Welcome to Canandaigua NY
You Can Help Canandaigua Bloom!
Your tax deductible donation will help fund the beautiful hanging baskets that take up residence along Main Street in Historic Downtown Canandaigua during the summer months.
Please donate what you can:
- $50 pays for 1/2 a basket of plants
- $100 pays for the maintenance of 1 basket
- $200 pays for 1 basket and its maintenance.
- Donations can be made in honor of someone or in memory of a loved one.
By the Numbers
- Year started 1993
- Number of Baskets in BID 54 in 2013
- Number of Plants More than 1000 individual plants
- Time spent watering 450 hours per season
- Gallons of water 350 per day/ 32,000 per season
- Cost each year Over $10,000 annually
You can also Download printable form or call 396-0300 for more information
Canandaigua Business Improvement District (BID)The Canandaigua Business Improvement District also known as “the Canandaigua BID” is a not-for-profit organization created to promote, beautify and improve downtown for residents, property owners, merchants and visitors.
Come by the office at 115 South Main Street or call us at 585-396-0300.
Having a city with thriving businesses is important, the economic development team is ready to help get you started. We have successful merchants already on board and hope to have you join our team of enthusiastic business owners.
The Downtown Canandaigua Merchant Association comprises of businesses in the area who help organize and support each other. Building events, promotions, and growing strong, the Merchant Association is key to bringing you the heart of the city.
Building a Better Canandaigua, NY
What makes a great city even better? The locals! Visit some Canandaigua videos to see how our city is growing, and bustling with new businesses and more residents than ever. Where else can you live in a safe community with awesome schools, friendly people, wonderful services, and local pride where everything is close at hand?
Be a Part of Your Canandaigua
Be a part of your community. Shop, Dine, and Explore the local merchants and businesses in Canandaigua. With rich history such as Sonnenberg Gardens, Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum, and Ontario County Historical Society and Museum, there’s always something to discover. Attractions such as New York Wine and Culinary Center, and our beautiful downtown Commons Stage keeps Canandaigua the “chosen spot” for modern day living. Recreations include getting fit at our newly renovated YMCA, reading the classics at Wood Library, or catching a new artist at one of our art galleries. Canandaigua shopping includes local merchants with one of a kind products, clothing, jewelry, and gifts. Eat local with many options from a gourmet sit down romantic dinner at Casa De Pasta, to a quick bite at Mac’s Philly Steaks. Get to know your merchants and your town on our blog.
- Katherine Nevin - Executive Director, Canandaigua BID - 585-396-0300
- Scott Mackey – President of Merchant Association, Wick-edly Sent Scented Candles