April 11, 2023
10:50 AM – Noon
Wayne County Historic Court House Steps -
26 Church St. Lyons
This is the official date of Wayne County’s establishment as an independent county In New York State.
Bells Ring Across the County, Proclamations, Music, & Historic Marker Dedication
12:30 – 3:00 PM
Private Lunch Reception (12:30 p.m.)
and Public Program (1:30 p.m.)
Lyons Community Center, 9 Manhattan St.
Special Guests, Music, Historic Displays,
Dedication of “Voices of Wayne County”
See our Founding Day Page for more info.
May 13, 2023
5:30 – 10:00 PM
Carey Lake, Walworth, NY
Dinner, Guest Speaker - John Kucko, Dancing, Fireworks
Tickets on Sale February 28 at 9 a.m.
Bicentennial Torch Relay
August 14 – 18, 2023
5 Days - approximately 40 miles per day
Beginning and ending at the Wayne County Fair - Palmyra.
Through each town in Wayne County
200 designated torch carry runners and other runners
Escort vehicles – antique cars, tractors, buggies, fire trucks
For more info see our Torch Relay page.
Bicentennial Family Fun Day
at the Wayne County Fair
August 19, 2023
10 AM to 3 PM
Reenactments, demonstrations, historical music, displays, games, heritage crafts,
and hands on history will be a day to remember for kids of ALL ages.
Music Heritage Series