Binghamton

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.

Come and join our weekly events taking place in our property.

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Monthly Events

June


  • June 1 - Phelps Mansion Museum Tours - The museum houses many paintings from many 19th century artists such as Edmund D. Lewis, M. Van Wyck and Harry Roseland. The museum itself is a work of art. Designed by Isaac G. Perry, the museum is open to the public for all to see one of the best examples of Victorian architecture.
  • June 2 - Scout Weekend - Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts who arrive dressed in their scout uniform get free entry to the Binghamton Zoo! Scout Weekend is the Binghamton Zoo’s way to celebrate and support scouts in all that they do and learn.
  • June 2 - Phelps Mansion Museum Tours - The museum houses many paintings from many 19th century artists such as Edmund D. Lewis, M. Van Wyck and Harry Roseland. The museum itself is a work of art. Designed by Isaac G. Perry, the museum is open to the public for all to see one of the best examples of Victorian architecture.
  • June 3 - Beers and Beasts (8K and Hound Dog Dash) - Water Street Brewing Co. and the Triple Cities Runners Club are excited to bring you the 3rd Annual Beers and Beasts 8K!! Join us Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 as runners hit the streets of downtown Binghamton on a fast and furious 8K race course.
  • June 3 - Bikes and Brew - The Jewish Community Center of Binghamton (JCC) will be hosting its first ever Bikes and Brews event on June 3rd, from 12:00 to 4:00 PM.
  • June 7- Stage Reading of “Hello Girls” - This is the compelling story of how America’s first women soldiers helped win World War I, earned the vote, and fought the U.S. Army. These telephone switchboard operators helped keep communications open.
  • June 9 - FASST: Plein Air Workshop with Richard Henry - PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP WITH RICHARD HENRY The FASST Board of Directors is pleased to announce: Plein Air Workshop with Richard Henry on Saturday, June 9, 2018. Rain date June 10, 2018. Media: Watercolor, Oil or Acrylic. Cost is $30.00 for members and $40.00 for non-members.
  • June 10 - Conservation Weekend: Oceans & Climate Days - Join us on conservation weekends and take part in onsite education, plus support the Binghamton Zoo's Global Conservation Fund while you're here.
  • June 15 - The 15th Annual Discovery Center Cup Captain and Crew Golf Tournament - Friday, June 15, 2018 at Endwell Greens Golf Course. Pre-Golf Lunch, After-tournament Dinner, Gift bags for all participants, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and other prizes, fun games and a great day of golf!
  • June 16 - The Life and Architecture of Isaac Gale Perry - The career of Isaac Gale Perry was launched in 1858 with his design of the New York State Inebriate Asylum in Binghamton – now designated as a National Historic Landmark. He went on to design some of the area’s most spectacular churches, commercial blocks and residences, as well as dozens of state armories and other structures throughout New York State.
  • June 16 - Zoo Brew & Wine Too - Raise a glass for conservation at our 15th annual Zoo Brew & Wine Too! Enjoy the sights and sounds of the zoo while sipping on local and regional beer and wines. This event is limited to guests 21 years of age and over.
  • June 17 - Father's Day - Treat your dad to a wonderful day of fun at the Binghamton Zoo! To thank them for all that they do, all dads will receive free admission on Father's Day.
  • June 21 - Coffee with Creatives - Coffee with Creatives Come network, talk shop, collaborate with like minds in a relaxed, low-key atmosphere. Creatives of all genres welcome! Grab a cup of your favorite morning beverage and join the conversation.
  • June 22 - Chrysalis: A live themed competitive story telling event series - Calling all Storytellers: Chrysalis, a live themed competitive storytelling event series, coming to the Bundy Museum of History and Art, April through August.
  • June 24 - Cupcake Decorating Class - Ever want to learn how to decorate cupcakes like a pro?? Our instructor Kate is a cake decorator at Chroma's in downtown Binghamton and studying the art of Pastry baking at Delhi. She will be teaching members how to get that professional look with store bought items. Each member will take home half a dozen cupcakes that they decorated and a set of piping tips and bags!
  • June 26 - Honk, honk! Beep, beep! – It’s Truck Day at The Discovery Center - Put on your hard hat and plan to spend the day as we get ready to explore big trucks, small trucks, construction vehicles and more. Exploration and activities begin at 11:00am through 2:00pm.
  • June 30 - Enrichment Weekend @ the Zoo - Visit the Binghamton Zoo and watch as we give the animals new scents, toys, food, and objects to experience. Look for enrichment items in exhibits throughout the weekend!

July


  • July 1 - Enrichment Weekend @ the Zoo - Visit the Binghamton Zoo and watch as we give the animals new scents, toys, food, and objects to experience. Look for enrichment items in exhibits throughout the weekend!.
  • July 1, 7, 8, 13, 14 - Phelps Mansion Museum Tours - The museum houses many paintings from many 19th century artists such as Edmund D. Lewis, M. Van Wyck and Harry Roseland. The museum itself is a work of art. Designed by Isaac G. Perry, the museum is open to the public for all to see one of the best examples of Victorian architecture.
  • July 6 - First Friday Speaker: Gerrymandering in New York State - Join us for a special presentation by Dr. Jonathan Krasno, Associate Professor of Political Science at Binghamton University, who will lead a discussion on gerrymandering in New York state. He will share findings from his research in this field and invite questions on gerrymandering in New York state.
  • July 6 - July First Friday Art Walk - Visit over 45 downtown locations including galleries, studios, restaurants and shops. Celebrate Binghamton's growing Art Community.
  • July 13- SPARE Productions presents “Big Fish” - SPARE Productions is excited to present “Big Fish”, a poignant and energetic musical about a son searching to understand his father and his amazing stories.
  • July 14 - Doggone Fun on the Run - Join us for a fun-filled day thas is all about your dog. A 2K walk, followed by a totally furbulous post party that includes games, contests, blessing of the animals, water park and a special ice cream treat. The first 100 paid registrants will receive a doggie goodie bag. Registration opens at 10 AM
  • July 14 - Parlor City Tricks Roller Derby - The Parlor Tricks host their first bout at our new venue, the SUNY Broome Ice Center. Mid-Hudson Misfits will be our first guests to take on the Tricks at our new home away from home! Tickets are $12, kids ten and under are free! Doors at 5pm - Whistle at 6pm.
  • July 14 - Ice Cream Safari @ the Zoo - Cool off and head out on a sweet expedition for ice cream and your favorite Binghamton Zoo animals! Guests will visit 5 Turkey Hill ice cream stations and the first 300 kids will receive a special safari hat to wear during the event.
  • July 19 - Pops On The River - For the first time in 25 years, Pops on the River makes its triumphant return! Join us for an unforgettable night of music, theatrics, and visuals that will drum up the magic of summertime in the Southern Tier!
  • July 20 - Chrysalis: A live themed competitive story telling event series - Calling all Storytellers: Chrysalis, a live themed competitive storytelling event series, coming to the Bundy Museum of History and Art, April through August.
    Friday, April 27, 7:30pm in the Bundy Museum Annex Theatre (behind 129 Main Street in Binghamton, NY). Doors open at 7pm (storytellers should come early).
    Chrysalis dates coming up (themes TBA): May 18th, June 22nd, July 20th, and August 17th.
  • July 21 - Free Giveaway Weekend @ the Zoo - SATURDAY The first 200 visitors through the gates will receive a free Binghamton Zoo sticker thanks to Stickers Stickers! SUNDAY The first 200 visitors through the gates will receive a free Binghamton Zoo wristband thanks to Wristband Bros!
  • July 25 - The Rightly So Live at Cyber West Cafe - The Rightly So is extremely excited to be coming to Cyber West Cafe! We hope to see you on July 25th at 8pm. No cover! The Rightly So is an acoustic americana duo from Buffalo, NY. Combining the sounds of classic folk and rock with a country feel, their soulful harmonies and familiar melodies create a sound that is unique and captivating.
  • July 26 - Summer’s Best Match Hosted at The LGT Tennis Challenger by The Discovery Center - Summer’s Best Match Hosted at The LGT Tennis Challenger by The Discovery Center Thursday, July 26th at Binghamton’s Recreation Park. Join host winery Sovereign Vines, America’s only hemp infused wine, for a night of fantastic local food perfectly paired with the area’s best beers and wines. This festive evening benefits The Discovery Center.
  • July 27, 28, 29 - Phelps Mansion Museum Tours - The museum houses many paintings from many 19th century artists such as Edmund D. Lewis, M. Van Wyck and Harry Roseland. The museum itself is a work of art. Designed by Isaac G. Perry, the museum is open to the public for all to see one of the best examples of Victorian architecture.
  • July 28 - Parlor City Tricks Roller Derby - The Parlor City Tricks take on the Hellions of Troy in what's sure to be a great bout! Tickets are $12, but kids ten and under get in free! Doors at 5pm, Whistle at 6pm.

Special Deals

The Quality Inn & Suites Vestal Binghamton is already a great value, but it can’t hurt to take advantage of specials to save even more on your stay! These seasonal specials include even more extras to make your visit beyond extraordinary.