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I LOVE NY Logo - stackedCampaign Aims to Bring Even More Visitors to the Region and Includes New I LOVE NY Ads for TV and Digital Platforms, a New Tourism Website and App, and Print Brochures - View the Ads Here and Here

Campaign Programs Include the "Catskills Fire Tower Five Challenge" and "Hike with Us • Catskills" to Bring New and Seasoned Hikers to the Region

Over $40 Million Invested since 2011 to Bring More Visitors to the Catskills

NEW YORK – July 11, 2019 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a new three-pronged summer tourism campaign to bring even more visitors to the Catskills this season, following the successful 2016 Catskill Challenge and tourism campaign. The new "See the Catskills Like Never Before" campaign, announced at this year's 2019 Catskill Challenge, will include a new TV and online ad and other targeted marketing materials promoting the world-class tourism destinations and recreational opportunities in the Mid-Hudson region.

Sawmill SplashdownOld Forge, N.Y. – Enchanted Forest Water Safari, New York's largest water theme park, opens Wednesday, June 12th with more than 50 rides and attractions.

Visitors this year can enjoy family circus show acts from Royal Hanneford Circus act featuring Trampoline Wall, Juggling, Single Trapeze, Clown, Hula Hoops Motorcycle in the Giant Steel Globe with grand finale of 3 riders at once! - Most popular act, back by popular demand!…

SPAC 2017NEW YORK CITY BALLET • THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA • THE CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER

Saratoga Springs, NY (January 13, 2019) – The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) will welcome home resident companies -- New York City Ballet, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center -- in a 2019 line-up marked by a record number of SPAC premieres of both iconic works of the classical repertoire and new works by living composers and choreographers.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedNew Pool Complex Includes Playground, Pollinator Garden, Disc Golf and Pavilions - See Photos Here

Project Completed Ahead of Schedule for Start of 2018 Swim Season

June 27, 2018 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of the new $2.9 million Peerless Pool Complex at Saratoga State Park in time for the 2018 swim season. Funded through Governor Cuomo's NY Parks 2020 initiative to rejuvenate and modernize the state park system, the new complex provides improved pool facilities and offers more green space nearby.

FOSUNSummer Film Series at Fosun Plaza at 28 Liberty to Begin July 26

In Partnership with The Downtown Alliance

New York, N.Y. —Lower Manhattan will be a destination for movie enthusiasts this summer as Fosun, in partnership with the Alliance for Downtown New York, hosts The 28 Liberty Summer Film Series on Fosun Plaza at 28 Liberty. Movies will be shown free on the plaza every Thursday night at 8 pm beginning July 26 and running through the end of August.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedReturn of Popular Café Revitalizes Busy Corner Vacant Since 2004

$65 Million Committed Through 2020 in Renewal of Long Island's Most-Visited State Park   

New York, N.Y. – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the $20 million Jones Beach Boardwalk Café is open for business, bringing back a popular dining option and renewed vitality to Central Mall at the heart of Jones Beach State Park. The revitalization of Long Island's most-visited state park is part of the Governor's NY Parks 2020 multi-year commitment of $900 million in private and public funding to modernize State Parks.

The Auburn DoubledaysAuburn, N.Y. – There have been plenty of changes that have taken place on the hallowed grounds of Falcon Park over the years. It has been a stockyard, a horse track, a modified race track, and more, but recently more known for bringing you memorable entertainment as a baseball stadium. The park got a serious upgrade after the 1994 season as the decrepit old Falcon Park made way for the new and improved stadium we have today.

New Ohio TheatreNew Ohio Theatre’s Obie Award-winning summer festival taking place June 27 - August 11

New York, N.Y. - Illustrious alumni will guest-curate this summer’s 25-year anniversary edition of Ice Factory 2018, New Ohio Theatre’s Obie Award-winning festival. Ice Factory 2018 will present seven new works over seven weeks, June 27 - August 11, at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City.

Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz FestivalNew Strategy to Engage the Local Business Community Increases the Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival’s Role as an Economic Driver for the Region

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. – As part of Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s mission to increase collaboration among the local business community and position Saratoga Springs as a worldwide cultural destination, SPAC in partnership with the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce introduced Freihofer’s Jazz Fest Friday 2018.  Presented at a press conference at Caffe Lena on May 22, the new community event is slated for June 22 as the kick-off to Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival weekend.

New York Sea GrantOswego, N.Y. – Interested in getting out on the water this summer, but not ready to buy a boat of your own?
 
New York Sea Grant and the Boating Industries Association of Upstate New York offer safety tips and suggest the right questions to ask before renting a boat. You can begin your search for rental opportunities through the Boating Industries Association of Upstate New York: http://cnybia.com, Chambers of Commerce, and local tourism agencies.

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