Special Events

Explore all the fun and exciting things to do in Binghamton, New York. From family events to festivals and attractions, enjoy the best of what Binghamton has to offer.

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Monthly Events


  • Sept. 1 - Rock and Roar Music Festival - Join us at the annual Rock and Roar Music Festival held at the Ross Park Amphitheater. Live music will be going on non-stop from 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Admission is free, and seating is first come, first served. No alcohol is permitted at the amphitheater during this event.
  • Sept. 6 - Latin Fiesta Night | ACA First Friday - The American Civic in collaboration with Gorgeous Washington Street Association presents the Latin Fiesta Night. Come Experience A Night Of Elegance, Non-Stop Entertainment With Food & Soft Drinks, Lets Make A Night to Remember! Grab your friends, family, and neighbors and join us then!
  • Sept. 6 - First Friday - Join us for First Friday as we conduct Architectural Tours of the Phelps Mansion . Visitors will see the 1st and 2nd floors of the house. Tours start at 6:15pm, 7:15pm and 8:15pm and are FREE of charge. Learn about Isaac Perry(Architect), J.S. Wells (builder) and Orville Ronk (woodworker) as we take a closer look at the architectural features throughout the house. Photo Credit: Milunich Photography
  • Sept. 6 - First Friday Binghamton - Presented by Gorgeous Washington Street Association, the First Friday Art Walk is our signature event highlighting the area's growing arts community.First Friday patrons enjoy gallery hopping, art openings, music and theater shows, fine dining, cafes, entertainment and merchant's special events. Held on the first Friday of each month from 6-9 PM, the First Friday Art Walk features rotating venues ranging from 30-40 locations downtown and throughout the city's neighborhoods. The First Friday schedule is subject to change without notice.
  • Sept. 7 - Seniors Running and Walking Festival - The 4th Annual Seniors Running and Walking Festival will take place at the Vestal Coal House on September 7, 2019. This event is brought to you by the Triple Cities Runners Club, Broome County Office for Aging, Vestal Coal House and Action for Older Persons. The event Sponsors are Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and Good Sheperd Communities. Partipants must be age 55 or older. The Festival includes a 1 mile run and walk, and a 5K run and walk.
  • Sept. 7 - Cruise In 4 Paws The Broome County Humane Society presents its 2nd Annual Cruise-In 4 Paws Car Show to be held on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 10:00AM-2:00PM at the Pines Pavilion, 1660 Union Center Highway, Endicott, NY 13760. ADMISSION: $2.00 Donation per person CAR SHOW REGISTRATION Registration $10.00 Donation Trophies presented to the top 25 cars at 2:00PM Judging by Audience Spectators For information on car show registration, please contact Kim Broderick at (607)724-3709 ext. 107 or All proceeds benefit the Broome County Humane Society.
  • Sept. 8 - Blues on the Bridge - Outdoor blues festival with music, vendors, crafts, and food. Free to the public
  • Sept. 10 - Binghamton Fall Restaurant Week - Every Restaurant Week, your favorite spots offer fixed price three-course meals that will leave you grinning ear to ear. Of course, we also like to give a little to charity. Brought to you by eatBING, Restaurant Week runs for 10 days: September 10-19. Since its founding in September 2010, Binghamton Restaurant Week has brought in over $125,000 in donations to charity partners. For more information about Restaurant Week visit
  • Sept. 12 - Trucks on the Tracks - A Binghamton Food Truck Festival located at the Lackawanna Train Station FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL! FOOD TRUCKS & LOCAL RESTAURANTS serving up the best of Binghamton! BEER, WINE and WHITE CLAWS will be available for purchase Mountain Top Clambakes Cross Country Cookin Pig Vycious Hacienda Pizza Robbie’s Produce Stands Southern tier Cheesesteak Jukebox Donuts Smokey Legends BBQ Pinkies BBQ Sabor on Wheels New York Bites PDR catering “Little Greek Girl” Happi Pappy Arepas Gramps Funnel Cakes and Fried Dough Parlor…
  • Sept. 13 - Man of La Mancha at KNOW Theatre - Man of La Mancha is one of the world’s most popular musicals. Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterwork Don Quixote and set during the Spanish Inquisition, the original 1965 production won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Cervantes is in prison awaiting trial. He and his fellow prisoners perform a play-within-a-play, telling the story of the elderly Alonso Quijana, who renames himself Don Quixote and goes on a quest to right all wrongs in the world.
  • Sept. 14 - Binghamton Wingfest - AS WE ENTER INTO OUR 8TH YEAR, Binghamton Wingfest has grown by leaps and bounds. In 2016, we moved to our most recent festival location, NYSEG Stadium, drawing over 4000 guests. Over the last 7 years, the festival has drawn more than 17,000 people and served nearly a quarter of a million chicken wings. The festival, which also supports local charities, has donated thousands of dollars since it's inception. Vote for your favorite bar or restaurant to be this…
  • Sept. 15 - All Paws for a Cause Dog Walk for Breast Cancer Prevention - This event will have more than 45 vendors! PetSmart will be hosting our Dog contests held throughout the day, including Highest Jump, Best Howl or Bark, Biggest/Smallest Dog and Best Costume. Prizes will be awarded to winners. There will also be demonstrations by New York State K-9 Unit; and food by Rent A Chef and Raffles. All proceeds support ENCOREplus, a YWCA community-based outreach program that provides screening, education and advocacy services to women. ENCOREplus assists women lacking adequate insurance…
  • Sept. 21 - Apple Fest - Annual event in Endicott featuring over 80 vendors, youth entertainment, and fresh New York State apples.
  • Sept. 21 - Museum Day 2019 Phelps Mansion Museum will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders on Saturday September 21, 2019 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington D.C.-based museums. Museum Day represents a nationwide commitment to access, equity and inclusion. Over 450,000 tickets were downloaded for last year’s event, and Museum Day 2019 is expected to…
  • Sept. 22 - Binghamton Beer Mile - The Beer Mile is coming to Binghamton September 22nd, from 12-4 at Dos Rios Cantina. Registration opens Monday August 19th. Runners will do 4 laps on Court Street between State & Waterstreet. The start and finish will be located at Dos Rios Cantina's outdoor dining pavilion. Pricing First Event $25 Second Event +$10 Third Event +$10 Fourth Event +$5 Heats Available Elite Heat - Men & Women Open Heats - Age Groups Soda Heat Chocolate Milk Heat Heat schedule will…
  • Sept. 24 - 10th Annual Fresh Food Face-Off - Binghamton’s only fan convention returns for two days on September 28 -29. This year we’re adding more of what fans want: panels, workshops, crafts, gaming, cosplay contests, and vendors. Important dates: Badge Registration: May 1 at noon EST Vendor/Exhibitor Registration: May 1 at noon EST Additions this year: Gaming will be integrated into the convention–no separate fee to enter. Play a game from our library with friends or join a scheduled session. More workshops. Let’s get crafting, whether it’s with…
  • Sept. 28 - Ales & Tails Craft Beverage Event - This craft beer and cider-based event will highlight some of the best offerings of the season, while allowing our guests to enjoy the park, our animals, and food vendors in the beauty of the surrounding fall foliage. Sip on some of the best Fall Releases, Oktoberfests, Pumpkins! A must for “Fall Beer Lovers”! Food will be available for purchase from area restaurants & park concessions! Live Music! Tickets Must Be Purchased in Advance No Ticket Sales at the Event Gate…
  • Sept. 29 - Harvest Fest - Harvest Fest Music Festival September 29th 12pm - 6pm Otsiningo Park, Binghamton, NY Bands: Driftwood Lutheran Skirts Milkweed Dirt Farm Beer and wine available for sale Food vendors on site Come join your favorite local bands at the beautiful Otsiningo Park as we celebrate the coming of Fall. Tickets are available for sale at $40 VIP ticket which includes beer and wine $10 suggested donation Bring your chairs and your blankets and enjoy the day!

Special Deals

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