map, or the event Brochure and Poster.

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2018 Fairs Field Days and Bazaars

The sights, sounds and tastes of summer fairs bring back a sense of nostalgia for growing up in Broome County. How can you NOT feel good thinking about riding the rides, eating cotton candy and popcorn, and gathering with friends and family for a fireworks spectacular?

The good news is that you can still get that feeling with many fairs, field days and bazaars all summer long (with a few other events thrown in too).

This list rounds out our 3 Summer Festival Guides in addition to Summer Food Fests and Summer Music Fests.

If you can’t find a way to Go All Out at a summer festival in Broome County, then you clearly aren’t trying hard enough! Check below for links to find out more details about each event listed. We will add more as we find out about them!

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2018 Broome County Music Festivals

Something about the summer makes you want to get outside and listen to some live music. Luckily Broome County has plenty of options all throughout the week to get your music fix. To help you out we have come up with a list of music events happening throughout the summer. We probably missed some so let us know in the Facebook comments. What is your favorite Broome County Summer Music Fest?

Click on these links to check out our guides to Summer Food Fests and Summer Fairs, Field Days, and Bazaars.

Check below for links to find out more details about each event. We will add more as we find out about them!

There is also a great list of free summer concerts here. (Credit: Macaroni Kid)

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2018 Broome County Food Festivals

It’s that time of year again! Time to stuff your face at one of the MANY Broome County Summer Food Festivals! Once again we have come up with a list of events happening throughout the summer. We probably missed some so let us know in the Facebook comments. What is your favorite Broome County Summer Food Fest?

Click on these links to check out our guides to Summer Music Fests and Summer Fairs, Field Days, and Bazaars.

Check below for links to find out more details about each event. We will add more as we find out about them!

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