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Take FL Railway to the Glen’s Waterfront Fest

Take a trip back in time this weekend, and arrive in style as folks once did when they traveled by rail to their favorite destinations! On Saturday June 14th the Finger Lakes Railway will be offering round trip rides to15th Annual Waterfront Festival and Cardboard Boat Regatta at Seneca Harbor Park, hosted by the Schuyler County Chamber of Commerce/Watkins Glen Promotions.This is the ONLY festival in the Southern Tier where travelers can arrive by rail! The Finger Lakes Railway will be picking up passengers in Himrod, NY, just north of Watkins Glen at 8:00 a.m., and departing from Seneca Harbor Park at 5:30 p.m. There will also be mini rides that will feature an eight mile ride up Seneca Lake at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Additionally, a shuttle ride will be offered to and from the Tiki Bar in Watkins Glen, in-between the mini runs. Ticket prices range from $10.00 to $25.00. Anyone interested in purchasing tickets or for more information, is encouraged to call the Finger Lakes Railway at 315-374-4994, visit http://fingerlakesscenicrailway.com/ or tickets will be available track-side at Seneca Harbor Park the day of the event.About the festival: Live entertainment and vendors will be featured on Friday night at Seneca Harbor Park from 6:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m.. On Saturday, the “Moving Display of Cardboard Boats” parade will begin at noon, followed by the traditional boat regatta. NOTE: This year the parade will leave from LaFayette Park (on 4th Street and Decatur) and head North on Decatur Street to Seneca Harbor Park. The street line up will begin at 11:00 a.m. The last day to register your boat is on Friday, June 13th at Seneca Harbor Park from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. You can also visit www.watkinsglen.com/festival/. For more details, please call Watkins Glen Promotions at (607) 535-3003, or email events@schuylerny.com.

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