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.

La Festa Italiana

Dates: Friday, September 18 – Sunday, September 20

Free entertainment by local, regional and national acts. Come enjoy Italian foods, activities for children and a bocce tournament. For more information and schedule, see website link.



City Hall
233 East Washington St
Syracuse, NY 13202

Free admission.

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Syracuse University Orange Football

Dates: Fall 2015

Come out and watch your SU Orange men's football team, take on various collegiate opponents at the Loud House!

Saturday, September 19 vs. Central Michigan - 12:30pm

Saturday, September 26 vs. LSU - 12pm

Saturday, October 24 vs. Pittsburgh - Time TBA

Saturday, November 14 vs. Clemson - Time TBA

Saturday, November 28 vs. Boston College - Time TBA


Carrier Dome
900 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13244

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Downtown Farmers' Market

Dates: Tuesday, June 9 – Tuesday, October 13

Repeats every Tuesday

7:00AM – 3:00PM

Each Tuesday, the Downtown Farmers’ market features over 50 farmers and produce dealers selling fresh, seasonal vegetables, fruits, nuts, eggs, cheeses, baked goods, flowers, plants, handcrafted items, and more. Some weeks the market hosts live entertainment.


Clinton Square
West Genesee and South Clinton Streets
Syracuse, NY 13202

Admission: Free

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#SYRFoodTrucks Rodeo

Dates: Wednesday, May 6 – Wednesday, October 14

Repeats every Wednesday

11:00AM – 6:00PM

Gather up your posse and head on down to the second #SYRFoodTrucks Rodeo featuring the Tastiest bunch of full-riggers ever wrangled into one ranch! (well a parking lot actually.)

We'll have everythang you need there Buckaroos! Including a horsehoe shaped collection of Canteenas on wheels, Outhouses, Seats and tables, utensils and a place to park yer ride. Hell there might even be Live tunes from some good ol' boys. (We encourage random acts of honky-tonkin' so bring your six string if you'd like.) I reckon you'd like to hear the line-up (rotates from week to week).

Cashola is King, but we accept credit cards via SQUARE payments as well! 11am - until we sell out!!


Cosmopolitan Building
1153 W. Fayette St.
Syracuse, NY 13204

Admission: free; varied prices for food truck items

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Wednesday Walk

Dates: Wednesday, July 1 – Wednesday, October 14

Repeats every Wednesday

12:00PM – 12:45PM

Syracuse is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to do and see, even on your lunch break! Meet at Clinton Square every other Wednesday at noon for a FREE guided, themed walk around Downtown Syracuse.

Join us this week as we visit the parks in Downtown Syracuse. 

Scheduled walks run from June through October. Participants can register to win prizes when they participate in a walk:
Stinky Sneaker Award - goes to the participant who attends the most walks. Win a free fitting and pair of sneakers from Fleet Feet Sports.
Soles of Downtown - goes to the company with the most employee participation . Win a catered lunch for all of your company's Wednesday Walk participants, sponsored by the Downtown Committee of Syracuse.  


Clinton Square
West Genesee and South Clinton Streets
Syracuse, NY 13202

Free admission.

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Sampling Syracuse Food Tours

Dates: Saturday, April 25 – Saturday, November 7

Repeats every Saturday

12:00PM – 3:00PM

Join us as we eat our way through Downtown Syracuse!  Sampling Syracuse Food Tours will provide you with a delicious and unique way to discover Downtown Syracuse. Our 3 hour walking tour includes stops at award winning restaurants where participants will sample local fare as well as visit and learn about cultural and historic landmarks.


Armory Square
South Franklin and Walton Streets
Syracuse, NY 13202

Admission: $39

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