Finger Lakes Winter Events
Winter Events and Festivals in Corning & the Finger Lakes
Events in Corning and the Finger Lakes are happening every day. From small cafés and restaurants hosting live music, to local musicians performing at festivals and ongoing holiday happenings throughout the winter season, our region is full of activities that will quickly fill up your weekend with fun!
Steuben County hosts a variety of family-friendly events regularly, with activities for children of all ages. Many are within walking distance from our Finger Lakes hotels, complete with amenities that children and parents alike will enjoy. And with museums and other Corning attractions offering activities and events geared toward the kids in your life, you will never have to hear, "I'm bored," again (actually... no promises with that one).
There will be Santa and Mrs Claus, Free Food-Chili, Donuts, Popcorn, Cider and Hot Chocolate, Food and Craft Vendors, Church Nativity Scenes and plenty of entertainement and live music.
Join us for the annual culmination of the Crystal City Christmas Events Season. Featuring horse and carriage rides, shopping and dining promotions, outdoor entertainment and activities for the whole family. Enjoy craft and food vendors, holiday carolers, and photos with Santa in his Crystal House. A favorite for generations that's not to be missed!
Free admission, craft activities, live music, and special glassmaking experiences kick off the holiday season. Have Breakfast or Lunch with Santa, make an ornament at The Studio, and have your picture taken with Santa in front of the giant ornament tree!
To benefit Corning Meals on Wheels. Sample over 70 wines / Purchase at multi-level discounts. Help us make a difference in our community!
Explore the history and mystery of art glass using the world-renowned collections of the Corning Museum of Glass. Class lectures by leading glass scholars and artists will set the stage for in-depth gallery exploration of this amazing 3,500-year old love affair between artists and the medium of glass. A special focus will be on Steuben Glass and its founder Frederick Carder. Roman, European, American and Studio glass will also be special lecture topics. Enjoy visits to Rakov Research Library and the home of a Steuben collector. Participants will blow a glass ornament and create a fused glass decoration. Field trips to the historic district in Corning and a description of this famous company town will also be included. ($498 double occupancy / +$85 single occupancy / $348 no accommodations)