Join Corning's Gaffer District for the 43rd annual culmination of the Crystal City Christmas Events Season. Featuring horse and wagon 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. New this year will be Arctic Paws dog sled demonstrations favorite for generations that are not to be missed! This year's event includes fireworks at the end of the evening!
43rd Annual Sparkle
Saturday, December 2, 5–9pm
- Santa in his Crystal House, 12-4 & 5-9 pm, free to visit Santa - $5 per photo
- horse and wagon rides, 4-8:45 pm, $10 adult/$5 kids
- live reindeer display
- bell ringers, vendors, festive food, music and more
- Gaffer District business specials & promotions
- children's activities-free
- Arctic Paws Sled Dog educational presentation at Centerway Stage
- Chili Cook-Off
- Entertainment at Centerway Stage
- Face painting in the Information Center
- Fireworks 9 pm
*Event dates are subject to change.
Schedule for Saturday, December 2:
- 5:10-6:00 PM "Arctic Paws" Educational Presentation and Meet & Greet
- 6:00-6:30 PM Christmas songs by "Lori Michele"
- 6:30-7:20 PM "Arctic Paws" Educational Presentation and Meet & Greet
- 7:20-7:50 PM Christmas songs by "Shawnie & Haley"
- 7:50-8:40 PM "Arctic Paws" Educational Presentation and Meet & Greet
Santa Schedule for Saturday, December 2
- 12-4 PM & 5-9 PM
Horse & Wagon Schedule
- 4-8:45 PM (Loading behind Centerway Square, near the clock tower)
Chili Cook-Off-Cast your vote on the best chili in Corning's Gaffer District. Pick up a ballot at participating locations
- Radisson Corning
- Aniello's Pizza
- Slammin' Jammin' BBQ
- Cugini Cafe
- Holmes Plate 54
- Mooney's Sports Bar