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Things to Do in Binghamton

Binghamton is a smaller metropolitan area than Syracuse, located in the Southern Tier, close to the Pennsylvania border. It's about three hours from New York City.

Downtown Binghamton offers plenty of gathering places favored by our students. Ethnic restaurants abound in Binghamton, with Chinese, Greek, Indian, Italian and Thai food among the offerings.

Cultural events in Binghamton include First Fridays, a series of art-themed festivals held the first Friday of every month.

There's also the Binghamton Philharmonic, the Tri-Cities Opera, community theater, street festivals, summer outdoor concerts and Broadway touring companies. Everything from jazz to chamber music, from blues to folk, and from salsa to reggae!

Binghamton also offers minor-league sports (Class AA Binghamton Mets baseball, AHL Binghamton Senators hockey, a Syracuse Crunch rival) and a variety of great nature trails, state parks, golf courses, ponds and lakes for fishing.

For a complete list of events, businesses and other attractions in the area, check out the Binghamton Convention and Visitors Bureau web site.