The Oneonta Splash and Sizzle Bash presented by Destination Oneonta is slated for Saturday August 26th in Neahwa Park and will run 11am-6pm. This is a free event geared towards families.

Change of Plans

In lieu of Balloon Fest (don't worry, it will return next year) this event is meant to take its place offering many of the same family oriented activities and meant to feel like a giant backyard barbecue or family reunion.

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What You'll Find at the Event

Oneonta Splash & Sizzle Bash will feature family fun, delicious foods, and live entertainment. You'll also find bounce houses, water balloons, water blasters, local vendors, lawn games, live entertainment & music, face painting, and more.

Event Lead Up

The Oneonta Splash and Sizzle Bash will have a movie night on Friday, August 25th as a lead up to the big day. It will feature floating lanterns on Hodges Pond, a special movie - a long haired tale- that's perfect for a family night out, make your own drive-in cars and visits from special guests - it's an event you won't want to miss! This is also a free family event.

In Their Own Words

"The event is Destination Oneonta’s Splash & Sizzle Bash and the event’s purpose is to bring the community together for a fun and memorable event that has a backyard BBQ feel with the entire community.
We have over 30 vendors - 6 of which are food vendors serving mainly BBQ inspired food options - water balloons and blasters, live entertainment & music, and bounce houses." - Victoria Smith, Destination Oneonta Director of Events.

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