Inaugural Finger Lakes Winter Carnival

WHAT:           First Finger Lakes Winter Carnival, highlighting the breadth and depth of the region’s appeal as a winter tourism destination

WHEN:          Friday, March 18 through Sunday, March 20, 2022

WHERE:        Canandaigua, New York, USA

DETAILS:      Three-day event celebrating winter, focused on the region’s unique appeals, including its robust local shops, food, and beverage offerings will be punctuated by ice bars, themed ice sculptures, live music, lakefront fire pits, and Friday night fireworks over the Canandaigua Lake. A host of family-friendly activities and a chance to meet the region’s small business owners, crafts makers, chefs, winemakers, and craft beverage innovators, whose creations spring from all the Finger Lakes.

Activity Highlights:  Each day will showcase 20-25 Finger Lakes specialty businesses in the Lakeside Winter Carnival Barn. They will provide free tastings, demonstrations, giveaways, and special offerings from Winter Carnival Barn at The Lake House on Canandaigua.

Friday, March 18 – Theme: Shop the Finger Lakes

  • Finger Lakes Shops featuring specials and extended hours
  • Lakeside Winter Carnival Barn hosting Shop the Finger Lakes event
  • Fireworks over the Lake
  • Snowboarding demonstrations
  • Food trucks

Saturday, March 19 – Theme: Sip the Finger Lakes

  • Finger Lakes breweries, wineries, cider houses, and distilleries offering promotions
  • Lakeside Winter Carnival Barn Hosting Sip the Finger Lakes event
  • Food trucks
  • Special lakefront igloo beverage experiences
  • Northeast Freestyle Skiing Junior Championships at Bristol Mountain
  • Winter Carnival Parade featuring Northeast Junior Freestyle Ski Athletes

Sunday, March 20 – Theme: Taste the Finger Lakes

  • Finger Lakes restaurants and bars, offering promotions and specials
  • Lakeside Winter Carnival Barn Hosting Taste the Finger Lakes event
  • Special Lakefront igloo dining experiences
  • Ice bar beverage tastings

HOSTS:  Finger Lakes Winter Carnival 2022 is a joint effort of Visit Finger Lakes, Canandaigua Chamber and BID, Bristol Mountain, Wine & Craft Beverage Trails. The Lake House on Canandaigua is the major underwriter of the event.

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