For Father’s Day 2018 in Syracuse, plan to spend some quality time with Dad or any father figure in your life. Here’s what’s happening in Syracuse over the holiday weekend.
What’s Happening for Father’s Day 2018 in Syracuse?
Check out these fun Father’s Day events in Syracuse or neighboring cities to plan your fun-filled weekend.
Father’s Day Virtual 5K
Surprise dad by signing up for the Syracuse Father’s Day Virtual 5k. No pressure as he can complete the race anywhere and anytime. Although, a jog with dad makes a great way to celebrate Father’s Day in Syracuse. 15% of funds raised go to Team Hoyt for building confidence in people with physical and mental disabilities. This event runs from June 17 through June 30.
Skanda Family Fun Day
Looking for hands-on or family-friendly Father’s Day events? Look no further than the Skanda Family Fun Day in neighboring Cazenovia.
Meet endangered and rescued baby goats, mini-donkeys, horses, and other fun farm animals. Don’t miss the egg and sack races, face painting, and hayrides.
Taking place on Saturday June 16 from 1 PM to 5 PM, funds raised from the event will support endangered animals.
Plan Your Father’s Day Events in Syracuse
If you’re wondering what’s happening in Syracuse on Father’s Day Weekend, consider planning a getaway with Dad at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown.
Our relaxing new guest rooms were designed with comfort in mind and we’re located in the heart of historic downtown Syracuse. Marriott Syracuse Downtown is in a prime location for some laid-back Father’s Day activities at great restaurants, bars, and family events.
Come to Syracuse to celebrate Juneteenth on June 15 and 16, 2018 at Clinton Square!
One hundred and fifty-three years ago, Union Soldiers read the Emancipation Proclamation, announcing that slaves were free. During this special weekend, you’ll be able to take part in a celebration of freedom and civil rights.
Juneteenth in Syracuse – a Celebration of Freedom
Why should you come to Syracuse to celebrate this event? Juneteenth in Syracuse is one of the largest celebrations of this event in the nation!
During your time in Downtown Syracuse, you’ll get to enjoy a number of Juneteenth celebrations. These include a free performance by R&B award-winning singer/songwriter Chanté Moore.
The goal of this event is not only to celebrate emancipation – it’s to ensure that everyone continues to have a share in maintaining racial and ethnic equality and opportunities.
That’s why – in addition to free entertainment – the festival also includes culturally diverse cuisine and educational exhibits.
Come Celebrate This Special Event at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown
During your stay here, we hope you’ll stay at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. Even if you’re a local, we welcome you to stay with us for a staycation. Enjoy the celebration, spend some time relaxing, and get away from the worries of your daily life.
At the Marriott Syracuse, we provide luxury, newly remodeled accommodations. And if you’d like to get your friends and family together for your own Juneteenth 2018 celebration, we offer 41,000 square feet of space for your special event.
Locals and out-of-towners alike can enjoy delicious food and learn about interesting history along the way during Syracuse Food Tours.
Tour Syracuse While You Sample Delectable Food
Sampling Syracuse Food Tours is the perfect way to spend three hours on a Saturday evening. You’ll walk through the downtown area to six award-winning Syracuse favorites as you learn about local landmarks.
Your tour starts at Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub & Restaurant where you’ll sample traditional Irish food. Make sure to come hungry because you’ll be sampling plenty of savory fare like ribs and pork at the renowned Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. Get your carb fix at Pastabilities with the kitchen’s house-made sauces and pasta like the Spicy Hot Tomato Oil.
Save room for dessert. The Sweet Praxis is more than a bakery – it’s a kitchen lab. Enjoy a treat from Cathy’s Cookie Kitchen before topping off your meal with a specialty coffee from Café Kubal.
Plan Your Trip to Downtown Syracuse
Make sure to book your Syracuse tours in advance – they book up quickly. Keep in mind that you’ll spend the majority of these three hours on your feet: you’ll only sit for about 45 minutes throughout the tour.
If you’re planning a trip to Syracuse, consider staying with us at Marriott Syracuse Downtown. Our hotel is a piece of architectural history in itself and the laid-back tours are just a few steps outside our door.
If you’re wondering what’s happening in Syracuse this summer, look no further than the New York Chinese Lantern Festival.
What’s Happening in Syracuse at the New York Chinese Lantern Festival?
Plan a relaxing yet interesting night out with your loved ones, family, or just by yourself this summer where you’ll experience Chinese culture through lights, music, and more.
The Chinese Lantern Festival takes place at dusk so you can stroll along a brilliant lantern-lit path through the state fairgrounds. Watch vendors as they work their craft, which festival patrons may purchase. The event also features two 30-minute sets of live music showcasing Chinese culture, and you won’t go hungry because food and beverages will be available.
The New York State Chinese Lantern Festival 2018 takes place from 5:30 PM to 11:00 PM at the New York State Fair Grounds in Geddes. The event runs from Friday, May 25th to Sunday, July 1st. Kids are welcome at this event. Admission is free for children under five.
Plan Your Trip to Downtown Syracuse
If you’re thinking about attending the festival, why not make a night or weekend out of it? Consider staying with us at Marriott Syracuse Downtown. Our hotel is in the heart of historic downtown Syracuse and we’re not far from the festival in Geddes. At Marriott Syracuse Downtown, we offer luxurious accommodations and amenities including a fitness center.
There are plenty of great ways to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in and around Syracuse!
Interesting Activities on Memorial Day Weekend 2018 in Syracuse
Celebrate Memorial Day in Syracuse at the Memorial Watchfire 2018. This annual event is rain or shine and stems from the military tradition that after a battle, a large fire would be started to help guide those missing or lost back to their comrades. The Watchfire is a way to continue that tradition and also honor those who have served our country. The lighting of the pyre begins at dusk, but it is recommended that you get there early to get good seats and also have the chance to enjoy the many on-site food and drink vendors.
Another celebration taking place over the weekend is the New York State Chinese Lantern Festival. The festival runs from 5:30 PM to 11 PM and will highlight Chinese culture through food, music, live performances, artisan crafts, and elegant lanterns.
Tree Frogs and Peepers is an exciting event for young folks and the young at heart. Head to the Baltimore Woods Nature Center in Marcellus for a nighttime hike to the pond. Bring a flashlight to look for the spring tree frogs and peepers. The rainy nighttime weather in late May is perfect for this activity.
Plan Your Trip to Downtown Syracuse
If you’re planning to spend Memorial Day Weekend in Syracuse, consider staying with us at Marriott Syracuse Downtown. The historic downtown area is the perfect place to spend your relaxing Memorial Day Weekend 2018 in Syracuse. At Marriott Syracuse Downtown, we offer spacious rooms with fine furniture and many amenities to make the most of your stay.