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September is Shopping Passport Month!
Begin a Gaffer District shopping adventure, for a chance to win gift cards to our unique shops and award-winning restaurants! Throughout the month of September 2020. Click the "EXPLORECORNING" tab above > "SHOP" for more info and participating businesses!
Stroll on Market Street
Corning's Gaffer District businesses are excited to welcome you back! Enjoy fall street strolls on Market Street as we make the streets pedestrian-only Fridays & Saturdays until October 10th. We appreciate you as you #ExploreCorningResponsibly and practice proper social distancing! Together, we are #DowntownStrong. For more information on times, visit the EVENTS tab above!
Gaffer District Restaurants are Open!
Experience a Bon Appétit Appalachia food destination on the street! Our Northside restaurants are also open and some offer outside seating. Visit the #EXPLORECORNING tab above > EAT
Eat your way through Downtown Corning, recognized as a top culinary destination by the Bon Appetit Appalachia program!
Visit one of our amazing museums, pamper yourself at one of our salons, indulge in our Chocolate Trail, or plan a night out with your friends!
Plan to make a weekend of it, and stay within walking distance of the center of downtown Corning.
Signature Series Events
Amazing Events All Year Long

You can always find fun, family-friendly events and activities in the Crystal City! Check out one of our festivals for decades-long traditions and visit downtown businesses for special events, live music, and more!

Parade of Lights
Parade of Lights
November 28, 2020
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Explore Downtown Corning

Spend time in Corning's Gaffer District, a downtown filled with small businesses, breathtaking streetscapes, and one delicious and delightful discovery after another.

Buildings Alive! Walking Tour
Buildings Alive! Walking Tour

Explore the past with the stories of our storefronts. Our historic walking tour will impress, intrigue, and educate as you stroll down the street.

Chocolate Trail
Chocolate Trail

Discover all the delectable chocolate delights available for purchase at more than 40 different businesses.

Full Business Directory
Full Business Directory

Choose from more than 250 businesses located in Corning's Gaffer District!

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