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!

March 2017 Events


MARCH 4, 2017
Red, Red Wine
Seneca Lake Wine Trail

Celebrate the red wines of the Finger Lakes, all paired with innovative dishes prepared by participating Seneca Lake wineries. 

MARCH 10, 2017
Cabin Fever
Corning, New York

Conquer cabin fever on this special night of wine tasting, craft beer sampling and terrific shopping and dining promotions in lovely Corning, New York, featuring more than 25 wineries and breweries from the Finger Lakes Region!


MARCH 11, 2017
Preferred Pairings
Seneca Lake Wine Trail

Enjoy an intimate wine and food pairing experience on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail, in partnership with the Finger Lakes Cheese Trail. Each participating winery will be matched up with a creamery, offering ticketed attendees 3-4 delicious pairings of regional cheese paired with Seneca Lake wines. 

MARCH 17, 2017, 6:00 PM
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre: A Wee Bit O'Murder!
The Gould Hotel
Seneca Falls, New York

The Acme mystery company presents, "A Wee Bit O'Murder" at the Gould Hotel! Someone has stolen the pot of gold, and now you and all of the other leprechauns of Clover Union Local Number 7 have a mystery to solve! Ticket price includes show admission and a family-style dinner, including tax and gratuity. Spend the night following the show for $99 + tax!

MARCH 18-19, 2017
3rd Annual Bacon on the Lakein!
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail 

Bacon lovers, you will be delighted with this wine pairing event! The Cayuga Lake Wine Trail wineries will offer tantalizing bacon dishes perfectly paired with local wines. Leave a ticket stub in the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Piggy Bank at each winery along the way for a chance to win a BBQ-themed basket of barbecue sauces, utensils, and more! One lucky person will win a BBQ Smoker! The more wineries you visit, the more chances to win.

MARCH 24-26, 2017
Pasta & Wine Weekend
Seneca Lake Wine Trail

Sample delicious pasta recipes prepared by participating wineries and perfectly paired with fine Seneca Lake wines, March 24-26, during Pasta & Wine Weekend.

April 2017 Events

APRIL 8-9, 2017
Tapas & Wine Weekend
Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Celebrate the hors d'oeuvre with a delightful pairing of sweet and savory bites served with samples of fine Keuka wines. Receive a complimentary Keuka Lake Wine Trail glass and appetizer plate that conveniently holds your wine and tapas on one plate!

APRIL 21-23, 2017
Spring Wine & Cheese Weekend
Seneca Lake Wine Trail

The pairing of wine and cheese is as classic and popular as this Seneca Lake Wine Trail event! 


APRIL 28-30, 2017
25th Annual Wine & Herb Festival
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Kick off your spring gardening on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail!  Enjoy Finger Lakes wines paired with herb-infused cuisine, and collect potted herbs and vegetables, as well as recipes from each winery along the way.

May 2017 Events

MAY 5-7, 2017
25th Annual Wine & Herb Festival
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

Kick off your spring gardening on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail!  Enjoy Finger Lakes wines paired with herb-infused cuisine, and collect potted herbs and vegetables, as well as recipes from each winery along the way.


MAY 6-7, 2017
Keuka in Bloom!
Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Take in the beauty of Keuka Lake in the spring, and sample world-class vintages of Keuka Lake wines paired with herb-inspired foods. Ticket holders will receive one flower and one herb, each in a 4" pot, at each winery along the way.


MAY 20, 2017

Seneca Lake Wine & Food Festival
Clute Park, Watkins Glen, New York

Celebrate the fabulous Finger Lakes food and drink community at Clute Park in Watkins Glen, at the southern tip of Seneca Lake. Local restaurants, wineries, breweries, cideries, and distilleries will offer tastes of the region while you enjoy activities and entertainment.

June 2017 Events

JUNE 1-JUNE 18, 2017
Geneva Music Festival
Geneva, New York


The Geneva Music Festival brings a broad range of performers to entertain, inspire and nurture a lifelong appreciation for classical music throughout the community. The Festival strives to make music accessible to a wide range of audiences, giving special effort to reaching the youngest of audiences.

JUNE 1-JUNE 30, 2017
Bangles and Bottles!
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

If you love wine and jewelry, visit the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail during this summer’s Bangles & Bottles event. During the months of June and July, join Bangles and Bottles for $65, and collect all 16 unique charm bracelets, one from each winery.  In addition, receive a "Winemaker's Pick" sample at each winery, and a 5% discount on wine purchases. 


JUNE 2-4, 2017
Ithaca Festival
Ithaca, New York

Get a true taste of Ithaca, 10 square miles surrounded by reality, and an unforgettable experience as Ithaca celebrates the artist in everyone, a tradition since 1977!


JUNE 9-11, 2017
Smokin' Summer Kick-Off
Seneca Lake Wine Trail

Celebrate summer with fabulous wines of the Finger Lakes paired perfectly with grilled summertime foods!


JUNE 10-11, 2017

Fire it Up! BBQ & Wine Weekend I
Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Get a taste of how well cool climate wines pair with mouth-watering barbecue, summer side dishes, and grilled foods prepared with local sauces, rubs, and marinades! 

JUNE 24-25, 2017
Fire it Up! BBQ & Wine Weekend II 
Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Another opportunity to get a taste of how well cool climate wines pair with mouth-watering barbecue, summer side dishes, and grilled foods prepared with local sauces, rubs, and marinades! 

July 2017 Events


JULY 1-JULY 31, 2017

Bangles and Bottles!
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

If you love wine and jewelry, visit the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail during this summer’s Bangles & Bottles event. During the months of June and July, join Bangles and Bottles for $65, and collect all 16 unique charm bracelets, one from each winery.  In addition, receive a "Winemaker's Pick" sample at each winery, and a 5% discount on wine purchases. 

JULY 14-16, 2017
Finger Lakes Wine Festival
Watkins Glen, New York

Come and get a taste of the largest showcase of New York State wines, with over 80 wineries paired with regional artisans for an unforgettable taste of the Finger Lakes, as well as live music, culinary classes, breweries, and more, on the southern tip of Seneca Lake!

August 2017 Events

September 2017 Events


SEPTEMBER 16-17, 2017

Harvest Celebration of Food & Wine
Keuka Lake Wine Trail


Sample delicious dishes highlighting the region’s seasonal produce and paired perfectly with fine Keuka wines. 

October 2017 Events

 

November 2017 Events


NOVEMBER 11-12, 2017
Keuka Holidays I
Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Celebrate the holiday season as you sample fine Keuka wines complemented by small plates of hearty winter foods. Ticket holders will receive a handmade grapevine wreath at their starting winery and collect an ornament at each winery along the way. Wineries will be decked out in holiday decorations and stocked with unique holiday gift ideas. Please note: Tickets for this weekend are NOT usable on the weekend of November 18-19.


NOVEMBER 17-19, 2017
Deck the Halls
Seneca Lake Wine Trail

Get in the holiday spirit with a weekend of fun, sampling holiday wines and festive foods in decorated tasting rooms along the Seneca Lake Wine Trail! Receive a recipe book and collect ornaments along the way to decorate your handmade grapevine wreath.

NOVEMBER 18-19, 2017
Keuka Holidays II
Keuka Lake Wine Trail

Celebrate the holiday season as you sample fine Keuka wines complemented by small plates of hearty winter foods. Ticket holders will receive a handmade grapevine wreath at their starting winery and collect an ornament at each winery along the way. Wineries will be decked out in holiday decorations and stocked with unique holiday gift ideas. Please note: Tickets for this weekend are NOT usable on the weekend of November 11-12.

December 2017 Events


DECEMBER 1-3, 2017

Deck the Halls
Seneca Lake Wine Trail

If you missed your chance to Deck the Halls on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail in November, get in the holiday spirit with a weekend of fun, sampling holiday wines and festive foods in December!  Receive a recipe book and collect ornaments along the way to decorate your handmade grapevine wreath.

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