Spend some time in Centerway Square and watch gaffers from The Corning Museum of Glass create a one-of-a-kind glass pieces live on stage. Demonstrations will begin at the top of each hour and last approximately 15-20 minutes. The demos are fully narrated-fun for the whole family!
If there's one event at GlassFest that you don't want to miss, it is Rock the Park, presented by Simmons Rockwell Auto Dealerships. This three-day Free concert is one of the highlights of GlassFest. Join us in Riverfront Centennial Park on Friday & Saturday night and Sunday afternoon, for amazing live music, local vendors, fireworks (Saturday only), and a Memorial Day Tribute (Sunday)
Glass Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 5:30pm (Corning Museum of Glass)
2300°: GlassFest, 6–8pm (Corning Museum of Glass)
MASTERPIX™ Fine Glass Prints Scavenger Hunt, Business Hours (Participating Businesses)
Outdoor Hot Glass Demos, 12–8pm (Centerway Square
Live Music - to be announced
GlassFest 8K Race, 8am (War Memorial Stadium)
Street Exhibits, Artists & Vendors, 11am–7pm (Market St)
Outdoor Hot Glass Demos, 11am–8pm (Centerway Square)
Kids Activities, 3–8pm
Street Exhibits, Artists & Vendors, 10am–4pm (Market St)
Outdoor Hot Glass Demos, 11am–5pm (Centerway Square)
May 23-26, 2019
GlassFest kicks off on Thursday night with the Glass Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and 2300°: GlassFest, free and open to the public, held at the Corning Museum of Glass featuring live glassmaking, music entertainment, shopping, food, and drink.
Friday at the Rock The Park concert in Riverfront Park.
Spend all day on Saturday and Sunday wandering along Historic Market Street, which is closed to car traffic and filled with art and food vendors. Watch live glassblowing demos on the outdoor stage in Centerway Square, listen to music during Rock The Park on both days, enjoy activities for the whole family, and even stay late for fireworks on Saturday night!
Do you want to become involved or plan your visit? Please use the references below to learn more!
There are several parking options in Corning's Gaffer District. Enjoy complimentary parking in the Centerway Parking Facility after 5pm on weekdays and FREE all day Saturday and Sunday!
Corning's Gaffer District businesses are encouraged to get involved in GlassFest 2018!
Please direct questions to Nate Basch, Director of Events, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (607) 937-6292 x105.