Fun in an Award Winning Destination!

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, or even right here at Swan Bay!

Alexandria Bay Annual Events

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

Event2021 Dates
1000 Islands Pond Hockey ClassicFeb. 5-6
Easter Egg HuntApril 3
Canadian Appreciation WeekendMay 20-24
Farmers Market (Every Friday)May 28-Sept. 17
Love Our River DayJune 12
Family Discovery Day @ Boldt CastleJune 19 (?)
15th Annual TI River RunJune 25-27
Summer Concert Series (Wednesdays)June 30-Sept. 1
4th of July Fireworks (Over Boldt Castle)July 4
Buskers in the BayJuly 15-18
Pirate DaysAug. 13-22
Rockin’ the BayAug. 26-29
Blues in the BaySept. 3-6
Fairytale Adventure Day @ Boldt CastleSept. 11 (?)
8th Annual Rollin Street Thunder (Classic Cars)Sept. 11-12
Wine Festival @ Scenic View ParkSept. 18
Oktoberfest @ TI WineryOct. 2
Halloween FestivalOct. 30
1000 Islands River SantaDec. 18

Find out the specifics & other events going on by visiting Alexandria Bay’s Chamber of Commerce website! The Thousand Islands Winery also has events throughout the year.


Swan Bay Resort Annual Events

Fun right here at the Resort!

Event2021 Dates
Weekend Live Entertainment @ the Tiki BarMay 15-Sept. 11
TI Winery Wine Tasting @ the Tiki BarMay 30 / Sept. 5
Swan Bay’s 8th Birthday Luau Tiki PartyJune 19
Pool Volleyball TournamentsJune 26 / Aug. 14
Country Day (wear your best flannel)July 31
Mini-Oktoberfest @ the Tiki BarOct. 9
5th Annual Trunk or TreatOct. 23

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


Clayton Annual Events

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

Event2021 Dates
Clayton Farmers Market (every Thursday)June-Sept.
Coyote Moon Vineyards Flea Market (Sundays)June-Sept.
The Great NYS Food & Wine FestivalJune 11-13
1000 Islands Charity Poker RunJuly 15-18
Classic Car Cruise-In @ Coyote Moon Vineyards (Saturdays)July-Sept.
Independence Day Fireworks (Clayton)July 3
57th Annual Antique Boat Show & AuctionAug. 6-8
44th Annual 1000 Islands Rotary Gun & Sportsman ShowAug. 14-15
35th Annual 1000 Islands Model Train FairSept. 11-12
Clayton Jazz FestivalSept. 24-26
Harvest Festival @ Coyote Moon VineyardsOct. 9
Punkin’ Chunkin’ & BBQ FestivalOct. 16
Brews & Blues Festival @ 1000 Islands Harbor HotelNov. 6
Light Up The Town Drive ThruDec.

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

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.