Canal Fest of the Tonawandas returned this week for the first time in years, and while everyone was excited to see a Western New York staple return to in-person celebrations, there are a few people that didn’t exactly enjoy the festival this year.
Over the years my job has given me opportunities to meet people and do things that most people never get to do. Recently we were introduced to the videos of Jonah VerHague. In a very short time he's become pretty talented in putting together a series of videos of places and events around Western New York.
The 35th annual Canal Fest of the Tonawandas is the largest celebration of its kind anywhere along the Erie Canal. It's an 8-day event each July with rides, music, games, food, a craft show, car cruise, a bike cruise, a 4-mile run and a parade. Who doesn't love a parade? People set out their chairs the day before to claim the best viewing spots along the two-mile length of the parade. And it l