Annual Events in the 1000 Islands

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Welcome to the 1000 Islands, where the the drinks are cold, the water is warm, and the pirates come to play! The River Life is nothing short of endless land and water adventures suited for all ages. Throughout the year, there are Annual events that go on in Alexandria Bay to our left, Clayton to our right, and even right here at Swan Bay!

Alexandria Bay Annual Events

Just a 3 mi. (5-7min) drive on Route 12. Take a Left out of Swan Bay Resort!

Events in Alexandria Bay 2023 Dates
1000 Islands Pond Hockey ClassicFeb. 3-4
Canadian Appreciation WeekendMay 18-22
Farmers Market (Fridays)May 26-Sept. 15
Love Our River DayJune 10
16th Annual TI River RunJune 23-25
Summer Concert Series (Wednesdays)June 28-Sept 8
4th of July Fireworks (Over Boldt Castle)July 4
Pirate DaysAug. 11-13
Rockin’ the BayAug. 24-27
Blues in the BaySept. 1-4
Blues Fall Craft FairSept. 2-3
8th Annual Rollin Street Thunder (Classic Cars)Sept. 10
Wine Festival @ Scenic View ParkSept. 10
Oktoberfest @ TI WineryOct. 7
Halloween FestivalTBD
1000 Islands River Santa FestivalTBD

Find out the specifics & other events going on by visiting Alexandria Bay’s Chamber of Commerce.

Annual Events at Swan Bay Resort

Fun right here at the Resort!

Events at Swan Bay Resort 2023 Dates
Weekend Live Entertainment @ The Tiki BarMay 14 – Oct. 22
May Gameday – Support your team by wearing a Jersey! May 20
TI Winery Wine Tasting @ The Tiki BarMay 29 / Sept. 4
Taste of The 1000 Islands FestivalJune 3
4th of July WeekendJune 30 – July 4
Christmas in JulyJuly 14 – 15
Swan Bay’s 8th Birthday Luau Tiki PartyJune 17
Country Day – Wear your best flannel!July 29
Pirates WeekendAug. 11 – 13
Neon in the ParkAug. 19
Mini-Oktoberfest @ The Tiki BarOct. 7
7th Annual Swan Bay Spooktacular (formerly known as Trunk or Treat)Oct. 21

Find out the specifics & other events going on by visiting Swan Bay Resort’s Event Calendar!

Clayton Annual Events

An easy 8mi (10-12min drive) down Route 12. Take a Right out of Swan Bay!

Events in Clayton 2023 Dates
1000 Islands Spring Boat Show @ Cerow Recreation Park ArenaMar. 31 – Apr. 2
Clayton Farmers’ Market (Thursdays)June – Oct.
Coyote Moon Vineyards Flea Market (Sundays)June – Sept.
The Great NYS Food & Wine FestivalJune 9 – 11
Independence Day Fireworks July 3
Summer Waterfront Concert Series (Thursdays) @ Frink ParkJuly 6 – Aug. 31
4th Annual 1000 Islands Charity Poker RunJuly 13 – 15
Decoy & Wildlife Art Show @ Cerow Recreation Park ArenaJuly 14 – 15
Coyote Moon Vineyard’s 11th Annual Classic Cars & Classic Wine Car ShowJuly 23
58th Annual Antique Boat Show & AuctionAug. 4 – 6
Punkin’ Chunkin’ & Farmers’ MarketOct. 21
Village of Clayton’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Nov. 30
61st Annual Christmas Parade & Fireworks Dec. 2

Find out the specifics & other events going on by visiting Clayton NY’s Chamber of Commerce.

We can’t wait to have you here in the 1000 Islands! We hope you find the perfect event to create new memories with your friends & family.

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