Current Events

Finger Lakes Premier Properties Area Events

Polar Passport
03/31/2017 to 12/05/2016
Contact Seneca Lake Wine Trail at 877-536-2717

Visit the Trail during the best time of year: the off season! At $30 plus tax, the Polar Passport gives residents and visitors alike a convenient and affordable way to enjoy many of the wineries on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. And while many people enjoy visiting the wineries during the busy summer and autumn season, the winter season is actually the best time to visit when owners, winemakers and vineyard managers are more likely to be in the tasting room.

(Sunday-Saturday during the wineries regular tasting room hours)

 
Wine Weekday Passport
01/02/2017 to 06/30/2017
Contact Seneca Lake Wine Trail at 877-536-2717

Visit the Trail during weekdays, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday and Friday, for a more intimate wine tasting experience with far fewer crowds during each winery's regular tasting room hours.

At $25 plus tax, this passport gives residents and visitors alike a convenient and affordable way to enjoy many of the wineries on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail.

 
Spring Wine & Cheese
04/21/2017 to 04/23/2017
Contact Seneca Lake Wine Trail at 877-536-2717

This is an incredibly popular event, combining the classic tastes of wine and cheese into one delectable weekend. It is a self-guided tour around beautiful Seneca Lake visiting over 30 unique, participating wineries. You start this event by picking up your gift item and tickets at your chosen starting winery and receive your first sampling of wine paired with a sample of a cheese-themed dish the winery has prepared. Regular tickets purchased in advance are $40 per person. $30 for non-tasters.
Friday from 1 PM to 5 PM and Saturday/Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM

 
Seneca Lake Wine & Food
On 05/20/2017
Contact Seneca Lake Winery Association at 877-536-2717

This event is held in one location, Clute Park, at the southern tip of Seneca Lake in Watkins Glen and is scheduled for May 20, 2017. Ticket prices will be $35 tasting/$15 non-tasting, and the event will be held 11am - 5pm. More information to come!

 
Smokin' Summer Kickoff
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
Contact Seneca Lake Wine Trail at 877-536-2717

This is one of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail's newest wine and food pairing weekend event. Come celebrate summer, the many wonderful foods associated with this beautiful time of year, and the fantastic wines that pair with grilled and summertime foods! Start your summer season off with this fun-filled wine and food pairing weekend, check in at your chosen starting winery, pick up your ticket and gift item, then enjoy a self-guided tour around beautiful Seneca Lake during this 2-1/2 day event. This event is co-sponsored by Bostrom Farms. Regular tickets purchased in advance are $40 per person. $30 for non-tasters.

Friday from 1 to 5 PM and Saturday/Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM.

 
36th Annual Canandaigua Lake Trout Derby
06/10/2017 to 06/11/2017
Contact Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce at 585-394-4400

The 36th Annual Canandaigua Lake Trout Derby is a two-day trout fishing competition on beautiful Canandaigua Lake, in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.

Categories are for overall largest trout and divisions for Lake, Brown, and Rainbow Trout.

Proceeds from the derby benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times, Mercy Flight, and Hospeace House.

Session 1:
Sat Jun 10th, 2017 8:00 am - Sat Jun 10th, 2017 8:00 pm
Session 2:
Sun Jun 11th, 2017 8:00 am - Sun Jun 11th, 2017 4:00 pm

 
Upstate Anglers Crazy Cash Honeoye Lake
On 08/05/2017
Contact Upstate Anglers at 585-820-2116

First Place Payout: $10,000
Second Place Payout: $1,800
Third Place Payout: $700
(*Based on 25 boat participation)

Pre-Registration is required, only 25 teams may register, first come first serve. $500 buy in per-team. Time of Payment Determines launch position.

6 AM- 2 PM
Honeoye Lake, State Launch

 
Deck the Halls Weekend
11/17/2017 to 11/19/2017
Contact Seneca Lake Wine Trail at 877-536-2717

Event attendees will go to assigned starting wineries and begin a weekend of fun and festivities while sampling holiday wines and food tastings. The wineries are decorated for the holiday season. Over the 2-1/2 day weekend event, visit the participating wineries, receive a recipe book and collect ornaments to decorate your handmade grapevine wreath. These events are both co-sponsored by The Christmas House, located in nearby Elmira, NY.
Couple's Ticket (admits 2 people): $80 both tasting/ $70 one taster, one non-taster
Single's Ticket: $58 tasting/ $48 non-taster

Friday, 1-5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets are good for 2-1/2 days. Come for one day or the whole event weekend!

 
Deck the Halls Weekend
12/01/2017 to 12/03/2017
Contact Seneca Lake Winery Association at 877-536-2717

2017 is the 26th annual Deck the Halls Weekend! Enjoy the holiday season with a weekend of fun and relaxation; simply go to your assigned starting winery and begin a weekend of fun and festivities while sampling holiday wines and food tastings. The wineries are decorated for the holiday season. Over the 2-1/2 day weekend event, visit the participating wineries, receive a recipe book and collect ornaments to decorate your handmade grapevine wreath. These events are both co-sponsored by The Christmas House, located in nearby Elmira, NY.
Cost: $58 per person or $80 for a couple.
$70 Couple's Designated Driver/Non Taster Ticket (admits 2 people: one tasting wine, the other a non-alcoholic beverage)
$48 Single Designated Driver/Non Taster Ticket (admits 1 person, offered a non-alcoholic beverage)

Friday, 1-5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets are good for 2-1/2 days. Come for one day or the whole event weekend!

 

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