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The holidays are a wonderful time no matter where you are. However, spending your holiday season in Finger Lakes Wine Country means that your holidays are bound to shine a little brighter! 

Holiday Festivals and events     Search for holiday events

Take part in the highly anticipated wine trail events like Deck the Halls on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail, Keuka Holidays on the Keuka Lake Wine Trail and the Holiday Shopping Spree on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Celebrate the season attending the Parade of Lights or Sparkle in Corning’s Gaffer District.

unique holiday shopping   Search for stores and shops

Find unique holiday gifts and collectibles as The Christmas House or find the perfect gift for everyone on your list at the Arnot Mall or at any of the antique and specialty shops in the region.  Purchase one-of-a-kind treasures for that special someone on your list at the GlassMarket at The Corning Museum of Glass or at the Trading Post at the Rockwell Museum of Western Art. A majority of wineries have gift shops that have unique wine gifts perfect for the wine-lover on your list. 

finger lakes wine, the perfect  gift   Search our winery database

This season, give the gift of Finger Lakes Wine Country.  View our winery database for direct links to purchase wine from your favorite Finger Lakes winery.  It's a gift that everyone will love to receive.

Cozy Places to Stay    Places to Stay

Cozy up in a romantic bed and breakfast or a luxurious hotel. Wherever you choose to spend the holidays, you're sure to feel the holiday cheer throughout your stay. 

New Year's Eve packages

Why not celebrate the arrival of the New Year with a getaway to Finger Lakes Wine Country. 

glittering traditions

Make your holidays sparkle and shine a little brighter with a visit to The Corning Museum of Glass in Finger Lakes Wine Country. At Glittering Traditions, enjoy a wide variety of holiday fun at the museum where kids and teens are always FREE!

Marvel at the Giant Glass Ornament Tree and create memories that last when you Make Your Own Glass ornament. Enjoy free admission, holiday music and discounted Make Your Own Glass experiences the first weekend in December with the Holiday Open House, there is even the chance to have breakfast or lunch with Santa! Adults love holiday shopping in the GlassMarket and kids love the Winter Wonders Gallery Hunt. Explore the glittering exhibitions. Don't miss the beautiful, iridescent work of Tiffany's favorite glass from rarely seen collections, and the stunning contemporary art in the Voices of Contemporary Glass and Favorites from the Contemporary Glass Collection.

seneca santa

The Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards Seneca Santa Charity Party benefits underprivileged children of Schuyler County. Held at Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards & Winery, a $10 entry donation will be collected at the door, and each guest 21 and over will receive a souvenir Seneca Santa wine glass. The event will features live music, celebrity chefs, guest bartenders, and the Red Cat!

Holiday recipes

Bring the savory flavor of Finger Lakes Wine Country to your holiday table this year. We've put together a downloadable recipe guide for your Thanksgiving dinner. Enjoy special recipes from the Finger Lakes Wine Country family and impress your guests this year with wine pairing suggestions. Even if you cannot be in Finger Lakes Wine Country this holiday season, this is a way to stay in a Wine Country state of mind during this wonderful time of year.  Download the recipes now!

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