Local Events

There are so many fun and exciting things to check out on your next trip to the Finger Lakes region. From annual festivals celebrating food, wine, and leaves to Nascar races at the famed Watkins Glen Racetrack there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Corning Glass Fest

Corning Glass Fest

Four days of glassmaking demonstrations, music entertainment, art vendors, shopping, food, and more!
Finger Lakes Wine Festival

Finger Lakes Wine Festival

The Finger Lakes Wine Festival offers the largest showcase of New York State wines with over 80 wineries paired with regional artisans, music and culinary classes all in one beautiful location - Watkins Glen International.
Finger Lakes Cheese Festival

Finger Lakes Cheese Festival

Featuring the best in local cheese, delicious foods, live music all day, produce, crafts, games for the kids, it`s farm fun for families and foodies.
Watkins Glen Grand Prix Race

Watkins Glen Grand Prix Race

Since 1993, the Grand Prix Festival of Watkins Glen is a street festival in September celebrating our heritage of motor racing. Vintage cars drive the streets of Watkins Glen using the old street route that began the days of racing in Watkins Glen.
Leaves & Lobster on the Lawn

Leaves & Lobster on the Lawn

Ticket holders receive a whole Maine Lobster, steamed clams, salt potatoes, freshly picked corn, Cole slaw, rolls, homemade brownies, and iced tea. In addition to lobster dinners, ala carte choices will be available (priced individually). Live entertainment will play each day from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Location: Glenora, NY
Keuka Arts Festival

Keuka Arts Festival

The Keuka Arts Festival is established to present an event of high quality, original artwork and entertainment for the enjoyment of our Keuka Lake area and Finger Lakes regional residents and visitors. Art booths and displays are set up along the Keuka Outlet in downtown Penn Yan and feature local art as well as local food trucks.
Watkins Glen Ice Bar

Watkins Glen Ice Bar

Indoor and outdoor wine event at the Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen. Tickets sell out within a few days of going on sale...this is always a favorite event here in the Finger Lakes with plenty of wine tastings, food tastings, ice bar and ice sculptures.