The weather is warming up across New York and that means more and more people are going to get out and about.

If you are looking for some fun things to do, New York is full of amazing festivals that you have to check out at least once in your life.

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From massive food festivals to enjoying all that Mother Nature provides, check out the must-see festivals in New York.

Tribeca Movie Festival

If you love movies or love looking at famous actors and actresses, the Tribeca Movie Festival is a must for you. Every movie lover will have a great time as they get a chance to see some amazing movies. The festival takes place over 11 days in June at venues all over New York City.

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Lilac Festival

This amazing festival in Rochester, New York gets you up close and personal with some of Mother Nature's best assets, Lilacs. The festival has been around for 125 years and is celebrated in Rochester’s Highland Park. Over 1,200 lilac bushes showcasing 500 different varieties are all part of the festival. The Lilac Festival is the largest collection of lilacs in North America. The festival runs every year in May.

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Watkins Glen Corvette Festival

Calling all car lovers. The Watkins Glen Corvette Festival will make you drool with the sheer amount of amazing vehicles on display. 2023 marks the 70th year of the festival and expect to see hundreds of corvettes from all different years on display. The festival happens in May.

Antique Mint Condition Corvette Car

Sterling Renaissance Festival

Take a trip back in time at the Sterling  Renaissance Festival. Learn what life was like back in 1585 while you enjoy live entertainment, jousting matches, magic shows, sword duels, and more! The Sterling Renaissance Festival happens every weekend from July through August.

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National Chicken Wing Festival

A food festival that honors the famous "Buffalo" wings. Invented by Teresa Bellissimo at Anchor Bar in Buffalo in 1964, this snack has become a global sensation. The National Chicken Wing Festival gives you a chance to sample thousands of different flavors of wings and see some of the best competitive food eaters in the world try to down as many wings as possible. The National Wing Festival takes place Labor Day weekend in Buffalo.

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Lilac Festival in Rochester, New York

Can you smell it? The Lilac Festival in Rochester, NY is a popular event for thousands of people each year.

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