August Around the Finger Lakes
Beat the August heat in style by staying in one of the area’s premier . While you’re here you can check out some of the fun things to do this month. The Finger Lakes is one of the best spots to come to for vacation getaways, because you can enjoy the amazing scenery at the lake and area parks, go on a wine tasting excursion, see a play or watch race cars zoom around the track. The New York State Fair starts this month and you won’t want to miss that.
NASCAR Racing: Cheeze-It 355 at the Glen – Watkins Glen, NY
Are you a die-hard NASCAR fan? The Finger Lakes is home to the famous Watkins Glen race track a.k.a. The Glen. See all the racing action in person at the Cheeze-It 355, which is part of the NASCAR Xfinity Sprint Cup Series. The Glen offers family friendly seating options that are smoking-free and alcohol-free. Visit theglen.com for ticket information. August 6 to 9.
Bristol Valley Theatre: Becky’s New Car – Naples, NY
Becky works at a car dealership and has a descent life her husband, and a son who lives in the basement. A misunderstanding with a widower gives Becky a chance to live an exciting double life, but this new road quickly gets bumpy and dangerous. Visit bvtnaples.org for ticket information. August 6 to 16.
Brew at the Zoo: Rosamond Gifford Zoo – Syracuse, NY
Come out to the zoo and enjoy regional wines, beers and food while tapping your foot to some good ole music. Celebrate and support the diverse animals at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. The festivities happen between 5:30pm and 8:00pm. Attendees must be 21 to get in. Visit Rosamondgiffordzoo.org or call 315-435-8511 x113 for ticket information. Our Skaneateles luxury vacation rentals are within easy driving distance of Syracuse.
Vineyard Anniversary Celebration: Atwater Estate Vineyards – Burdett, NY
Atwater Estate Vineyards is celebrating 15 years and you’re invited to join in on all the fun. The celebration includes a commemorative wine glass, wine tasting and live music. Chow down on grub from Food Truck Row and dessert at The Great Escape Ice Cream Parlor, which is serving up a custom wine flavored ice cream. Watch fireworks at sunset. Visit atwatervineyards.com for ticket information. August 8.
New York State Fair – Syracuse, NY
There’s no better way to end the summer than by going to The Great New York State Fair. From 8:00am to 12:00 midnight, there are plenty of attractions to see and things to do. The midway is where all the ride action happens, and you’ll find hair-raising thrill rides, stomach churning roller coasters, kiddie rides, a haunted house and much more. Groove along with grandstand music acts. Visit nysfair.org for ticket information. August 27 to September 7.
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