Explore the Finger Lakes’ Winter Wonderland
Winter has arrived in Corning & the Finger Lakes! As the holiday season ramps up, escape to the Finger Lakes to discover our winter wonderland amid sparkling snow, special holiday events and the stunning scenery of Steuben County.
Holiday Happenings in Corning, NY – “The Most Fun Small Town in America”
Corning was recently tabbed as the 2013 “Most Fun Small Town in America” by Rand McNally’s annual Best of the Road competition – and the “Crystal City” lives up to its name year-round. This holiday season, venture to Corning and other towns and villages throughout Steuben County to celebrate with family and friends at unique holiday happenings - don't forget to take a look at our list of where to find Santa during the month of December!
Finger Lakes Wineries & Other Holiday Attractions
A trip to Corning & the Finger Lakes wouldn’t be complete without a stop at one of our award-winning wineries. With many open year-round, including Heron Hill Winery and Dr. Franks Vinifera Wine Cellars, enjoy special holiday events, shopping deals, and more throughout the season. And for the thrill-seeking traveler, Corning is also ripe for outdoor adventure during the winter – from ice skating at Corning’s Nasser Civic Center, to Cross-Country skiing or snowmobiling on miles of area trails.
Celebrate the holidays in Corning and book your winter getaway today! Many of the region’s lodging properties offer festive packages for everyone, from wine enthusiasts to families and more.
Events in the Finger Lakes
Sparkle in Corning - 12/7
Now in its 39th year, Sparkle in Corning celebrates the annual culmination of the Crystal City Christmas events season on December 7. Featuring shopping and dining promotions, outdoor activities and fun for the whole family in Corning’s Gaffer District, this is a holiday family favorite event not to be missed!
Holiday Open House - 12/7 - 12/8
On December 7 and 8, enjoy free admission to the Holiday Open House at the Corning Museum of Glass. A unique holiday event truly geared toward the whole family, make your own glass ornament, dine with Santa, witness the museum’s amazing giant glass ornament tree, and more!
Check out our fully interactive online travel guide or request a printed version for all the great activities, places to stay and dine in Corning & Finger Lakes, Steuben County, NY.
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