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Christmas Across the Finger Lakes Region

Corning Santa
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Photo By: Corning's Gaffer District

Christmas celebrations in Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes begin the week after Thanksgiving with special holiday events like the Parade of Lights, Holiday Aglow, Sparkle, and Breakfast with Santa. With everything from tree lighting, caroling, wagon and carriage rides, craft and food vendors, photos with Santa, and special dining and shopping promotions, these holiday events capture the magic of the Christmas season.

There's something going on from Thanksgiving right up until New Year's Eve.

Events

24
Nov
2017
Bath

Spirit of Christmas, Pulteney Square, centralsteubenchamber.com
Friday, December 1 - 5-8pm

Corning

Help Santa find you! Receive a letter from Santa through the Corning-Painted Post Historical Society. Deadline is December 1.

Corning's Gaffer District, Centerway Square, gafferdistrict.com
Bring...

Steuben County, NY
27
Oct
2017

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 art collector or just out to see something different, the Urban Arts Crawl in Corning will spark...

Corning, NY
25
Nov
2017

Join us for this Crystal City Christmas tradition! Lighting of the Centerway Square and Bridge Street trees, followed by the magical Parade of Lights! The parade begins near Riverside Drive on Bridge Street, continues over the bridge, and finishes on Market Street.

Corning's Gaffer District
Corning, NY
30
Nov
2017

The Rockwell Museum is pleased to present the Gingerbread Invitational − a fun, artful gingerbread competition and exhibition with a focus on historic landmarks and architecture in the beloved region surrounding historic Corning, NY.

A dozen teams of gingerbread artists will build our region's beloved parks,...

Rockwell Museum
Corning, NY
01
Dec
2017

Hornell will be celebrating the holiday season by transforming the City of Hornell into Whoville.

December 1
Santa Land opens 6pm-8pm
Whoville Parade: 6pm on Main Street
Free Horse & Carriage Rides: 4pm-8pm
Arts & Crafts on Main St: starting at 4pm-8pm

 

Hornell, NY
01
Dec
2017

Get in the holiday spirit at this festive annual celebration! Visit Santa, enjoy free food and drinks or take a horse-drawn wagon ride! Watch the community tree lighting and stroll our downtown for make-and-take craft opportunities, storytelling, and other fun holiday activities.

Bath, NY
02
Dec
2017

Free Admission, craft activities, live music, and special glassmaking experiences kick off the holiday season. Have Breakfast or Lunch with Santa ($6, reservations required), make an ornament at The Studio, and get your picture taken with Santa!

The Corning Museum of Glass
Corning, NY
02
Dec
2017

Every year, The Rockwell Museum and our sister museum, Corning Museum of Glass, offer FREE admission for the kick-off to the holiday season.

Visit & vote! Cast your ballot for the Gingerbread Invitational Community Choice Award – we'll collect votes all month long and announce the winner in January 2018!Explore...
Rockwell Museum
Corning, NY
02
Dec
2017

Imagine stepping inside one of Norman Rockwell's holiday paintings, storefronts decorated for the season, carolers singing Silent Night in front of the candy shop, people bundled against the falling snow, shopping for Christmas presents. It's a delightful scene and one that plays out in real life during Corning's annual...

Corning's Gaffer District
Corning, NY
09
Dec
2017

This FREE event is fun for the whole family! Get into the holiday spirit by visiting our historic buildings for: children's crafts, stories by the fireside, blacksmith shop demonstrations, hearth cooking demonstrations, Attic treasures: gently used holiday decorations, a wonderful assortment of local history books,...

Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes
Corning, NY
09
Dec
2017

Old fashioned Christmas with music, food, Santa, storytelling, wagon rides, and vendors. Santa & Mrs. Claus, along with some of their reindeer, will arrive around 6pm & there will be FREE horse-drawn wagon rides.

Village Square
Hammondsport, NY
21
Dec
2017

The season of celebrating has arrived and what better way to enjoy it than at a fantastic 2300°? Make memories as you gather with friends and family and relax while enjoying great music, and amazing live glassmaking.

At 2300° Fahrenheit, hot glass gets interesting—and so do things at The Corning Museum of Glass....

The Corning Museum of Glass
Corning, NY
Letters from Santa

Do you remember when you were little and how excited you were to get mail? What if you had received a personalized letter from Santa Claus?

Order a personalized letter from Santa Claus through the Corning-Painted Post Historical Society for the special little ones in your life this holiday season. Orders are due by December 1.

Honoring our Veterans
Every year on November 11th we celebrate Veterans Day to honor Military Veterans and thank them for their service.In the past many museums have participated in giving free admission to Veterans on the day of, but this year both The Corning Museum of Glass and The Rockwell...
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