Saturday May 16 9:30am to 6pm

Two days of celebrations!

Friday May 15th, 100th anniversary celebration

Join the Village of Waterford and the NYS Canal Corporation as they celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Waterford Flight and the Barge Canal. A ceremonial reenactment of the May 15th, 1915 opening of the Flight will begin at the Waterford Harbor below Lock E2 at 10:30am followed by a ceremony at the top of Lock E2. Join us and be part of history!

Saturday May 16th, Village of Waterford Canal Festival

Join us for this annual event as we welcome new and returning vendors to line the banks of the Erie Canal. Enjoy live music, dance performances, children’s activities, kayaking, educational walks and presentations and more.

9:30 to 6pm. Admission is free.

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