OMF Events Unveils Summer Event Lineup: Five Incredible Festivals

Posted on February 15, 2024

Syr Inner Harbor

Syracuse, NY – As winter fades, OMF Events, LLC proudly presents an exciting summer series at Syracuse's waterfront neighborhood, featuring five spectacular festivals. In collaboration with esteemed sponsors, including NYE Automotive Group as the title sponsor and Empower Federal Credit Union as the presenting sponsor for all events, alongside partners COR Development Company and Limp Lizard, these celebrations promise unforgettable experiences for all attendees. Additionally, Equitable Advisors joins as the presenting sponsor for the much-anticipated Dragon Boat Races at the 2nd Annual Inner Harbor Fest.

Solar Party on Solar Street (April 8th, 11am-6pm)

Join us on April 8th from 11am to 6pm for the Solar Party on Solar Street, celebrating the solar eclipse. Witness this once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event right here in Syracuse, accompanied by food trucks, refreshing drinks, lively music, and complimentary glasses sponsored by 92.1 The Wolf.

5th Annual Battle of the Wings (May 17th – 18th)

Kick off the summer festival season with the 5th Annual Battle of the Wings at Syracuse's Inner Harbor. Indulge in delectable wings from numerous local restaurants, savor craft beers, enjoy live performances, and witness a breathtaking fireworks display. Sponsored by Dan-O’s Seasoning, proceeds support the Jim & Juli Boeheim Foundation and Griffin’s Guardians.

1st Inaugural Pizza & Pasta Festival (July 13th)

Celebrate Italian cuisine at the Inaugural Pizza & Pasta Festival on July 13th. With over 20 food trucks, craft beers, live entertainment, and numerous local food vendors, this festival promises to be a feast for the senses. Proceeds benefit The Upstate Foundation and Golisano Children’s Hospital.

2nd Annual Taco & Margarita Festival (August 9th – 10th)

Spice up your summer at the 2nd Annual Taco & Margarita Festival on August 9th-10th. Featuring 16+ food trucks, Rancho La Gloria Margaritas, live music, and a fireworks display, this two-day fiesta supports La Casita Cultural Center, benefiting Hispanic communities in the University and Central New York.

2nd Annual Inner Harbor Fest (September 27th – 28th)

Building upon the success of 2023, the 2nd Annual Inner Harbor Fest on September 27th - 28th presents a corporate challenge-style gathering with Dragon Boat Racing presented by Equitable Advisors. Enjoy family-friendly festivities, food trucks, craft beers, live entertainment, carnival rides, and thrilling Dragon Boat Races, all while supporting Clear Path for Veterans, an organization dedicated to providing support, comfort, and healing to veterans and their families.

“OMF Events takes great pleasure in organizing specialty food events for our community, creating unique and exciting experiences for attendees while also providing valuable exposure to local food businesses. Our commitment to giving back to the community is at the core of these events, with a portion of the proceeds dedicated to supporting various charitable causes.” said Nick Ford, Partner for OMF Events and Limp Lizard.

“Year after year, partnering with OMF Event’s to host events at the Syracuse Inner Harbor proves to be an extraordinary success. The proceeds from each event will continue to support local nonprofits in our Syracuse area. These events engage the waterfront area and help build upon COR’s vision for the Syracuse Inner Harbor development. We’d like to thank the public for their generosity, and our local partners for helping make each event a fun-filled weekend. We welcome all to join in the activities! Together, we can make a difference and create lasting memories!" said Merissa Lynch, Marketing Manager for COR Development.

Join Us and Get Involved!

If you're interested in becoming a sponsor, volunteering, securing a vendor spot, or forming your own team for the Dragon Boat Races, please contact Merissa Lynch at

Join us at the Syracuse Inner Harbor for a summer to remember, where each festival promises a unique blend of culinary delights, entertainment, and community camaraderie. For more information and updates, visit

WHERE: Syracuse Inner Harbor- 425 solar street, Syracuse, NY 13204

MEDIA PARTNERS: Inner Harbor Media Group (92.1 The Wolf, Dinosaur Radio, 96.5 The Beat, Fox Sports 92.5 & 1490)

Contact Information:

OMF Events – Nick Ford | 315.569.8074

COR Development – Merissa Lynch |


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