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Downtown Corning offers a little something for everyone with museums & galleries, pubs, places to try your hand at making chocolates, painting or glassmaking, and plenty of places to pamper yourself.

Corning was voted "The Most Fun Small Town in America!" by Rand McNally for so many reasons!

Discover what to do in Corning's Gaffer District. Spend the day downtown in the Gaffer District and explore all the Corning attractions. Gaffer offers places to shop, eat, learn, and play! Find your way through the maze along Centerway Bridge, then visit the Corning Museum of Glass and the Rockwell Museum. Finish the afternoon with homemade ice cream. Make it a date night! Head downtown for a romantic dinner in one of Gaffer District's fabulous restaurants and then catch a movie at the Palace Theater. Meet your friends in Corning after work, celebrate the end of the day with a refreshing cocktail, wander through one of our art galleries, and indulge yourselves with a dessert from the Chocolate Trail. Corning's Gaffer District is a beautiful downtown filled with endless reasons to #exploreCorning. We are excited that we are rated as a very walkable downtown!

 

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Thank you to the Radisson for their continued support of Corning's Gaffer District!

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Museums & Galleries, Spas, Art Studios, Bars & Nightclubs
VOLO Bar & Lounge
VOLO Bar & Lounge
VOLO is a bar and lounge on Corning's Historic Market Street. Serving local craft beer, Finger Lakes' ciders, fine wines, specialty cocktails and domestic drafts, VOLO is an excellent location to relax on the weekends and unwind after work!
Corning Museum of Glass
Corning Museum of Glass
 From children looking for an adventure to artists looking for inspiration, there's something for everyone at The Corning Museum of Glass. Explore 3,500 years of glassmaking history in the world's largest collection of glass, featuring 45,000 pieces...
Crystal Heart Yoga
Crystal Heart Yoga
A newly renovated yoga studio! A home for yoga at 15 East Pulteney Street. Yoga classes, private yoga, small group private yoga, and meditation. The need to create Crystal Heart Yoga became clear as the Founder, Elizabeth Moses, began to look for an...
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