Public Events

Come early. Stay late. Have fun!

In addition to the conference tours and events, there’s much more to see and do for the public. It’s a perfect opportunity to spend time with friends and family enjoying the rich history and beautiful views of the waterways in Syracuse. Paddle boats, bike rides, leisurely strolls or unique dining experienceswhether day or night, there’s something fun between every lock!

Public Events:
  • Water WayAn outdoor video exhibition showing juried videos shot by universityage students and drawn from various international waterways.
  • Public Event Day at Syracuse Inner Harbor, featuring canalthemed boats, booths, food, music, performances and more.
  • Twoday bike ride coordinated to end at the Inner Harbor.
  • Paddling event also coordinated to end at the Inner Harbor.
  • SUNY ESF event displaying work on the theme of “waterways as agents of transformation.”
  • After DarkAll cultural institutions in downtown Syracuse will stay open late and feature engaging waterway exhibits.
  • Farmtotable dining experience featuring local food and beverages and upstatestyle BBQ.
  • Opening reception and formal conference meal.

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