Canandaigua Lake - autumn

Things to Do

Try these resources for extra tips, or just chat with your innkeeper –
Visitfingerlakes.com, Ontario County’s Visitors Connection
• Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

(If not otherwise noted, these events are in Canandaigua.)

MARCH

• 6-8 – Annual Orchid Show at Sonnenberg Mansion & Gardens

• 17 – Chef’s Table St. Patrick’s Day – NYWCC

APRIL

• every Tues morning & Wed afternoon – Sonnenberg Greenhouse Open House

• 25 – Climbing Bines Brewmaster Dinner – NYWCC

MAY

• 2-3 – Ganondagan State Historic Site Opening Weekend

• 9 – Mother’s Day Tea at Sonnenberg Mansion & Gardens

• 30 – George Thorogood and the Destroyers – CMAC

JUNE

• 10-14 – Finger Lakes Plein Air Art Festival & Competition

• 6 – Garrison Keillor – CMAC

• 7 – Ed Sheehan – CMAC

• 8 – Roses and Ros’es – Evening Party/Fundraiser at Sonnenberg

• 21 – Father’s Day Car Cruise-in at Sonnenberg

• 25-28 – Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen – Watkins Glen International (approx. 40 miles)

JULY

• 3 – Salute to America with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra – CMAC

• 8 – Kenny Chesney, Chase Rice & Jake Owen – CMAC

• 11 – Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick – CMAC

• 10-11, 14-18 – Hill Cumorah Pageant (Palmyra, approx. 11 miles)

• 10-12 – Finger Lakes Wine and Food Festival (Watkins Glen, approx 40 miles)

• 24-26 – Glenora Wine Cellars U.S. Vintage Grand Prix – (Watkins Glen; approx. 40 miles)

• 25-26 – Native American Dance & Music Festival – (Ganondagan; approx 10 miles)

AUGUST

• 6-9 – NASCAR Cheez-It 355 at the Glen (Watkins Glen, approx 40 miles)

• 8-9 – Finger Lakes Riesling Festival – NYWCC & City Pier

• 15 – Santana – CMAC

• 15-16 – Arts at the Gardens – Sonnenberg

• 30 – Idina Menzel – CMAC

SEPTEMBER

• TBA – Civil War Encampment – Granger Homestead

• 30 – Dierks Bentley, Kip Moore, Maddie and Tae & Canaan Smith – CMAC

OCTOBER

• 24 – Finger Lakes Beer Festival (Watkins Glen, approx 40 miles)

• TBA – Haunted Garden Stroll at Sonnenberg

NOVEMBER

• TBA – Christkindl Market at the Granger Homestead

DECEMBER

• 6 – Christmas Gala Ball – Sonnenberg Mansion

Note: Downtown Canandaigua merchants sponsor a Wine Walk on the first

Saturday of every month. And there are ALWAYS fun and tasty classes held at

the New York Wine & Culinary Center. Click the link above and check out their

offerings! It’s one of our guests’ (and our) favorite entertainment options.