Palmyra Canal Town Days

Don’t miss one of the best of events as summer comes to an end. The 50th annual Palmyra Canal Town Days is once again being held on Sept. 16th from 10am – 6 pm. and on Sunday Sept. 17th. from 10am – 4pm. With vendors of all types, Bands, Pony Rides, Car Show, 5k Run / walk, Civil War Reenactors, Antiques, Grand Parade, Barn Dance sponsored by the Wayne County Fair Association. CanalPoster2017


Car show-Saturday at 11am. (rain date Sunday) Grand Parade on Main Street, Saturday at 4pm.

Barn Dance at the Fairgrounds-Saturday at 7pm.



  1. Historic Palmyra offers 5 museums at 1 destination throughout the year, with regular programs, events, and new exhibits. No other community along the Erie Canal offers 5 museums with 3 being 1826 vintage. The Historic Palmyra Museums are non-profit, 501c-3 and feature one of the largest collections anywhere with each of the 5 museums having its own items and collections. From the Alling Coverlet which offers the largest collection of handwoven coverlets, to the Palmyra Print Shop’s original type from 1820-1970 and printing presses, to the original Phelps General Store offering history from 1826 through 1940; the Palmyra Historical Museum, a 23 room old hotel and tavern, and our newest Erie Canal Depot. Tours are given from 10:30 to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday until Nov. 1st with winter hours 11-4 Tues. – Thursday until May 10th. Open on Pirate Weekend with a Pirate Whitley Ghost Walk and Hunt on August 11th and Pirate Booty Central at the Palmyra Historical Museum for all your pirate gear. August 12, stories, scavenger hunt, and prizes are here for the taking. The 5 museums are open for a 1 piece of eight. Call for information or tickets.

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