Finger Lakes Fireworks

Looking for the best place to see Finger Lakes Fireworks near Canandaigua? No worries. Rest assured, your Innkeeper will take care of you. See all Fourth of July events online at But that’s not all. There are fireworks happening in one way or another throughout the month of July in Canandaigua and the Finger Lakes.

If you are looking for a Saturday night activity, check out Land of Legends Raceway. This half-mile dirt oval track has races most Saturday evenings from April to September. The ticket price for all“Saturday Spectaculars” in the grandstands is $15. Also, discounted ticket prices for seniors, and free admission for children 16 and younger when accompanied by an adult are available. Various food vendors will be on-site during races for purchase as well. For more information, call (315) 573-7887 or visit

More “Fireworks”

But, if boating is your thing… Located just north of Naples, Woodville Public Boat Launch & Access Point is the Canandaigua Lake access point for the southern part of the lake. For those looking to launch their own boats, the Boat Launch has hard surface ramps and free parking for cars and trailers. This is also a great spot for those looking to fish in a quieter spot on Canandaigua Lake.

Grab a book for a good read down by the lake, or spend a rainy day inside at Explore! The Book Store. A bookstore since 1881, visitors can find new stories and classic favorites during their time inthe Finger Lakes. Don’t see what you’re looking for? They will even order a book for you! Visit or call (315) 521-0832 with questions.

Another fun experience… take a stroll at the Moonlight Stroll Music Series, Friday nights in July. See Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park aglow with lights. This is the only time they’re open at night! Refreshments are available for purchase. Tickets are $10 per person, $5 for children 5-17. For more information call (585) 394-4922 or visit

Most noteworthy… experience a show on an epic scale. The beautiful religious story of the Hill Cumorah Pageant unfolds on an outdoor 10-level stage with 12-tower lighting, state-of-the-art sound system, Hollywood special effects and cast of over 650 actors. Performances are July 13, 14 and 17-21. Show starts promptly at 9:15 pm. Parking and admission are free! For more information call (315) 597-5851 or visit Hill Cumorah Visitors Center, 603 State Route 21, Palmyra, 14522.

About The 1795 Acorn Inn

The 1795 Acorn Inn Bed and Breakfast is a luxurious, Canandaigua Lake Bed and Breakfast. A romantic AAA Four Diamond Lodging located in New York’s Finger Lakes. The Inn is the only Bed and Breakfast in New York to received this prestigious award for 23 consecutive years. According to AAA, “Four Diamond establishments are upscale in all areas. Accommodations are progressively more refined and stylish. The physical attributes reflect an obvious enhanced level of quality throughout. The fundamental hallmarks at this level include an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service, and attention to detail.”

So, stay with us and don’t forget to schedule an in-room massage in our Hotchkiss Room, Bristol or Barn Suites. Additionally, chair massages are now available in all rooms. And don’t forget to check out our Packages Page for special value stays. We have a wonderful Free Weeknight Package in May and June every year. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon.

Check Out Our Recipes

Corn and zucchini pie... breakfast at the 1795 Acorn Inn in Canandaigua

Corn and Zucchini Pie

Fluffy and hot, guests enjoy our baked French Pear pancake at the 1795 Acorn Inn Bed and Breakfast. No syrup required.

Baked French Pear Pancake

Eggs benedict with veggies...breakfast at the 1795 Acorn Inn in Canandaigua

Eggs Benedict