January, 2020
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Sat-Tue January 11-20, 2020 Bargain Bash

Fri 12-5pm, Sat/Sun 10am-5pm

Enjoy great deals, special promotions, and discounts during this trail-wide sale. Many of our wineries participate and offer tremendous opportunities to shop and save! We’ll announce deals as we get closer to the event. Stay tuned to our website, social media channels, and monthly emails. $0 – FREE!

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Saturday January 11, 2020 Crystal city Wine Festival

Saturday 12-9pm This is a ticketed event find more information here

Your opportunity to taste and purchase a wide variety of upstate New York wines, beer,spirits,cheese, honey and more in the beautiful corning museum of glass!

Saturday January 11, 2020 country Fried Steak and Old Fashioneds

Dundoit socials are a special menu night featuring a different theme every week!

Serving the regular menu along side the featured menu from 5:30pm-9:30pm more info.

Every year we debate this Dundoit and every year we keep coming back to home amazing the good is! Seriously. Join us and see why our staff fights for this one every year!

Fri-Sun January 17-19, 2020 Global Eats & Local Wine

Fri 12-5pm, Sat/Sun 10am-5pm

International flavor comes to Seneca Lake! Enjoy a self-guided tour around Seneca Lake while exploring the unique, delicious pairings of Seneca Lake wines with foods from a variety of nations and cultures at 21 participating Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries. Tickets are $40 per person. Use the code “20VISIT” for $5 off tickets purchased online.

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Saturday January 18, 2020 The Winter Gala Whimsical Woodlands

Join us for a whimsical night in the woodlands at the Chamber’s Winter Gala presented by Visions Federal Credit Union on Saturday, January 18th 2020 at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel. The event will feature a cocktail hour, dinner, awards ceremony, live and silent auctions, music, dancing and more!

Tickets are $100 per person and advance purchase is requires no later than January 10th.

Tables of ten are available. To Purchase tickets, please contact Liz at (607)535-4300 or liz@watkinsglenchamber.com

saturday January 18, 2020 Lamb Dumplings

Dundoit socials are a special menu night featuring a different theme every week!

Serving the regular menu along side the featured menu from 5:30pm-9:30pm more info.

Dumplings we all love them. Last years amazing lamb dumplings got their very own Dundoit social!

Saturday January 25, 2020 Return of Brisket and Beer

Dundoit socials are a special menu night featuring a different theme every week!

Serving the regular menu along side the featured menu from 5:30pm-9:30pm more info.

Brisket is back! This is the time to get some if you missed out earlier in the year!

Saturday January 25-26, 2020 Blind Tasting Series

Explore the world of wine through a Blind Tasting Series in Boundary Breaks warehouse, at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday throughout the winter.

This blind tastings theme is Comparing Related Varietals

$20 a seat. Three sessions a day. 11am, 1pm, 3pm. 20 seats a session.

You can find more information here.

Sunday January 26, 2020 Craft and Draft with Sam!
EL RANCHO MEXICAN RESTAURANT AND GRILL
CRAFT & DRAFT WITH SAM!
You will be guided by Sam Mi in creating your own mason jar wood flower arrangement. Attendees will paint their mason jar, or leave it as it is, and choose from a variety of flowers and accents! While crafting, a complimentary beverage will also be included. This class is great to do with a friend or solo. For more information or to sign up for this experience scheduled for Sunday, January 26 from 1-2:30pm, please visit the Facebook event page here, and make sure to tell Sam your email address and accent color of choice.
February, 2020
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Saturday February 1, 2020 South African Street Food

Dundoit socials are a special menu night featuring a different theme every week!

Serving the regular menu along side the featured menu from 5:30pm-9:30pm more info.

Bunny Chow is back! This South African curry dish is served in a bread load and is seriously so good at combating the winter chill! It also tastes so good with a cold glass of Caperitif.

Thursday February 6, 2020 National Ballet Theater of Odessa Swan Lake

This full-scale production, set to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell. The Legendary National Ballet Theatre of Odessa with 55 Ukrainian talented and brightest ballet Stars to bring this romantic tale of true love to glorious life!

 

You can find more information here. 

Fri-Sun February 7-9, 2020 Chocolate & Wine Weekend

Fri 12-5pm, Sat/Sun 10am-5pm

A savory and sweet pre-cursor to Valentine’s Day! Enjoy a self-guided tour around beautiful Seneca Lake while exploring the unique, delicious pairings of local wines with foods prepared with chocolate, enabling a larger range of pairing experiences at any of the 23 participating Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries. Tickets are $40 per person. Use the code “20VISIT” for $5 off tickets purchased online.

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Friday February 14, 2020 Valentines Day Wine Dinner

Toast the night away at Fox Run’s Valentine’s Day wine dinner. This five course meal delightfully harmonizes with Fox Run’s wines—a combination that is too good to resist.  Let us treat you with five delicious courses paired with five incredible wines.These wines are chosen specially for this romantic evening. This is truly a unique event that you do not want to miss!

 

For more information click here.

Saturday February 15-16, 2020 Blind Tasting Series

Explore the world of wine through a Blind Tasting Series in Boundary Breaks warehouse, at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday throughout the winter.

This blind tastings theme is A survey Of Red Wine

$20 a seat. Three sessions a day. 11am, 1pm, 3pm. 20 seats a session.

You can find more information here.

saturday February 15, 2020 Fondue and bubbly

Dundoit socials are a special menu night featuring a different theme every week!

Serving the regular menu along side the featured menu from 5:30pm-9:30pm more info.

Time to celebrate with cheese and bubbles! Spread the love and the cheese!

saturday February 15, 2020 Frost Fest

A celebration of winter in the Finger Lakes. Event features large scale ice sculptures and ice bar, music, local food, wine and beer tastings, and Frost Fest signature drinks served through elegant ice luges. A huge fireworks display over the vineyard ends the evening with a bang! bundle up, you don’t want to miss this one!

for more information click here. 

Friday February 21-22, 2020 Meritage Blending Class

Learn what’s behind the making of a Meritage (a proprietary term denoting a Bordeaux style blend made outside of the Bordeaux region).
Phil & Lauren will show you the ins and outs of creating a beautiful, age-able Meritage and will guide you in making a blend of your own that best suits your palate.

 

For more information click here. 

Sat February 22, 2020 Artisan Cheese & Wine

Saturday, 10am-5pm

Our wineries partner with the Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance to bring local creameries to a selection of 10 Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries. Representatives from each creamery will offer in-depth cheese and wine pairings in participating winery tasting rooms. Tickets are $25per person. Use the code “20VISIT” for $5 off tickets purchased online.

Learn more.

Saturday February 22, 2020 Soup Dumplings

Dundoit socials are a special menu night featuring a different theme every week!

Serving the regular menu along side the featured menu from 5:30pm-9:30pm more info

That is right our Shanghai Soup Dumplings also got some love in this yeas Dundoit calendar! If you didn’t get any last year… trust us you want some.

Saturday February 22-23, 2020 Cayuga Lake Wine Trail 18th Annual Mardi Gras

Get a taste of bourbon Street, but with wine! Fat Tuesday if February 25th so this is your chance to get the party started early! collect your beads as you travel the trail sampling creole and Cajun-inspired food and wine pairings

There’s also a chance to wine prizes at each winery!

turn in your filled out ticket to your last stop to be entered into the grand prize drawing for a mixed case of  CLWT wine!

This event takes place the weekend of 2/22-2/23.  To find out more about this event, like them on Facebook event page here, visit the event page on their website here, or call them at (607) 869-4281.

Saturday February 23-1, 2020 Boundary Breaks Food Pairing 101 Blind Tasting Series

Explore the world of wine through a Blind Tasting Series in Boundary Breaks warehouse, at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday throughout the winter.

This blind tastings theme is Food Pairing 101

$20 a seat. Three sessions a day. 11am, 1pm, 3pm. 20 seats a session.

You can find more information here.

Saturday February 29, 2020 Fried Chicken and Champagne

Dundoit socials are a special menu night featuring a different theme every week!

Serving the regular menu along side the featured menu from 5:30pm-9:30pm more info.

FLX Fry Bird fried chicken, honey butter, biscuits and a whole lot of bubbles! 15% off all bottles of bubbles!

March, 2020
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Saturday March 07, 2020 Olney Place Collaboration

Dundoit socials are a special menu night featuring a different theme every week!

Serving the regular menu along side the featured menu from 5:30pm-9:30pm more info.

Every year we have done a collaboration with our dear friend Seth Olney and his business The Olney Place. together we bring the taste of QKA summer to winter in the FLX.

Saturday March 7-8, 2020 Boundary Breaks Blind Tasting Series Chardonnay Chat

Explore the world of wine through a Blind Tasting Series in Boundary Breaks warehouse, at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday throughout the winter.

This blind tastings theme is Chardonnay Chat

$20 a seat. Three sessions a day. 11am, 1pm, 3pm. 20 seats a session.

You can find more information here.

Saturday March 14, 2020 Burning of the Canes

Each winter our vineyard workers spend countless hours in the cold pruning the vines for the upcoming season. Instead of mulching the cast off canes, we partake in the ancient winemaking tradition of burning the canes in bonfires! Come celebrate the start of a new vintage with us with food, wine, and live music by Blue Eyed Soul.

 

For more information click here. 

Saturday March 14, 2020 Fish Fry and Muscadet

Dundoit socials are a special menu night featuring a different theme every week!

Serving the regular menu along side the featured menu from 5:30pm-9:30pm more info.

French Muscadet and seafood are an old school wine pairing…we just deep fry it.

Saturday March 14, 2020 T-Burg Take On Pediatric Cancer 10th Annual Gala!

This year will be the BEST one yet that you and your date will not want to miss! We are taking over the entire Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel for this event! Room reservations can be made at any time (see link below) and ALL rooms are on a first come, first served basis. Our silent and live auctions are sure to interest everyone and items will be available for pick up that night for all lucky winners. A Martini Bar along with mini bars throughout the event will be taking cash or credit cards for your convenience. We listened to you from past events and have set up the easiest way to purchase your tickets online with the added ability to pick your TABLE and YOUR SEATS! No more worrying whether you’ll be able to sit with family or friends!
Buy your tickets NOW…see you at the GALA!!

For more information click here. 

Saturday March 14-15, 2020 Boundary Breaks Blind Tasting Series Value Vs Valuable

Explore the world of wine through a Blind Tasting Series in Boundary Breaks warehouse, at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday throughout the winter.

This blind tastings theme is Value Vs Valuable

$20 a seat. Three sessions a day. 11am, 1pm, 3pm. 20 seats a session.

You can find more information here.

Fri-Sat March 20-22, 2020 Pasta & Wine Weekend

Fri 12-5pm, Sat/Sun 10am-5pm

From hearty and soul-filling to light and delicious. Enjoy a self-guided tour around beautiful Seneca Lake while exploring the unique, delicious pairings of local wines with homemade pasta dishes at any of the 24 participating Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries! Tickets are $40 per person. Use the code “20VISIT” for $5 off tickets purchased online.

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Saturday March 21, 2020 Gyro Night and Greek Wine

Dundoit socials are a special menu night featuring a different theme every week!

Serving the regular menu along side the featured menu from 5:30pm-9:30pm more info.

Back by popular demand Gyro night will ve slam packed with flavor and Tzaziki. Like a ton of tzaziki.

Sat March 28, 2020 Artisan Cheese & Wine

Saturday 10am-5pm

Our wineries partner with the Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance to bring local creameries to a selection of 10 Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries. Representatives from each creamery will offer in-depth cheese and wine pairings in participating winery tasting rooms. Tickets are $25per person. Use the code “20VISIT” for $5 off tickets purchased online.

Learn more.

April, 2020
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Saturday April 4-5, 2020 Watkins Glen International Opening Weekend

Watkins Glen International’s 63rd season since the permanent course was constructed in 1956 will open with Opening Weekend (April 4-5, 2020), providing fans with the opportunity to drive their own vehicle on the track to benefit the facility’s Racing and Community Enrichment (R.A.C.E.) Foundation. Individuals and car clubs are both welcome to participate in this unique opportunity to experience one of the most historic circuits in the world first-hand.

For more information click here.

Fri-Sun April 17-19, 2020 Spring Wine & Cheese Weekend

Fri 12-5pm, Sat/Sun 10am-5pm

A match made in heaven featuring the gooey goodness of cheese. This event combines the classic tastes of wine and cheese into one delectable weekend. Enjoy a self-guided tour around beautiful Seneca Lake while exploring the unique, delicious pairings of local wines paired with a variety of cheese-themed dishes at any of the 26 participating Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries! Tickets are $40 per person. Use the code “20VISIT” for $5 off tickets purchased online.

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May, 2020
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Saturday May 2, 2020 Flights and Bites

Your ticket will gain you entry to three seatings at three different wineries – Winery A at 10am, Winery B at 1pm, and Winery C at 4pm. You will purchase a ticket to one grouping based upon the starting winery.

At each stop you’ll be welcomed to a seated, reserved tasting area. You and a small group (no more than 30 people per seating) of fellow wine enthusiasts will be treated to three wine and food pairings, featuring tapas-style dishes prepared by a local chef thoughtfully paired with only the best wines produced by our participating wineries. Beyond the delicious food and wine, you’ll gain the insight of a knowledgeable and friendly wine server, who will guide you through the tasting. This experience is designed to be interactive. Feel free to ask questions and express your thoughts during the pairings. Our friendly winery owners and team members are here to help you learn more about the wines being produced around Seneca Lake, and what makes our wines so special.

For ticket pricing and more information click here.

June, 2020
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Fri-Sun June 12-14, 2020 Smokin' Summer Kickoff

Fri 12-5pm, Sat/Sun 10am-5pm

Celebrate the arrival of the grilling season on Seneca! Come kickoff the summer with us for three days of local wine and foods associated with this beautiful time of year. Enjoy a self-guided tour around Seneca Lake while exploring the unique, delicious pairings of local wines the fantastic grilled and summertime foods at any of the 2our0 participating Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries! Tickets are $40 per person. Use the code “20VISIT” for $5 off tickets purchased online.

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Friday June 19-21, 2020 SCCA majors Super Tour

The SCCA Majors Super Tour brings the pinnacle of amateur championship racing in the United States to the historic circuit and is the first spectator event of the season. the tour visits some of the most storied racetracks across the country and ends with national championships being awarded in several classes.This event, like many at the glen, offers fans the opportunity to experience the paddock and garage areas with the purchase of their ticket.

For more information click here. 

Saturday June 20, 2020 Vineyard Roots at Lamoreaux Landing

featuring live Bluegrass and
Roots music in the vineyard with
Lamoreaux Landing wine & local food.

 

For more information click here. 

saturday June 20, 2020 Watkins Glen's 27th Anual Waterfront Fetival and Cardboard boat Regatta

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.

27th Annual Watkins Glen Waterfront Festival
& Cardboard Boat Regatta June 20th, 2020.
Perfect answer for a Father’s Day Week-End!
Give Dad a Finger Lakes Get-A-Way, a gift the whole family can enjoy!

The Annual Watkins Glen Waterfront Festival & Cardboard Boat Regatta is Family Style fun! Held in Watkins Glen at Seneca Harbor Park, this unique waterfront event captures the spirit of the Finger Lakes.

For more information click here.

Thursday June 25-28, 2020 Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen

One of the most prestigious SportsCar races in North America, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns in late June with the Sahlen’s Six hours of the Glen. The second leg of the Michelin Endurance Challenge features world class drivers and a diverse range of premier Prototype and GT manufacturers. The weekend of nearly 24 hours of on-track activity also includes the Michelin Pilot Challenge Tioga Downs 240,  Porsche GT3 Cup, and Lamborghini Super Trofeo.

For more information click here. 

July, 2020
Day(s) Date(s) Event
Friday July 10-12, 2020 Finger Lakes Wine Festival

Finger Lakes Wine Festival offers the largest showcase of New York State wines with over 90 wineries paired with regional artisans, music and culinary classes all in one beautiful location – Watkins Glen International.

You can find more information about the weekend event and ticket prices here.

Thursday July 17-19, 2020 20th Annual Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance

The Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival is a mission-based (501-c3) organization that works to nurture local aritists and talent while reaching around the globe to bring world music and culture to new audiences, creating environments that inspire creativity and foster community building.

The festival is presented over a four-day period (Thursday-Sunday) on four stages, which run ridiculously long hours to accommodate the 80. some bands that play the festival. Grassroots doesn’t hesitate to bring you great music you’ve never heard before. Every year wonderful new bands are discovered and presented along with many old and true friends.

It is held at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds in Trumansburg.

For more information on ticket prices and general information click here.

Thursday July 23-26, 2020 The Grapehound Wine Tour

The Grapehound Wine Tour® is a six-day wine-tasting celebration of greyhound adoption held at Seneca Lake, New York, near Watkins Glen, every July.  All well-behaved sighthounds are welcome.  You do not have to drink wine or own a greyhound to attend.

The Grapehound Wine Tour® features music, a huge wedding tent with vendors from many states, a Welcome event with wine and hors d’oeuvres, delicious food from constantly changing local food vendors, a silent auction, a Blessing of the Hounds, an ice cream social, wine tasting, a huge social tent for just sitting and relaxing, and a commemorative greyhound wine glass for all registrants.  The event also features a scenic, fairly level walk to 215 foot Taughannock Falls on Sunday morning.

For more information click here.

August, 2020
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Saturday August 1-2, 2020 Glorious Garlic Festival

If you’ve never been to the Glorious Garlic Festival, you’re in for a serious treat! You’ll have the opportunity to explore numerous varieties of freshly harvested garlic, available to taste and for purchase. It’s incredible how different each unique variety can be. We’ll have garlic experts on-hand to offer guidance to the novice grower, and to speak about the health benefits of eating garlic. We’ll also bring in chefs from across the Finger Lakes for cooking demonstrations with garlic-inspired recipes.

 

For more information click here. 

Thursday August 13-16, 2020 NASCAR

New York’s home for NASCAR makes its annual return to the Finger Lakes region for the Go Bowling at The Glen (August 13-16, 2020) tripleheader weekend. One of the most exciting weekends on the NASCAR calendar, the new 2020 date marks the third to last race before the NASCAR Playoffs as Chase Elliott drives for three consecutive wins at The Glen. In addition to Sunday’s race, don’t miss the Great Outdoors RV Superstore 100 ARCA Menards Series race on Friday afternoon, and Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race.

Find more information here.

Friday August 21-23, 2020 East Coast Watercross Watkins Glen Race

East Coast Watercross hosts 10 rounds of racing which are held on 5 separate weekends throughout the summer, with each day making up one round of racing. A typical race day will see 10 or more classes of racers composed of different skill levels, ranging from beginners to pro riders, various watercraft types and ages starting as young as 10. Each class will race twice per day 2, once in the morning and once in the afternoon following a short lunch intermiss

 

For more information click here.

Friday August 28-30, 2020 Ferrari Challenge North America

Ferrari Challenge North America (August 28-30, 2020) continues its season with a stop to the 3.4 mile circuit in 2020. The series was established in 1993 and the events are FIA-approved with high safety standards and excellent organization with the Italian manufacturer. The formula for the series, which insists on participants being dealers or authorized race shops, ensures close competition putting the focus on the drivers.

You can find more information here.

September, 2020
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Sunday September 13, 2020 Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival

The featured highlight of the Festival is a tribute to the original Grand Prix races using the original 6.6 mile road course. Always a crowd pleaser, the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Tribute is designed to recreate the ambiance of the 1948-52 Watkins Glen street races. The race tribute is open to selected Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) cars participating in the Hilliard U.S. Vintage Grand Prix races held at the nearby Watkins Glen International race course on the same weekend as the festival.

You can find more information here. 

Thursday September 17-20, 2020 GT World Challenge America

The GT World Challenge America (September 17-20, 2020) series is the final racing event for spectators at The Glen and will also play a major role in determining championships as the series’ penultimate round. Boasting one of the sport’s most diverse fields of sportscar manufacturers, the weekend provides a perfect opportunity to get up-close-and-personal with your favorite sportscar teams and drivers as they battle for supremacy.

 

For more information click here. 

Sunday September 20, 2020 GT World Challenge America

The GT World Challenge America (September 17-20, 2020) series is the final racing event for spectators at The Glen and will also play a major role in determining championships as the series’ penultimate round. Boasting one of the sport’s most diverse fields of sportscar manufacturers, the weekend provides a perfect opportunity to get up-close-and-personal with your favorite sportscar teams and drivers as they battle for supremacy.

you can find more information here.

October, 2020
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Friday October 30-31, 2020 Finger Lakes Beer Festival

The Finger Lakes Beer Festival makes its yearly return to the garages at The Glen. In the spirit of Halloween weekend, the newly popular Boos and Brews kicks off a weekend featuring over 40 New York State breweries, distilleries and cideries. Fans are also treated to a 32-team cornhole tournament and stein holding competition.

You can find more information here.

November, 2020
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