Finger Lakes Events - Festivities for Every Season!

Finger Lakes Events - Festivities for Every Season!

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!

 

June 2015 Events

Ithaca Farmer's Market
Steamboat Landing, Ithaca, 
Saturdays, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM, Sundays, 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM 
Tuesdays in DeWitt Park, Ithaca, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

A must-visit in Ithaca!!  Don't miss the Ithaca's Farmer's Market and the community of vendors who bring this pavillion to life!  Browse stalls of homegrown Finger Lakes goodness, from vegetables to regional wine, arts, crafts, and local musicians.   Pick up your weekly groceries, or stop by for breakfast or lunch as you take in the gorgeous views from the Cayuga Lake inlet.  The Farmers Market offers five weekly markets during the growing season, in three differents locations.  See Ithaca Farmer's Market Hours and Locations for details.

JUNE 27-28, 2015
14th Annual Barbecue at the Wineries II
Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Another opportunity to celebrate summer's arrival, as you sample fine Finger Lakes wines paired with delicious barbecue and grilled foods prepared with local sauces, rubs, and marinades.

 

July 2015 Events

Ithaca Farmer's Market
Steamboat Landing, Ithaca, 
Saturdays, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM, Sundays, 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM 
Tuesdays in DeWitt Park, Ithaca, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

A must-visit in Ithaca!!  Don't miss the Ithaca's Farmer's Market and the community of vendors who bring this pavillion to life!  Browse stalls of homegrown Finger Lakes goodness, from vegetables to regional wine, arts, crafts, and local musicians.   Pick up your weekly groceries, or stop by for breakfast or lunch as you take in the gorgeous views from the Cayuga Lake inlet.  The Farmers Market offers five weekly markets during the growing season, in three differents locations.  See Ithaca Farmer's Market Hours and Locations for details.

JULY 1, 2015 (Rain date: July 2, 2015)
Ithaca Community Fireworks
Stewart Park, Ithaca, New York

Gather together with the Ithaca community for their annual spectacular fireworks display, launched from the Newman Municipal Golf Course and viewed from the southern tip of Cayuga Lake at beautiful Stewart Park.  Enjoy live music, games, entertainment, food, and children's activities from 6-9:30 PM, the National Anthem and welcome from Mayor Myrick at 9:30, and the fireworks launch at 9:45.  

JULY 4, 2015
4th of July Birthday BBQ Bash
Americana Vineyards
Interlaken, New York

Celebrate Independence Day, Finger Lakes style, at Americana Vineyards' annual 4th of July Birthday BBQ Bash!  Sip on Americana wines by the bottle, glass, or slushie style, or enjoy cold Bacchus beer in the new indoor/outdoor taproom.  Savor great food and outdoor seating while you listen to live music, and await the extraordinary fireworks finale at 10 PM, one of the best displays in the region!  Admission is $5.00 for adults, and kids are FREE!


JULY 10, 11, 12, 2015
Finger Lakes Wine Festival 2015
Watkins Glen, New York

Don't miss the largest showcase of New York State wines served by over 80 wineries and paired with delicious regional cuisine.  Plus, browse local artists, and enjoy live music, culinary classes, cooking demonstrations, and more!

JULY 24-26, 2015
Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix presented by Welliver
Watkins Glen, New York

Enjoy one of the largest vintage sportscar racing events in the country, featuring a variety of historic race cars from almost every era, held at Watkins Glen International. See website for ticket information.

JULY 24-26, 2015
Skaneateles Antique and Classic Boat Show
Clift Park, Skaneateles, New York

Welcome the 37th annual Antique and Classic Boat show, held in Skaneateles for the 21st year and featuring over 90 water and land displays of mahogany runabouts from the early 1900s, as well as launches, sailboats, canoes, and rowing craft and race boats, many restored to their original condition.  Exhibitors come from Central New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Michigan, South Carolina, and Canada to take part in the boat parade, contest, and antique model boat display.  Admission to this three-day event is free, and all can enjoy free concerts, historical tours, activities for the kids, fine boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and more!

JULY 25, 2015
2015 Finger Lakes Cheese Festival
Sunset View Creamery, 4970 County Rd 14, Odessa, New York

Celebrate and sample the region's artisanal cheese scene and learn about the cheese-making process at the annual Finger Lakes Cheese Festival!  


August 2015 Events


AUGUST 8-9, 2015
Hopsfest 2015
Nedloh Brewing Co.
Bloomfield, New York

Check out the second annual Hopsfest hosted by Nedloh Brewing Co., bringing together regional hops growers, brewers and beer enthusiasts and featuring educational seminars on crafting beer, growing hops, home-brewing, and food pairing.


November 2015 Events


NOVEMBER 20-22, 2015
22nd Annual Holiday Shopping Spree
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Embrace your holiday shopping as you browse, taste, sip, and shop at the wineries along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail!  Get your shopping done, enjoy tastings of fine regional wines paired with holiday-inspired dishes, take home a shopper's discount card, and collect a wine glass, a grapevine wreath, an ornament, and recipes from the wineries along the way.  If you cannot make it to this event, visit during the December 4-6 Holiday Shopping Spree weekend.


NOVEMBER 20-22, 2015
Deck the Halls Weekend
Seneca Lake Wine Trail

Celebrate the season with a fun-filled day on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail, tasting holiday wines paired with festive foods in wineries decked out in their holiday best. Ticket holders will receive a recipe book, a grapevine wreath, and ornaments from each winery along the way. If you cannot make it to this event, purchase tickets for the December 4-6 Deck the Halls Weekend!


December 2015 Events


DECEMBER 4-6, 2015
22nd Annual Holiday Shopping Spree
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Embrace your holiday shopping as you browse, taste, sip, and shop at the wineries along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail!  Get your shopping done, enjoy tastings of fine regional wines paired with holiday-inspired dishes, take home a shopper's discount card, and collect a wine glass, a grapevine wreath, an ornament, and recipes from the wineries along the way. 

DECEMBER 4-6, 2015
Deck the Halls Weekend
Seneca Lake Wine Trail

Celebrate the season with a fun-filled day on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail, tasting holiday wines paired with festive foods in wineries decked out in their holiday best. Ticket holders will receive a recipe book, a grapevine wreath, and ornaments from each winery along the way. 

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