Coming Events - 2020 - in Little Falls, New York
Updated - 2/10/2020
Happy New Year! Third Thursday January, 2020
A fresh start for the New Year featuring Wellness, Beauty and Home Improvement Specials plus interesting Activities for the young and the young at heart. Come spend the day perusing our Community, taking in events around the City, Downtown and at Canal Place for merchant specials and fun activities. Brochure.pdf
Third Thursday, February 21st, 2019 Brochure.pdf
Third Thursday, March 19th, 2020 Brochure.pdf
Come join the Lovefest as Little Falls celebrates Feb 2020.
St. Patrick's Day Specials - March 17th - see Brochure.pdf
Join us post St. Patrick's weekend for " Restaurant Week"' starting Wednesday, March 18th through Saturday March 21st, in Little Falls for fine and casual dining, lunches, and
"Third Thursday" events on the 19th.
Restaurant Week showcases some 11 eateries, offering various quisine and atmospheres, located in and around our community.
Third Thursday, on the 19th, offers a variety of Merchant Specials, a Story Hour for Grownups at the Artdoor Gallery on Canal Place and the Turkeys Bowling at RD's Gorge View Lanes.
Enjoy our unique City with a Main Street stroll, a Canal Place visit, and an evening of fine dining.
Third Thursday, April 16th, 2020
Third Thursday, May 20th, 2020 Brochure.pdf
Third Thursday supports the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition in honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.
During the month of May, we challenge all adults to get active every day! Regular physical activity increases your chances of living a longer, healthier life, while reducing your risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, and some types of cancer.
The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend that adults:
Aim for at least 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity each week.
This includes things like walking fast, dancing, swimming, and raking leaves.
Do muscle-strengthening activities – like lifting weights or using exercise bands – at least 2 days a week.
Join our community for Walk-About Wellness on Third Thursday, May 16th
Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs - Collegiate Summer Baseball at Vets Park
Little Falls Art Walk Third Thursday, June 18th, 2020 PENDING
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.
The Art Walk begins from the Little Falls Public Library at 4:30pm. Guests can travel down Main Street to view numerous 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.
Cruise-Inns at Little Falls Marina Summer Schedule.
Little Falls Cheese Festival, Saturday July 11th, 2020 - 10am - 5pm
|The Little Falls Cheese Festival was created to showcase New York’s artisanal cheese makers and gourmet food producers, as they gather to celebrate the historical roots of Little Falls. Enjoy a day of cheese vendors providing a wide range of high quality artisanal and farmstead cheeses, 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, Third Thursday July 16th, 2020 PENDING
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 so keep an eye on www.shoplittlefallsNY.com for details.
Little Falls Canal Celebration, August 10-16, 2020
This Annual Canal Celebration, spanning 32 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 and LF Canal Celebration on Facebook .
Dog Days Of Summer, August 20th, 2020 PENDING
Third Thursday, September17th, 2020 Brochure.pdf
Family Day at Raycliff Farm, August, 2020 - 10am - 4pm
Raycliff Farm on 795 Snells Bush Road, East of Little Falls, NY.
September Sampler; Pasta & Desserts 5-8 PM
Bluegrass, Brews & BBQ Festival, Thursday,Friday & Saturday - September 17th, 18th,19th, 2020
Festival offers music for all ages, celebrating creative expression and nurturing the art of songwriting. The festival will be held in the city’s historic Canal Place. LittleFallsBluegrassFestival.com/
Mohawk Valley Garlic & Herb Festival, Saturday, September 12th, 2020
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 $5.00 donation per person 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! Go to mvghf.com for details.
Main Street First, September, 2020 PENDING
Come join your friends and neighbors at the Little Falls Community Picnic! Sunday at Moreland Park.
|Octoberfest in Little Falls Thursday, October 15th, 2020 PENDING
The leaves are turning, the cider is flowing, and the pumpkins are on display which can only mean one thing — Octoberfest is coming to Little Falls. Thursday, October 15th, celebrate all things October, from the food to the music to the spookiness of Halloween! The festivities kick off in the morning where our shops and eateries open offering Octoberfest specials. Later, Think Local will host a night of family fun from 4:00 - 8pm. This is a Third Thursday event so keep your eye on Facebook for details and, be sure to pickup a brochure.pdf at participating partners or at our local Post Office on Main Street.
Behold the month of November in Little Falls
30 days of thoughtfulness for November, 2020. Our business partners have each selected a not-for-profit to support at each business location, with a poster about their organization and a canister for your donation, available throughout the month of November.
Syracuse University Brass Ensemble, PENDING
Live concert presented by MVCA, at the Holy Family Parish Church, John Street, Little Falls.
Third Thursday, November 19st, 2020
Small Business Saturday, November 30th. 2020.
A day of appreciation, highlighting the importance of our local small business, that are an integral part of this community.
Christmas in Little Falls, Saturday, December, 2020
Dozens of fun activities, FREE events in a family-friendly environment, shopping, dining and a spectacular indoor farmer's market and craft fair makes Christmas in Little Falls the perfect way to get in the holiday spirit!
Our fun and mostly FREE events draws visitors from throughout the Mohawk Valley, celebrating the holiday spirit in this quaint, scenic community located on the Erie Canal.
Santa welcomes you with 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.
Stuff The Stockings, Third Thursday, December 17th, 2020
Full listing of December events goto: MyLittleFalls.com