Current Events

There’s always something exciting happening in the Finger Lakes Region! From wine festivals to quirky annual events, there is plenty to celebrate. Whether you’re looking for the perfect family-friendly festival with arts and crafts or lake events happening during your stay, we can help! Take a look at the many events below or browse through the events by month.

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38th Annual Ovid Strawberry Festival


Location Ovid Fire Department - Ovid, ny Dates Event Date: 6/14/2024
The 38th Annual Ovid Strawberry Festival is 2-days of Family and Community Fun, nestled in the picturesque village of Ovid, NY. Friday, June 14th will kick off the festival in the 3 Bears Park with the Ovid Farmer's Market starting at 3pm, followed with music by the Yardvarks at 6pm. Saturday, June 15th the days starts with a Pancake Breakfast at Ovid Federated Church. The festival kicks off at 10am with a parade down Main St, followed by many activities in the Ovid Village Park, at Edith B. Ford Memorial Library, and more! CLICK HERE FOR EVENT DETAILS...

Watkins Glen Waterfront Festival


Location Watkins Glen Harbor Dates Event Date: 6/15/2024 Time Starts: 11:00 AM ‐ Ends: 7:00 PM
Now entering it’s 31st year in 2024, the Watkins Glen Waterfront Festival is anchored by the popular Cardboard Boat Regatta held on Saturday of Father’s Day weekend. Join us at the Seneca Harbor Park on Saturday, June 15th from 11am-7pm! Food, Craft and non-profit vendors will be open from 11am along the Harbor Parking lots and grass. We will also have FREE Children’s Activities in the Cardboard Boat Concourse area, so be sure to check out the boats and the fun! As always, a local favorite band will be playing in the large parking lot tent near Lucky Hare Brewing, following the award announcements. This year get ready to listen to Five Man Trio! Stroll through the Concourse de Cardboard, check out the cardboard boats and meet the crews. Then laugh and applaud the bold and adventurous Captains and Crews of the Cardboard Boat Regatta as they bravely sail their cardboard crafts from launch to finish line! The Carboard Boat Regatta will begin promptly at 2pm. You will not want to miss this. In addition to the races, a full lineup of food, beverage, and craft vendors will be onsite, as well as live music. Stay until the end to enjoy the music! CLICK HERE FOR EVENT DETAILS...

Father's Day at the Farm


Location Lincoln Hill Farms Dates Event Date: 6/16/2024 Time Starts: 12:00 PM ‐ Ends: 7:00 PM
Celebrate Father’s Day at the Farm Join us for family fun at the farm filled with live music, craft brews, good eats and a great time. Save the date and bring your dad, uncle, grandfather or any father figure in your life to a one-of-kind entertainment experience at Lincoln Hill Farms. We’ll be serving up a clams special (while supplies last) and featuring other food specials. Come on out and meet the goats, enjoy live music throughout the day, lawn games, participate in our Dress Like Your Dad Contest and more. Stay tuned for more information. OPEN 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM LIVE MUSIC LINE-UPCrazy Chesters Porch ProjectDiamond and Steele TrioBrian Ayers DRESS LIKE YOUR DAD CONTESTWinner receives a prize and bragging rights. Father of the winner receives two general admission BrewFest 2024 tickets. FREE Admission | FREE Parking | Visit lincolnhillfarms.com for more info....

Dogs & Dogs


Location 670 State Rt. 14, Penn Yan, NY 14527 Dates Event Date: 6/23/2024
Come enjoy a day out on the town with your favorite four-legged companion! Fox Run is dog friendly every day, but on Sunday, June 23 we’ll make it extra special for our very best friends. Walk your doggo on a special trail through the vineyards, let them chow down on dog-friendly ice cream, and treat yourself to a very punny meal of specialty hot dogs. Dogs & Dogs! What could be better?! We’ll be serving up Bark-Chew-terie Boards for your doggos to enjoy! It’s exactly what it sounds like – a charcuterie board featuring dog-friendly treats! We’ll have the Humane Society of Yates County on site with some adoptable dogs and to accept donations. And we plan on throwing humans a bone by offering free wine tastings in exchange for a donation. We will also be featuring special musical guests! In order to ensure the safety of all our guests we ask that dogs and their owners follow the obedience ground rules: • All dogs must be kept in control and on a leash at all times • Unruly or unfriendly dogs will be asked to leave • According to NYS law dogs are not allowed in the Cafe • PYOP! Please Pick Up Your Own Poop! We have baggies and receptacles available. More information can be found at FoxRunVineyards.com  ...

Grapes, Griddles, & Fiddles


Location 670 State Rt. 14, Penn Yan, NY 14527 Dates Event Date: 6/26/2024 Time Starts: 6:00 PM ‐ Ends: 8:00 PM
Fox Run’s Grapes, Griddles & Fiddles gives you everything you need to enjoy a warm summer evening: delicious grilled cheese sandwiches, wine by the glass/bottle, and fiddle music! While you sip wine and enjoy the sunshine on our back patio/lawn, Chef Brud Holland will grill up an elevated version of the classic grilled cheese, with the specialty fillings changing at each event. These delectable sandwiches come with a side salad. We have plenty of seating but just in case bring a chair/blanket if you would like! Event is weather dependent. 2024 dates include: June 26th, July 10th & 24th, and August 14th & 28th. You can purchase your admission ticket & grilled cheese online to secure your spot! Tickets & more information can be found at FoxRunVineyards.com  EVENT DETAILS >>...

Wag Your Tail Along the Trail


Location Cayuga Lake Wine Trails Participating Wineries - Tickets Required Dates Start Date: 6/01/2024 ‐ End Date: 6/30/2024 Time Starts: 8:00 AM ‐ Ends: 5:00 PM

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