School is officially out which means summer is upon us - and so is vacation season! Cortland County offers locals and those beyond so many events for families, kids, and outdoor enthusiasts that it can be hard to know where to start. We'll be showcasing county happenings each month to keep you up-to-date and in the know - check out these exciting events happening this July that you don't want to miss out on.
July 1 (1-10 pm)
Dwyer Memorial Park
6799 Little York Lake Rd, Preble
The annual fireworks show kicks off at dusk and will be bigger, better and longer this year! Don’t forget to turn your radio to x101 Always Classic for the annual sky concert during the show.
There is a $5 charge per vehicle to enter the park for the day. In the event of rain, the show will be on July 2.
CINCINNATUS HOMETOWN DAYS & FIREWORKS
July 1-2 (8am-9pm)
Throughout Downtown Cincinnatus
Are you ready to celebrate Independence Day in small-town style? From talent shows to redoes, fried food and rock & roll, Cincinnatus is dishing out country charm and fireworks all weekend long!
Rural Service Farmers Market (9am-12pm)
Rodeo Grounds Open (12pm)
G-Bar-T Rodeo Showtime (2pm)
Live music by Trick Pony at the Rodeo Grounds following the Rodeo performance
Alice's Outdoor Museum open to the public (9am-4pm)
Plein Air Paint Out (9 a.m.)
Croquet on the lawn (11 a.m.)
Hot dogs & ice cream floats are available to purchase (noon-2pm)
Heritage Hall Talent Show (1 p.m.)
Austin MacRae House Concert (2 p.m.)
Local Tractor Pulls (1 pm)
A & S Inflatables (10 am-9pm)
Fire Department Auxiliary food available to purchase (11am-9pm)
Splash Tower Dunking Station (noon-9pm)
Rodeo Grounds Open (noon)
G-Bar-T Rodeo Showtime (2pm)
Pancake Breakfast (7-11am)
Car Show along with antique tractors and fire trucks (8am-noon)
A & S Inflatables (10am-6pm)
Gates Carriage Rides (10am-5pm)
Catskill Dirt Slingers Garden Tractor Pulls (11am)
Chicken BBQ (12pm)
Fire Department Auxiliary food available to purchase (11am-Fireworks)
Splash Tower Dunking Station (1-6pm)
Push Ball (3pm)
Fireworks at Dusk
Fridays, July 7-28 (5pm)
Church St, Cortland
Start your weekend off right every Friday in July at the Cortland Main Street Music Series! The series is celebrating its 18th season with high-energy shows that will feature amazing musicians at Courthouse Park. The lineup highlights genres ranging from rock, Americana, folk, country, Celtic rock, blues, and everything in between. Cash bar available for those 21 and over.
July Line Up
Wednesdays through August (7pm)
Homer Village Green
28 South Main Street, Homer NY
Cortland County Fairgrounds
4849 Fairground Avenue, Cortland NY
On July 4, the 68th Cortland County Junior Fair kicks off and runs to July 9. Over the course of the week, fairgoers can see and participate in a number of events, including livestock shows, agricultural exhibits, veggie car races, the pie social, animal costume contests and much more. On July 9, the fair ends with a bang, with fireworks at dusk. As always, there's no admission for the annual event, making it the perfect family outing.
28 South Main Street, Homer
July 29-30 (9am-5pm)
Route 90, Homer NY
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