10 CNY Events for Father’s Day Weekend

Happy (almost) Father’s Day to all those dynamic dads out there. Here is a list of events for you to and the whole family to enjoy. However, this list isn’t just for fathers. Everyone is encouraged to get out and enjoy all that CNY has to offer.

The Little Mermaid

R73C5332The beloved Disney film adapted for the stage.

Thursday | 7 p.m. (Sold out)
Friday | 7 p.m.
Saturday | 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Where: Redhouse Arts Center, 219 S. West St., Syracuse
When: Thursday, June 16 – Saturday, June 25
Cost: $30 | Buy Online | 362-2785

Heroes: A Tribute to the Thin White Duke


All-star local musician lineup pays tribute to David Bowie.

Where: Funk N Waffles, 307 S. Clinton St., Syracuse
When: Thursday, June 16 | 9 p.m.
Cost: $15 | Buy Online



38b5715069add1153e647545b5b0011c_tgokSyracuse Shakespeare Festival takes on the bard’s drama with outdoor performances in the park.

Friday & Saturday | 5:30 p.m.
Sunday | 2 p.m.

Where: Thornden Park Amphitheatre, bounded by Ostrom and Ackerman avenues, Madison and S. Beech streets, Syracuse
When: Friday, June 17 – Sunday June, 26
Cost: Pay what you can, donations appreciated | 476-1835


1776_logo-464x378The patriotic musical parades into the playhouse.

Friday & Saturday | 8 p.m.
Sunday | 2 p.m.

Where: Central New York Playhouse, Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E, Syracuse
When: Friday, June 17 – Saturday, July 2
Cost: $22/Thursday & Sunday, $25/Friday & Saturday | Buy Online | 885-8960


Pride Day

prideCNYGAY 5K at Long Branch Park | 8 a.m.
CNY Pride Parade at Destiny USA, Solar St. lot | 11 a.m.
CNY Pride Festival at Inner Harbor | Noon

Where: Long Branch Park, Destiny USA, Inner Harbor
When: Saturday, June 18
Cost: $5/race fee, $5/festival admission, free parade | 432-7589 (race)

Art on the Porches

13327492_10154470319304206_1799002951206405273_n1Homemade arts and crafts, live music and activities for all in the historic Syracuse neighborhood continues its yearly reprise.

Where: Ruskin Ave., Strathmore neighborhood, Syracuse
When: Saturday, June 18 | 11 a.m.
Cost: Free admission



eversonlogoFood trucks, arts and craft vendors, tours, activities and more for the whole family.

Where: Everson Museum of Art, 401 Harrison St., Syracuse
When: Saturday, June 18 | 11 a.m.
Cost: Free admission | More Info




For over 150 years, the nationally recognized African American cultural festival continues with its local annual celebration.

Where: Clinton Square, Syracuse
When: Saturday, June 18 | noon
Cost: Free | More Info


Homemade Jam

12931134_1105347859505056_617608195683357148_nThird annual acoustic jamboree features Joe Whiting and Dave Walker, Alison and Zoe, Jodogs, Bog Brothers, Honky Tonk Hindooz, and Easy Ramblers.

Where: Otisco Lake Community Center, 2223 Amber Road, Marietta
When: Saturday, June 18 | 3 p.m.
Cost: Free | Buy Online | 481-6243

Saranac Summer Jams


Saranac / F.X. Matt Brewing Company, 830 Varick St., Utica 

39-elgGrace Potter w/Con Brio

When: Friday, June 17 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $25/advance, $30/door | Buy Online | 422-3511



ben-kaye-bonnaroo-2015-gusterGuster w/Simplelife

When: Saturday, June 18 | 8 p.m.
Cost: $25/advance, $30/door | Buy Online | 422-3511



Editor’s PickSubCat: Sub Rosa Session


SubCat presents, Amanda Hosts, Allie Fox and the Ivory Tower and Jess Novak perform.

Where: SubCat Music Studios, 219 S. West St., Syracuse
When: Sunday, June 18 | 6 p.m.
Cost: $20/admission and perks | Buy Online | 478-0684



Take me out to the Chiefs Game…

All baseball games are played at NBT Stadium, 1 Tex Simone Dr, Syracuse. Box office phone: 474-7833.

NBT Bank Stadium. Photo by Christopher Malone.

Fireworks Friday / Charity for Children

Opponent: Columbus Clippers
Friday, June 17 | 7:05 p.m.
Cost: $5-$12 | Buy Online


Super Saturday / Girl Scout Night

Opponent: Columbus Clippers
Saturday, June 18 | 7:05 p.m.
Cost: $5-$12 | Buy Online

Family Sunday / Father’s Day

Opponent: Columbus Clippers
Friday, June 17 | 7:05 p.m.
Cost: $5-$12 | Buy Online


Weekend at the Fairgrounds


The Fairgrounds is located at 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse.

NBHA Syracuse Spectacular 4D Show

Where: Toyota Coliseum
Friday, June 17 – Sunday, June 19| 8 a.m.
Cost: Free | More Info | (800) 616-7618

Miniature Horse & Shetland Pony Show

Where: 4-H Rings & Stables
Saturday, June 18 – Sunday, June 19 | 8 a.m.
Cost: $5/pay as you go, $5/designated drivers, $35/day, $65/weekend pass | More Info | 986-3026

Northeast Premier Breeders Boer Goat Show

Where: Goat, Llama & Swine Barn
Saturday, June 18 | 8 a.m.
Cost: Free | More Info | (607) 937-3324


Weather Forecast

(Subject to change, of course.)


Temperature: 84 degrees / 57 degrees
Conditions: One sunny day.


Temperature: 82 degrees / 55 degrees
Conditions: Two sunny days.


Temperature: 83 degrees / 58 degrees
Conditions: Three sunny days.


Temperature: 87 degrees / 58 degrees
Conditions: Four sunny days! Ah! Ah! Ah!

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