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Museum of Ice CreamThe world famous attraction is inviting the public to share their “sweetest ice cream memory” for a chance to win free admission 

New York, N.Y. (JUNE 30, 2022) -- In celebration of National Ice Cream Day (NICD) Museum of Ice Cream is spreading the love of ice cream! To honor their favorite day, MOIC is giving out 1,000 free tickets across all locations, during a “Sweetest Ice Cream Memory” campaign on social media. Ice cream fans who follow @museumoficecream on Instagram will be asked to share their sweetest ice cream memory on the corresponding posts for the chance to win a pair of tickets for a future visit to the experium. …

Canandaigua Lake Wine TrailWith Exclusive Discounts, Free Wine Tastings, and More Perks

Canandaigua, NY – As visitors prepare for a summer and fall of wine tasting, the Canandaigua Lake Wine Trail, along with Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, is launching a digital wine tasting passport. The passport’s goal is to help visitors easily experience one of the nation’s top wine regions, while raising awareness of all the Finger Lakes region’s unique experiences, food and culinary treasures, agriculture and more.

Niagara Wine Trail - 2022 LogoLockport, NY The Niagara Wine Trail is happy to announce the celebration of its 20th Anniversary, as of May 2022. This year-long celebration will feature many new and returning events, refreshed branding, a new Niagara Falls icon-inspired logo, as well as a new tag line reminding guests of the very “Intimate, Authentic and Charming” experience they will enjoy along the 14-member trail.

In this anniversary year, the Niagara Wine Trail has also adopted new mission and vision statements. “The members of the Niagara Wine Trail, NY’s mission is to work together to enhance our unique wine region through an array of intimate, authentic and charming guest experiences.” Its vision is “to promote and host engaging experiences that entice guests to become repeat visitors to our member wineries.”…

Finger Lakes Wine AllianceGeneva, NYAfter two years of virtual experiences, the FLX Riesling Camp returns to its full three-day immersive experience on May 1-3, 2022. The Finger Lakes Wine Alliance’s (FLWA) exclusive annual event brings beverage trade and media from across the United States to the shores of the Finger Lakes for an intensive and intimate experience with twenty highly-acclaimed Riesling-focused regional producers.

Long Acre Farms logoMacedon, NY. (April 18th, 2022) —Long Acre Farms will open for their 29th season at 10:00am on Friday, April 29th 2022. The Farm’s opening weekend will continue through Sunday, May 1st and will feature a local can drive! Guests who bring a non-perishable good on their day of visit throughout opening weekend will receive a $5 Back 40 pass to be used that day (regular $9pp ages 3+). 2022 season passes are currently on sale online, and will also be available for guests to purchase in-person.

Lake Ontario Wine Trail logoSodus, N.Y. – The Lake Ontario Wine Trail is thrilled to announce their newest member of the trail, Silver Waters Wine. Silver Waters Winery is a small, family-run winery located just north of Rt. 104 on State Street in Sodus, NY. Brand-new to the scene, they produce wines using traditional family methods and modern wine-making science. They feature red, white, fruit and flower wines using only the freshest, local fruit grown by friends and neighbors.

Niagara Wine Trail logoLockport, NY – Tickets are on sale now for “Vino at the Casino,” the popular wine tasting event featuring 10 of the Niagara Wine Trail’s member wineries, held at Batavia Downs Gaming and Hotel (8315 Park Rd., Batavia, NY 14020), on Saturday, March 26, 2022. Guests have the option to choose between an afternoon session, from 2 to 5 p.m., or an evening session, from 6 to 9 p.m. Must be 21 years of age to attend.

GCV&M Maple Sugar FestivalMumford, NY (February 9, 2022) – In celebration of the return of maple sugaring season in NY State, Genesee Country Village & Museum will host its annual Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 19, Sunday, March 20, Saturday, March 26, and Sunday, March 27. Visitors will enjoy the Museum’s sprawling grounds, perfect for gathering with family and friends after the long winter months. Explore the history of maple sugaring in NY, hike the Maple History Trail, and indulge in a Pancake Breakfast in the Museum’s Meeting Center. From the Nature Center to the Historic Village, visitors will explore all aspects of a New York staple: maple syrup. The Maple Sugar Festival & Pancake Breakfast is sponsored by Brite. Tickets are now available – purchase online in advance, as space is limited.

HHNM - Maple sugar toursCornwall, NY - Maple Sugaring Season is once again upon us in the Hudson Valley and the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is ready with their Maple Sugar Tours! Learn how to identify and tap sugar maple trees, discover sugaring techniques used by Native Americans, pioneers, and modern-day farmers, and see an evaporator in action!

Maple Sugar Tours will take place at the Nature Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center location, 120 Muser Drive, off of Angola Road in Cornwall.

ROC-FLX Craft Beverage Trail 2022 PassportCanandaigua, NY - Craft beverage lovers can start plotting their journey to visit 37 breweries, wineries, distilleries and cideries throughout Ontario, Monroe, Wayne, and Livingston counties by joining the 2022 ROC/FLX Craft Beverage Trail Passport program.   “This is an amazing collaboration that showcases our local craft beverage producers as well as a great way to expand your palette!” explains, Jennifer Newman, owner of Young Lion Brewing Company, one of the craft breweries participating in the Passport Program. …

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