2022 City Events Calendar

Please note all City of Plattsburgh events are subject to change or cancellation and will abide by the most up to date guidance from the Clinton County Health Department regarding COVID-19 precautions. 

If you are a community group, organization or local business that would like to be part of an event, please contact meisenheimerc@cityofplattsburgh-ny.gov

2022 City of Plattsburgh Events - More Details Below
Date Event Location
Saturday February 5th Tannen-BOOM Community Bonfire Plattsburgh City Beach
Saturday April 16th Downtown Easter Celebration Betty Little Arts Park
Saturday April 23rd Plattsburgh GreenUP Community Clean Up City of Plattsburgh
Memorial Day Weekend Official Beach Opening City Beach
Thursday June 2nd Parks Come Alive! Peter Blumette Park
Monday July 4th Fourth of July Celebration Downtown Plattsburgh
Thursday July 7th Parks Come Alive! Melissa Penfield Park
Saturday July 9th Mayor's Cup City Beach
Thursday August 4th Parks Come Alive! South Acres Park
Saturday August 27th Lake City Arts Festival Downtown Plattsburgh
September 9th - 11th Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration Downtown Plattsburgh
Saturday October 29th Downtown Trick or Treat Downtown Plattsburgh
Saturday December 3rd Holiday Parade Downtown Plattsburgh

Be sure to check our calendar of events for pop up events and happenings throughout the year!

January

Tannen-BOOM! Bonfire at The City Beach (01/29) POSTPONED TO 02/05 DUE TO WEATHER

The City of Plattsburgh will be hosting a Tannen-BOOM! event at the Plattsburgh City Beach on Saturday February 5th 2022. from 2:30PM to 7:30PM. The bonfire will be lit at approx. 4:30PM. Christmas trees that have been discarded by city residents have been collected by the Department of Public Works and will be piled high and set on fire alongside music, local food and drink.  Parking for this event is located in the Crete Parking lot. This event is free and open to the public. 

Click here for the Facebook Event.

April 

Downtown Easter Celebration in partnership with The Z Group (04/16) 

The City will be hosting a Downtown Easter Celebration on Saturday April 16th 2022 in partnership with The Z Group Real Estate. Join us in historic downtown Plattsburgh from 12:00PM-2:00PM to celebrate the beginning of Spring!

Click here for the Facebook Event.

Plattsburgh GreenUP! Community Clean Up (04/23)

In honor of Earth Day, The City is coordinating a community-wide clean up day on Saturday April 23rd 2022. Get outside in your neighborhood, local park, downtown district or city beach!

Click here for the Facebook Event

May

Beach Opening (Memorial Day Weekend)

It's the (un)official start of summer! The Plattsburgh City Beach will be open. Please check the Beach page for the most up to date information.

June

Parks Come Alive!: Blumette/West End Park (06/02)

Parks Come Alive! is a new summer event series in the City of Plattsburgh that centers on bringing together neighbors for an evening of local drinks, food, music and fun in our local city parks. Join us from 4:30-7:30PM. This event is family friendly and free to attend. Food/Drink is available for purchase.

Click here for the Facebook Event

July

Fourth of July Celebrations (07/04) 

The City of Plattsburgh is hosting this year’s Fourth of July Celebration – including a parade, free concert at City Hall and fireworks display. The events will be held on Monday July 4th with the parade starting at 1:00pm, live music at 5PM and the fireworks display happening at 9:30pm. Fireworks will be let off downtown by the waterfront.

Click here for the Facebook Event

Parks Come Alive!: Melissa Penfield Park (07/07)

Parks Come Alive! is a new summer event series in the City of Plattsburgh that centers on bringing together neighbors for an evening of local drinks, food, music and fun in our local city parks. Join us from 4:30-7:30PM. This event is family friendly and free to attend. Food/Drink is available for purchase.

Click here for the Facebook Event

Mayor’s Cup in partnership with Sunrise Rotary Club (07/09)

The City is proud to host the 2022 Mayor’s Cup Festival and Regatta on Saturday July 9th 2022 at The Plattsburgh City Beach in partnership with Plattsburgh Sunrise Rotary Club. Join us for a day of sailing, volleyball, corn hole, a 5K Run/Walk, live music, local food, drink and more!

Visit www.mayorscup.com for all event details!

August

Parks Come Alive!: South Acres Park (08/04)

Parks Come Alive! is a new summer event series in the City of Plattsburgh that centers on bringing together neighbors for an evening of local drinks, food, music and fun in our local city parks. Join us from 4:30-7:30PM. This event is family friendly and free to attend. Food/Drink is available for purchase.

Click here for the Facebook Event

Lake City Arts Fest: Downtown Plattsburgh (08/27)

Something exciting is coming to Plattsburgh...Our Artist community is taking over Downtown Plattsburgh! Music and art in the streets, art for kids, local food and drink and much much more...

Want to learn more? Check out our website: www.lakecityartsfest.com

September

Battle of Plattsburgh in partnership with 1814 Inc. (09/09-09/11)

1814 Commemoration Inc. returns with an in-person salute to the Champlain Valley's historic War of 1812 battle: The Battle of Plattsburgh.

A number of living history events, like re-enactments, ceremonies, 19th century kids games, live music, history talks, a parade, fireworks, and more will be open to the community 09/09-09/11.

Attendees can see 19th century trades, like blacksmithing, herbal medicine, candle making, in action; attend a fancy, period-dress ball; enjoy a kid-friendly day of hands-on crafts, face painting and farm animals; sip on a beer brewed specially for the Battle of Plattsburgh; take a guided walking tour to learn the history behind the city streets; and much, much more!

Follow 1814 Inc. on Facebook & visit 1814inc.com for a full schedule, to volunteer, or for more information.

October

Downtown Trick or Treat in partnership with The Z Group (10/29)

Downtown Businesses and local organizations will be getting spooky on Saturday October 29th for the 3rd annual Downtown Trick or Treat in partnership with The Z Group. Join us in historic downtown Plattsburgh and get to know our many downtown local businesses who will be passing out treats. Stay tuned for additional events in Trinity Park and throughout the downtown. 

Click here for the Facebook Event

Click here for a map of participating businesses and organizations

December

'Miracle on Margaret Street" Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting in partnership with The Strand (12/03)

Something magical is coming to Margaret Street! The City of Plattsburgh and the Strand Center for the Arts are teaming up to present “A Miracle on Margaret Street” - a newly named event that promises lots of festive fun for North Country residents. The festivities include a Holiday Artisan Market, Merry Mugs Fundraiser, crafts for kids, The Nutcracker Ballet, the 7th annual Holiday Parade and the tree lighting ceremony! The events will be held on Saturday December 3rd 2022.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE PARADE

Click here for the Facebook Event