The Colonial Belle
The Colonial Belle is a popular tour boat that offers canal cruises from Packett's Wharf - on the south bank of the Erie in downtown Fairport.
Fairport Canal Days
Fairport is the home of Fairport Canal Days. This festival takes place the first full weekend of June each year and features many Rochester, Monroe County, New York area performers, including The Perinton Concert Band, The Rochester Scottish Pipe Band, and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Artists and artisans from more than a dozen states and Canada flock to Fairport to show their goods at the three-day festival.
Fairport Music Festival
An annual festival that was started in 2005 to raise money for Golisano Children's Hospital. The 2 day festival is a family friendly event that includes kids activities, food trucks and 6 stages featuring local and regional bands. It's usually held on the last weekend of August.
Other Community Activities
Come see and enjoy antique and classic cars with Car Cruz Night along with food, live music and tons of fun as well as live entertainment every Tuesday in during summer. Thursday evenings see hundreds gather at the canal side gazebo at Kennelly Park to enjoy live music of a variety of musical styles and genres. Center Stage at Center Park, a large outdoor amphitheater just minutes from the village, hosts live stage performances, festivals and concerts throughout the summer. The village also hosts numerous seasonal festivals throughout the year as well, such as the Fairport Music and Food Festival & Scarecrow Festival.
Shopping, Dining & Gathering
Much of the activity of Fairport revolves around the Erie Canal waterfront. The Fairport Village Landing opened in 1977 and Packett's Landing, built in the early 1980s, are two of the main shopping, dining and gathering spots in the village.
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