Here is a list of Events that are a part of
Crystal City Christmas!
Holiday Gift Card Giveaway
Ready to start your holiday shopping? Enter weekly to win gift cards and certificates from Gaffer District businesses. Throughout Corning's Gaffer District.
Small Business Saturday
Avoid the chaos of the mall or the impersonal connection with your laptop, and visit one of downtown Corning's fabulous stores, restaurants or spas. Help us support the small business owners that make our city so vibrant. Small Business Saturday on November 24 is an important day for our community, and it's your chance to shop local and support the local economy. 11 am to 4 pm.
Photos with Santa
Bring your family to Santa's Crystal House in Centerway Square, visits are free and you can take your own picture with Santa this year!
Tree Lighting / Parade of Lights
Join the Gaffer District this year as we do a new twist to the traditional Parade of Lights. The celebration will begin in the late afternoon on Bridge Street with an impressive display of lighted fire trucks and emergency vehicles that will be especially exciting for young families. At 7:30 PM, Market Street will be transformed into a beautiful light show of floats and entertainment for everyone to enjoy while shopping and dining in our downtown. New features including a special Santa entrance and end-of-evening fireworks, will be the perfect way to usher in the holiday season!
Join Corning's Gaffer District for the 4th annual culmination of the Crystal City Christmas Events Season. Featuring horse and wagon rides, shopping and dining promotions, outdoor entertainment and activities for the whole family. Enjoy craft and food vendors, holiday carolers, and photos with Santa in his Crystal House. New this year will be Arctic Paws dog sled demonstrations favorite for generations that are not to be missed!