Upcoming Events 2017 in Little Falls, New York
Little Falls Art Walk Thursday, June 16th, 3:30 to 9pm
The Art Walk begins at the Little Falls Public Library at 3:30pm with a children’s art activity. From there, guests can travel down Main Street to view over 27 art exhibits wrapping on West Main Street with live music. Each will be clearly marked with balloons to help guide people through the Art Walk.” The exhibits will showcase artwork created by Little Falls students as well as many local artists. In addition to the art and music great food will be available all along the art walk. This is a Third Thursday Event. Keep an eye on www.shoplittlefallsNY.com for details.
Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs - Collegiate Baseball at Vets Park
One never knows who (or what!) you’re going to run into when you “experience” a night at Veteran’s Memorial Park! It offers so much beyond baseball. The Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs strives first and foremost to be an affordable, family friendly entertainment option for our community. Keep an eye on www.mydiamonddawgs.com for details.
Albany Symphony Orchestra at Little Falls, Wednesday July 5th
Part of this year’s Festival, the orchestra “Water Music” will be traveling by barge up the Erie Canal with performances at several canal harbors including Little Falls. Many of the works celebrate the Festival’s theme, which explores humankind’s intimate connections to the waterways, while celebrating the Bicentennial of the Eric Canal. The Albany Symphony has assigned an up and coming composer to each of the seven stops, each creating a unique musical presentation, celebrating the historic waterway and the canal communities throughout New York State. Keep an eye on www.mvca.org for details at Little Falls.
Little Falls Cheese Festival, Saturday July 8, 2017 10 am to 5 pm
The Little Falls Cheese Festival was created to showcase New York’s artisanal cheese makers and gourmet food producers gather to celebrate the historical roots of Little Falls. Enjoy a day of cheese vendors with a wide range of high quality artisanal and farmstead cheeses that are produced in the Mohawk Valley and upstate NY. Enjoy music, theatre and much more. Keep an eye on www.littlefallscheesefestival.com for details.
A Mid Summers Night Picnic, Thursday July 20th
Midsummer’s Night Picnic in historic Canal Place. Community members are encouraged to pack their own picnic and bring a picnic blanket. Food will also be available for purchase from local eateries. There is a Makers Fair beginning at 4pm for the opportunity to make a masquerade mask, build a fairy garden, or create a floral hair wreath to name a few. Kids may take part in classic kids’ races including a three- legged race, egg and spoon race, and sack race. Outdoor summer lawn games including Bocce, Crochet, and Badminton. There will also be live music, a play, a kid’s talent contest and star gazing opportunities. This is a Third Thursday Event. Keep an eye on www.shoplittlefallsNY.com for details.
Little Falls Canal Celebration, Aug 7-13
This Annual Canal Celebration, spanning 30 consecutive years, represents our recognition of the community, our heritage and the spirit that makes Little Falls a unique place in the Mohawk Valley. Canal Celebration has welcomed thousands of visitors to Little Falls, attending dozens of family oriented community programs, held throughout the week. There is something for everyone.., craft fairs, children’s rides and events, live music, a car show, a 10k and 2mile kids race and, of course, great food. Keep an eye on www.littlefallsny.com for details
Mohawk Valley Garlic & Herb Festival, Saturday, September 9th
The festival showcases locally grown or handmade products. Thousands attend the aromatic festivities in Sterziner Park at Canal Place, on the Erie Canal, with more than fifty vendors selling their wares. Our garlic vendors have been part of the festival for many years, and this year, will be joined by specialty food vendors, herb plant and product vendors, juried “green” artisans, and a fine selection of locally produced food product vendors. This year’s festival promises to offer the very best of the locally grown and produced garlic and herb products. A $3.00 donation per person or $10 family/group rate at the gate supports the festival with 1/3 supporting the Mohawk Valley Center For The Arts. Free parking with shuttle bus service is available. Completely accessible, fun for the whole family! Goto mvghf.com for details.
Oktoberfest in Little Falls Thursday, October 19th
The leaves are turning, the cider is flowing, and the pumpkins are on display which can only mean one thing — Oktoberfest is coming to Little Falls! On Thursday October 19th, This theme celebrates all things October from the food to the music to the spookiness of Halloween! The festivities kick’ off in the morning when the shops and eateries open and specials are offered. Think Local will then host a night of family fun from 3:30-8pm. This is a Third Thursday event. Keep your eye on www.shoplittlefallsny.com for details.
Christmas in Little Falls Saturday, December 9th
With dozens of fun, FREE events in a family-friendly environment, shopping, dining and a spectacular indoor farmer& market and craft fair, Christmas in Little Falls is the perfect way to get in the holiday spirit! Our fun and mostly FREE events have drawn thousands of visitors from throughout the Mohawk Valley to get into the holiday spirit by celebrating in our quaint, scenic town located on the Erie Canal. We have Santa, great music, horse and carriage rides, holiday movies, Christmas cookie decorating, cultural events, historical tours and exhibits, open houses, story readings, and much, much MORE! Keep an eye on www.ChristmasinLittleFalls.com for details.