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Exciting Additions To Friday On Franklin in Downtown Watkins Glen

Jan 31st, 2018

Enjoy “A Taste of Romance” during the February Friday on Franklin event on Friday, February 9 in downtown Watkins Glen! You’ll enjoy local wine, a little cheese, coffee, and live entertainment! Recently announced, this event will feature several new components:

· Discounted Couple’s Tickets - $15 per couple (savings of $5)

· Wine and Dine Giveaway – visit all of the stops and you’ll be entered to win a bottle of wine and a $25 gift certificate to GRAFT wine + cider bar

· Show the Love – be sure to snap a photo at our Valentine’s-themed selfie station at the Chamber

Other details about the event:

The cost to participate is just $10 per person (except as noted above with Couple’s Tickets) and includes a souvenir wine glass. Joining in the fun is easy – simply stop by the Visitor Center (214 North Franklin Street in Watkins Glen) at the start of the event to purchase an event ticket. Friday on Franklin begins at 5pm and ends at 8pm.


Enjoy a variety act by Nate Marshall inside the Chamber of Commerce building from 6-8pm. Nate’s performance will include folk-blues music, juggling, comedy, and interactive bits and singalongs.


§ Famous Brands featuring wine tasting with Idol Ridge Winery

§ Franklin Street Art Gallery featuring cheese tasting with Sunset View Creamery

§ Inner Peace Floats featuring wine tasting with JR Dill Winery

§ Watkins Glen Wine and Spirits featuring wine tasting with Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards

§ Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce featuring coffee from Seneca Sunrise Coffee and samples of local soap and other products by Finger Lakes Soap Company


The Franklin Street Art Gallery will feature the work of Dan Gallagher, a photographer based in the Finger Lakes and Adirondacks. He works primarily in landscape and nature photography. Be sure to stop by the gallery to enjoy his talent!

With a great combination of tastings, live music, entertainment, and art – this is a fantastic way to celebrate the incredible richness of our community! This event series is organized by the Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Elmira Savings Bank. For more information, visit:


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