Summer is a happening time in the Finger Lakes as people like to enjoy the warm weather and take part in all that the lakes have to offer. Power boating, sailing, fishing, kayaking and a variety of other water sports are readily available for visitors.
Author: Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Friday, April 15, 2016 4:37 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Artists have always been drawn to the Finger Lakes because they found inspiration in its scenic beauty, including waterfalls, the rolling hills and four distinct seasons. Performing, musical, visual, and literary artists have long found something distinctly special here. View the magnificent works at main street art galleries like Finger Lakes Gallery and Frame along with specialty shops like Artizanns and Wizard of Clay.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 8:30 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Canandaigua, NY (March 29, 2016) Bristol Mountain continues to reach major milestones this ski season. “For spring break kids looking to ski or ride in the state of New York, today they only had two choices out of 50 ski areas in the state.”
Finger Lakes Visitors Connection Launches Integrated Marketing Campaign to Bring Back Canadian Visitors
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:41 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
CANANDAIGUA --- In an effort to reverse the tide on waning Canadian visitorship, the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection has launched an integrated marketing campaign welcoming Canadians with discounts and specials.
Monday, February 1, 2016 10:42 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Victor, NY— With Ganondagan’s Seneca Art & Culture Center now available for its first winter, Friends of Ganondagan launches a “Family-Friendly February” featuring nearly 10 participatory programs from mid-February onwards, including six days of Winter Break activities.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 2:50 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Fairport, NY - The 8th annual New York Ice Wine & Culinary Festival will take place on Saturday, February 13. The festival showcases wineries from across the state that produce the delicacy called ice wine in the traditional manner. Ice wine and its creator - winter - are at the forefront of all the activities: from tastings and infused cuisine to sleigh rides and cocktails.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 5:00 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
GENEVA --- The Gearan Center for the Performing Arts – a newly constructed 65,000-square-foot, high-tech academic facility designed to embrace, advance and experience the performing arts – is officially opening at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
Monday, December 28, 2015 1:02 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
South Bristol: Through the stillness at the summit of Bristol Mountain the sound of guests zipping through the forest on the new Zip Line Canopy Tour can be heard. This three hour guided tour consists of seven individual zip lining courses totaling over 5,000 feet with speeds reaching over 40 mph.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:49 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
CANANDAIGUA – Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park in Canandaigua, NY is offering two holiday events this season that harken back to Canandaigua’s historic past— the elegant Victorian fantasy Christmas party, the Sonnenberg Christmas Gala on December 6 and the festive Sonnenberg Christmas Community Day on December 12.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 3:44 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
November 5, 2015
Canandaigua, NY—On November 11, 2015, the seminal federal Canandaigua Treaty will once again be commemorated in Canandaigua, where in 1794, representatives of the Haudenosaunee (Six Nations) and the United States government met to sign an historic agreement. Friends of Ganondagan, along with the 1794 Canandaigua Treaty Committee, host this annual event in recognition of the treaty that brought peace between the Haudenosaunee and the United States, and recognized the sovereignty of the Haudenosaunee to govern and set laws as individual nations.