Canal Fest of the Tonawandas | New York by Rail

july, 2023

16jul(jul 16)1:00 am23(jul 23)1:00 amCanal Fest of the Tonawandas1:00 am - 1:00 am (23)

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Canal Fest of the Tonawandas 2023

This popular eight-day festival brings together food, fun, vendors, shows, special events and much more in western New York.

Canal Fest of the Tonawandas 

Encompassing a recently renovated 2-square mile area, Canal Fest of the Tonawandas is the largest outdoor festival of its kind held on the banks the Historic Erie Barge Canal. This family-focused, 8-day festival is shared by the Twin Cities of Tonawanda & North Tonawanda in beautiful Western New York. Nearly 300,000 visitors each year show up for food, live music and a variety of events.

Attending the Canal Fest of the Tonawandas

The festival is open to the public and there is no entrance fee. There will be food and drink vendors in addition to the exhibiting artist’s booths at the event which is located throughout the twin towns of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda. 

Take Amtrak to Canal Fest of the Tonawandas

Attend the Canal Fest of the Tonawandas via Amtrak to the Buffalo-Exchange St. Station (BFX)—Don’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% discount! The station is about 13 miles away from Tonawanda, making it an easy and convenient option to get to the event.

Get picked up from the Buffalo-Exchange St. Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Buffalo office today at 718-884-6666.


16 (Sunday) 1:00 am - 23 (Sunday) 1:00 am