There is no such thing as out of season in the Finger Lakes. Whether leaves are changing, snow is falling, buds are blooming, or the warm sun is sparkling on the lakes, there are glasses being raised in celebration all over the region--and Finger Lakes festivities for everyone in the family!
December 2014 Events
EVERY WEEKEND IN DECEMBER THROUGH DECEMBER 24, 2014
Annual Dickens Christmas Celebration
Skaneateles, New York
Step back in time and enjoy the holidays the old-fashioned way with a Dickens Christmas in the charming lakeside village of Skaneateles! Enjoy the shops, restaurants, and view of gorgeous Skaneateles Lake as Dickens' cast of costumed characters strolls the streets, caroling, merry-making, and serenading passersby with holiday cheer.
DECEMBER 5-14, 2014
Downtown Ithaca's Winter Festival and Restaurant Week
Ithaca, New York
Enjoy over 15 winter events in Ithaca, including Santa’s Arrival and Chanukah in Downtown, 3 National Ice Carving Association Competitions, an Outdoor Ice Bar and Lounge with fire dancing, a chowder cook-off, a Winter Wine Festival, and culinary tastings featuring local chefs, breweries, and wineries.
DECEMBER 11, 2014, 6:00 PM
Dickens Christmas Special Event: Dinner with Dickens and Friends
Mirbeau Inn and Spa, Skaneateles, New York
Enjoy a live rendition of "A Christmas Carol" performed by Charles Dickens and Company and a traditional dinner with special child-friendly options available for young visitors. Entertainment is provided by Scarlett Rat Entertainment as seen in Skaneateles' popular Dickens Christmas.
DECEMBER 20, 2014-January 2, 2015 (Closed Dec. 24 and 25)
Holiday Break at the Corning Museum of Glass
Corning, New York
Celebrate the holiday break at the Corning Museum of Glass this season! Take your family's picture in front of the gorgeous 14-foot ornament tree, and enjoy a Winter Wonders Gallery Hunt, a Hot Glass Show, and submit a drawing for "You Design It; We Make It" for a chance to have your design made by one of the gaffers.