Madison in Central New York

Madison

Well known for its quaint villages, cozy country inns, bed and breakfasts and a rural community full of heritage, the Madison County area offers a taste of everything CNY - from high-end boutiques and timeless antique shops to local farmers markets and gourmet cuisine paired with award-winning spirits from local breweries and vineyards. Visitors are encouraged to explore the wonders of the area, from boating along the current Erie Canal to learning about the very first boats to travel it; riding through the scenic backwoods on horseback; strolling through pumpkin patches, apple orchards and corn mazes; sampling fresh produce and home baked goods at farmers' markets; oohing and ahhing at live theatrical performances and concerts; and the list goes on. Madison is brimming with natural beauty throughout its lush parks, trails and lakeside terrain, all complemented by its beautifully antiquated architecture and charming villages.

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FEATURED EVENT

7-9-15 to 7-12-15

Madison County Fair
http://www.madisoncountyfairny.com/

Experience all the offerings of a traditional agricultural fair; Animals, Agricultural Exhibits, Midway, Contest, Pageants, Live Music, Truck Pulls, Tractor Pulls, Demolition Derby, Rollover Contest & More. Affordable Fun for the Entire Family!

4-15-15

Spring Kite Festival
http://www.stonequarryhillartpark.org/

Bring a kite to fly with the New York Kite Enthusiasts (NYKE) www.nyke.org, or make one on site for free (while materials last), and watch it soar in the air overlooking the beautiful views of our county. Fun for all ages! Come for the day and enjoy available concessions or bring a picnic basket! $5 suggested parking donation.

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