Shopping for Gifts in Downtown Corning

Searching for the perfect gift for someone special? Maybe it’s a book from Card Carrying Books & Gifts, a Snowman from Vitrix Hot Glass Studio, or chocolates from Connors Mercantile. No matter what is on their list, they will love a gift from the Gaffer District!

The shopping experience doesn’t need to stop when you leave downtown Corning. Shop your favorite retailers from the Gaffer District on the new Shop Corning marketplace!

Step into Connors Mercantile and explore Pandora charm bracelets, Brighton handbags and jewelry. See the wide selection of Vera Bradley handbags. Taste the Grand Truffles from the Sweet Shop and take in the fresh scents of Crabtree & Evelyn. Visit Connors…

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Farmers Market

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Personal Care

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