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If you’re hoping to go out on the town with friends – either here or visiting — and other graduation guests, check out some of these events happening over commencement weekend!
Wegmans Music in the Square
If you’re up for a little drive out of the city, the Finger Lakes Mall in Auburn, NY will host Wegmans Music in the Square on Thursday. Joe Camardo and the Stardusters will be performing live, and drinks will be provided by Osteria Salina. The event is from 6 – 8 p.m., and is free to attend.
When: May 12, 6 – 8 p.m.
Where: Fingerlakes Mall in Auburn, NY
Fivio Foreign Concert
Fivio Foreign, known for “Big Drip” and his features in “Zoo York” and Drake’s “Demons,” will perform at Westcott Theater on Friday. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Fivio has been rapping all his life and is bringing the sound of Brooklyn drill, which was popularized by Pop Smoke and is known for its bumping 808s, to Syracuse. Ticket prices start at $35, and doors open at 7 p.m.
When: May 13, 7 p.m.
Where: Westcott Theater, 7 p.m.
Off the Rack Comedy Show
Need a good laugh? Y.A.S.S. Comedy will host the Off the Rack Comedy show at Wunderbar on Friday, May 13. Host Brian Enck, Sam Morrison and Ren Karma will offer audiences comedic relief from the stress of graduation weekend. Tickets are $10 if bought in advance, and will be $12 at the door. The event will run from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.
When: May 13, 11 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Cost: $10 -$12
Food Truck Battle
The New York State Fairgrounds will host more than 40 food trucks on Saturday. No matter what you’re craving, it’s sure to be at the Food Truck Battle — trucks with pizza, waffles, lobster, ice cream, tacos, lumpia, BBQ and hot dogs will all be in attendance. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets to attend are $10, but kids under 12 do not require a ticket, and a portion of sales will go to charities around central New York.
When: May 14, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Where: NYS Fairgrounds
Shop Small Sunday
In need of some retail therapy? Support local businesses at Shop Small Sunday, hosted in the Salt City Market parking lot, on Sunday, May 15. Over 40 vendors, vintage curators, handmade artisan shops and more will exhibit central New York’s unique charm through their products. The event will also feature performances from local musicians, and Salt City Market will be open if you want to grab a bite. Shop Small Sunday is free to attend, and will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
When: May 15, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Salt City Market parking lot
Published on May 11, 2022 at 10:37 pm