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Christmas Across the Finger Lakes Region

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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

25
Nov
2016
Bath

Spirit of Christmas, Chemung Canal Trust & Pulteney Park, centralsteubenchamber.com
Friday, December 2 - 5:30-8pm

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,...

Steuben County, NY
02
Dec
2016

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

December 2
Santa Land opens 6pm-8pm
Whoville Parade: 6pm on Main Street
Free Horse & Carriage Rides starting at 4:30pm
Arts & Crafts on Main St: starting at 3pm

Whoville...

Hornell, NY
02
Dec
2016

There will be Santa and Mrs Claus, Food and Craft Vendors, Church Nativity Scenes and plenty of entertainement and live music. It's a #FoodieChristmas

Bath, NY
03
Dec
2016

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
03
Dec
2016

Find one-of-a-kind pieces of glass art made by the nationally and internationally known artists who create work at The Studio throughout the year. You'll find original works in glass at great prices—a perfect place to start your holiday shopping! Proceeds from the glass sale support our scholarship fund and residency...

The Corning Museum of Glass
Corning, NY
03
Dec
2016

Join the Food Bank of the Southern Tier and our elf mascot, Jingles, to run or walk to end hunger!

This event is for everyday runners, serious runners and walkers alike. Selfless Elf is family friendly and we hope it will add to your holiday spirit of giving! We invite participants to dress up in their favorite...

Memorial Stadium
Corning, NY
03
Dec
2016

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
27
Nov
2016

All ages are welcome to blow-their-own ornament on a first-come serve-first basis. We look forward to welcoming the whole family! For more information, or directions, call: (607) 962-3044. Special pricing for the holiday season!

Hands-on Glass Studio
Corning, NY
10
Dec
2016

Cost is $12.99. The cost includes a hot and cold buffet breakfast, craft table for kids, meeting with Santa, and a present for each child. Make your reservations today.

The Center on Park Ave
Corning, NY
10
Dec
2016

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
10
Dec
2016

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 from 6-8pm. 

Village Square
Hammondsport, NY
10
Dec
2016

Dress as Santa and visit different businesses on the Northside for chances to win prizes and help get into the holiday spirit!

Participating businesses

Iron Flamingo Brewery
Cap'n Morgan's
Brick House Brewery
Lando's

Corning, NY
11
Dec
2016

The Holiday Concert with John Berry, presented by title sponsor M&T Bank, is an evening that you don't want to miss!

The Corning Museum of Glass
Corning, NY
15
Dec
2016

Kick off the season of sparkle and shine with 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. Enjoy glassmaking demonstrations...

The Corning Museum of Glass
Corning, NY
16
Dec
2016

Join us for a night of beer tasting while you shop from a variety of vendors that will be here to help you shop for Christmas.

Cap'n Morgan's
Corning, NY
26
Dec
2016

Activities for all ages. Included in the cost of admission.

Make the Museum part of your holiday tradition! Take your family's picture in front of our 14-foot ornament tree or get in the holiday spirit by going on a Winter Wonders Gallery Hunt. Enjoy a Hot Glass Demonstration, and submit your drawing to You Design...

The Corning Museum of Glass
Corning, NY

Packages

Corning's Gaffer District is home to a fun filled holiday weekend! Stay at the Radisson Hotel Corning and be in the heart of it all, walk to activities, shopping, dining, and the holiday festivities!  

The Crystal City Christmas Package includes:

Overnight accommodations A welcome bag The Grill 1-2-...
Radisson Hotel Corning
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.

Spotlights
Holiday Open Houses
Looking for fun family events than won't cost a fortune while celebrating the Holidays? Than look no further than the Holiday open houses hosted by some of your favorite spots in Corning. Offering free admission and discounted activities making your Christmas merry and...
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