These are ONGOING (more than one day long) events and exhibits. For specifics on dates, click on our website calendar.
~Lights on the Lake Onondaga Lake Park drive-thru display, 5 - 10pm nightly including Christmas & New Year's. Starts Nov. 21 until Jan 12 Discount tickets until Wed. Nov 20 at Wegmans. Check the event website for admission prices.
~Erie Canal Gingerbread Gallery Syracuse, 318 Erie Boulevard East 40+ displays crafted by Central New Yorkers Nov 22 - January 5 (Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 10-3, Christmas & New Year's Day 2pm closing, closed Dec 25 & January 1) Museum website has admission prices, workshops and special events
~Dickens' Christmas in Skaneateles Village-wide, 40+ characters bring back Victorian celebrations. Saturday & Sunday noon - 4, Nov 29-Dec 22 and Christmas Eve. Free to watch. The Skaneateles website has details
~ArtMart Syracuse City Hal Commons (Washington Street) local artisans display and sale of holiday-themed gifts Monday - Saturday 11am - 4pm until December 24
~Auburn's Festival of Trees Ward O'Hara Agricultural Museum (across from Emerson Park) December 1 - 23 Weekends 11am - 8pm, Weekdays 4 - 8pm (free)
~Ice Skating 'under the Tree' Syracuse Clinton Square Daily-- www.syracuse.ny.us/parks for times $3 adults, 12 and under & seniors 55+ $2, skate rentals $3
~Wonderland of LightsUtica: Masonic Care Community Campusnightly 5:30 - 8:30pm until Dec. 26 (closed Dec 2-4 and 9-11)www.wonderlandoflights.info
~Horsedrawn Sleigh RidesFabius, Highland ForestWeekends and Monday holidays, December 14 - March 16Daily December 23 until January 1 from 11am-4pm(No rides on Christmas Day)More information and pricing on the website
Check back--we'll be adding more. And you can submit events, too--