As we safely reopen Watkins Glen and all of the Finger Lakes, we look forward to safely welcoming you to our communities. Please remember to call ahead: our restaurants, wineries/breweries/distilleries, and attractions have developed location-specific procedures and protocols to ensure that our community, visitors, and employees remain safe and healthy.

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News Releases

Making Memories in the Glen

It's that time of year: The holidays are coming to Watkins Glen and Schuyler County. And, although you'll find holiday spirit in our Hallmark-like villages all season, we'll be especially jolly the Read More

New Executive Director to Start on Nov. 1

The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce and the Schuyler County Tourism Promotion Agency Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Nigar Hale as Executive Director, effective Read More

Bull in a China Shop!

The Corning Museum of Glass is home to the best and largest collection of glass in the world—and recently, we partnered with Red Bull and stunt motorcyclist Aaron Colton to experience the beauty and Read More

Vegan-only fare offered at new restaurant

The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce will help Grandma's Kitchen will officially open its doors on October 5, 2021, at 4:30 p.m., with a ribbon-cutting at 123 South Catherine Street, Montour Read More

Seneca Lake is live

A new webcam is online today thanks to a partnership between BOSS Security & Automation, Seneca Harbor Station, and the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce. View the live feed here: Read More

Tourism Assistance Program Funding Application Process Now Open

The application period for 2022 Tourism Assistance Program (TAP) funding is now open. The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce will be accepting applications through October 8, 2021, for projects Read More

Farm Trail Weekend: 9/25-26

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County will host the second annual Schuyler County Farm Trail Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25 and 26. Ten of the finest farms throughout Schuyler Read More

FLX Clean Up: Participants and Locations wanted

FLX Clean Up: Above and Below, an annual event, is looking for participants and locations. The 2021 event will be held across the Finger Lakes region on September 18, 2021. According to the Read More

August is Wine Month

More than 65 wineries in the region are participating in Finger Lakes Wine Month during August 2021. Participating wineries will be flying a FINGER LAKES WINE MONTH flag outside their tasting rooms Read More

Summer event registration open

The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce is registering players for three events this summer. Registration is open to members and non-members. Details for all events, including event agendas and Read More