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      Syracuse Festival promises music, food and fun for the whole family!

      Starting on July 4th, Central New York's most popular musical acts will kick off the first annual Syracuse Festival, presented by CNY Central.

      The fun takes place at the Syracuse Inner Harbor through Sunday, July 8th. Gates open everyday at 12:00 p.m.

      Along with national, regional and locals acts on the "Music for the Mission" stage, the Syracuse Festival also features local vendors, games, amusement rides, and food from some of the area's most popular eateries. Scroll down for a complete list of musical acts.

      Be sure to bring the entire family down on Saturday, July 7th for the traditional City of Syracuse July 4th fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. with the music of Stan Colella Orchestra. As an added bonus on Saturday everyone gets in free, compliments of the City of Syracuse.

      And in case we haven't already mentioned enough reasons to go, Alan Byer Volvo is sponsoring a Summer Fun Tickets that can be used at various Central New York Theme Parks.

      For more information, click here .

      We hope you can join us for a holiday of great food and family fun!

      Ticket Information:

      Adults - $3.00 per day*

      Children 12 and under - $1.00*

      Ride Tickets: $15 for unlimited rides 12pm-5pm, $25 for unlimited rides all day

      *Adults and children are free on Saturday, compliments of the City of Syracuse

      **All times and acts are subject to change

      Thursday-July 5 Boot Scootin' Country

      Gates open at 12:00 p.m.

      4:00-5:30 Fulton Chain Gang5:45-7:15 Custom Taylor7:30-9:00 TJ Sacco/Urban Cowboys9:15-10:30 Christina Cole and the La Flamm Brothers

      Friday-July 6 Rockin' At The Harbor

      Gates open at 12:00 p.m.

      4:00-5:00 Just Joe5:15-6:15 The Reissues6:30-7:30 3 Inch Fury7:45-8:45 Scars & Stripes9:00-10:30 Under the Gun

      Saturday-July 7 Traditional City Of Syracuse 4th Of July Stan Colella Orchestra/Fireworks Day

      Gates open at 12:00 p.m.

      1:00-2:00 Kicking Daisies: Winner of Radio Disney 2010 Next Big Thing contest2:00-2:45 Dead End2:45-4:45 Syracuse Silver Knights (interactive soccer demos, mascot, autographs)5:00-5:45 Magician Jim6:00-7:30 Stan Colella All Star Band7:30-8:00 Syracuse Brigadiers Alumni band8:00-9:30 The Stan Colella Orchestra9:30-10:00 Fireworks Over the Water Extravaganza with music of Stan Colella Orchestra and his Orchestra on the "Music for the Mission" main stage

      Sunday-July 8 Good Vibes Sunday

      Gates open at 12:00 p.m.

      1:30-3:00 Bells of Harmony3:15-4:45 Super Delinquents5:00-6:15 Stroke6:30-8:00 Los Blancos