Warmer temperatures, roadside farm stands, and scenic countryside’s provide the perfect setting for summer festivals, theatre productions, live music, and sporting events!
Immerse yourself in a number of cultural experiences for the whole family. Whether looking to enjoy art and wine ( Cortland Arts & Wine Festival ), Irish festivities with the (Cortland Celtic Festival ),watch a parade of authentic Brockway trucks ( National Brockway Truck Show ), sample an array of food and crafts ( Holiday in Homer ), or peruse 50-miles of garage sales ( Route 90 Garage Sales ), you’ll find something for everyone.
The Cortland Repertory Theatre provides professional productions for theatre lovers near and far; their summer line-up includes a range of shows from humorous to the musical. Open air concerts pop up on the Homer Village green on Wednesday evenings and in Cortland’s Court House Park Thursday nights. The annual Bluegrass Ramble Picnic takes place in Dwyer Park on August 3rd and may just be the musical bargain of the summer with no admission fee and an entire day of music beside Little York Lake.
Mark your calendars for the first-annual Peak Fest at Greek Peak Mountain Resort and don’t forget about live music performances Friday evenings by top bands during Cortland Main Street Music Series (mid-July through mid-August).
Don’t forget to spend some time the New York Jets during their summer training camp on the SUNY Cortland campus (tickets are free) or catch a ballgame Beaudry Park, home of the Cortland Crush, part of the NY Collegiate Baseball League.
Come experience what makes the summer months in Cortland County truly unforgettable.