IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT THIS YEAR’S FESTIVALS:
Due to a construction project happening in both parks of Barker Common, the parks will be closed from June to October not allowing us to hold festivals in the parks. In our effort to hold every festival, alternate locations will be found for this year for each festival. Look at each festival’s page to find the alternate location.
Welcome to Historic Fredonia, NY!
Join the nearly 20,000 visitors who visit our downtown annually. Our six festivals have received coverage from Western New York to Rochester to Cleveland, Ohio. Several articles have been written about Fredonia and its festivals in the Buffalo News, Gusto, Explore New York, ArtVoice, The Public, Dunkirk Observer, Jamestown Post Journal, Chautauqua Star, Fredonia Pennysaver, “I Love New York” travel guides, Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau publications, Artifacts, Blues Beat Magazine, and Buffalo Spree.
The festivals have been listed by Gusto as #1 in its list of Top Ten Places To Go for The Weekend. The coverage and reputation of Fredonia as a tourist attraction is growing every year.
We believe these visitors bring vital business to local merchants, accommodations and to the community in general.
Join us at our festivals!
(Italian Heritage Festival)
The Festival Italia celebrates the Italian Heritage that so many of its residents share. Food, music, local history, and activities. Always held on the 4th Saturday of June. The 2021 Festival is June 26, 2021.
Fredonia History Days
Fredonia History Days remembers our heritage and architecture. Always held on the 2nd weekend of July. The 2021 Festival is July 9-10, 2021.
Fredonia Farm Festival
The Fredonia Farm Festival, our longest running festival, showcases the farmers and local vendors and has a plenty of family activities and loads of entertainment. Always held on the 4th weekend of August. The 2021 Festival is August 27-29, 2021.
red, white & Blues Festival
Red, White, and Blues celebrates the vineyards and local wineries, blues musicians, and restaurants. Always held on the 2nd weekend of September. The 2021 Festival is September 10-11, 2021 (25th Anniversary!).
Harvest Moon Cemetery Tours
Harvest Moon Cemetery Tours highlight our history with heroes and villains. Always held on the 3rd weekend of October. The 2021 Festival is October 15-16, 2021.
Miracle on Main Street
Miracle on Main Street brings the community together to enjoy our children and the spirit of the holiday. Always held on the 1st Saturday of December. The 2021 Festival is December 4, 2021.
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Festivals Fredonia, Inc. is always looking for interested persons willing to volunteer and help out with any of our events. If you have the time and the energy, and want to help promote the community and the surrounding area, consider joining our Board of Directors and help with planning and implementing our events. To Volunteer or if interested in joining our volunteer Board of Directors click the Volunteer Button at the top of the page.