Harborfest is grateful to our sponsors and business partners for their generosity and continued support of this family-oriented festival. Opportunities exist to build relationships designed to award our partners varying degrees of viability and impacts. When you connect with Harborfest as a sponsor, you are linking your business to a proven winner!
EVENT SPONSORSHIPS: Sponsorship will expose your company name and logo to a huge audience through direct name identification. Event sponsorships are typically available at amounts ranging from $2,500 to $100,000.
Fireworks Spectacular: Saturday night world class choreographed fireworks display over lake Ontario, simulcast by radio station.
Venue (Park) Sponsorship:
Franklin Square Park – Children’s Park
Washington Square Park – Jazz & Blues Park
River Walk East
River Walk West
Children’s Hands-On Workshops
Breitbeck Lakeview Main Stage
Franklin Square Children’s Family Stage
Franklin Square Children’s Bandstand
Washington Square Stage (Jazz & Blues)
River Walk West Veteran’s Stage
Musical & Other Stage Presentations:
Breitbeck Lakeview Main Stage concert Thursday night
Breitbeck Lakeview Main Stage concert Friday night
Breitbeck Lakeview Main Stage concerts Saturday
Breitbeck Lakeview Main Stage concerts Sunday afternoon
Washington Square Stage performers (Friday/Saturday/Sunday)
River Walk West Veteran’s Stage performers (Friday/Saturday/Sunday)
Franklin Square Stage performers
Street entertainers (jugglers, musicians, clowns, puppets)
30th Anniversary GALA:
Pre-festival sponsor and business partner networking reception
Salute to Seniors Concert
Youth Talent Show
Entertainment at Lock 8 (site of the historic Tug Urger)
Arts & Crafts Show and Antiques:
An anchor event of Harborfest with Arts & Crafts vendors located along the scenic Oswego River at River Walk East.
A covered area in Breitbeck Park’s food corridor with a large seating area for the convenience of festgoers.
Pride of New York:
A designated area in Breitbeck Park featuring wine and food tasting of many New York vendors.
PROGRAMS / SERVICES: Supporting partnerships that help to fund programs, activities, and services at amounts ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 and up for title sponsorship.
Visitors are encouraged to ride the Harborfest Shuttles to be transported to the various Harborfest venues.
Buttons purchased by festgoers to ride the Harborfest Shuttles.
Volunteers run the sites, stages and operational functions of the festival. In their brightly colored shirts, their pride and spirit are evident to every visitor!
Volunteers answer questions, provide directions, disburse Lost Child Tags, and contact emergency services, when necessary.
Cleanup & Recycling:
Volunteers share in the challenge of keeping picnic areas and festival grounds clean! Recycling is strongly encouraged during Harborfest.
Lost Child Tags:
Sponsor provided “lost child” tags are encouraged for all families traveling with youngsters.
EMT’s and ambulances to provide emergency services to festgoers.
PRODUCTS / SERVICES:
Sponsorship opportunities are available for Harborfest “Official” products and services at amounts ranging from $2,500 to $10,000. “Official” suppliers provide monetary and in-kind support and benefit from increased sales during and often after the festival. Business partners receive enhanced recognition as an involved and helpful neighbor in the central New York Community.
Marketing unit with product display and sampling opportunities available in a high-traffic, mutually agreeable site priced at $500 to $15,000 depending on size and location.