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Support the Gaffer District with our "Buy Now, Shop Later" Promotion!
Feeling socially distanced from your favorite restaurants and shops? Well, they feel it too. With our Buy Now Shop Later program, you can make a difference to help support your favorite businesses. Buy a gift card now and shop later, shop online or pick up orders curbside, it's up to you. Together we can stand strong as a community, taking care of each other. Thank you in advance for shopping local and supporting local businesses. Please click on the "Buy Now, Shop Later" tab above!
Gaffer District Restaurants Open for Delivery or Take-Out!
Experience a Bon Appétit Appalachia food destination from home! Support our Gaffer District restaurants that are open for takeout, delivery, or as some have called it, "alleyway drive-thru!" Visit the #EXPLORECORNING tab above > EAT
SHOP
EAT
Eat your way through Downtown Corning, recognized as a top culinary destination by the Bon Appetit Appalachia program!
PLAY
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!
STAY
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!

2020 GlassFest, July 30-August 2, 2020
2020 GlassFest, July 30-August 2, 2020
July 30 - August 2, 2020
Presented by Corning's Gaffer District and Chemung Canal Trust Company, GlassFest is four days of glassmaking demonstrations, music entertainment, fine & fired art vendors, shopping, food, and more!
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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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