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Crystal City Christmas

Crystal City Christmas in downtown Corning is meant to inspire our community and visitors to celebrate the holiday season and develop traditions that will last a lifetime with their family and friends. Sparkle has been a community favorite for more than 40 years, and the Parade of Lights is an annual favorite that delights people of all ages.

Holiday Gift Card Giveaway

November 13–December 11

A weekly drawing of more than $400 in gift cards and certificates for businesses throughout the Gaffer District.

Small Business Saturday

November 25

It's your chance to shop local and help support the small business owners that make our city so vibrant.

Tree Lighting & Parade of Lights

November 26

Join us for a simultaneous lighting of two trees on Corning's northside and southside, followed by the Parade of Lights.


December 2, 5–9pm

A holiday tradition for more than 40 years! Featuring live entertainment, horse & wagon rides, Santa in his Crystal House, and activities for the whole family.

Photos with Santa Claus

Bring your family to Santa's Crystal House in Centerway Square, visits are free and photos are $5.

  • Check back in November 2017 for dates and times!
A Classic Christmas for the Whole Family!
Christmas Fun For All Ages
A Very Festive Gaffer District
Lights on the Walking Bridge for Sparkle
More Lights on the Walking Bridge for Sparkle
Clock Tower with Festive Lighting
Market Street During Sparkle
Horse and Wagon Rides at Sparkle
Sparkle in Centerway Square
Santa Sees All!
Santa Claus at Sparkle
Great Time for Shopping!
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