NY Faerie Festival
This event features fantasy-themed music, fashion, cosplay, music, dance and other activities. It includes a juried arts and crafts exhibition.
The site is about 15 miles east of Binghamton. Driving times: "About 3 1/2 hours from NYC or Philadelphia, 2 1/2 hours from Albany, 1 1/2 hours from Syracuse or Scranton, and 4 hours from Buffalo," according to the website.