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Join us for the 42nd annual Sparkle of Christmas!
December 2, 2017
Twinkling Trees during Sparkle
Photo by Alexandra Elise Photography
Santa Visits during Sparkle
Photo by Alexandra Elise Photography
Businesses on Market Street during Sparkle
Photo by Alexandra Elise Photography
December 2, 2017
5pm - 9pm
Holiday Gift Card Giveaway
Holiday Gift Card Giveaway
November 13, 2017

It's the annual Holiday Gift Card Giveaway! Join us for this year's annual giveaway of gift cards and gift certificates to Gaffer District businesses. A drawing for more than $400 in gift cards and certificates will be made weekly!

Tree Lighting & Parade of Lights
Tree Lighting & Parade of Lights
November 25, 2017

Join us for the lighting of the Centerway Square and Bridge Street trees, followed by the magical Parade of Lights!

Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday
November 25, 2017

Avoid the chaos of the mall or the impersonal connection with your laptop, and visit one of downtown Corning's fabulous stores, restaurants or spas.

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. A favorite for generations that's not to be missed! This year's event includes fireworks at the end of the evening!

43rd Annual Sparkle

Saturday, December 2, 5–9pm

Market Street

  • Santa in his Crystal House 
  • horse and wagon rides
  • live reindeer display
  • bell ringers, vendors, festive food, music and more
  • Gaffer District business specials & promotions
  • children's activities

*Event dates are subject to change.

Sparkle in Centerway Square
Santa Sees All!
Santa Claus at Sparkle
Great Time for Shopping!
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
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