Schenectady Signature Events

Annual Events

Schenectady Soup Stroll

January
Warm up with some local flavor at this fun foodie event.

Electric City Trucks, Taps, Corks & Forks

May
Featuring food truck vendors, specialty vendors, craft brews & beverages!

Kids’ Arts Festival

June
Free entertainment and art activities for kids!

Jazz on Jay

June
Free outdoor weekly concerts June-September

Schenectady Pride Festival

June
Live music, vendors, food & more!

Schenectady County SummerNight

July
Free family friendly block party. 

St. George Greek Festival

September
Three-day event held in September, featuring live music, ethnic Greek food and folk dancing! 

Little Italy Streetfest

September 

The Annual Little Italy StreetFest is an event that happens every year after Labor Day to celebrate an old neighborhood in Schenectady. This event is brought you to by The Little Italy Business Association.

Schenectady County Fall Foliage Festival

October
Celebrate the change in season at this festival featuring live music, hay rides, hot cider, and plenty of activities and yummy fall foods for the whole family.

Schenectady Wing Walk

October
Explore Downtown Schenectady and feast on amazing wings from your favorite restaurants

Stockade-athon

November
Annual 15k road race in Downtown Schenectady!

Schenectady Gazette Holiday Parade

November 
This annual parade is a Schenectady tradition and local favorite! Celebrate the holidays with a sparkling parade.

Chili Chowdown & Craft Brew Trail

December
Walk around downtown while sampling chili and craft beer!

Downtown Schenectady’s City Hall-iday

December
An afternoon of free family fun celebrating the Holiday season!

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