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"The purpose of the Greater Newark Chamber to Commerce is to do all the things necessary through the public services to encourage and support the healthy growth of business and industry in the Greater Newark Community."

Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor and Passport to Your National Parks

An Offical Passport Site – Get your Passport stamped here!

Boaters please Note: If you arrive at our dock on off hours and the center is closed:
Please call 911 and tell them it is a non-emergency – and ask them to send a Newark Police Officer to 199 Van Buren Street with a key to the facilities.

During your stay, you are our guest. There’s no docking fee or any charge for using our clean comfort facilities, washer/dryer, or  pump-out. All we ask is that you support our local merchants.

Chamber Office Hours:

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
During Canal Season



Port of Newark Interpretive Center Hours:

7 Days a Week

May 20th – September 30th
8:00 am-8:00 pm

October 1st – October 14th
8:00 am-4:00 pm

Canal Locks Information:

The 2022 Canal Season officially begins Friday, May 20, marking the unofficial start of summer across Upstate NY. The NYS Canal System standard hours of operation will be 7:00am – 5:00pm, daily through October 12, 2022. Some locks will have extended hours during peak season (May 20 – Sept 14), and mariners should allow for extra time at locks C-1 and C-2 on the Champlain Canal.

9th Annual Wine & Artisans Festival: June 17, 2022
5:30-8:30 pm

Come experience the bounty of our area! A ticket for event includes tastings from local wine, spirits, beer and hard cider makers.  Outside of the paid admission area, local makers will be on hand with arts, crafts, artisan foods and more!

** Get your tickets here!