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Keuka Lake
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Centennial Sculpture. Corning's Gaffer District
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Rockwell Museum - Horse
Kayaking the Chemung River

Corning & the Southern Finger Lakes

Spring in the Southern Finger Lakes enters on a warm breeze, bringing the scent of wildflowers, green grass, crisp, new wines to sample, and spring festivals and events that only happen here.

Corning events offer opportunities to explore wineries, artist studios, and glassmaking. In May, GlassFest 2018 kicks off with four days of fire and arts in Corning, also known as the Crystal City. Stroll along the banks of the Chemung River and watch gaffers manipulate molten glass, listen to live music, and enjoy shopping and dining in historic downtown Corning, NY. Cap the night off with a glass of award-winning Finger Lakes wine and fireworks!

If you make the switch from red wines to white when warmer weather hits, then a trip to our Finger Lakes wineries is a must. Find your new signature spring drink and learn about the local grape harvest, the best vintages, and the history of wine making at our incredible wineries.

It follows that wine country offerings breathtaking beauty around every corner, and plenty of opportunities to explore the outdoors. If months of wool blankets and fireplaces have you ready to play outside, consider pitching your tent at one of the Finger Lakes camping sites. Falling asleep under a canopy of stars after a day of exploring the Southern Finger Lakes? Check and check.

Discover why Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes region has been voted one of the "coolest" and "most fun" towns in America this spring.

Featured Events
GlassFest marks the unofficial beginning of summer in the Southern Finger Lakes, when the streets come alive with wizards turning air, fire and sand into works of art, the air is spiced with the aromatic scent of roasting...
Artist talks, demonstrations, exhibition openings, modern dance performances, public art projects, live music, craft beverage tastings and more make The Crawl a truly festive and diverse experience. Whether you're a seasoned...
The annual Wineglass GlassFest 8K is a family-friendly fun run/walk in Corning, NY. This non-standard distance (the course is measured at exactly 4.96 miles) is perfect for novice runners working to conquer longer distances...
Spring Break Museum Fun
Spring Break is a time to get out and explore some great family fun activities that Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes has to offer. If you are looking for something the whole family will enjoy then head out to some of the museums and discover activities that entertain...
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