I recently wrote an article about some really cool places to visit in Upstate New York that offer various holiday happenings, like drive-thru and walk-thru holiday light displays, holiday laser light shoes, holiday train rides, villages, and much more that would warrant a fun day all less than 3-hour drives from the Binghamton area.

read more: Upstate New York Holiday Happenings

I particularly love the annual Dickens Christmas that takes over Downtown Skaneateles. Some other Upstate New York holiday festivals that I didn't mention from the Family Adventures In New York State website, include the Gingerbread House Display at the George Eastman House in Rochester, Railroad Museum Themed Train Rides in Medina, and the Ginger Bread Gallery at the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse to name a few.

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So, now that you know of some cool holiday events happening in Upstate New York, not far from Binghamton, how about holiday events in and around the Greater Binghamton area?

Well, we do have some fun things to check out, and here they are some featured on the  Family Adventures In New York State website. Check each event website for days, times, and complete information.

Binghamton Area Holiday Happenings

Binghamton Area Holiday Happenings

Sing "The 12 Days of Christmas" Song (Upstate New York Food Edition)

Here is a new twist to that venerable holiday song, "The 12 Days of Christmas". The twelve days here each highlights a different food icon from Upstate New York. Although many of your food favorites made "the song," I do wish it was the 25 days of Christmas instead. Yes, we have that many food legends in our region. So, enjoy the "12 Days of Christmas (Upstate NY Food Edition) and remember, don't just read this post...sing it!

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Look Back at the Making Spirits Bright Christmas Card Campaign Through the Years

Traci Taylor is one half of 98.1 The Hawk's Morning Show as well as Brand Manager of Kiss 104.1. She and her family, with help from the Southern Tier Community, have been delivering Christmas cards and small gifts to nursing homes in the Twin Tiers since 2015.




[via Family Adventures In New York State]


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