Welcome to Alexandria Bay, New York Located in the (heart) of the beautiful 1000 Islands.

A Vacation Paradise awaits you… Amidst the gentle waters of the St. Lawrence Seaway there is a place like no other, Alexandria Bay. The waters guide you to a place of year-round beauty and a sportsman’s paradise. Of the 1,860 islands that dot the St. Lawrence and comprise the 1000 Island region, many of the most amazing can be found in and surrounding Alexandria Bay.



2016 Calendar of Events


16         Fort Drum River Fest in Alexandria Bay

18        Boldt Castle’s Family Fun Day

18        Alex Bay Rotary Small Fry Fishing Derby at Alexandria Bay Village Docks

18-30  Summer Book Sale at Macsherry Library

23        Art Walk

24-26 Thousand Islands River Run Motorcycle Rally


1-9       Summer Book Sale at Macsherry Library

3          POSH Picnic at Antique Boat Museum

4          Independence Day Fireworks over Boldt Castle by Majestic Fireworks

5-6      Boating Safety Class at Alexandria Bay Town Offices

7          Art Walk Featuring a Contra Dance in the Street

7         Cornwall Brothers Museum Gallery Talk: Mike Danial & Karen Green-Stickley Furniture

9         Commemorative Stamp Cancellation-150 Anniversary of Cornwall Building at the Corner of Church and James Streets

9        39th Annual Antique Boat Show

9          6th Annual 1000 Islands Concours d’Elegance featuring Italian made vehicles at Antique Boat Museum

10        Lobster Bake at Thousand Islands Winery

10        Reception from 4-6 p.m.~Exhibit Opening & 150th Anniversary/Birthday at Cornwall Bros. Museum

14        Cornwall Brothers Museum Gallery Talk: Judy Keeler, History of CB Store/Alexandria Bay

14-17    Buskers in the Bay

14-16    NYS HOG Rally at Bonnie Castle Resort

15         Outlaws Concert at Bonnie Castle Resort

15         Silent Auction at Macsherry Library

16-17    Summer Craft Fair

21         Art Walk

21         Cornwall Brothers Museum Gallery Talk: David A. Kendall, PhD, “When Descendants Become Ancestors”

22        Victorian Tea at Casa Blanca, 1:30 departure

21-23   58th Annual Redwood Firemen Field Days

22-24  Alexandria Bay “Hall Of Fame” Poker Run

25-31   Summer Book Sale at Macsherry Library

28         Cornwall Brothers Museum Gallery Talk: Leigh Charron & Linda Twichell, “Westminster Park: A Tapestry of Tales”

29        Architectural Tour-3:30-6 p.m., from USBT – Cornwall Bros. Museum

31        River Hospital Festive Evening


1-31     Summer Book Sale at Macsherry Library

4          Art Walk

5-7       Thousand Islands Strongman Competition

5-7        52nd Annual Antique Boat Show & Auction featuring Disappearing Propeller Boats

11          Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Reception 5-6 at Cornwall Bros. Museum

12-21    Bill Johnston’s Pirate Days

18         Pirate Festival at Thousand Islands Winery

19-21    Antique Raceboat Regatta

25         Art Walk

25-28   Rockin’ the Bay


1-5       Blues in the Bay

1-3       Summer Book Sale at Macsherry Library

2-4       Scintas Concert at Bonnie Castle Resort

3-4       Blues Fall Craft Fair

3           Blues at the Winery at Thousand Islands Winery

9-11     Clayton Country Jam at Thousand Islands Winery

10         River Classic Golf Tournament at TI Country Club

11          Rollin’ Street Thunder Downtown Alexandria Bay

16-17    Alexandria Bay Wine Festival & Farmer’s Market (Friday Evening Preview at Local Businesses)

16-17    Fishing for Freedom

17         Kidz Fair at Alexandria Bay Municipal Arena

17         2nd Annual Backpack Run in Theresa – Details: www.thebackpackrun.com

25        CROP Hunger Walk 2pm


1          Oktoberfest at Thousand Islands Winery

1           Race for a Cure! ACS River Rompers 5k & Fall Festival

6          Fall Mixer

29        Alexandria Bay Halloween Festival



2          Alexandria Bay Christmas Tree Lighting

3         Kris Kringle Market at Thousand Islands Winery

17        River Santa Festival