Groton Old Home Days 2018 – August 23rd, 24th & 25th

Posted by  //  August 17, 2018  //  Festivals, News

This year’s festival will be a 3 day celebration.  Groton has been proudly celebrating Olde Home Days for over 100 years, attracting thousands of people!

Local businesses will be holding sidewalk sales, giveaways and free entertainment, such as, Wild Life shows, Magicians, barbecues, Groton Public Library Book sale and more. There will be a huge Groton Historical Craft and Collectables show this year on the Boulevard Saturday 9am to 5pm.  We are holding a car show with the help of the Groton Family Cruisers Club. The car show will take place on Saturday on the Boulevard from 10AM to 1PM with $100 cash prize to people’s choice.

A family friendly, old fashioned carnival “Playland Amusements” will join us again this year with the midway opening at 6PM on Thursday, Friday, and Noon on Saturday.  This will be Fun for the entire family, with rides, games, and classic carnival food. Also new this year will be CirqOvation with The Superstar Supershow on Saturday in the lot on Main St near the new pavilion.  CirqOvation will be doing 2 Spectacular Superstar shows for everyone to enjoy. Showtime’s: 3PM & 7PM. You gotta check them out……This is going to be SUPER COOL!

Free Music Entertainment Linup:

  • Thursday: 6:30 – The Olde Timers Band (Groton Legion)
  • Thursday: 7-10PM  Open Mic w/Logan Wannell (Farrell’s)
  • Friday: The Tarps 3-6PM & Karaoke DJ Anthony 9PM-1AM (Farrell’s)
  • Friday: 8:30 – 11:30PM – Tribal Revival (Groton Legion)
  • Saturday: 7PM – Pittsford Marching Band (Groton Legion)
  • Saturday: 8:30 – 11:30PM – Ten Man Push (Groton Legion)
  • Saturday: 9-12PM  Music Raised on Radio (Farrell’s)

We have so much more exciting activities and free entertainment planned throughout the village Including:  Cayuga Nature Center, Cornell Raptors, Physics bus, Ross Park Zoomobile, Sir James Magic and Balloon Art, Silly Lilly Puppet Show,  Pony Rides, a Petting Zoo, and Wagon rides. Lots of food and free family entertainment planned for this 3 Day Event, with the Grand Parade Saturday at 6pm.

You can find the entire map of events in The Shopper on 8/21.  Make sure to visit “Groton Olde Home Days” on Facebook… and visit our website (


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