Life in the Village of Middleport NY on the Erie Canal
June 29, 2015 3:10 pm

Annual Events

middleport-firetruckThe Village of Middleport is noted locally for its special festivities and parades celebrated on both Memorial Day and the Saturday of Labor Day weekend.

In addition to those annual events, the Middleport community hosts several special events including the annual Canal Duck Derby, a Fall Holiday Art and Craft show, the National Day of Prayer observance and Christmas Tree Lighting, all of which are frequent occasions for the Middleport Community Choirs to perform. Here’s the year’s schedule!

February/March

  • Annual Lenten Dinners sponsored by the Masonic Lodge

March/April

  • Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Middleport Rotary Club
  • Spring Concert by Middleport, Community Choir
  • Arbor Day Celebration (Last Friday in April and May)
  • Community Yard Sale (First Saturday in May)
  • National Day of Prayer Celebration (First Thursday in May)
  • Memorial Day Parade and Celebration at Veteran’s Memorial Park followed by
  • Canal Duck Derby

May

  • Community Yard Sale (first Saturday in May)

July

  • 4th of July parade in Gasport. Evening fireworks display at Royaton Ravine
  • Music in the Park – Wine, music, food at Rotary Park sponsored by the RHBPA (Third Sunday in July)

August/September

  • Annual Middleport Festivities, Charles Sheppard Kiddie’s Parade, food, events on the Village Commons (Saturday of Labor Day Weekend)
  • Classic Car Cruise (Sunday following Labor Day)

October

  • Annual Halloween Party for the children at the Middleport Fire Hall
  • Annual Fall Craft Show and Sale at the Middleport Fire Hall on Main Street (Fourth Saturday)

November

  • Veteran’s Day Ceremony and Boy Scout Flag Retiring Service
  • Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service (Location rotates through local churches)

December

  • Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Sing-a-long at Village Commons
  • Christmas Concert by Middleport – Community Choir

7 responses to Annual Events

  1. I did not see any celebrations for Middleport this labor day? I was disappointed as they had one every year. Viv :(

    • Hi Viv – The book sale, basket raffles and Kiddie Parade took place on Saturday. Happenings were smaller this year but still good fundraisers – Rotary made more money with their basket raffle at the Parish Hall than last year. Thanks for the note!

  2. What is the date and times of the Easter egg hunt, and where is it being held?

    • said on April 4, 2014

      Still trying to find that out, Mallory. When we know, we will share it. (Have contacted a few folks and someone is supposed to get back to us.)

    • said on April 5, 2014

      The annual Easter Egg Hunt that is sponsored by the Rotary Club will be held on Saturday, April 19, at Rotary Park. Start time is 9:30 AM.
      Age groups are 0-4, 5-7, and 8-10. A flyer will be going home from the elementary school on Wed. If you have a child in the Royalton-Hartland Elementary School, watch for the flyer!

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