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Our Favorite Events

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Spring

The Memorial Day Parade

an all American favorite!  Starts at the park and ends at the park!  You can see it twice!  And the Historic Aircraft Group will usually send a vintage plane overhead!

Summer

Ring of Fire on Conesus Lake

July 3rd.  Flares, fireworks and celebrations all around the lake.  Not to be missed!

 

Summer Concerts in the Park

Friday or Saturday evenings at the Village Park-fun for all!

 

Geneseo Summer Festival and Teddy Bear Parade

Usually the second weekend of July.  Concerts, street fair, crafts and food in the park.  Our biggest celebration of the year. Thurs-Sat.

 

Geneseo Air Show-the Greatest Show on Turf!

Same weekend as summer festival. Aircraft arrival day is Friday; Air show is Sat & Sun. Six hours of non-stop flying demonstrations of World War II planes for 2 days. See vintage planes up close and talk with pilots. Visit the 1941 Historical Aircraft Group Museum, which is also located at the Geneseo Airfield.

 

Fiddlers’ Picnic

Long Point Park at Conesus Lake. Multiple stages highlight old time country music. Off stage jam sessions encouraged. Fiddlers of all ages are invited. Takes place in August. Free admission and parking.

 

Oak Tree Half Marathon and 5K Road Race

Held labor day weekend, over 500 particpants run the race through the historic district and rustic roadways of the genesee valley.  Not to be missed! Sponsored by the Genesee Valley Conservancy

Fall

Opening Meet of the Genesee Valley Hunt

Horses and hounds gather at the Homestead then parade down Main Street in formal Hunt attire.  7:30 am on the last Saturday of September.  Does this happen anywhere else in the world?

 

Genesee Valley Hunt Races 

Pony, steeple and flat races.  Wagon rides, terrier competitions, tailgate picnics and vendors.  2nd Saturday of October, in the beautiful Genesee Valley Hunt country

 

AutumnFest 

a NEW tradition, held on Parents Weekend in September.  Bands, food and craft vendors, SUNY student performances.

 

The Halloween Parade

Buzzo leads the parade with his trumpet and  hundreds of goblins and ghouls march down Main Street and around the fountain for judging

Winter

ChristmaSing

Everyone assembles at the Village Park to see the lighting of the Christmas trees. Caroling, led by Rotary members, begins at the Park and continues as the group strolls down Main Street to the Bear Fountain. Trees in the Fountain are trimmed by Geneseo Garden Club members and SUNY students with Christmas decorations made by the kindergarten and third graders of Geneseo. Everyone gathers around the Fountain singing carols before Santa Claus arrives. Each child has a chance to meet Santa and everyone enjoys free refreshments. 1st Saturday in December.