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9620 Dry Run Road
Painted post, NY 14870


Watson Homestead is a full service conference and retreat center, open year-round, serving 8000 - 10,000 guests annually.  In addition to hotel-style accommodations and meeting rooms, Watson Homestead Conference and Retreat Center has an indoor, heated swimming pool; climbing tower, historic one room schoolhouse, hiking trails, miniature golf, archery range, ball fields, covered picnic pavilion, full summer cabin area, playgrounds and a meditation labyrinth. Guests are served home-cooked, healthy meals buffet style in our dining room with a fireplace and panoramic view of 375 acres.  Call us today to book a day or overnight meeting or retreat.  Watson Homestead is an excellent location for youth, sports or organizational retreats, weddings, clergy or religious retreat groups, conferences, trade shows, banquets, seminars, quilt, scrapping, yoga and wellness retreats, team building and staff training retreats.

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Wine Glass Marathon

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Wine Glass Marathon

Watson Homestead welcomes all Wineglass Marathoners, Half-Marathoners , friends, and families! Rates include lodging for Saturday night-Sunday morning, Saturday night pasta dinner, Sunday morning continental breakfast, water bottles upon arrival, free wireless, free shuttle service to the expo and starting line bus in Corning! Rates for additional days/nights or meals are available upon request.


Cabin Housing: $40.00 per person per night (10 person minimum)
Hotel Room: $65 per person per night (double occupancy).
Hotel Room: $120 per person per night (Single Occupancy).

For more information on the Wineglass Marathon, visit this website:

Earlier Event: September 25
Falling Leaves Festival
Later Event: October 10
Fall Family Open House