Finger Lakes Winter Events!
Top Finger Lakes Events this Winter
Homer Winterfest, Homer
You won’t know where to begin as bonfires, fireworks, dances, snow sculpting, flea markets, parades and human sled dog races compete for your attention.
Family Ski & Snowboard Night, Sodus
Brantling Ski Slopes cures your cabin fever with this special family night of skiing and snowboarding. Equipment rentals available and no couch potatoes allowed.
Lakeside Winter Celebration, Rochester
Ontario Beach Park hosts outdoor games, sailboat racing, carriage rides, dog sled demos and even a Polar Plunge at this giant winter celebration. Take the Chilly Chili Challenge.
Chili Cook Off & Winter Fest, Ithaca
Over 30 restaurants compete for Best Chili. Chili sampling, mechanical bull riding, Chili Idol karaoke, farmers market, and wine and beer tasting.
NY Ice Wine Festival, Fairport
Come celebrate and experience New York State’s award-winning Ice Wines in the season that makes them possible–winter! Only 20 wineries from across New York produce true Ice Wine, and many of them will be at the festival, offering you the rare opportunity to sample and purchase these exquisite wines from all of New York’s wine regions in one location.585-223-4210
Light In Winter Festival, Ithaca
Held at the State Theatre, it's a weekend festival of Science and Arts! 607-240-7494
Native American Winter Games, Victor
Celebrate a Native American winter at Ganondagan State Historic Site with snowshoe walks, dogsledding and storytelling in an authentic bark longhouse and hunting lodge. Self-guided tours wind through 600 acres.
St. Patrick’s Parade, Syracuse
The masses will line Clinton Square for one of the country’s largest St. Patrick’s Parades, where floats, bands and anyone with the itch to march can join the ranks.
Cirque Ziva, Ithaca
The Golden Dragon Acrobats bring amazing feats to the stage of the State Theatre of Ithaca in a whirlwind of acrobatics and dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theater. Breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty. 607-27-STATE
St. Patrick's Parade, Syracuse
Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day! Come downtown & enjoy this outstanding annual event, one of the largest St. Patrick's parades in the United States. The parade route starts at Clinton Square & continues for 5 blocks down South Salina Street to W Onondaga. 800-234-4797
For more Winter event information, visit the Finger Lakes region and Finger Lakes alliance.