Corning's Gaffer District Event Listings

December 6th, 2014 - 5-9pm

Join us for the 40th annual culmination of the Crystal City Christmas Events Season, sponsored by Connors Mercantile. Featuring fireworks, horse and carriage rides, shopping and dining promotions, outdoor entertainment and activities for the whole family. 

Join us for the 40th annual culmination of the Crystal City Christmas Events Season, sponsored by Connors Mercantile. Featuring horse and carriage rides, shopping and dining promotions, outdoor entertainment and activities for the whole family. Enjoy craft and food vendors, holiday carolers, and photos with Santa in his Crystal House. A favorite for generations that’s not to be missed! This year's event begins with the inaugural Selfless Elf 5K and ends with fireworks!

Centerway Square Entertainment

4:55-5:15pm Opening Ceremonies & Selfless Elf 5K awards
5-8:45pm Horse & Wagon rides ($10 per adult, $5 per child)
5-9pm Photos with Santa ($5 per photo, visits with Santa are free)
5:15-8pm Music entertainment by Shawnie Brown & Guests, Corning Christian Academy,Payton Clark and the Painted Post Chapter SPEBSQSA (barbershoppers)
8:15-8:45pm Closing Ceremonies with Quentin Harriger
9pm Fireworks over the Chemung River

Market Street & Civic Center Entertainment

  • live window models at Pip’s
  • snowboarding demos at VOLO
  • free mini train rides to the Civic Center
  • caroling, ornament making, bell ringers, dancing and a live nativity
  • live alpacas and reindeer
  • photo opportunities with the Ultimate FROZEN Party, Mickey Mouse and Friends and more
  • free skating at the Civic Center with a non-perishable food item or new unwrapped toy from 1-3pm & 7-9pm, family skating with Rudolph, Frosty & the Grinch from 4-6:30pm
  • free children’s books, Clifford the Big Red Dog and hot chocolate at the Southeast Steuben Library

Sponsored By:

Connors Mercantile

Elmira Savings Bank

Visions Hotels

WENY-TV