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Syracuse is a vibrant city with an abundance of things to do and see - even on your lunch break!

Step away from your desk, get some exercise, and enjoy the sunshine during a Wednesday Walk!

Plus, walk attendance enters you to win great prizes!

Stinky Sneaker: The walker who attends the most walks will win a free pair of sneakers and fitting from Fleet Feet.
The Hat Trick: Those who attend at lease three walks throughout the summer will be entered to win a 10-pack of tickets and a customized Syracuse Crunch jersey!

2018 Walk Schedule:

Click here for a printable schedule






June 13

Tree ID Walk


12:00 pm

45 min

Test your tree identification skills while learning about why our urban forest is both similar and different from the natural environment. The walk will be led by educators from Cornell Cooperative Extension.

July 11

Street Games


5:30 pm

1.5 hours

Walk from station to station, playing games like KanJam, Cornhole, Ladder Golf and more! Bring your family and friends for an outdoor game night! Stop at multiple stations for your chance to win prizes, like gift cards to Hanover Square businesses!

Aug. 8

Urban Art


5:30 pm

1.5 hours

Along this walk, participants will get to see the artwork of several different artists, including urban sketchers and chalk artists. Participants can show off their art skills at the end of the walk with sidewalk chalk drawings. Great walk for kids!

Aug. 29

Mindful Walk

12:00 pm

45 min

Join us for an exquisitely guided mindful exploration of hidden gems and secret spots in local parks and pathways. This walk will bring you closer to nature and your body, as you experience the interconnectedness of nature and yourself. It also helps strengthen your concentration, makes you more aware, and connects you to the present moment.

Sep. 12

Church Architecture


12:00 pm

45 min

Syracuse is a city of many faiths and houses of worship, and while getting in our steps we will visit 5 of the historic churches within walking distance to downtown.  The walk will include a special inside tour of St. Paul’s to see their stained glass windows, including one fashioned and signed by the famed Tiffany Company.

Oct. 17

Syracuse Crunch

5:30 pm

1.5 hours

Walk over to the Oncenter War Memorial to meet some of the Crunch players and get VIP access to the Crunch locker room and training area.

*All walks start at Clinton Square unless noted otherwise.

Media Coverage: 
2018 Wednesday Walk Series Steps Off 

Downtown Syracuse Wednesday Walk season kicks off today

NewsChannel9 & LocalSYR.com (Juen 13, 2018)

Wednesday Walk retruns to Syracuse 

NBC3, CBS5 & CNYCentral.com (June 13, 2018)

Take photos and share your experiences on the walks using the hashtag #WedWalkSYR

WW sponsors 2018