CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) - Corning's Gaffer District announces the closure of historic Market Street for the annual GlassFest event, happening May 27th through the 29th.

GlassFest is the Gaffer District's annual celebration of glass and the fire arts in the Crystal City.

Four blocks of Market Street will be closed to vehicle traffic for live performances, wandering performers, shopping, outdoor dining, and on-street vending from  small businesses and other glass and fire arts vendors.

The following streets will be closed from 3:00 p.m. on May 27th until 8:00 p.m. on May 29th...

  • Market St (Wall St to Tarantelli Ln)
  • Pine St (Market St to Burmese Ln)

The following streets will be closed from Saturday, May 28th until Sunday, May 29th...

  • Chestnut St (Aurene Ln to Burmese Ln)
  • Aurene Ln (Wall St to Cedar St)
  • Wall St (Aurene Ln to Burmese Ln)

In addition, the following streets and intersections will have limited access throughout the weekend.

  • Tioga Ave (Parking Garage to the bus stop entrance) – Friday 5/27 @ 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Tioga Ave (Parking Garage to the bus stop entrance) – Saturday 5/28 @ 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Eastbound on Denison Pkwy (Rt 352) @ Cedar St – No Left Turn - Saturday 5/28 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Eastbound on Denison Pkwy (Rt 352) @ Cedar St – No Left Turn - Sunday 5/29 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Westbound on Tioga Ave @ Cedar St – No Left Turn - Saturday 5/28 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Westbound on Tioga Ave @ Cedar St – No Left Turn - Sunday 5/29 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Walnut St (Aurene Ln to Burmese Ln) – Saturday 5/28 @ 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Walnut St (Aurene Ln to Burmese Ln) – Saturday 5/28 @ 11 p.m. to Sunday 5/29 @ 8 p.m.
  • Cedar St – Rte 414 (Tioga to Burmese) – Saturday 5/28 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Cedar St – Rte 414 (Tioga to Burmese) – Sunday 5/29 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Further event and parking information can be found at gafferdistrict.com.