StarShine in the Village

Penn Yan NY

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Main Street is closed just after dark and the area is transformed into a giant party. Activity stretches from Chapel Street to the Main Street bridge. Music is a traditional part of the festival and several groups will contribute songs of the season. For more than 20 years, the Miss Penn Yan program has been part of StarShine. Horse-drawn wagon rides will be available throughout the evening.

This will be the best StarShine in Years!
The Yates County Chamber of Commerce, the Village of Penn Yan, Keuka College, multiple organizations around the County and more are rallying together to bring you THE BEST Christmas event in the Finger Lakes!
A whole portion of the street will be designated to JUST KIDS ACTIVITIES!

Enjoy the annual caroling of multiple youth groups.
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides!
Welcome the reign of the 2018 Miss Penn Yan!
Enjoy the Habitat for Humanity Pancake Day in memorium of the Chamber's long-time visioneer, Michael Linehan!
Enjoy Santa's Village at the downtown park- stop there before heading out to Elf School, held at the Penn Yan Firehouse.
Get in the Christmas spirit by visiting local downtown shops to get a spring on your holiday shopping while supporting local!

This year, there is plenty to enjoy! Let's keep the traditional alive and stop downtown and get into the Christmas spirit! Enjoy new downtown holiday decorations, activities for individuals of all ages, and a great opportunity to mingle with all other members of this close-knit community. 

This event only comes once a year! Get out into downtown Penn Yan and see what we have cooking- we hope that this will be the best StarShine yet!

December 1 2017

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM