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Signature Series Event

Taste of Summer Series

Celebrate the summer season in Corning's downtown! In both July and August, sample a "taste" of our fabulous restaurants and businesses, and enjoy free live music throughout the night.
July 20 & August 17, 2017
Taste of Summer
July 20, 2017
5pm - 9pm
August 17, 2017
5pm - 9pm
Bridge Street and William Street, Corning, NY

Join us on Corning's Bridge Street to celebrate summer in our downtown! Event participants will sample a "taste" of many Gaffer District restaurants and businesses, as the street will be closed! In an effort to showcase small businesses within our gorgeous downtown, this event will feature Gaffer District food vendors and merchants only. Children's activities and live music will ensure fun for the whole family.

Taste of Summer Series

Bridge Street (Riverside Drive to Pulteney Street)

Thursday, August 17 from 5–9pm


Seneca Jam, 5:30–7pm
Sons of a Beach, 7:30–9pm


  • Gaffer District businesses will feature fun and summery food, product or activities
  • XPOGO Show
  • Best BBQ in Corning contest
  • Step inside two of Corning's newest breweries to buy a pint!
  • Power Wheels Challenge — sponsored by Woodhull Raceway, Moe's Karting World and S&W Awards — register your racer here
  • Kids activities
  • Fun giveaways
Taste of Summer
Taste of Summer Crowd on Bridge Street
Taste of Summer Family Activities
Taste of Summer Food
Celebrating Summer
The Town Pants
Taste of Summer Crowd from Above
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