Holiday Events in the Finger Lakes

Celebrate the holiday events in the Finger Lakes. Many major holidays throughout the year are filled with fun, family-friendly activities. The highlighted major holiday festivities below can fill your calendar. To see a complete list check out our events calendar.

The Festival of Trees at Granger Homestead in Canandaigua is a great way to get into the Christmas spirit. With dozens of trees and wreaths decorated by local organizations throughout the Homestead, you'll be inspired to make your own tree more spectacular. 

Fireworks explode during the night at Bristol Mountain to ring in the New YearVictor hosts the Holiday Train Ride with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

For more adult fun, you might want to take a weekend to enjoy the Deck the Halls Weekends on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. It's so popular that it sells out every year so make reservation early.

New Year's Eve at Bristol Mountain Winter Resort near Canandaigua includes a torchlight run down the mountain as well as fireworks.

If you haven't caught the love bug for the Finger Lakes by this time, then you'll definitely have to make Valentine's Day your special treat to you and that special someone. Vintage, Vines and Valentines in Naples in early February combines wine, chocolate, and together time in Naples.

Mother's Day Tea is a tradition at Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Site in Canandaigua. Sonnenberg also celebrates Father's Day with a car show.

Memorial Day parades take place in Canandaigua, Cheshire, Clifton Springs, Ionia, East and West Bloomfield, Manchester and Shortsville, Honeoye, Victor, and Geneva. Other Memorial Day events and ceremonies take place in these and other communities.

For July 4th Independence Day celebrations, the communities of Honeoye, Geneva, Canandaigua, and Farmington all offer fireworks.