April Events & Specials in the Finger Lakes!

Greenery is popping up all over the Finger Lakes, the trees are budding, and the flowers are hinting at a spectacular show.
It’s spring in the Finger Lakes, and there is so much to celebrate this April!

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Before you book your spring getaway, check out these specials offered by some of our favorite Finger Lakes businesses.

Coordinate your visit with these exciting April Events!

APRIL 2, 2016
Ithaca Farmer’s Market
Steamboat Landing, Ithaca, New York

A highlight of spring in the Finger Lakes–the opening of the Ithaca Farmer’s Market at Steamboat Landing on the southern tip of Cayuga Lake! The Market is open, rain or shine, Saturday mornings from April through December. All market vendors live within 30 miles of Ithaca and offer a true taste of the region’s rich beauty and heritage through homegrown goods, produce and handmade crafts and gifts.

See how the locals have been spending their weekends for 43 years!

APRIL 9-10, 2016
Tapas & Wine Weekend
Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Enjoy small bites of sweet and savory delights perfectly paired with fine local wines at the Keuka Lake Wine Trail‘s Tapas & Wine Weekend!

APRIL 21, 2016, 7:00 PM
Finger Lakes Boating Museum Lecture Series, “Trout Boats”
The Switz in Penn Yan, New York

Join lecturer, expert, and author of “Finger Lakes Trout Boats,” Bill  Oben, at The Switz in Penn Yan to learn about the rich history of trout boats in the Finger Lakes.

APRIL 22-24, 2016
24th Annual Wine & Herb Festival
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Enjoy local cuisine infused with fresh herbs and perfectly paired with a fine Finger Lakes wine!  Ticket holders will receive a souvenir wine glass, a garden plan, a plant carrier, as well as a potted herb or veggie from each participating winery along the way.  

APRIL 22-24, 2016
Spring Wine & Cheese Weekend
Seneca Lake Wine Trail

Celebrate spring in the Finger Lakes with a wine and cheese weekend on beautiful Seneca Lake!  Take a self-guided tour around the Seneca Lake Wine Trail, visiting participating wineries.  Collect a gift and recipes along the way, as you sample fine local wines paired with regional cheese-themed dishes.

APRIL 29, 30 & May 1, 2016
24th Annual Wine & Herb Festival
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Enjoy local cuisine infused with fresh herbs and perfectly paired with fine Finger Lakes wines!  Ticket holders will receive a souvenir wine glass, a garden plan, a plant carrier, as well as a potted herb or veggie from each participating winery along the way.  

APRIL 30-May 1, 2016
Keuka in Bloom
Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Experience the magnificence of spring in the Finger Lakes at the Keuka in Bloom celebration!  Visit participating wineries along the Keuka Lake Wine Trail, sample world-class vintages and herb-inspired foods, and collect one flower and one herb from each winery along the way.  Head home with fabulous wines, great recipes and 16 plants just in time for spring gardening!

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