Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment Events

Holiday Inn Express Summer Fun Fling

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

WGWE, the Seneca Salamanca Chamber and Holiday Inn Express folks are putting on a Clambake/Chicken BBQ that you will not want to miss! Everyone is invited!!

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154th NY Volunteer Infantry Regiment Reunion

civil war images
Sat, 08/01/2015 - 8:19am

St. Bonaventure University will host the 30th annual reunion of the Descendants of the 154th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment on Saturday, Aug. 1. Activities begin at 2 p.m. in the Rigas Theater of the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.

Reunion activities are open to the public. Admission is FREE, with the exception of a session-ending barbecue and concert.

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24th Annual Street Classics Car and Motorcycle Show

flyer for event
Sat, 08/01/2015 - 9:00am - Sun, 08/02/2015 - 4:00pm

These folks wait all winter long for the opportunity to get out the antiques and classics.  Come on out and see what they've got!!

On Saturday, August 1, there will be a FREE Cruise In from 3-9pm, with pulled pork and ribs by Randy's Up the River.  There will be music and dancing.  BYOB

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Bounty on the Mountain Top Program

Cooking an egg in an orange
Sat, 08/01/2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Don’t turn up the heat in your kitchen this summer, explore the many ways that you can keep your cool by cooking outdoors!  Experience trowing (not throwing) a steak, cooking biscuits on a stick and making eggs in an orange all over an outdoor flame.  It’s not just a hunch, because we know you will have a great time creating your own brunch to munch! 

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Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary is Open for the season

Aviary 2
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Aug 30 2015 .
Sun, 07/12/2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Sun, 07/19/2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Sun, 07/26/2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Sun, 08/02/2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Sun, 08/09/2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Sun, 08/16/2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Sun, 08/23/2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Sun, 08/30/2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Open Sundays July and August 2-5 P.M.. Guided tours of all the birds in the beautiful landscaped park.

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2015 Cattaraugus County Fair

Ride the ferris wheel
Mon, 08/03/2015 - 8:00am - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 11:00pm

Come to Summer's Tradition for the last 173 years at the Cattaraugus County Fair in Little Valley!  View the animal barns and shows, ride the rides, tour the booths and games, or enjoy the day and night entertainment like the demos! 

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The Ag Discovery Tent at the Fair!

Be sure to visit!
Mon, 08/03/2015 - 8:00am - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 11:00pm

Cattaraugus County Farm Bureau will continue its policy of educating the public on the many different types of agriculture in Cattaraugus County by sponsoring the "Ag Discovery Tent" at the Cattaraugus County Fair again this year.  The Fair runs from Monday, August 3rd thru Sunday, August 9th.  The Discovery Tent will have a different theme scheduled each day. 

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Olean Theater Workshop presents OLIVER

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 7:30pm - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 9:30pm

Olean Theatre Workshop is proud to announce the event of the summer, the musical everyone will be taking about, the staging of the amazing musical OLIVER!

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Joyful Rescues 8th Annual PetFest

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 10:00am - Sat, 08/08/2015 - 4:00pm

Join the volunteers from Joyful Rescues for their 8th annual fundraiser!

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2015 Family Beach Party at Allegany State Park

Items up for auction at the 2012 ASP Full Moon Beach Party
Fri, 08/07/2015 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Come spend a fun summer’s evening with music, fun, and fireworks at Red House Beach Area.  Grab the craziest Hawaiian shirt you can find and hula your way to Allegany State Park for our Annual Beach Party!

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Enchanted Mountain Roller Derby V Babes of Wrath

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm

Doors open at 6:30 & first whistle is at 7:30.


For more information, contact them on facebook


enchantedmountainrollerderby [at] yahoo [dot] com ( )

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Hot Rod Car and Motorcycle Show at Seneca Allegany Casino

Sun, 08/09/2015 - 9:00am - 7:00pm

Stop by the Seneca Allegany Casino and Hotel for Hot Rods and High Rollers, a hot rod car and motorcycle show presented by Clutch Artists, Inc.

Enter your vehicle for FREE, with a chance to win one of 75 prizes. Or just browse the many hot rod cars and motorcycles that will be on display. Plus, there will be live music, food, and beverage specials!

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Salamanca Rockin Ribfest 2015

Details of the event!
Fri, 08/14/2015 - 4:00pm - Sun, 08/16/2015 - 6:00pm

Don't miss this lip smackin', barbeque sauce on your chin, family fun event near the Allegheny River in Salamanca, NY. 

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2015 Limestone Volunteer Fire Department ATV Dice Run

group waiting to begin
Sat, 08/15/2015 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

For registration forms, click here.

$20 per driver.  $15 per passenger. $7.50 chicken BBQ.


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Taste of Ellicottville 2015

Sampling at Taste of Ellicottville
Sat, 08/15/2015 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/16/2015 - 4:00pm

A "Taste Sensation" is enjoyed by all as Ellicottville's fine restaurants set up on the streets "cafe style" for your sampling pleasure. 

Noon to 4pm each day.

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3rd Annual Summer Festival at Griffis Sculpture Park

Poster for the event
Sun, 08/16/2015 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Celebrate a day of creativity at the third annual Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival!  Enjoy the sculptures, listen to music, watch the performances and chow down on some good food!  The Workingman's Dead, Sly Boots School of Music, The Observers, and Cosmit Kat will all be performing to keep you entertained as you hike or simply relax on a blanket in the sun.  Tours will be

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Midsummer Night Opera at the Historic Hollywood Theater

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 7:00pm - Sun, 08/23/2015 - 9:00pm

Sponsored by Gowanda’s Historic Hollywood Theater, Midsummer Night Opera offers high-level performing experience not only to young opera singers, but to pianists, conductors, and instrumentalists, as well as theater technicians and stage directors interested in pursuing careers that involve the operatic arts.

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2015 Wild Wing Festival to benefit Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary

some of the birds
Sun, 08/23/2015 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

WILD WING FESTIVAL will be held on Sunday August 23,2015 from 12-5PM at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary, 5067 Townline Road, Delevan, NY.

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7th Annual Heavenly Harvest

Heavenly Harvest
Sat, 08/29/2015 - 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Heavenly Harvest is our premier event that invites the community to our farm for a fun-filled day.

The event includes:
• Small Bites - a chance to taste farm fresh ingredients in small portions

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2015 Open Game Show at Creekside Arena

2014 competitor
Sun, 08/30/2015 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

11am Registration.  First run at noon.   For more information call 585-365-5788

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Creekside Round-up 2015 Open Draft Horse Show

draft horse nose
Sun, 09/06/2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Registration begins at 10am.  For more information, call 585-437-5336

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Season Opening for Pumpkinville 2015

Selecting the perfect pumpkin at Pumpkinville
Sat, 09/12/2015 - 9:00am - 7:00pm

A full day of family fun featuring the Bounty Barn with locally produced jams & jellies, maple & honey products.

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2015 South Dayton Fall Tractor Pull

Picture from a tractor pull in South Dayton
Sun, 09/13/2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Dirt will be flying at the Fall Tractor Pull in South Dayton on Sunday September 13, 2015 located on the South Dayton Fireman's Grounds. 

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2015 Ellicottville's Rock 'N Roll Weekend

Part of the Rock n Roll Festival
Fri, 09/18/2015 - 11:00am - Sun, 09/20/2015 - 5:00pm

Dust off the blue suede shoes, get out the poodle skirts and get ready for a weekend of Rock N' Roll in Ellicottville.

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"Fools" performed by the Olean Community Theatre

Poster for the event
Fri, 09/18/2015 - 7:30pm - Sun, 09/20/2015 - 4:00pm

Originally scheduled to be held in July, scheduling conflicts forced this hilarious play to be bumped back to the Fall.  The story goes a young man, named Leon, lands a job in a Russian hamlet.  Little does he know that the town has been cursed with Chronic Stupidity for 200 years.  Leon must break the curse before he too falls under its spell. 

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Olean's Germanfest

Sun, 09/20/2015 - 1:00pm - 7:00pm

GET OUT YOUR LEDERHOSEN and DIRNDLS!   This day is set aside to enjoy everything German! 

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Creekside Round-up 2015 Fall Trail Ride

Autumn trail ride
Sun, 09/27/2015 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Bring your horse ready for one last Fall Trail Ride, September 27.

Registration begins at 9am.

More information forthcoming.  Please check back.


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Autumn Chairlift Rides 2015

Enjoy the fall foliage!
Thu, 10/01/2015 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/18/2015 - 5:00pm

Holiday Valley Mountain Resort and Conference Center will be offering chairlift rides up and down the Spruce Lake Quad.

What a great way to view the autumn foliage!!

More information forthcoming.  Please check back.

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Salamanca's Annual Falling Leaves Festival, 2015

Having fun on the bumper cars
Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 5:00pm

Join for the 38th annual Salamanca Falling Leaves Festival with events happening all weekend long!  Experience Seneca Culture and Heritage and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage. 

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19th Annual Stamp, Postcard Show of the Olean Area Stamp Club

stamp image
Sat, 10/03/2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Stop by the Elks Club to see collections of stamps and postcards.

Open to the public with FREE admission and parking.

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2015 Open Game Show at Creekside Arena

2014 competitor
Sun, 10/04/2015 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

11am Registration.  First run at noon.   For more information call 585-365-5788

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Ellicottville's Fall Festival 2015

Ellicottville's Fall Festival
Sat, 10/10/2015 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/11/2015 - 5:00pm

It's Ellicottville's oldest and largest Festival when the foliage of the surrounding hills is ablaze with color. Tens of thousands of festival goers make for a lively weekend of unique foods, arts and much more.

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Rock City Park's 2015 Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

2010 Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show
Sat, 10/10/2015 - 10:00am - Mon, 10/12/2015 - 5:00pm

Rock enthusiasts will have the chance to view, purchase and learn about rare and common rocks from around the world at the 8th annual Rock City Park Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show during Columbus Day Weekend.

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Horror at the Hollywood 2015

What is happening at the Hollywood?
Sat, 10/24/2015 - 6:00pm - Sat, 10/31/2015 - 9:00pm

Discover for yourself, if Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater is really Haunted.

  • Saturday, October 24   
  • Sunday, October 25    
  • Friday, October 30  
  • Saturday, October 31    

All proceeds benefit the restoration of the Hollywood Theater.

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Christmas in Ellicottville 2015

folks shopping on a snowy day
Fri, 11/27/2015 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/29/2015 - 7:00pm

Who needs all the hustle and bustle and stress of spending Black Friday at the Mall when the whole family can enjoy Christmas in Ellicottville.

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GOACC's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2015

After Santa throws the light switch
Fri, 11/27/2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Santa lights thousands of lights in Lincoln Park when he parades through town in celebration in the annual Traditional kick-off to the holiday season! 

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Ellicottville's 2015 Christmas Stroll

Living Nativity
Sat, 12/05/2015 - 10:00am - 7:00pm

Experience a unique, old-fashioned holiday season with the Christmas Stroll. 

More information forthcoming.  Please check back.

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Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival & Mardi Gras 2016

snow sculptures are part of the fun!
Sat, 03/12/2016 - 11:00am - Sun, 03/13/2016 - 12:00am

It's hard to believe that Holiday Valley can be even more fun, but wait 'til you come to Winter Carnival 2016!  Events take place on March 12 and 13 throughout the resort and in the Village of Ellicottville.

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Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2015It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

View the visitor's guide online


request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Many Old Schoolhouses

There were over 170 old schoolhouses with many still in existence in Cattaraugus County

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