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Keuka Lake
Keuka Lake …
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The Crystal City
Heron Hill Winery
Heron Hill Winery …
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Come and experience a sampling of what the Finger Lakes region has to offer with these great tours, experiences and events happening around the Wineglass Marathon Weekend. Everything is open to the public, you do not need to be a runner to enjoy these great opportunities!


Crystal City Craft Beverage Tour

Friday, September 30 at 3:00pm
Click here to purchase your tour ticket and receive a $10 discount!
Corning's small town charm, cool shops, world-class museums, and the Wineglass Finish Line are just part of what makes America's Crystal City special. Experience some of the best libations in town on the Crystal City Craft Beverage Tour which includes stops at Corning's Oldest Distillery, the first microbrewery in Steuben County, as well our two newest craft breweries.

Keuka Lake Winery Tour

Friday, September 30 at 9:45am, 12:20pm or 2:10pm
Monday, October 3 at 9:45am, 12:20pm or 2:10pm
Click here to purchase your tour ticket and receive a $10 discount!
On the western slopes of stunning Keuka Lake, you'll find breathtaking views, steep vineyard-covered hillsides, and a variety of exceptional wineries, each with its own personality and its own specialization. Learn the stories behind a few of our most established wineries, as well as Hammondsport's newest winery, and taste some of the excellent wines that have helped make the region a world-class wine destination.


Everything Is Better With Chocolate - A Hands-On Chocolate Experience

Friday, September 30 at 1:00pm, 5:00pm or 7:00pm
Monday, October 3 at 11:00am, 1:00pm or 5:00pm
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Get creative designing your own decadent treats using a selection of molds and locally-crafted chocolates, then enjoy a flight of four artisan hot cocoas paired with hand-crafted marshmallows that will have your taste buds jumping for joy. This is a family-friendly experience open to all ages.

make your own wineglass tumbler - Corning Museum of Glass

Back by popular demand, Make Your Own Wineglass Tumbler with a mold-blown cup that resembles grapes. Choose from green, purple or gold. There is an additional fee for Make Your Own Glass experiences. Reservations are required. Space is limited and these experiences sell out quickly. This project is available only September 30 to October 3.
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Learn more about all of the other great things going on at the Corning Musuem of Glass during the Wineglass Marathon Weekend!

Glass Making Experience - Hands-On Glass Studio

We offer a unique personalized experience. All ages are welcome to blow an ornament or pumpkin, and teenage/adult participants can make a paperweight. We guarantee success! Please join us to make a memorable experience. Call the studio to reserve your hands-on glass making session at 607-962-3044.


Wineglass Marathon Welcome Reception & Dinner at Heron Hill Winery

Friday, September 30 from 6:00pm - 9:30pm
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Shuttle transporation tickets for this event are also available when purchasing your event ticket.
Named one of the "most spectacular tasting rooms in the world," by Travel & Leisure Magazine, this is one part of the experience you won't want to miss. Plan to slow down a bit before the Wineglass Marathon and enjoy the views while you are here. Let us be your host for wine and craft beer tasting, buffet style dinner, and live music while you relax Finger Lakes style.

Wineglass Marathon Pre Party at Cider Creek Hard Cider

Friday, September 30 from 4:00pm - 11:00pm
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Transportation for this event is not included, you will need to drive yourself.
Welcome Wineglass Marathon runners and families. Cider Creek Hard Cider is throwing a party just for you on Friday, September 30th from 4-11p in our tasting room. Your ticket gets you a flight of four ciders, a tour of our cidery and cider making tutorial, live music from 7-10p and a bon fire. Come enjoy the countryside setting of our tasting room. Look up at the stars and relax before your big run.

Hands-On Glass Studio Open House

Saturday, October 1 from 9:00am - 6:00pm
Contact Hands-On Glass for more information about the open house by calling 607-962-3044 or 1-866-962-3044.

Halloween Happenings and Hauntings
Everyone is anxiously awaiting Halloween. Decorations are being put out, kids are deciding on their costumes, candy is being bought, and all of the Halloween favorites are being played on our televisions. It can be hard to wait for that one night a year to celebrate...
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