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Annual Lock Tenders Tribute Event

Join us to celebrate the opening of the 2024 Canal Navigation Season!


  • 10:00 am – Key to the Locks Award Ceremony @ Erie Canal Discovery Center
  • 10:30 am – Lock Tenders Tribute Procession – Procession to the Locks departs from Erie Canal Discovery Center for ceremony at Lock Tenders Tribute Monument in the Lockport Locks
  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm – Flight of Five Lock Demonstrations

In celebration of the Bicentennial of the Town of Lockport, members of the Town of Lockport Board will serve as Guest Lock Tenders.

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May 18 2024


9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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