GlassFest kicks off on Thursday night with the Glass Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and 2300°: GlassFest
, free and open to the public, held at the Corning Museum of Glass featuring live glassmaking, music entertainment, shopping, food, and drink.
Friday begins with the Finger Lakes Wine & Craft Beer Tasting throughout Corning's Gaffer District, open to everyone 21 or older. Finish off the night on Friday at the Rock The Park concert in Riverfront Park.
Spend all day on Saturday and Sunday wandering along Historic Market Street, which is closed to car traffic and filled with art and food vendors. Watch live glassblowing demos on the outdoor stage in Centerway Square, listen to music during Rock The Park on both days, enjoy activities for the whole family, and even stay late for fireworks on Saturday night!
GlassFest is a four-day celebration of glass and the fire arts in the Crystal City, featuring live hot glass shows, artist demonstrations throughout Corning's Gaffer District, live music and entertainment, and shopping & dining.
Kick off the start of GlassFest with a special 2300° at the Corning Museum of Glass
. Starting at 5:30pm, watch the glass ribbon cutting to mark the start of GlassFest. Stick around to enjoy the hot glass show and live music from 6-8pm.
HOT GLASS SHOWS AT CENTERWAY SQUARE
Enjoy the excitement of glass being made before your eyes. Watch the gaffers from the Corning Museum of Glass showcase their talents on the stage with hot glass shows all weekend long!
ROCK THE PARK
Live music Friday & Saturday nights and Sunday afternoon in Centennial Park!
Enjoy a spectacular display of fireworks on Saturday night starting at 9:45pm. Bring the whole family and enjoy a show that rivals the 4th of July!
SHOPPING & DINING ON MARKET STREET
Take in Historic Market Street and enjoy shopping and dining from local and regional artisans and vendors.
For more information on GlassFest call (607) 937-6292.