September 15, 2022
Join us this Saturday to celebrate the 200e Erie Canal Anniversary at Fairport & Perinton! The party starts in Perinton Park at 5 p.m. with live music, food trucks, children’s activities and historical exhibits. Our Bicentennial Flotilla will float near the park around 7:15 p.m.
Perinton Park Event Details:
Come hungry and enjoy some local restaurants:
Bring a chair and enjoy good music along the canal:
- A taste of jazz (5-6 p.m.)
- Jimmy Jam Band with Dave Tiberio (6:15-7:15 p.m.)
The Perinton Recreation Department will provide non-stop fun for children:
- gaga ball
- face painting
- A craft boat
- lawn games
- temporary tattoos
- Photo background
- Glow sticks
City Historian Bill Poray will feature historical exhibits and give presentations on the history of the Canal, Perinton Park and the 1962 Flotilla.
Parking is available at the lower lot of Perinton Park and Qualitrol (across the street). We hope to see you there!
Our Bicentennial Flotilla will be led by Colonial Belle and joined by local boats of all sizes. Join us at Perinton Park to hear the announcement of the boats or watch the parade of boats along the Canal Path.
Boats will depart near the Parker Street Bridge, pass under the Fairport Lift Bridge and head west towards Perinton Park. The parade will turn around at the Oxbow and resume the same 2-mile route.