2017 NEW YORK - DECEMBER 2017
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
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December 1-3, 2017 - Annual Deck the Halls Weekend
Seneca Lake region, New York
The 33 wineries along the Seneca Lake Wine Trail invite you to experience a destination rich in history, beauty, and the production of world-class wines. Enjoy a holiday wine and food pairing at each participating winery. Nov 17-19 & Dec 1-3, 2017.
December 2, 2017 33rd Annnual Western New York Farm Toy Show
Geneseo, New York
Geneseo Central High School, 4050 Avon Rd. (NY Rte. 39 North). Auction Fri. at 7 p.m. ?Show on Sat. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ?For more info call (585) 243-3882.
December 2-3 & 9-10, 2017 - Wreath & Fineries at the Wineries
New Paltz, New York
The Shawangunk Wine Trail’s Holiday Event. All 15 member wineries will be decorated and awaiting your visit. Receive a souvenir wine tasting glass and a handmade grapevine wreath at your starting winery; then travel along the Wine Trail for wine tasting and an ornament to add to your wreath at each winery you visit. Weekends: Nov 18-19, Dec 2-3 & Dec 9-10, 2017.
December 7-9, 2017 - Downtown Ithaca Ice Festival - Ithaca, New York
Ice Fest is an annual tradition in Downtown Ithaca! What holiday season would be complete without a celebration of cold weather and cold weather sports...like Ice Carving! Witness the nation’s finest ice carvers as they compete for $9,000 in prizes during 3 rounds of breathtaking competition in Downtown Ithaca. The festival features impressive display sculptures, fire demonstrations, the ever-popular Ice Bar: an outdoor bar made entirely of ice, serving beer, wine, and hot cocoa, and a tasty Chowder Cook-off. Ithaca Ice Festival ice carving competition is a National Ice Carving Association sanctioned event.
December 9, 2017 8th Annual Chowder Cook-Off - Ithaca, New York
Downtown Ithaca is excited to host the 8th Annual Chowder Cook-Off during this year's Ithaca Ice Festival. Over twenty restaurants will compete for the coveted Chowder Cup. Going on concurrently with Chowder Cook-Off is the Ithaca Ice Festival, a National Ice Carving Association sanctioned event. Master ice carvers create statues Friday night and all day Saturday; sample a variety of tasty chowders while you enjoy the artistry of ice carving.
December 31, 2017 Times Square New Year's Eve Ball
New York, New York
Every year as the clock nears midnight on December 31, the eyes of the world turn once more to the dazzling lights and bustling energy of Times Square. Anticipation runs high. New Year's Eve at the symbolic center of New York City has become more than just a celebration - it's a global tradition. As the famous New Year's Eve Ball descends atop One Times Square, an estimated one million people in Times Square, millions nationwide and over a billion watching throughout the world are united in bidding a collective farewell to the departing year, and expressing joy and hope for the year ahead.
December 31, 2017 New Year's Eve at Westlight - Brooklyn, New York
Join us to ring in 2018 at Westlight, overlooking the Manhattan skyline, and the celebratory fireworks. The evening will include specialty cocktails, passed canapes, and dancing. Don your most festive attire, and be prepared to cut a rug on the dance floor in the sky as we welcome the New Year. Tickets guarantee access to Westlight, Open Bar, Food, and Champagne Toast.