The following is information from the New York State Offices of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. The Finger Lakes Visitors Center has highlighted areas that are in or near Ontario County by putting those areas in bold type.
Category - Press Releases
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 8:00 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
October 23, 2015
The New York Wine and Culinary Center (NYWCC) is bringing back its popular New York on Tap event on Friday, October 23rd from 7:00 – 9:30 pm.
This beer lovers event is a more
Thursday, October 8, 2015 12:14 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
CANANDAIGUA – The year is 1908 and Mrs. Mary Clark Thompson, one of the original owners of Sonnenberg Gardens, is celebrating the opening of her Aviary complex’s new Peacock House. Guests as well as a rare white peacock are arriving at Sonnenberg when the maid discovers a hidden cache of diamonds. Intrigue and mystery abound!
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 12:00 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Victor, NY— This year, Friends of Ganondagan has created a new focus for its annual Living History Event on Saturday, September 26, and it is imbued with activities for all ages surrounding important
Ventosa Vineyards 2011 Lemberger, Estate Grown wins "Governor's Cup" and Paumanok Vineyards wins "Winery of the Year"
Thursday, August 13, 2015 8:20 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Watkins Glen, New York, August 12 - Ventosa Vineyards 2011 Lemberger, Estate Grown from the Finger Lakes Region won the coveted "Governor's Cup" trophy at the 2015 New York Wine & Food Classic competition, held on August 11 & 12 at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen, NY. The "Winery of the Year" award went to Paumanok Vineyards on the North Fork of Long Island.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:30 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
The Wine Symposium of the Finger Lakes celebrates the brilliance of Finger Lakes wines, wineries and growers.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 2:59 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
GENEVA, NY – GAEL Brewing Company, the newest microbrewery located at 4180 State Route 14 in the Town of Geneva is hosting its Grand Opening celebration on Sunday, August 2 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The celebration, rain or shine, will consist of live music from the Party Mix band; free birthday cake for “Cousin Liam” and other activities. Bring a chair, a picnic lunch and we will provide the beer for sale.
Monday, July 13, 2015 12:21 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
CANANDAIGUA --- Focused on promoting and advancing the agricultural industry in Ontario County, the Ontario County Fair will run July 21-25 at the Ontario County Fairgrounds, located at 2820 County Road 10, Canandaigua.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 4:39 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Canandaigua, NY --- The long, awaited day is here. Roseland Wake Park, the first cable wake park in the Northeast hosts its grand opening July 11.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 5:03 PM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Palmyra, NY – In just a matter of days, the roles will be cast, the stages set and a rural New York hillside will become home to one of the world’s largest outdoor theatrical productions, the Hill Cumorah Pageant. The seven performances are July 10 & 11 and July 14 – 18. The Pageant is presented annually by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with an all-volunteer cast. Performances begin nightly at 9:00 p.m. with seating for over 7,000. The Hill Cumorah is located on Highway 21, two miles north of Interstate 90, Exit 43. Both admission and parking are free and no tickets are required.