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#ExploreCorning Week

  • Recurring daily
  • Dates: March 4, 2019 to March 8, 2019
  • Admission: Passports are $10
  • Phone: (607) 937-6292

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Join us in Corning's Gaffer District March 4-8 and rediscover all of the unique experiences our downtown has to offer. Purchase a #EXPLORECORNING Passport to Savings book for $10 that will be full of exclusive offerings and savings from participating Gaffer District businesses through the end of March. All proceeds from the sale of the passport to The Corning Community Food Pantry.

Purchase your #EXPLORECORNING Passport at the following locations:

  • Palace Theatre, 17 W. Market Street
  • Information Center, 1 W. Market Street
  • Wegmans Service Dest, 21 S. Bridge Street

Do you love chocolate? Don't miss our delicious Chocolate Trail, a self-guided tour with participating businesses hi-lighting chocolate themed items and goodies like chocolate martini's, freshly roasted chocolate coffee, or chocolate balsamic vinegar.

Do you love exploring historic buildings and architecture? Our self-guided Buildings Alive tour is for you.  Discover the history of our beautiful buildings and learn about the different architectural styles in the Gaffer District.  

Are you an antique, collectibles & vintage collector? Don't miss our selection of shops that offer a wide variety of collectible items to add to your collection.

Did you know Bon Appetit voted Corning as a top dining destination? Enjoy the many food options we have to offer.

Be sure to check out the galleries, museums and so much more the Gaffer District has to offer.  

After a week of exploring the Gaffer District, bundle up and join us for our annual Cabin Fever craft wine and beer tastings, ice sculptures and live music in participating Gaffer District businesses.

How do you #EXPLORECORNING? Share your experiences with #EXPLORECORNING.

#ExploreCorning Week
  • Corning's Gaffer District
  • Corning, NY 14830
  • March 4, 2019 to March 8, 2019
  • Passports are $10
  • Recurring daily


Corning's Gaffer District

114 Pine Street
Corning, NY 14830
(607) 937-6292

Enjoy the bustling entertainment, shopping, and dining activities in this charming and historic downtown. Many special events and festivals are held year-round as well as an in-season farmers' market. Enjoy walking the brick sidewalks and discover two world-class museums, The Corning Museum of Glass and the Rockwell Museum in the heart of the area.

Points of InspirationThe Gaffer District is part of the Points of Inspiration Architecture Trail. For more information and stops on the trail, visit