June is Pride Month—a worldwide celebration of the LGBTQ community! All month long, every major US city will have rainbow-clad parades and exciting escapades that recognize a full spectrum of sexual orientations, genders and lifestyles. But luckily you don’t need to travel far to embrace Pride. Mark your calendars, because Ontario County has a variety of local pride events happening throughout early June!
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There are loads of ways to celebrate dad this Father’s Day, and there’s one great spot to do so—right here in the Finger Lakes! Whether your dad wants to post up and try a new brewery or is determined to reach 10,000 steps before lunch, I have a couple of suggestions to make June 16 the best dad’s day ever!
Did some-bunny say brunch?! We’re all about brunch here in the FLX—I mean with food as fresh as ours and breathtaking vistas providing a stellar ambiance, you truly can’t go wrong.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 10:00 AM by Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
Every February, Americans honor the contributions and achievements of African-American culture during Black History Month. The overwhelming response and support of what started as a weeklong celebration in 1926 helped expand the event to an entire month 50 years later when President Gerald Ford beckoned the country to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.”
It’s a party in the USA! Grab your friends and family, book a room with a lake view and celebrate our nation the Finger Lakes way. With fireworks, parades and even a carnival, there’s no party like a FLX 4th of July party!
I know the drill. It’s the week before Mother’s Day and you’ve been waiting for inspiration to strike. Your mom deserves her own private island, but you only have enough money for a beach chair or two.
What do you do? That’s where I come in.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 9:00 AM by Melissa Knoblauch
Happy Pi Day, everyone! To celebrate I’ve created a Nutella Orange Pie. You should make it, too! I’ll give you 3.14 reasons why you’ll love it.
Thursday, February 1, 2018 12:00 PM by Christen Smith
It’s that time of the year again—Valentine’s Day—and love is in the air. Whether you find yourself single or with that special someone this year, there are plenty of things for you to do to in the Finger Lakes to make it a memorable day. Valentine’s Day falls on a Wednesday this year, so that gives us all even more opportunities to take advantage of lots of fun things leading up to the big day. Here are 14 fun options for those celebrating Valentine’s Day, single or together.
Monday, January 22, 2018 10:00 AM by Melissa Knoblauch
January 1 rang in a new year and brought with it some frigid temperatures across the country. But since January is National Soup Month, battle the winter forecast of brrr by celebrating with this easy recipe.