American Legion

Canandaigua Post 256

454 North Main Street

Canandaigua, NY 14424


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American Legion Post 256 in Canandaigua


We are adhering to NY State restrictions due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Our lounge is open (at 50% our normal occupancy) to members from 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM. We will be adhering to social distancing guidelines which includes wearing a mask to enter. Masks will be required unless seated.

Indoor seating for our Wednesday dinners and Friday Fish Fry will begin on Wednesday October 21, 2020.  

Take out will also be available by calling 585-394-3790 to place your order

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Thank you for your support and together we will get through this.

The Legion meets at 7:00 PM on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.  

The Board of Directors meet at 7:00 PM on the 3rd Thursday of each month. 

The Legion Auxiliary meets on the 3rd Tuesday at 6:30 PM of each month.
The Sons on the American Legion meets on the 1st Tuesday of every month at 6:15 PM.

​The Legion Riders meet on the 4th Tuesday of every month (except November and January) at 6:00 PM

 "The American Legion’s success depends entirely on active membership, participation and volunteerism. The organization belongs to the people it serves and the communities in which it thrives."

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