Category - Press Releases

CANANDAIGUA, NY --- The Ontario County Tourism Legacy Awards, hosted by the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, honors the individuals and organizations in Ontario County that have made significant contributions, demonstrated marketing or service excellence or developed outstanding products for our tourism industry. More than 100 individuals and businesses have been honored since 1993. 

FLVC is now seeking nominations for the 2016 Legacy Awards.

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.

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. 

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.

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.