Events around the Pike Block

You can rely on our News & Events page to provide current information on what's happening in downtown Syracuse. From the Farmer's Market to Syracuse Crunch and Opera in the Square, our News & Events page will be your source for what's going on around Pike Block.

2016 Lights on the Lake

Dates: Nov. 16 - Jan. 8

5-10pm every night

Lights on the Lake is a two-mile long Drive-Thru show featuring: Towering Holiday Displays, Larger-than-life Land of Oz, Twinkling Fantasy Forest, Colorful Section Arches,  Delightful Victorian Village, Fairytale Magic Grand Finale, Memorable Animated Scenes 

Admission: Mon-Thurs - $10 per car (show your Wegmans Shoppers Club Card for $4 off on Mon & Tues); Fri, Sat & Sun - $15 per car; Only cash or checks accepted at the gate; Tune in to Sunny 102 for sounds of the season until New Year's Eve



Onondaga Lake Park

106 Lake Drive, Liverpool NY 13088


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31st Annual Gingerbread Gallery

Dates: Nov 25 - Jan. 8

Dozens of imaginative creations by families, individuals and professional bakers using a variety of edibles adorn the Erie Canal Museum's changing exhibit space during this holiday gallery. Works are displayed in 1800s-looking storefronts and feature numerous themes including the historic Erie Canal. Open every day with the exception of Christmas and New Year's Day.

Hours vary each day; see website for details


Admission: $7 adults, $5 seniors, $2 children 12 & under



Erice Canal Musuem

318 Erie Blvd E., Syracuse 13202


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Syracuse Crunch Hockey

Dates: Dec/Jan

Come see your Crunch take on various AHL opponents all winter long! Great fun for all!


Fri, Dec. 30 @ 7pm vs. Binghamton Senators

Sat, Dec. 31 @ 5pm vs. St. John's Icecaps

Sat, Jan. 7 @ 7pm vs. St. John's Icecaps

Fri, Jan. 13 @ 7pm vs. Toronto Marlies

Sat, Jan. 14 @ 7pm vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

Mon, Jan. 16 @ 1pm vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

Fri, Jan. 20 @ 7pm vs. Binghamton Senators

Sat, Jan. 21 @ 7pm vs. Utica Comets



War Memorial Arena
515 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, N.Y. 13202

Tickets vary in price

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Ice Skating in Clinton Square

Dates: Nov. 20 - March 11

See website for daily schedule

Located in the heart of downtown Syracuse, the Clinton Square Ice rink is one of the city's most popular destinations.  The rink opened in 2001 as part of a complete renovation in an effort to attract visitors downtown.  More than 20,000 skaters enjoy the open air facility each year. The rink is open weather permitting, so please call in advance- 423-0129. All youth 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Effective immediately: All children under the age of 18 will not be allowed on the premises after dark without supervision of a parent. Please have photo identification available.

FREE ADMISSION every Wednesday night from January 6th to March 9th.

Admission: $3 per person; $2 children 12 & under & those 55 & older; rentals are $3 per person


Clinton Square

West Genesee and South Clinton Streets, Syracuse 13202

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