Roberson in BinghamtonEnjoy a Roberson Museum and Science Center tradition: two days of painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelry makers, regional artists, food, entertainment and fun. Each September, the Roberson is transformed into a hub of activity for fine arts and crafts.

Admission to this juried art show is free. A variety of performers keep the crowds entertained and a hands-on area for children keeps the kids busy.


Confluence ParkTwo of Binghamton’s gorgeous rivers meet at The Confluence Park, the perfect place to unwind or wet a line. The city park is pristinely maintained and tastefully decorated with landscaping.

Enjoy Binghamton’s River Walk, which connects Confluence with Cheri Lindsey Park via a 1.5-mile paved trail.


BCC Ice CenterSUNY Broome’s Ice Center hosts numerous amateur hockey and figure skating clubs as well as open skating. The 758-seat arena also has space for groups and accommodates special events, conferences and performances throughout the year.

Adults can get in and skate for less than $10 including rental, making the ice center a great family or couples pastime.


Each summer, the city celebrates its signature dish – Spiedies – with numerous events, including a hot air balloon rally and fireworks. And what’s a Spiedie festival without a cook-off featuring the unique skewered meat?

Live music, a car show and a 5K race round out the weekend of activities, which routinely draws upward of 100,000 people.


Path Through History gives you an opportunity to learn about and visit museums, parks, galleries and other destinations that help tell the important story of New York and the role it has played in our nation’s history.

Path Through History Weekends events can include special programs, discounted or free admission, or any event that celebrates national, state or local heritage.  Historic sites, museums, architecturally significant buildings, local historians and historical societies, battlefields, historic districts, community groups and any resources that connect directly with New York State heritage are all invited to participate and get involved.

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Jazz FestA three-day celebration of arts, crafts and music, July Fest brings downtown Binghamton alive each summer. The accompanying Binghamton Jazz Festival provides a top-notch soundtrack to the weekend that includes food, antique cars and a 5K run.

The Kidz Art Zone gives space to children to make their own arts and crafts. One visit will show why the fest has enjoyed 50-plus years of success in the community.


Get into the swing of things with Greater Binghamton’s great golf packages! Come see our greens and save a bundle with two-day trip deals.

Choose from world-class courses at Conklin Players Club, The Links at Hiawatha Landing and Traditions at the Glen. Two-day packages start at $159!


Butterfly-on-flowerYou’re sure to fall in love with our autumn colors! The rolling hills around Greater Binghamton explode with streaks of red and yellow.

Drive, bike or walk among these breathtaking natural displays. Hot air balloon rides expose the ultimate of this endlessly beautiful landscape.


Big ARTBring some color to your night with First Friday Art Walks each month in downtown Binghamton. A city tradition since 2004, First Fridays feature 30 to 40 locations all open from 6 to 9 p.m.

Appreciate some art and explore the wares at other businesses and restaurants open after hours.


Bridge RunGreater Binghamton’s premiere running event offers a great way to put a spring in your step and jumpstart the racing season each May!

The USATF-certified half marathon and 5K race takes runners through the heart of downtown and tours the city’s neighborhoods. Some 2,500 participants compete each year.


studentRecognized as one of the elite public universities in the nation, Binghamton brings top-notch performances and college athletics to the region. Many events are open to the public.

World-class musicians are often invited to play and the University Museum of Art offers visiting exhibits as well as a permanent collection containing the most significant historic pieces in the area.


The newly dedicated American Civic Association Memorial Park inspires with its numerous illuminated features. Grecian-style columns, artisan-crafted bird statues and plenty of bench space highlight the park, which glows at night.

Several walking paths and beautiful gardens make this downtown oasis a true destination.