Canal Fest kicks off in Tonawandas


TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A summertime tradition kicked off in the Tonawandas Sunday afternoon.

Canalfest, which runs from July 13th through the 20th, will include music, a parade, golf tournament, pageants, and plenty of rides and food. The event spans a two-mile area, and is the largest festival of its kind along the Erie Canal.

You can find a schedule of events and much more information on Canal Fest’s website. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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