The Finger Lakes Area of New York State is a beautiful place to spend some of your summer vacation, especially in June! The Wineries are in full swing, the views from Cayuga Lake are exceptional! We’d love to set up a romantic getaway for you and your loved one for this summer.
Take a look at the events we found that are going on around the Finger Lakes, in June, and then give us a call at (315) 255-0934.
June 1st – June 18th – Geneva Music Festival, presented in the villages of Geneva, Canandaigua, Auburn and Skaneateles. World Class artists will perform Chamber music, Jazz, Bluegrass, Organ recitals and New Music. For more information of times and locations, please visit http://genevamusicfestival.com.
June 1st – July 31st – Bangles and Bottles, Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Love wine and love jewelry? What if we said you could get both on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail during this summer’s Bangles & Bottles. For just $65, take the months of June and July to collect all 16 unique charm bracelets, one from each winery.
Ticket includes: 16 Charm Bangles, one from each winery; 1 “Winemakers Pick” sample at each winery; Additional 5% discount on wine purchases. Limited tickets available! Bracelets will not be for individual sale at the wineries. Call 1-800-684-5217 or check out www.cayugawinetrail.com for tickets!
June 2nd – June 4th – Ithaca Festival, various locations in Downtown Ithaca, NY. The Ithaca Festival is a weekend music and arts celebration, the premier event of its kind in Tompkins County. Over 1,000 talented local musicians, painters, dancers, clowns, community groups, and ensembles perform throughout the Ithaca Festival weekend. Enjoy multiple stages of entertainment, some special kid’s activities, a craft show, a parade, a local film festival, an arts for social justice area, and delicious festival food at various locations. Check out http://ithacafestival.org for times and places to go!
June 4th – Women & Wine, Three Brother’s Winery, 623 Lerch Road, Geneva, NY. Live music, food on site, multiple vendors and classes including Essential Oils, Color Me Mine Pottery Painting, Terrarium Class, Acupuncture Sessions and more! For additional information and pricing, check out the winery’s website at http://www.3brotherswiney.com.
June 7th – June 28th – Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival Presents: Guys and Dolls, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY. Colorful and zany 1950s New York comes alive in this timeless blockbuster musical comedy. Sing, dance, laugh and gamble the night away as gangsters and missionaries team up for an unforgettable production. With favorites including the beloved “Luck be a Lady,” “My Time of Day,” “Sit Down You’re Rocking the Boat”. Call 315-255-1785 or 1-800-457-8897, for tickets and more information.
June 7th – June 10th– Auburn Public Theater Presents: The Calamari Sisters’ Sausagefest, Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange Street, Auburn, NY. Back in Auburn this summer with their BRAND NEW show, Delphine and Carmela Calamari are bringing their 23rd Annual Italian Sausagefest to Auburn Public Theater. Celebrate the days of summer with these sassy, brassy broads from Brooklyn as they sing, dance, and cook delicious street fair goodies for you and your friends. Come learn more secret recipes, hear hilarious Calamari family anecdotes, taste their sausage and peppers, help them make fried dough, and compete in the annual fertility and virility competition while the Sisters sing LIVE their own special versions of Broadway and Pop favorites. Tickets: General Public: $35.00. 6/7 and 6/8 2:00 pm; 6/9 and 6/10 8:00 pm. To purchase tickets and other information, check out www.auburnpublictheater.org or call 315-253-6669.
June 9th – Music on the Mall, 27 State Street, Auburn, NY. Free. 7:00 – 10:00 pm. BID and the City of Auburn have partnered to revive the beloved Music on the Mall, featuring free live outdoor music performances in the State Street Band Shell. For more information please contact the BID at 315-252-7874, and for more events in Auburn, check out http://www.auburndowntown.org/.
June 10th – City Sizzlin’ Summer Cook-Off, 128 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY. Free. 4:00 – 9:00 pm. The City of Auburn presents a new event on Exchange Street Plaza, with live bands on the showmobile stage, plus arts and crafts vending, food and craft beer, wine and cider sales. For more information please contact the BID 315-252-7874.
June 10th – June 11th – 10th Annual Keuka Arts Festival, Keuka Lake Outlet, Water Street, Penn Yan, NY. The Keuka Arts Festival is a fine art and skilled craft show held annually along the Keuka Lake Outlet Trail, only a few blocks from downtown Penn Yan. The event is free and will feature live entertainment and activities for families. Works from more than 100 artists in a wide variety of artistic mediums will be for sale at the two-day event, which will also include entertainment and food vendors as well as beer and wine tastings. Admission to the event is free and the festival is held rain or shine. For more information, please visit http://www.keukaartsfestival.com.
June 18th – Prison City Rambler’s Car Show, Emerson Park, 6914 East Lake Road, Auburn, NY. Over 500 classic and antique cars, parking $2. For more information about the show, call 315-252-1516, or the show’s website @ www.prisoncityramblers.com.
June 16th – June 17th – Watkins Glen Waterfront Festival, Clute Park, Watkins Glen, NY. A delightfully entertaining experience awaits you at the Seneca Harbor Park on the beautiful shores of Seneca Lake in downtown Watkins Glen. Enjoy a full day of activities for the entire family, highlighted by the Cardboard Boat Regatta. For more information, please visit http://www.thewaterfrontfestival.com.
June 23rd – July 1st – Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, Various locations, Rochester, NY. The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF) in Rochester, New York, was founded in 2002 and has quickly become one of the nation’s most popular and respected music festivals. More than 1,500 artists perform in over 300 concerts during this 9 day festival at both public outdoor stages and ticketed indoor venues. For more information, tickets, and times of performances, please visit
June 30th – July 4th – Fourth of July Celebration, Village of Fair Haven, Fair Haven, NY. Presented by Save our Fourth Association. Events taking place in Cayuga Street Park, Fair Haven Pavilion, and the Fire House parking lot.
Friday 6/30: Main Street (mile-long) parade @ 7 pm, BBQ, carnival, live music in the pavilion
Saturday 7/1: 5K walk/run 9 am; kids parade at noon; Bayside Cruisers classic car show 9 am – 5 pm; BBQ, carnival, 5 pm; live music in the pavilion 7:30 pm
Sunday 7/2: BBQ, carnival
Monday 7/3: Ring of Fire, fireworks over the bay @ 10 pm
Tuesday 7/4: Boat parade in Little Sodus Bay at noon