Category - Press Releases

Julie Andzulis Instagrammed her way to winning vacations in Naples, New York, and Naples, Italy, as part of Finger Lakes Visitors Connection’s #FLXperience Foodie Revolution Contest. Throughout the summer, participants used the #FLXperience hashtag to post their best Finger Lakes foodie experience photos to Instagram or the blog at Using the handle @sweetiepunk, the Canandaigua resident shared images of Cafe Sol, Nedloh Hopsfest, Naples Hotel and other destinations around the region. 
“Save the date” for historic downtown Canandaigua’s popular Wine Walk events, which are held on the first Saturday of every month from 4 to 7 p.m. and are sponsored by The Canandaigua Downtown Merchants Association. In 2015, the Wine Walks are scheduled for: February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, July 4, August 1, September 5, October 3, Nov. 7, and December 5. 

Bundle up!  It’s time for the second annual Finger Lakes Frost Fest at the Geneva Lakefront Ramada Hotel on February 20, 2016. A celebration of winter in the Finger Lakes, along the shores of Seneca Lake, Frost Fest 2016 features:  outdoor ice sculptures and ice bars with specialty Frost Fest Martinis poured through an ice luge, music from Finger Lakes DJ Services, indoor food tastings from popular area restaurants, wine tastings from award winning Finger Lakes wineries, shuttle service to and from downtown parking areas to the event and a spectacular fireworks display from the City pier. 

If you have friends or family visiting for the holidays, make sure they enjoy a “Christmas On Us"! “Christmas On Us” is a special holiday promotion being offered by Ontario County hotels and Finger Lakes Visitors Connection. Visitors staying two nights at any of the participating hotels during Christmas will receive a third night free, as long as one of those nights is actually on Christmas. 
Bristol Valley Theater, the Finger Lakes' award-winning live, professional theater announces the line-up for their 2015 Summer Season. BVT, rated one of the top 20 Cultural Attractions by the Rochester Business Journal and voted Best Theater numerous times in the Messenger Post's Best of Ontario County, will present six plays and musicals beginning in June. 
Canandaigua, NY – Twisted Rail Brewing Company, Inc., announces its Spirits of the Season series, featuring weekly tasting events by guest Finger Lakes New York Farm Distillers.  Spirits of the Season will kick off Thanksgiving weekend and continue every Sunday through the holiday season at Twisted Rail’s brewery and tasting room located at 20 Pleasant Street in Canandaigua’s historic Railroad District.