Every year thousands come to the Village of Waterford to appreciate the history of the Erie Canal and its significance to commerce and travel, not only in the Capital Region, but the entire state of New York.
Canal season will officially kick off the weekend of May 20th and 21st with the 2023 Waterford Canal Festival. Live music, kids activities, food trucks and craft vendors will be on hand both days.
Festival goers will get to see the canal locks in operation, take tours of the canal and see a number of specialty and vintage boats.
For more, visit waterfordcanalfestival.com.
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