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Christmas Across the Finger Lakes Region

Corning Santa
Corning Santa …
Photo By: Corning's Gaffer District

Christmas celebrations in Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes begin the week after Thanksgiving with special annual events like the Parade of Lights, Holiday Aglow, Sparkle, and Christmas in the Park. 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

27
Nov
2016

Join us for this Crystal City Christmas tradition! The award-winning Parade of Lights is an evening parade in which The Gaffer District puts a unique spin on the traditional "March Down Main Street" where all participants are covered from tip to toe in lights!

Corning's Gaffer District
Corning, 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
03
Dec
2016

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! 

The Corning Museum of Glass
Corning, NY
03
Dec
2016

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...

Corning's Gaffer District
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
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
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
Wineglass Marathon 2016
September is quickly coming to a close which means that everyone in Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes is getting ready for the expected 6,500 runners from all over the world who will come to participate in the 35th annual Wineglass Marathon races the first weekend...
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