Spring in Syracuse brings its own unique offerings to the Central New York region! Spend your Spring getting back outside and doing the things you enjoy most like brunch with friends or flower shopping to brighten up your homes inside and out. With tons of local drink options to experience, celebrate the beginning of warmer days by sipping on NYS craft beverages in greenhouses and browsing fresh, local finds. Check out these hot spots that are in bloom this season.


Hot House Brewing at Barone Gardens

Check out this NYS farm brewery specializing in American-style ale. Their bistro menu includes paninis, salads with greenhouse-grown veggies and other flavorful bites. Located at Barone Gardens, their tasting room is accompanied by a year-round indoor greenhouse seating area and a seasonal outdoor patio.


CNY Regional Market

Every Saturday from 7 AM-2 PM, the CNY Regional Market is the place to shop local food and beverage vendors selling seasonal goods. You can buy anything from fresh flowers and vegetables to kombucha and homemade soaps.


Chuck Hafner's Premier Garden Center

Chuck Hafner’s offers over 1,000 plant varieties available throughout the season including beautiful roses, fruited trees, curated evergreens and even some rare gems. This garden center includes a 7-acre nursery displayed in an easily walkable environment that in insure to inspire those who are looking to use the spring season to brighten up their living spaces. Aside from the high quality plants, flowers and shrubs, Chuck’s offers events, lawn decor and other things in their gift shop. 


Crazy Daisies Greenhouse & Garden Café

Mark April 23rd on your calendar as the start of the season at Crazy Daisies. Enjoy outdoor dining with offerings from their garden café and browse their greenhouse for spring flowers. They also offer a selection of NYS craft beverages and local products. Choose from mimosa flights topped with edible flowers, pizzas on house-made dough and charcuterie boards featuring local cheeses. You can plan a private garden party or sign-up for a greenhouse workshop too.


Heritage Hill Brewery

Heritage Hill offers a wide array of property perfect for someone who wants the views and the brews. Located in scenic Pompey, NY it’s about a 25 minute drive from Syracuse city. Serving up home brewed beer and seltzer this place will offer something for everyone. After you grab a bite and a drink let the kids see the farm animals or play on the playground- it’s the perfect place to spend a warm afternoon as the plants and trees come back to life.


Crtiz Farms

Our neighbor to the East of Onondaga County, Critz Farms is family owned and operated in Madison County. Now back open for the 2024 season, Critz welcomes spring with open arms and runs through December in the same calendar year. Once the nice weather is here to stay, it’s an amazing place that offers wagon rides, farm tours, fresh made cider, a tap room and more. 

Spring into Syracuse


As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, spring into Syracuse! With lots to do for all…