Great acts lead to big crowds at Harborfest in 2013

The pre-festival buzz had been on-going for almost four months when headlining acts for 2013 were announced by Harborfest and some bands themselves on social media. The most talk seemed centered around the Friday night double header with Foghat and Blue Oyster Cult and the final act on Sunday with the Real Diamond show which was a tribute to Neil Diamond. Both of those billings lived up to the hype as the festival was great from start to finish in 2013.

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“Bridge Street Live at Harborfest” again a hit for 2013

Bridge Street Live at Harborfest was again a success at Harborfest in 2013 after debuting on the Lakeview Stage for the first time ever in 2012. An absolutely beautiful Friday morning greeted the production crew, show staff and the large crowd on hand to watch the popular weekday morning 10:00 AM talk show on WSYR News Channel 9, the Syracuse, New York affiliate for ABC Television.

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“Live Wire” AC/DC tribute band highlights Harborfest Saturday

The largest line-up annually at Harborfest on the NRG Oswego Harbor Power “Lakeview Stage” in Breitbeck Park, is reserved for Saturday afternoon and evening. That will again be the case on Saturday July 27, 2013 as Oswego’s Harborfest, New York State’s Premier Admission-Free Festival, will be proud to welcome great regional bands to the NRG Lakeview Stage before and after the world class Grucci fireworks display presented by Entergy.

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OCFCU Jazz & Blues Park to host many acts at Harborfest 2013

The Oswego County Federal Credit Union Jazz & Blues Park will be the site of nearly a dozen bands for Harborfest in 2013. The popular eastside venue, located in Washington Square, traditionally is the setting for some of the best regional and national jazz and blues artists each year. Oswego’s Harborfest, New York State’s Premier Admission-Free Festival, will be proud to welcome three days full of great music to the Labatt Blue Light Jazz & Blues Stage from Friday through Sunday July 26-28, 2013.

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Business Members

BRONZE All Seasons Inn Beacon Hotel Blue Bowl Sanitation, Inc. Buffalo Party Rental Anthony J. DiMartino, Jr., Esq. Domino’s Pizza DuFore’s for Diamonds, Inc. Fisher Associates PE, LS, PC Market America, Mary Beth Docos Mimi’s Drive-In Nelson Funeral Home Nelson … Continue reading

Overview & Fact Sheet

FACT SHEET: OSWEGO HARBORFEST 2013 AT A GLANCE   DATES:  Thursday, July 25 – Sunday, July 28, 2013 LOCATION:  Along the shores of Eastern Lake Ontario in Oswego, NY ANNUAL ATTENDANCE (2001-2012):  150,000 to 200,000 people annually   WELCOME TO HARBORFEST!  From opening to closing, … Continue reading

Sponsorship Benefits

OVERVIEW OF 2014 HARBORFEST BUSINESS PARTNER BENEFITS Benefits commensurate with level of sponsorship commitment. Please contact the Harborfest office at 315-343-6858 or email for more information.     GENERAL SPONSORSHIP   Customized Marketing Opportunities Sponsor will have the opportunity to work with … Continue reading

Jazz & Blues Acts

Friday – Five bands kick off a full slate of music  Getting things started off on Friday July 26th in the Oswego County Federal Credit Union Jazz & Blues Park will be “Our Friends Band”, based in Oswego, New York. They … Continue reading

Breitbeck Acts

Thursday – C&S Companies…Van Halen Nation & Devonshires Van Halen Nation, a Van Halen tribute band will take to the NRG Lakeview Stage with their authentic Van Halen experience. This band began performing in the mid 90’s in the Philadelphia … Continue reading

Harborfest History

Come experience the Sights, the Sounds & More! For the past 25 years Harborfest has brought exciting events and great entertainment to Central New York. During that time, Harborfest grew from a small local festival to a major regional event by … Continue reading

Festival Information

General Harborfest Information This information is provided to make your stay at the festival more enjoyable. If you have any questions a Harborfest volunteer will be happy to help you. Alcoholic Beverages To accommodate adult festival visitors alcoholic beverages are … Continue reading

Stage Schedules

Thursday – July 24th Breitbeck Park NRG Lakeview Stage: Concert Media Sponsor    5:00 PM       7:00 PM   8:30 PM   9:15 PM   Friday – July 25th Breitbeck Park NRG Lakeview Stage: Concert Media Sponsor  10:00 … Continue reading