Tag: Alex Bay|Alexandria Bay|St. Lawrence River|Things To Do

🌚 Full Moon Party🌚

September 29, 2023 @ 4:00 pm 9:00 pm

Join together to enjoy an evening under the stars to celebrate the Harvest Full Moon on Friday, Sept. 29.

  • Cacao ceremony @ 7:30 p.m. – gather at the community fire pit to drink ceremonial cacao, practice gratitude and center your heart.
  • Group fire and roasted marshmallows @ the community fire pit.
  • Glow cornhole @ 7 p.m. @ Why Knot Tiki Bar- Grab a partner and play cornhole under the full moon
  • Star gazing – Use your Swan Bay Star gazing packet to learn more about constellations

📽️ Movie Night @ The Why Knot Tiki Bar 📽️

September 23, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

Grab a blanket, some snacks and come to the Why Knot Tiki Bar for an evening movie with your park friends and neighbors!

Tonight’s feature: The Hangover The movie will start at 7 p.m.

Want to enjoy dinner with your movie? Visit the Johnny D’s Food Truck for stuffed shells and meatballs!

Full Moon Paint & Sip

September 29, 2023 @ 4:00 pm 6:00 pm

The moon will be full on Friday, Sept. 29 and Swan Bay Resort will be in celebration of the new moon!

Join painter Lynette Lundy at the Why Knot Tiki Bar as she guides you through a lesson in painting a fall themed full moon canvas. The price includes all your needed art supplies and a FREE drink at the Why Knot Tiki Bar!!

$45 per person. Registration required by Sept. 27. Call 315-482-7926 to reserve your spot today!

Waterfront Cornhole Tournament

September 16, 2023 @ 1:00 pm 5:00 pm

Grab a partner and see if you can beat your park neighbors in a cornhole tournament!

Four sets of cornhole boards will be set up at the pavilion next to the marina from 1 – 4 p.m.

Call 315-482-SWAN to sign up! First place winner will receive a buy one get one card drink card to use at the Why Knot Tiki Bar!

Downtown Alexandria Bay, New York

Experience an Award Winning Destination!

Directions to Alexandria Bay, NY: When exiting Swan Bay Resort, take a Left onto Route 12, after 3.5mi take a Left at the Light onto Church St. to go under the “Welcome to Alexandria Bay” sign. Continue straight until you reach James St. which is Downtown Alexandria Bay.

Things To Do In Downtown Alexandria Bay

  • Visit Wellesley Island State Park and enjoy their beach, onsite activities, and walking trails for hiking, snowshoeing, or cross-country skiing at the Minna Anthony Common Nature Center.
  • Go Golfing at multiple different locations within a 5-10mi drive of Swan Bay Resort
  • Hike through the trails at the Otter Creek Preserve
  • Rent a kayak or shop River Souvenirs at Otter Creek Outfitter located at 28 Otter St.
  • Feel spooky on a Thousand Islands Ghost Tour of Downtown Alexandria Bay
  • Have a chill night with the family at the Bay Drive-In Theatre
  • Take a famous Boat Tour through the 1000 Islands on an Uncle Sam’s Boat Tour
  • Take the Kids to Alex Bay 500 Go-Karts where they can spend time racing each other and then enjoy a game of Mini-Golf right after!
  • Sign up for an ATV Tour of the regions’ trails through RiverGate Wheelers
  • Casino Island is a destination for the whole family. Pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic under the Pavilion over looking the River, hang out at the small Beach, play on the playground, or explore the small island over the bridge. No matter what you do, the gorgeous River views never end! It’s so great, we even named one of our Cottages after the Island.
  • Walk along the docks on both ends of James St.

Things To Do On The St. Lawrence River

  • Tour the 1000 Islands by boat and view Boldt Castle or Singer Castle
  • Rent a Pontoon Boat, Fishing Boat, Paddle Boat, Stand Up Paddle (SUP), Kayak, Lily Pad or Bike to enjoy on a hot Summer day from Swan Bay Resort
  • Rent a Boat or Jet Ski from local businesses to enjoy!
  • Take that rental, or your own boat, and go through Millionaire’s Row, an array of Islands and Island homes which was once the playground of the rich and famous at the turn of the 20th Century.
  • View cargo ships passing through the Main Channel coming from all over the world! You can find out their locations and schedules, here. For Daily cargo ship schedules come visit the Main Office and then head on down to our Marina to watch the ships go by.
  • Self-tour or take a guided tour to Rock Island Lighthouse and learn about its history!
  • Enjoy a day of fishing with a unique Lunch/Dinner experience afterwards while on a Fishing Charter
  • Take on a major adventure & look for shipwrecks with Scuba Diving!

Gift Shops in Alexandria Bay, NY

Swan Bay Resort – The Rift Boutique
RV Camping & Marina Supplies, River Souvenirs, Apparel, Pet Supplies, Jewelry & More!
43615 NY-12 Alexandria Bay, NY – Swan Bay Resort’s Main Office
(315) 482-7926

The Ship Gift Shop
River Souvenirs & More!
22 James St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-6311
(315) 482-4648

Buoys Boutique
River clothing & More!
6 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY

Good Dog Charlie’s
The place to sport the River & your Pup!
29 James St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-3631

The American Narrows Trading Co.
River items to last you a lifetime!
37 James St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-6051

Treasure Island Jewelry
The Jewel of the islands, specializing in sterling silver and 14 karat gold.
40 James St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-2294

River Living Furniture & Giftware
The name says it all.
43 Church St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-6100

Where To Eat

The North Star Family Restaurant
114 Church St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-5825

Wake & Bake Coffee Co.
3 James St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-0818

Cavallario’s Steak & Seafood
26 Church St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-9867

Riley’s By The River
48 James St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-7777

1864 Steak House
20 James St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-2781

Josie’s Pizza at the Bay
19 Church St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-2233

The Kitchen @ Captain Visger House (Great for Dietary Restrictions)
2 Church St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 681-3422

The Dockside Pub
17 Market St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-9849

Top of the Bay
1 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-4968

Lil’ River Fudge Co.
24 James St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-2188

Whole Scoop
5 James St. Alexandria Bay, NY

The Gal’s Place
42077 NY-12 Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 686-4662

Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries can be found here!


Why Knot Tiki Bar at Swan Bay Resort
Relax at the outdoor Tiki Bar & Pool. Live music every weekend!
43615 NY-12 Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-7926

Two levels of fun!
12 James St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-7543

Riverboat Bar
A Boat… as a Bar.
15 Church St. Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-2740

Downtown at 11 James Street
Clubbing your thing? Check it out!
11 James St. Alexandria Bay, NY

Annual Events

From Pirates Celebrations to 4th of July Fireworks, to Family Weekends, check out Alexandria Bay’s Annual Events.

Find out more about Alexandria Bay through the Chamber of Commerce!
Call the Chamber: (315) 302-1073
Email the Chamber: info@alexbay.org
Website: https://www.visitalexbay.org

All Restaurants, Activities and Locations have differing hours depending on the Season. Please call ahead for additional details!


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