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DestinyUSA-small-logo---newThe 2017 Summer Movie Express is coming to Regal Cinemas at Destiny USA --

Syracuse, N.Y. - The Summer Movie Express is returning to Destiny USA’s Regal Cinemas June 27th through August 23rd. Regal Cinemas will show select G- and PG-rated movies every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:00am. Tickets will be available for purchase at the box office, and admission will be only $1. Seating will be limited to theater capacity.

Fishing Derby at Hanford MillsEast Meredith, N.Y. – A sweet reward is coming thanks to all those who cut and hauled ice at the Ice Harvest Festival at Hanford Mills Museum. On that February day, more than seven tons of ice were cut from the Mill pond and then stored in the Ice House. On July 4th, that ice will be used to make ice cream on a steam-powered churn, and visitors to the Museum’s Independence Day Celebration can sample the cool treat.

NYC Pride50th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots, Birthplace of Modern Gay Rights Movement, to Coincide with WorldPride 2019

New “One World, One Pride, One New York City – Unite in 2019” Invitational Campaign Encourages Travel for WorldPride 2019

New York, N.Y. NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, has joined with Heritage of Pride, organizers of NYC Pride, to formally announce the two-year countdown to WorldPride 2019. Set to take place in New York City in June 2019, the global celebration of Pride will coincide with the historic 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots—the birthplace of the modern gay rights movement—making it a year to underscore New York City’s progress and resilience as a global LGBTQ capital.

Curbstone FestivalGet ready. Get set. Get shopping!

Skaneateles, N.Y. – Skaneateles’ Curbstone Festival and Sidewalk Sales return July 20-22 along Genesee, Jordan and Fennell streets. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. 

“The Curbstone Festival is a longstanding tradition in which the streets come alive with unique bargains and family entertainment,” says Tara Lynn, executive director of the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce, which organizes the event. “Many people plan their summer vacations around it.”…

Trolley into Mark Twain CountryElmira, N.Y. – The Chemung County Chamber of Commerce’s Trolley into Mark Twain Country begins its 2017 summer tours on Wednesday, July 5. The trolley is operated as a joint initiative between Chemung County, the Chemung Valley History Museum, Terp’s Enterprises, and the Chemung County Chamber of Commerce, providing tours each summer to promote tourism in our area.

Ticonderoga StreetFestTiconderoga, NY – June 22, 2017 - The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) is pleased to announce that they will host the 9th Annual StreetFest in Historic Downtown Ticonderoga on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The 2017 StreetFest will include shopping, sidewalk sales, non-stop live entertainment, arts and crafts, variety of vendors, food, Farmers’ Market, fun, Star Trek Original Series Set Tour, and a variety of kid’s activities. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.

Independence Day Fort TiconderogaTiconderoga, N.Y. – Join Fort Ticonderoga July 1-4 for a four-day celebration this Independence Day weekend. Celebrate freedom by exploring the year 1777 when America was consumed in the labor of liberty. Participate in the fight for freedom when the Northern Department of the Continental Army fought to keep the great fortress of Ticonderoga from falling into British control. Take the experience onto the water aboard the recreated 1920s tour boat Carillon. Dig into the centuries of military history during guided tours in the historic gardens.

NYS GrangeSeneca Falls, N.Y.  - The New York State Grange has announced its program lineup for the August 8-10, 2017 Empire Farm Days at Rodman Lott and Son Farms in Seneca Falls, NY. The schedule includes a live dog and handler team, quilter, spinner, NYS Grange Youth, local historians Fran Barbieri and Fred Capozzi, Hot Wheels collector Richard McKee and The Council on Alcoholism.

Excelsior PR logoGovernor Launches Adventure NY Initiative in Time for the Busy Summer Season

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of the new visitor center at Five Rivers Environmental Education Center in Delmar, Albany County and launched the new Adventure NY initiative, designed to connect New Yorkers with the state’s outdoor destinations. The new $8.9 million visitor center, funded by NY Works and the State’s Environmental Protection Fund, invites visitors to explore Five Rivers’ local fields, ponds, forests, birds, and history through interactive displays and exhibits.

GO NorthTupper Lake, N.Y. – The Wild Center is pleased to announce GoNorth, a new itinerary-based tourism collaboration which will help draw more visitors – particularly international tourists - to Northern New York State. With coordination among more than 20 tourism organizations, attractions and businesses, the project team has created a new itinerary to highlight many of the great sights, shops, accommodations and stories found in this region.