Top Things to do in Yates County, NY | June 2022

There’s nothing like a Finger Lakes summer. Check out the top things to do in Yates County this June!

Cruisin’ Night & Car Shows

Enjoy two nights of classic cars, music, food, and shopping!
Cruisin’ Night & Block Party
Friday, June 17th, 5-8pm in Downtown Penn Yan
Classic and antique cars, live music, food trucks, shopping, and a family fun zone.
Visit for more details.
Dundee Show ‘N Go
Wednesday, June 29th, 5-8pm in Downtown Dundee (Family Dollar/Dollar Tree Parking Lot)
Music, food, and family fun!


Keuka Arts Festival

Arts festival

Photo: Alex Boglev, AVB Artistry

An array of artists, vendors, food, craft beverage, and live entertainment along the Keuka Outlet Trail in Penn Yan.

Saturday June 11th, 10am-5pm and Sunday, June 12th, 10am-4pm


Summer Fun Fridays

First Fridays in Downtown Penn Yan take place from 5-8pm the first Friday of each month.
During the months of June, July & August are Summer Fun Fridays! Specials, features, tastings, live music, family fun & more.


See Live Music Or A Concert

The music scene is always fantastic here, with so much local talent. Whether you’re looking for an acoustic soloist or a bigger concert, you’ll find it here.
For local live music, visit our events calendar.
For larger scale performances, consider checking out Point of the Bluff or the Yates Concert Series.


Derby At The Vineyard

Fulkerson Winery in Dundee on Seneca Lake
Saturday, June 18th at 9:00am
A day of spectacular horse jumping! The event will occur between their cherry orchards and vineyards. Come spectate with a glass of wine in hand!


U-Pick Strawberries

Photo: Rachel & Brad Defrank
Strawberries are in season in the Finger Lakes in June.
Tomion’s Farm Market in Penn Yan is a great place to pick your own.
Follow them on Facebook for updates and availability.


Yoga & Brunch

Held monthly on select Sunday’s during the warmer months at Abandon Brewing overlooking Keuka Lake. The next one is June 12th at 10:00am.
More details on their Facebook page.
Check our events calendar for other local pop-up yoga classes.


Not Your Typical Mennonite & Amish Tour

finger lakes rail riders

Finger Lakes Food Tour’s newest tour is here in Yates County! Be prepared to be awed by the countryside, history, and a farm to table meal prepared by a host Mennonite family.
Tours are every Tuesday and begin at Finger Lakes Rail Riders.


Free Fishing Weekend

During free fishing days, anyone can fish in New York State’s fresh waters, no license required. All other fresh water fishing regulations still apply.
The next free fishing weekend is June 25th-26th. Check out a blog post on fishing in the area.