What to See and Do at Empire Farm Days
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 10:00 AM by Visit Syracuse Staff
The hit summer farm show for the Northeast, the Empire Farm Days, is coming to Palladino Farms on August 3-5. This 3-day event brings all the excitement of farming, food, and fun to Syracuse. From tractor pulls to special craft beer releases, this community-run event has all the agricultural activities to explore.
Spectate two-nights of this motorsport event with a pre-show competition along with one happening during the event. Tickets are advanced sale and can be purchased, here.
Farm Days Food
Get a taste of the region with plates including Cornell chicken, sausage, peppers and onions in the BBQ Garden or eat buffet style in the Heritage Hill Brewhouse. Check out the Dairy Tent where the Dairy Princess with be serving up Perry's ice cream.
Enjoy craft beverages in the Beer Garden including Heritage Hill's special Farm Days Raised NYS Lager made to benefit the NYSBA. Other local favorite breweries will have offerings on site that you can enjoy while listening to live music throughout the event.
Skid Steer Rodeo
Check out the Skid Steer Rodeo where special community celebrity guests will take part in this fun competition.
Kids will love seeing 4H animals and playing the available outdoor lawn games. This is a kid-friendly event, so make a day of it with the whole family.
Browse vendors set up across the property. Demos will be happening throughout the show from chain saw carving and wood splitting to a designated area to drive and ride.
Wednesday will bring an in person equipment auction, along with a virtual auction on Thursday for those who can't make the event.