Holiday House Decorating Contest
If your house is the envy of the neighborhood every Holiday season, nominate yourself to be declared the BEST in Cicero. Winners are highlighted in local publications and on the Facebook page. Full details for the 2014 event are included in the Fall brochure and on the attachment at the bottom of this page.
The Town hosts two Tree Lighting Celebrations every year in Cicero and Brewerton the first weekend of December.
Cicero - The 2014 Tree Lighting is scheduled for Friday, December 5 at 6 pm at Sleeth Park, near the corner of Route 11 and Factory Street (across from M&T). After the lighting, festivities continue at Cicero Fire Station 1 and include refreshments, photos with Santa, face painting and more. Check back for more information.
Brewerton - The 2014 Tree Lighting is scheduled for Sunday, December 7 at 7 pm at the Brewerton Fire Department. Following the ceremony there will be refreshments and a visit from Santa.
Over the school's February Break, all Cicero residents are challenged to make the best and most creative Snowman, to fit in one of the following categories: Classic Frosty, Snow Family, Celebrity Snowman, and/or Alternative Snowman (in case there is no snow). Entries should be emailed during February break to email@example.com to be entered in the drawing.
Easter Egg Hunt
The 2015 Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at the American Legion on Legionnaire Drive behind the Cicero Clay Post Office. There will be two time groups for participants to choose from: 8:30 am to 10:00 am OR 10:45 am to 12:15 pm. Pre-registration for the Hunt is required and MUST be completed by Friday at Noon, or before each group reaches 200, whichever comes first. Due to supplies, children that do not pre-register may be turned away.
Pre-registration can be completed by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with child's name, age and time choice. The Egg Hunt is for children ages 3 through 9 and children are divided into age groups for the Hunt, however there will be additional activities inside for all ages.
Cicero Camp Out!
Families will be invited to spend the night in their tent/camper at Joseph F. William Memorial Park on a specific June date. Activities for the whole family will be included, as well as evening swimming in the lake. Breakfast will also be included. Sites start at just $25 and can be reserved online. Look for complete 2015 details when the Summer brochure is released.
As a part of the Community Camp Out, everyone is invited to watch a movie on an inflatable screen outside with beautiful Oneida Lake as a backdrop. There is no fee to attend and concession items will be available for purchase. Bring a camp chair or blanket and spend an evening with us. The movie will start after sundown. Look for complete 2015 details when the Summer brochure is released.
Concerts by The Bay
In cooperation with the Greater Cicero Chamber of Commerce, the Town hosts multiple concerts at Joseph F. William Memorial Park & Beach throughout the summer. On Concert nights, lifeguards stay on duty until 8 pm. Members of the Chamber sell food at a concession stand. Concerts are held on Tuesdays from 6-8 pm. In case of inclement weather, concerts will be held the following day. See the 2015 concert line up when the Summer Brochure is released.
The Fall Festival, co-sponsored by the Bridgeport Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, is held the first Saturday in October at Bridgeport Fire Station #1 on Route 31 in Bridgeport. Activities offered usually include a Craft/Vendor Show, Fire Prevention, Farmer’s Market, Scarecrow Stuffing, Face Painting, Kids Games, Pumpkin Painting, Child ID Program, Raffles and Safety Demonstrations.