Things To Do In & Around Historic Watertown !
This is your web page for suggestions of attractions to see, places to visit and activities to enjoy in
and around Watertown
New York!

January -
*     First Night in Downtown Watertown.
*     Annual Chili Cook-off.                              
       or call 788-0422
*     Chocolate Fantasy Festival
        benefit by Habitat for Humanity,
*     19th Annual Irish Festival 788-1364.           
       includes Parade and Miss Ireland Pagent  **
*      Jefferson Co Builders Exchnage Home Show
       at the Fairgrounds.        
*     The Great Outdoor Expo
*     Holy Family Church's May Fest.
*     Armed Forces Day Parade **
*     NNY Relay for Life
*     Sacred Heart Church festival (early)  
*     Mt. Carmel Feast at St. Anthony's Church (late).
*     Dairy Festival  and Dairy Parade **   

Other Annual Community
Events & Festivals close to Watertown

French Festival in Cape Vincent.
Can Am Days in Sackets Harbor.
Pirates' Weekend in Alex Bay.
Strawberry Festival in Adams.
General Brown Days in Brownville.
Quaker Days in Philadelphia
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Tour one of the Thousand
Island's Castles!

Boldt Castle on Heart Island
(May-Oct 482-9724)

Singer Castle on Dark Island
(formerly Jorstadt Castle,  )

Casa Blanc Mansion on Cherry Island
(482-4336, off-season 482-2279)
Presents ...
Catch Motor Sports Action at one of the area raceways!

Thunder Alley
in Evans Mills

Can Am Speedway
in LaFargeville
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One of the City's hidden jewels -
The Sci-Tech Center
a hands on science & technology museum in downtown Watertown.

Jefferson County Historical Society
visit the museum & garden, join one of their many events or pick up information for a historical & architecural walking tour!
Clayton, NY has wonderful museums to explore.

The Thousand Islands Museum

Hand Weaving Museum & Art Center

The Antique Boat Museum

The Clayton Opera House

(These links have been recently updated!)
Historic Watertown
Historic Watertown

Have Dinner in Downtown!

First National Beef and Brew
(Excellent Food, Beer
a great setting in downtown!)

The Crystal Restaurant
(Step back into Historic Charm!)

Johnny D's Arcade Pizza & Cafe
(In The Historic Paddock Arcade, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner!)

Subway Sub Shop

Don't forget Breakfast or Lunch at

Sandy's Lunchonette or
In a Nut Shell

A new attraction is now open in Downtown Watertown called


it is a large indoor playground and video arcade.

It is in the ground floor of the Historic Empsall's
Catch A Concert

DPAO Concert Summer Series
Internationally known recording artists (ie Country, Classic Rock, Pop, Oldies) perform at Watertown's Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds.
Visit One of Watertown's
Annual Community Events & Festivals throughout the year!              
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*     The Blackwater Challenge and
      North American Cup

*     18th Annual Bravo Italiano Festival
includes bocci tourney & Miss Italia
                for info call 782-1080
*     Haunted Historic Paddock Arcade
*     Halloween Trick or Treating.

*     Watertown's Holiday Parade **
*     Annual Hospice Craft Fair @ the SOB

*     Festival of Trees & Sugar Plum Dance
                to benefit the SMC Foundation
*     JCHS Candlelight Home Tours
*     Christmas in Downtown

(see the Downtown Bussiness Association site)
*     The Jefferson County Fair 782-8612       

*     Syracuse Symphony Concert
     & Fireworks at Thompson Park
        (free, schedule near July 4th!)
Things To Do In & Around Historic Watertown !
The Public Square Fountain was a gift to Watertown when it became a City in 1869.

One activity I suggest you DO NOT do in Historic Watertown is climb on the fountain.

It has come tumbling down twice due to climbing partiers!
Windy Autumn Day?

Thompson Park's Pinnacle Hill is the perfect place to fly a kite!

Snowy Winter Day?

Thompson Park's Pinnacle Hill is a great place for an afternoon of sledding!
Looking for something to do in and around the City of Watertown?

New York State Zoo
at Thompson Park
you may also walk the beautiful park's paved trails, use the exercise course, golf at the WGC, watch the children enjoy the creative playground (lots to do, in or out of the zoo!).

Sci-Tech Center
a hands on science & technology museum in downtown Watertown.

Jefferson County Historic Society Museum
Rotating Exhibits and Community

The Burrville Cider Mill
(Sept - Nov. only) Now open!

Natural Bridge Caverns
(no link - call 644-4810 Jun-Sept)

White Water Rafting Companies
Adirondack Outfitters 788-2297
B.O.B. Rafting 785-9386
Hudson River Rafters 782-7881

Watertown Area Trails

Watetown Wizards Baseball

Red & Black Football

Visit one of the City's Parks, Pools or Playgrounds
(Click here for City of Watertown site for more information! or call 785-7775 or 785-7836)

Winter fun:

Skiing, Snowboarding & Tubing at
Dry Hill Ski Area
Ice Skating at the Watertown Ice Arena
Call 785-7775 or 785-7836

Also nearby attractions ...

Things to do
in the entire 1000 Islands Region!

The NNY Agricultural Museum
at Stone Mills

Sackets Harbors Attractions

Lake Ontario Playhouse (in Sackets)
Two new national  circuit comedians each week

or  the Bay Drive-In Movies in Alex Bay.
(May - Oct, call for shows & times 482-3874)