Step into the Swing of Spring!

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Step into the Swing of Spring! We made it!  Even though this winter wasn't necessarily a hard one, the ups and downs in the weather made it a challenging for snowmobiling, XC skiing and snowshoeing.  It did prove just how wonderful the snowmakers of Holiday Valley and Holimont are, defying Mother Nature and still leaving plenty of Spring skiing and boarding for all to enjoy!  But if you too are ready for warmer weather, sunny days and signs of the renewal of the season, then you're not alone! 

 While Spring is now officially here, as marked by the date of March 20th, 2017, there is still a little bit of in-between time from now until the opening of some of our best parks in May.  What to do?  What to do! Here are the upcoming events that will help you get into the Swing of Spring and have you start to explore nature in blossom around you!                                                               

March events:
Signs of Spring Evening Walk at ASP 23
Whitewater Rafting begins 25-26
Maple Weekends 25-26
Spring Steelhead School with Adventure Bound onthefly 25

April events:
Holimont's April Fools Pond Skimming 1
Trout Season Begins 1
Bear Run ATV Park Dice Run 1
Greater Olean Area Home Show 7-9
South Dayton's Daffodil Festival 8
Tony Orlando at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino 8
Little Valley Vol. Fire Dept. Sportsmen's Show 8-9
Ranch Riding/Western Horsemanship/English Equitation at Nash Hill Equestrian Center 9
Ski and golf on the same day at Holiday Valley (weather permitting) 9
Easter Sunday 16
Leon Amish-English Cabin Fever Event 22, 29       
Grevepode Gallery's Earth Day Artisan Festival 22
Tri-County Fishing Derby 22-23
Taste of the Southtowns for Gooseneck Hill 23
Steve Winwood at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino 29
Franklinville’s Annual WNY Maple Festival 29-30 

May events:
Rock City Park Season Opening 1
Griffis Sculpture Park Season Opening 1
Holiday Valley's Sky High/Aerial Park Season Opening 5
Onoville Marina Season Opening  5
Great Valley Fireman’s Regatta 6 

But don't forget about all the great hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, and touring the Amish Trail you can enjoy this time of year as well! 
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