Alex Bay News & Blog

Tribute to First Responders – Country kick off to summer!

Join us Memorial Day Weekend for a kick off to the summer when we will pay tribute to our first responders. The event is free and open to the public! For additional information please visit the event page: Tribute To First Responders Event Page Signup for our e-newsletter! Signup

2016 Season Kick Off

We have been busy getting ready for our 2016 Summer Season!! Here is what is new: Independence Day Fireworks will feature a new company this year. We are thrilled to introduce Majestic Fireworks out of Winthrop, NY as this year’s pyrotechnician! Majestic promises more than twice the show than what we have had in previous…

Christmas Tree Lighting

The Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce will host its Seventh Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on December 1, 2021 at 6 p.m. on Upper James Street in Alexandria Bay.     Signup for our e-newsletter! Signup


The Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce partnered with the 1000 Islands International Tourism Council, fellow chambers of commerce and economic development agencies around Jefferson County to launch the Support Locally Campaign! This campaign is a cooperative effort to brand, promote and patronize all business types around the county. Thanks to Jefferson County Economic Development, we…

Join the New York State Donate Life Registry

Helping Others Through Organ and Tissue Donation Facts About Organ Donation: New York State Donate Life Registry  How to Register as an Organ Donor: Register as an organ, eye and tissue donor Content Credit: Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network. Signup for our e-newsletter! Signup

Country Kickoff to Summer

Free Live Entertainment on Saturday & Sunday UPPER JAMES STREET MAIN STAGE LINEUP: Saturday:  3-5pm: Gary VanBrocklin 5:30-7:30pm: The Beadle Brothers 8-10pm: Custom Taylor Band Sunday: 3-5pm: Kevin Mikula 5:30-7:30pm: Sydney Irving and the Mojo 8-10pm: Chasing Neon Blessing of the Fleet Sunday near Casino Island – Lineup at 2:15pm in front of Bonnie Castle…

Farmers Market

Join us every Friday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Starting on May 28- September 17, 2021 The weekly Farmers Market is held in the Kinney Drugs parking lot Located just off of Route 12 in Alexandria Bay Signup for our e-newsletter! Signup

Winter Coat Drive

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Small Fry Ice Fishing Derby

Join the Alexandria Bay Rotary for their 2nd annual Small Fry Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday, February 20, 2021 from 9 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Country Kickoff to Summer Craft Fair

We are currently taking vendor applications for our Country Kickoff Craft Fair. Please contact our office at  if you are interested! Save the date! Signup for our e-newsletter! Signup

Blessing of the Fleet

May 30, 2021 The Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce will host the 43rd annual Blessing of the Fleet. Vessel Lineup: 2:15 PM by Bonnie Castle to Casino Island Come participate with your own boat! Participants line up and follow the Uncle Sam “Liberty”  up river to Casino Island where their boats will be blessed by…

Love Our River Day

REGISTER BELOW! 2nd Annual “I LOVE OUR RIVER” Day Set for June 12th in Alexandria Bay! Help keep our river clean and beautiful for all generations to enjoy, in the HEART of the Thousand Islands On Saturday, June 12, volunteers are invited to take part in “I Love Our River” Day, a clean-up initiative organized…

Citizen of the Year Dinner

Wednesday, June 09, 2021 Bonnie Castle Resort Join us in honoring the community’s Citizen of the Year Walter Dingman! Our other awards include: Folino Business of The Year Award Jk’s Roadhouse Hospitality & Tourism Award Brian Willix Social Hour at 6 p.m. Dinner Promptly at 7 p.m.  $28 Per Person-Limited Seating Paid RSVP Required by…

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