January through December

Festivals & Events

No matter what time of the year you visit, you’ll find plenty to do!

Powerhouse Rock Festival May 18, 2024

The Powerhouse Global Transformation LLC, Rock Valley Brewing Co., and the Little Falls Youth and Family Center present The Powerhouse Rock Festival. Doors open at noon with live bands from 2:00-11:00 pm.

Bands for 2024 coming soon! Multiple local food vendors and craft beer. Bring your lawn chairs to 95 Wes Mill St., free and open to the public.

Canal Celebration Aug 5-11, 2024

The Annual Canal Celebration, spanning 36 years, represents our recognition of the community, our heritage, and the spirit that makes Little Falls a unique place in the Mohawk Valley. Canal Celebration has welcomed thousands of visitors to Little Falls, attending dozens of family-oriented community programs held throughout the week. These programs are made possible through the dedicated efforts of approximately a hundred-plus individuals representing local Organizations, Businesses, and Industries, as well as the City of Little Falls employees.

Garlic & Herb Festival – September 14, 2024

The Mohawk Valley’s climate and soils are ideal for growing garlic and herbs, which is why we have so many local producers. Ours is a non-profit agricultural festival; we aim to provide information to area would-be farmers and gardeners pertaining to the benefits of growing these crops. We also support the local arts community by including musicians and local artisans in our festival—and by donating a portion of the proceeds to our outstanding Canal Place neighbor and local non-profit Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts.

Cheese Festival – October 5, 2024

The Little Falls Cheese Festival has become known as New York State’s premier gathering of cheesemakers, reminiscent of its early history as the nation’s cheese market capital. With 80 booths, 22 New York cheesemakers, and over 120 varieties of cheese to sample, the 2022 festival drew an estimated 10,000 visitors to the community from all over the Northeast.

Halloween in Little Falls – October 31, 2023

Halloween in Little Falls is a fun, family-friendly event that draws children and adults from all over the area. It’s an evening of visiting with friends, taking the family out, and looking at the Halloween decorations, and a City-wide night of community spirit.

It runs from 5-7 pm.

Christmas in Little Falls – December 8, & 9 2023

Christmas in Little Falls is a fun, family-oriented holiday celebration brought to you by businesses and not-for-profit agencies serving Little Falls, New York. Our fun and mostly FREE events have drawn thousands of visitors from throughout the Mohawk Valley to get into the holiday spirit by celebrating in our quaint, scenic town located on the Erie Canal.

Christmas in LF – Brochure 2022

Fun & Entertainment

Plan your visit today!

​Whether you’re planning a visit or thinking of relocating, we have an abundance of resources to welcome you to Little Falls and make your visit a memorable one. Just drop us a note with your plans and we’ll get busy.

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