Clinton Square in 2013
|Location||Syracuse, New York|
|Area||.553 acres (0.00224 km2)|
|Governing body||City of Syracuse|
Clinton Square, in downtown Syracuse, New York, was the original town center and first came into existence in the early 19th century where roadways from north and south convened. By 1825, the construction of the Erie Canal further transformed the busy intersection into the center of commerce and trade in Central New York.
- Empire Brewfest: Annual event in July.
- The Great Syracuse Oktoberfest: Annual event in late September and early October. 50th anniversary was celebrated in 2010.
- Syracuse Irish Festival: Held in September each year in Downtown Syracuse in Clinton Square and features music, dance, song, genealogy, culture and children’s activities.
- Juneteenth: Annual event in June.
- New York State Blues Festival: Annual three-day event in late July.
- Polish Festival: Annual three-day event during early June, Friday-Sunday. 58th anniversary in 2012.
- Syracuse Winterfest: Annual week-long event in mid February with horse-drawn wagon rides, ice sculpting contests, chili and chowder cook-offs, live music and much more - 25th anniversary in 2010.
- Taste of Syracuse: Two-day event with 140 vendors and restaurants with live music and New York wines - attended by 150,000 during early June 2010.
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