Broome County’s biggest festival is back after being sidelined last year by the pandemic.

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Spiedie Fest organizers August 12 announced the celebration of the local delicacy (spiedies) and balloon rally will start at noon October 8 and run through the weekend.

Hours are a little different with the event open from noon to 8:30 p.m. Friday, October 8,  10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, October 9 and 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 10. Of course, the date itself is very different since the festival is normally held the first weekend of August. Spiedie Fest is still at Otsiningo Park.

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Musical acts are the Bare Naked Ladies, Billy Currington and Martina Mcbride. Festival-only tickets that do not include the concerts or meet and greet events are $7. All-inclusive tickets are $25 a day.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. August 26 at the Arena Box Office, Ticketmaster and Wegmans in Johnson City.

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