Arts & Entertainment

Art is more than just a tourist attraction in downtown Corning. It is part of our community’s soul and creative spirit. So, tour a gallery. Take in a movie. Marvel at the public art as you explore. However you choose to do it, just make sure to experience as much art as you can during your stay with us. 

GlassFest 2022 May 26

May 26–29, 2022 Music, Entertainment, Shopping, Dining, Fireworks, Glass & More. Experience live performances all GlassFest weekend long! Featured Artist Stroll – Friday Night Here’s what’s on the schedule: Kick off your GlassFest experience…

2022 Wineglass 8K May 28

Saturday May 28, 2022 Start Time: 08:00am The first event in the Wineglass Race Series, the Wineglass 8K is traditionally held the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend. A great way to kick off the summer. The Wineglass 8K is the first race in the Riesling and…

Corning Farmers' Market Jun 02
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday

Each year the Corning Farmers Market gets bigger and better. For more than 13 years, Corning has hosted a farmers' market highlighting local produce and handmade products. More than 25 vendors will line the walkway leading to the beautiful Centerway Bridge…

Storytime In Centerway Square Jun 07

The Gaffer District is excited to announce the return of our annual summer reading program, Storytime in Centerway Square! Join us for children’s stories read aloud by a weekly lineup of local literacy lovers. Each event will feature books related to a…

Northside Music Series Jul 05

It wouldn't be summer in downtown Corning without live music! Join us for our Northside Pop-up Music Series between July 5th and August 23rd. Grab your lawn chairs and your favorite Gaffer District take-out, and get ready for eight vibrant nights of live…

Things To Do

Art Galleries

There’s nothing more integral to Corning’s history than glassmaking and the fire arts. The galleries…