Visit the 2020 Falls Harvest Festival!

Saturday, October 3, 2020 from 12pm to 7pm

Enjoy a family friendly, day-long celebration of the harvest in the Finger Lakes sponsored by Cayuga Health System and presented by Watkins Glen Promotions! Experience incredible live entertainment on the Main Stage from 12 – 7 pm.  Entertainment sponsored by O’Hara Machinery, Sidle Insurance, MVP HealthCare & Glider Powersports.

12-1pm Nate the Great Juggling

1-2 pm Dream Barn Productions Performance

2-3 pm Tanglewood Nature Center

3-4 pm Nate the Great Jugging

4-5 pm Lilly Silly Puppet Show

5-6 pm Paul Antonio Magic

6-7 pm *Parmenter Inc. Community Bonfire & Fire Performer sponsored by O’Hara Machinery (*weather permitting)

Other scheduled attractions include:

Schuyler Hospital Kids Zone featuring face painting, games, prizes and more

Ghost Walk Tours provided by Schuyler County Historian Gary Emerson from 4-6:30 pm

Montour Falls Library will offer apple tastings sponsored by Reisinger’s Apple Country, an art show by students from Odessa/Montour School, wool spinning demonstration and a book sale

Paradiso’s Village Bakery will be hosting a donut eating contest at 12 pm, 2 pm and 4 pm

Been There – A Community café will feature live music and a haunted speak easy theater

The festival showcases over forty craft and food vendors and of course the Montour Falls’ Main Street merchants including Chemung Canal Trust Company, Montour Falls Library, Paradiso’s Village Bakery, Been There – A Community Café, TJ’s Bar & Grill, Flower Divas, Rose’s Cutting Up, Mechanics Club and Jerlando’s! Make sure to stop by to check out their specials and visit selfie stations at select locations!

The Festival concludes with a spectacular fireworks display cascading over the 156-foot Shequaga Falls located in the center of the Village of Montour Falls’ historic district, the Glorious “T” sponsored by Welliver, Chemung Canal Trust Company & Hilliard Corporation.

Special shout out to our committee members that work together to create this special day!  2019 committee members:  Simply Staged Interiors – Simply Stage Interiors – Kimberly Pound, Chemung Canal Trust Company – Bruce Boughton, Ennie Lattin, Paradiso’s Village Bakery- Kathy Paradiso, Been There – A Community Café – Jenifer Payne, Flower Divas, Tina Scriven & Lisa Kessler, Rose’s Cuttin’ Up – Rose Smith, Montour Falls Library – Jessica Westlake, TJ’s Bar & Grill – Tina McLean-Forney, Watkins Glen Promotions – Carole Pierce and the Odessa Community Celebration Organization.

Located in Beautiful Downtown Montour Falls

Interested in Joining us as a Vendor?

We’d love to welcome you! Applications will be available soon for both farm vendors and food/craft vendors. If you’d like to be notified once they are available, please contact us via our online form or send an email to with your request.