Welcome to July in the 315 where we host a kaleidoscope of events, festivals, and unforgettable experiences. From electrifying concerts to cultural cuisine, and of course patriotic celebrations, July promises to be a month filled with excitement, never-ending fun, and plenty of fireworks! Here’s your updated list of 2024 summer events happening in the Syracuse area.


Fireworks in Syracuse


Make sure to watch the spectacular Fireworks in Syracuse this July! Whether it be at NBT Stadium, the NYS Fairgrounds, Liverpool or Fayetteville, Onondaga County has plenty of breathtaking displays to see this month and for the 4th of July.

Jason Aldean, Hailey Whitters, and Chase Matthew

July 11; Empower Federal Credit Union Ampitheater at Lakeview


This sounds like "My Kinda Party"!  When the "Lights Come On" at the Empower FCU Amp this summer, Jason Aldean is coming to town July 11th at 7:30 pm on his Highway Desperado Tour.  Hailey Whitters and Chase Matthews will join him onstage for an unforgettable night of country music

Syracuse Inner Harbor Pizza and Pasta Festival

July 13th; Syracuse Inner Harbor


Enjoy local Italian cuisine at the inaugural Pizza and Pasta Festival July 13th!  All proceeds from this event will be donated to Golisano Children's Hospital and the Upstate Foundation.   Experience the tastes of over 20 different food trucks and listen to live entertainment at the Syracuse Inner Harbor.

Salt City Open Pickleball Tournament

July 12 - 14; Onondaga Lake Park

July 12th-14th, try your hand at pickleball at the first ever Salt City Open tournament! For the pickleball obsessed and skilled, this is a chance to compete and potentially qualify for PPA Nationals in Dallas, TX.  Anyone can come out to play for just a $45 registration fee.  Sign up today!

Middle Eastern Cultural Festival

July 11-14; St. Elias Church, Syracuse, NY


Shawarma, gyro, falafel, oh my! The Middle Eastern Festival held at St. Elias Church highlights mouth-watering Middle Eastern eats, live Arabic music, and other exciting performances.  Parking and admission are both free, so there's no excuse to miss the fun from July 11th-14th.  

Skaneateles Curbstone Festival

July 11-13; Skaneateles Village


A summer staple, the Curbstone Festival and Sidewalk Sales are back this summer in Skaneateles!  Explore trendy shops and fabulous booths along the streets July 11th through the 13th.  Don't miss out on the family fun and shopping in this adorable lakeside village. Be sure to mark this down on your calendar, as it's earlier than usual!

Syracuse Nationals

July 19 -21 NYS Fairgrounds


Syracuse is once again host to the largest car show in the Northeast!  Get your Nationals tickets today to enjoy live music, delicious eats and some really cool cars.  There's also a chance to participate in a VIP Q&A with this year's celebrity guests, Dave Kindig and KevDogg from Kindig It Design!

St. Patrick's - St. Bridgid's Church Irish Festival

July 19-20; St. Patrick's Church of Tipp Hill


Feel the luck of the Irish July 19th -20th at St. Patrick's Church Irish Festival!  Grab a Guinness and savor delicious Irish cuisine on Tipp Hill. There will be a ton of Irish dancing, a kids area, food trucks of all kinds and raffle drawings.

Santana & Counting Crows

July 24; Empower Federal Credit Union Ampitheater at Lakeview


Get groovy to the legendary rhythms by Carlos Santana & Counting Crows July 24th at the Amp!  His fiery guitar solos and infectious Latin beats create an electrifying sound you just have to hear for yourself.  

Dan and Shay, Jake Owen, and Dylan Marlowe

July 26: Empower Federal Credit Union Ampitheater at Lakeview


Dan and Shay LIVE will leave you "Speechless".  Joined by Jake Owen and Dylan Marlowe, come on down to the Empower FCU Amp to hear all the latest country hits!

Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival

July 26-28 | Columbus Circle in downtown Syracuse


Indulge your creative spirit at the Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival.  each year during this three-day showcase, around 50,000 visitors come to shop and enjoy the skills of the country's most talented artisans.  There's something here for everyone!

Bonus: This year, don't miss out on the CNY Arts: Art Trail happening from July 19 - 28th throughout downtown Syracuse.

Skaneateles Antique & Classic Boat Show

July 26-28; Village of Skaneateles, NY


It's giving... "old money aesthetic".  Check out these timeless boats as they float atop Skaneateles Lake for all to admire from July 26th through the 28th.

Train, REO Speedwagon and Yacht Rock Revue

July 31; Empower Federal Credit Union Ampitheater at Lakeview


The Amp hosts this wicked impressive lineup of musicians July 31st!  Listen to the sound s of Train, REO Speedwagon and Yacht Rock Revue as they perform in the Salt City this summer.



Summer in Syracuse!