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The Vista Vibe

The vista vibe is our new blog for seneca Lake resorts. It is the place to go to find out all that is on the horizon in the way of events. That way you won’t miss any of our great events.

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The Sampson Farmer Market Is Back!

We are just a few weeks away from the long-awaited return of the Sampson farmers market now located inside Seneca lake resorts. The market has relocated this season and will now be held just below the Vista event center along the water’s edge. “We are looking forward to an exciting season in our new, more visible location thanks to our friends, and neighbors at Seneca Lake Resorts,” Natalie, The Market Manager told us. The market […]

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Mini-Golf Now Open – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Scheduled for May 31st

It’s finally here! Seneca Lake Resorts has completed construction on the largest and most challenging eighteen-hole miniature golf course in the Finger Lakes Region. PUTT & PLAY at Seneca Lake Resorts is a one-of-a-kind eighteen-hole miniature golf course showcasing some of the amazing things that we love about the Finger Lakes Area. PUTT & PLAY is located right next to our concession area inside the resort, featuring stunning waterfalls, a windmill, an iconic lighthouse, and […]

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Kara Fink Makes Her Vista Debut

We’ve got so many great performers joining us for the first time this season, including Rochester local, Kara Fink. Kara Fink was born and raised in the suburbs of Rochester, NY. It was at the age of 13 when she was first inspired to write music. Her musical inspirations have varied dramatically over the years, from Taylor Swift and Boys Like Girls in her youth, theatrical compositions of Stephen Schwartz and Jason Robert Brown in […]

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Spencer Samolis Returns To The Vista

Spencer Samolis is making his return to The Vista on May 10th for his second performance at our waterfront venue. We caught up with Spencer recently to see what he’s been up to since we last saw him way back in 2023. “I’ve been pretty busy since the last time I played at Seneca resorts,” Spencer told us. “I’ve played over 100 shows in more than 30 different venues, the Hemlock Music Festival and Festival […]

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Our Golf Course Has Found Its Name

Seneca Lake Resorts is proud to announce that we have selected a name for our new miniature golf course. Our new eighteen-hole miniature golf course will open as “Putt & Play At Seneca Lake Resorts”. We are grateful for all the many creative submissions we’ve received, and we will be rewarding all participants with one free round of golf this season. While those who submitted names similar to “Putt & Play” will receive a year’s […]

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10 Reasons To Visit Seneca Lake Resorts

Boat Rentals Within our marina we offer pristine pontoon boats ready for you to cruise Seneca Lake’s gorgeous waters with. Our pontoon boats offer both thrills and relaxation, whether you want to explore the lake, or drift on the waves under the sun, we’ve got you covered with three different rental options, offering you a full day on the water, a half day, or a romantic sunset cruise. Cabins Rentals We offer the absolute best […]

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Our 2024 Music Lineup Is Here

We’ve got another great season of music ahead of us with your favorites like Nate Michaels, Ruby Shooz, Dean’s List, and more, along with some performers new to The Vista. We’re also planning on another great July 3rd celebration bringing you live music and incredible food all day, with the night being brought to a close with an incredible fireworks display. Don’t miss out on the big day and stay tuned for more updates about […]

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Seneca Lake Resorts Adds New Dog Park

We’ve been busy this off-season making improvements and adding amenities to our resorts. With these improvements, we were sure to include some amenities for our many four-legged park patrons that make the resort so friendly. Our newly completed dog park will feature separate areas for large and small dogs and will be just a few yards away from The Vista, Concession, and the bathhouse.

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Mini-Golf At SLR

There’s one more reason to visit Seneca Lake Resorts this season. We’ve added an incredible eighteen-hole miniature golf course right next to our concession area inside the resort. The course features stunning waterfalls, a windmill, an iconic lighthouse, and much more. All it needs now is a name, and you can be a part of that. Email your idea for a name to info@senecalakeresorts.com for a chance to win a generous golf prize if you […]

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Seneca Lake Resorts Hosts The Seneca County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Mixer

We had so much fun hosting the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce and all of its many members at one of their monthly “business after hours” mixers this last summer. We had fellow chamber member ACE Automatics cater their events and they did not disappoint. They brought dish after dish of delicious food, served with a smile. Smooth Groovy joined us to bring some great music to the evening as we discussed what makes Seneca […]

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Seneca Lake Resorts Is All Anyone’s Talking About

We had a great year in 2023 with new music, new food trucks, more weddings and events than ever before, and our biggest July 3rd event yet! It’s no wonder everyone keeps talking about Seneca Lake Resorts. Here’s some of what they’re saying: Miranda Odell (President of The Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce) “My partner and I were able to enjoy a night out recently without children, and we chose to drive over from Keuka […]

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Seneca Lake Resorts Visits The 585 Wedding Expo In Rochester

Seneca Lake Resorts recently attended the 585 Wedding Expo at the beautiful Hyatt hotel in Rochester New York, where we spoke with hundreds of happy couples looking for the perfect venue for their wedding. We got to talk to couples about our thirty-nine luxurious lakeview cabins available in four different sizes, ready to be rented for their upcoming weddings at The Vista. We also talked about how versatile our 2,500 square foot events space is, […]

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Weddings At Seneca Lake Resorts

Seneca Lake Resorts has become the go-to destination for a beautiful waterfront wedding in the Finger Lakes. Each year Seneca Lake Resorts hosts more weddings than the year before at our beautiful event venue, The Vista. Located in the heart of The Finger Lakes, and affixed with rustic, yet elegant, charm, The Vista is the versatile and picturesque event space you’ve been looking for. The Vista sits atop a lush green hill overlooking the beauty […]

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An Interview With Midnight Storm

Midnight Storm is returning to Seneca Lake Resorts. We caught up with Rich Driscoll, band manager and lead singer, to see what the band has been up to since we last saw them and how they feel about their return to The Vista at Seneca Lake Resorts. “We remember all the people that energized us and rocked with us all night,” Rich told us. “We’ve been touring the Finger Lakes all summer playing at many […]

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An Interview With Shackwater

Another fan favorite is returning to The Vista. We caught up with Shackwater’s guitarist, Pete Carr, to talk about what the band has been up to lately and how they feel about their return to The Vista. “We have been busy playing venues like Twisted Rail, On The Rocks Bar & Grill, The Newark American Legion, The Central on Main in Canandaigua, as well as numerous private events and parties.” The band is excited to […]

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An Interview With Shades Of Grey

Seneca Lake Resorts will be welcoming back to The Vista Shades of Grey on June 16th. Before their performance, we caught up with the band’s lead singer, Mike Speranza, to learn more about the group and their upcoming performance. Mike has played at the venue twice as a solo act and twice with the group, saying, “The venue is cool.  The tent is perfect, with a great stage, very band-friendly.  The view of the lake […]

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Pat’s Pizzeria Returns

We are so excited to announce the return of Pat’s Pizzeria. Pat’s is back at Seneca Lake Resort’s with their awesome menu of delicious foods. We caught up with Pat himself to talk about the return of everybody’s favorite pizzeria. “We are so excited to be back at the new and improved concessions pizzeria at Seneca Lake Resorts,” Pat told us. “I’ve been in the pizza industry about twenty-three years and have been the CEO […]

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Meet Silo

Another Seneca Lake Resorts fan favorite will be returning in July. That’s right, the incredible Silo food truck will be returning to The Vista on July 14th and August 4th. Silo has been with us since the beginning and the announcement of their return was pleasant news to our many return guests. Co-owners Katie Foley and Jesse Steve told us they’re excited to be returning as well. “Smiling faces, family and friends,” is what they […]

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Meet Macarollin’

We’re all looking forward to our fan favorite food truck, Macarollin’, returning to The Vista on June 16th, July 3rd, and September 8th. If you frequented Seneca Lake Resorts last year, then you’re no stranger to Macarollin’, seeing them bring in huge crowds during our big holiday weekends, and watching as their customers return from the order window with their delicious cheesy creations. We’re so excited to have them back for not one, not two, […]

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Sampson Farmers Market Returns

The Sampson Farmers Market is returning for its second year. We spoke with the operator of the Sampson Farmers Market, Natalie Baris, who was recently named person of the year by the Trumansburg Chamber of Commerce for her work at the terrific Trumansburg farmer’s market. Natalie created the Sampson Farmers Market in 2022. It is the first Farmers Market to be held within a New York State Park. “It was my dream to have a […]

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An Interview With Major Keys

Major Keys will be returning to The Vista on Friday May 26th from 6pm to 9pm. Having performed at the Vista in the summer of 2022, the group told us what they remember most was how much fun they had, recalling the “energetic crowd, food trucks, the beautiful summer night, the excellent facility, and the friendly staff.” “We’re looking forward to a big crowd to kick off memorial weekend celebrations,” They added. Since we last […]

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An Interview With Spencer Samolis

We spoke with Spencer Samolis, a new face to The Vista, about his debut Vista performance on May 19th. “I’m excited and thankful to be a part of the Seneca Lake Resort music scene,” he told us. “Seneca Lake Resorts is a great vacation or weekend getaway to enjoy the Finger Lakes.  I am honored to be a part of the Live at the Vista Concert Series. I look forward to playing in a resort […]

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An Interview With The Johnny Bauer Duo

Johnny and Nikki are no strangers to Seneca Lake Resorts, having performed at our Vista many times both as a duo and as solo acts. “I remember it being a cool space with a great view with an inviting, fun crowd and friendly employees,” Johnny said, reminiscing about last year’s performances. Excited to return to our venue for their upcoming performances, the duo told us they “look forward to kicking off summer in May with […]

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An Interview With Jon Lamanna

We were able to catch up with returning performer Jon Lamanna before his upcoming Vista performance on May 5th. No stranger to The Vista, Jon has performed at the beautiful venue four times over our last two seasons.   “I love what that area has become,” he told us. “I rented a boat slip last summer as well for a weekend, it’s fantastic for boaters!” “I love the fireplace, the staff, and the constant trickling in […]

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Live at The Vista Returns

Seneca Lake Resorts’ Friday Night Concert Series, Live at The Vista, returns for its second season on May 5th with a performance by Jon Lamanna. You really can’t ask for a more beautiful backdrop for a summer concert series. The Vista sits atop a green hill with a gorgeous unobstructed view of Seneca Lake. You can watch the calm waters reflect the blue sky as it transitions into a stary night, and who can ask […]

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Seneca Lake Resorts Is Opening For Its Fourth Season!

Seneca Lake Resorts is excited to be reopening on April 14th, for our fourth season. Our 2023 season will feature cabins rentals, RV Sites, Boat Slips, Pontoon Rentals, Live at The Vista concert series every Friday night from 6pm to 9pm, and our July 3rd event featuring fireworks, food trucks, live music, and more. What started as a marina rebuild has blossomed into a sprawling resort complete with thirty-nine cabins, hundreds of full-hookup RV sites, […]

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