The Great New York State Fair is underway in Syracuse, and that's just one of the many fun things happening this weekend in Central New York.

Saranac Hop Fest (Rt. 8N. Bridgewater)

Wrobel Farms in Bridgewater is home to the Annual Hop Fest. The event features: Beer making tutorials, live music, food, and hop picking.


The event is free, and runs from 1-5, but since space is limited, registration is required. Click HERE to register.


Record Breaking Vintage Bike Ride (Onondaga Lake Park East Shore Trail, Liverpool)

Make history this weekend by pedaling in the largest parade of classic bikes. Be part of a potentially record breaking event Saturday at 1pm. If you own a classic bicycle, and would like to participate in this ride, call the event coordinator: 315-313-8300, or email

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The event is free, but in order to shatter the current world record, certain conditions apply. According to

In order to qualify for the world record, the bikes must be at least 30 years old and the ride must be at least two miles long.


 Latino 2016 Festival (Hannah Park 1 Kennedy Plaza, Utica)

This free event takes place on Sunday from 12-6. Come celebrate Latino culture with live music from Calle Uno (Bachata, Salsa y Merengue music) from Rochester and Bueno Bellos (Music Duranguense) from Queens, NY. There will also be a DJ and lots of flavorful food.

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There will also be a Dominoes Tournament, face painting fun, relay racing, double-dutch, and even a water balloon fight. For more information check out the festival Facebook page.

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