Adventure Seekers

Adventure Seekers Events

New York Duathlon Series - Race #1

NY Duathlon Series Running Events
Sat, 05/01/2021 - 9:00am - 11:15am

Welcome to the perfect kick off to the 2021 season.  These fast, friendly races are perfect sharpeners to test your fitness and get your blood pumping for the summer months ahead.  

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2021 Rock City Park is OPEN!

Girl playing at Rock City Park
Sat, 05/01/2021 - 9:00am - Sun, 05/30/2021 - 6:00pm

Stretch your muscles as you follow a path over, under and even through rocks that tower as high as 80 feet!  You'll first enjoy the mighty sweep of the mountaintop view of 1000 square miles of Enchanted Mountains from "Signal Rock", once a long range signaling point for Indians.

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2nd Annual "Springs A Rollin' In!" Arts and Craft Show

Ice Skating Days of Christmas at the William O Smith Rec Center
Sat, 05/01/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Olean Rec Center's second annual "Springs A Rollin' In!" Arts and Craft Show. Saturday, May 1, 10:00am - 4:00pm. Come help the City of Olean purchase more equipment for area youth programs. 60 vendors featuring home and outdoor decor, jewelry, wooden objects and specialty items. Caricature artist, Eric Jones, will be available from 1:00pm-4:00pm.

Free admission, food and fun!

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Sky High Adventure Park Opens for Weekends 2021

Sky High Adventure Park 2019
Repeats every week until Thu Jun 17 2021 .
Fri, 05/07/2021 - 9:00am - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 6:00pm
Fri, 05/14/2021 - 9:00am - Sun, 05/16/2021 - 6:00pm
Fri, 05/21/2021 - 9:00am - Sun, 05/23/2021 - 6:00pm
Fri, 05/28/2021 - 9:00am - Sun, 05/30/2021 - 6:00pm
Fri, 06/04/2021 - 9:00am - Sun, 06/06/2021 - 6:00pm
Fri, 06/11/2021 - 9:00am - Sun, 06/13/2021 - 6:00pm

Sky High Adventure Park opens weekends in Spring on May 7th!

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2021 Happy Half Marathon and 5k at Holiday Valley

Happy Half and 5k at Holiday Valley 2019
Sat, 05/08/2021 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Organized by the same folks who brought you the fall EVL Halloween Half, the annual spring Happy Half is a serious race, but full of fun surprises along the way. The 13.1 mile route will start at Holiday Valley, take you through the rolling terrain of Great Valley and finish at Holiday Valley. There's also a 5K distance and 1 mile Beer Run.

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Mother's Day Train Ride

Train Image
Sat, 05/08/2021 - 1:00pm - Sun, 05/09/2021 - 2:00pm

Happy Mother’s Day! Family fun 2 hour round trip to South Dayton, NY and return. 30-minute layover in the village of South Dayton. Relaxing ride, pizza, baked goods, gifts, & more!

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Mother's Day Wine Train!

Train Image
Sat, 05/08/2021 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Happy Mother's Day! Join us and our special guest, Liberty Winery on a 2 hour round trip to South Dayton, NY and return. Bring all your friends and family as we travel to our destination sipping on some fine wine.

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Ghost Hunter University at the Hinsdale House

Ghost Hunt at the Haunted Hinsdale House
Sat, 05/08/2021 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Ghost Hunter University at the haunted Hinsdale House!

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New York Duathlon Series - Race #2

NY Duathlon Series Running Events
Sat, 05/15/2021 - 9:00am - 11:15am

Welcome to the perfect kick off to the 2021 season.  These fast, friendly races are perfect sharpeners to test your fitness and get your blood pumping for the summer months ahead.  

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2021 Trail Sale at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Eshelman Pond
Sat, 05/15/2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Come join the fun at Pfeiffer Nature Center's Trail Sale on Saturday, May 15th at the Eshelman Property.

You will have the opportunity to get outside an denjoy some local arts, crafts, antiques, live music, and more! Vendors will be set up at 1420 Yubadam Rd. from 10am until 4pm. Please note there is a rain date of Sunday, May 23rd. Admission is only $1 per person.

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2021 Greater Olean Area Home Show

Greater Olean Home Show 2019
Fri, 05/21/2021 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

The Greater Olean Home Show is where to go for the latest in products and services for your home! Find expert advice and solutions and inspirations for whatever home project you have planned. A wonderful event complete with exhibitors and giveaways, homeowners will find everything they need all in one weekend.

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Olean's Community Wide Garage Sales 2021

garage sale
Sat, 05/22/2021 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

The officials at Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce have announced the Community-Wide Garage Sale will be held Saturday, May 22nd, from 9 AM until 4 PM. The Chamber is encouraging people to get up in their attics, basements, and garages and start sorting and cleaning.

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June StrOlean

Strolean June 2019
Fri, 06/04/2021 - 10:00am - 10:00pm

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and city leadership are inviting the community out for a night on the town. Working with the city and members of the business community, the Chamber is announcing “StrOlean,” the event aims to bring folks to the downtown shopping district for an evening of fun. 

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Taco the Town CRAWL

Taco the Town CRAWL
Sat, 06/05/2021 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Sky High Adventure Park Opens Daily

part of the course
Fri, 06/18/2021 - 9:00am - Wed, 06/30/2021 - 6:00pm

Sky High Adventure Park opens daily for the summer.  For hours, videos and more information, click here.  Save yourself a wait time - reserve a time online

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Red Head Days

Red House Days
Fri, 06/18/2021 - 12:00pm - Sat, 06/19/2021 - 8:00pm

Join us for our newest celebration of all red heads! A weekend of different fun and safe activities throughout the village to celebrate you!!

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Holiday Valley Mudslide Obstacle Trail Run 2021

Holiday Valley Mudslide
Sat, 06/19/2021 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

The Holiday Valley Mudslide is a mudrun that's really, really FUN. Yes, you'll get muddy, yes there is running, yes there are lots of obstacles but NO fire, NO barbed wire and NO electric shocks! There are 3.5 mile and 5.4 mile options and 15 obstacles with the start at Spruce Lake on top of the mountain. 

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Ellicottville's Summer Music Festival 2021

Ellicottville Summer Music Festival 2019
Fri, 07/02/2021 - 3:00pm - Sun, 07/04/2021 - 11:00pm

We are hopeful for Summer Music Festival 2021, although it may look different. Visit the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce website for updates!

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Ellicottville's 2021 Jazz and Blues Weekend

Musician at her mic
Fri, 07/23/2021 - 5:00pm - Sun, 07/25/2021 - 1:00am

We are hopeful for Jazz & Blues Weekend 2021, although it may look different. Stay tuned for more information!

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August StrOlean

Strolean June 2019
Fri, 08/13/2021 - 10:00am - 10:00pm

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and city leadership are inviting the community out for a night on the town. Working with the city and members of the business community, the Chamber is announcing “StrOlean,” the event aims to bring folks to the downtown shopping district for an evening of fun. 

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Taste of Ellicottville 2021

Taste of Ellicottville logo
Sat, 08/14/2021 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/15/2021 - 4:00pm

Annual Summer Festival at Griffis Sculpture Park

Previous Annual Festival At Griffis Sculpture Park
Sun, 08/15/2021 - 12:00pm - 6:30pm
The Griffis Sculpture Park will host their annual summer festival on Sunday, August 15, 2021. It’s a day filled with music, creativity, exploration and much more. Several social distancing practices and rules will be in place to safely protect attendees. More information to come! 
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2021 Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Gus Macker logo
Fri, 08/20/2021 - 8:30am - Sun, 08/22/2021 - 5:00pm

The one and only Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean on their new dates of June 4th-6th

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Ellicottville's 2021 Rock 'n Roll Weekend

Ellicottville Rock 'n Roll Weekend
Fri, 09/17/2021 - 2:00pm - Sun, 09/19/2021 - 10:00pm

We are hopeful for Rock N' Roll Weekend 2021, although it may look different. Stay tuned for more information!

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2021 Rt. 16 Garage Sale and BBQ Stops

Rt. 16 Yard Sales 2020
Sat, 09/18/2021 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/19/2021 - 5:00pm

Looking for that special bargain?  Antiques, lawn, garden and household, produce and many more low cost items will be available at hundreds of garage sales throughout the day. 

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Amish Country Running Festival 2021

Amish Country
Sat, 09/25/2021 - 8:00am - 10:00am

1 mile, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon set in the peaceful, rolling hills of Amish County in Randolph, NY. This event was held successfully in 2020 with COVID protocols in place.

Did we mention that this course is hilly??  Train for the hills.  The course is on paved roads the entire way.  No cut off times!

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October StrOlean

Strolean June 2019
Fri, 10/01/2021 - 10:00am - 10:00pm

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and city leadership are inviting the community out for a night on the town. Working with the city and members of the business community, the Chamber is announcing “StrOlean,” the event aims to bring folks to the downtown shopping district for an evening of fun. 

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Fall Foliage Weekends at Holiday Valley

Chairlift rides at Holiday Valley 2019
Repeats every week until Sat Oct 31 2020 .
Sat, 10/02/2021 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/03/2021 - 5:00pm

Take a ride up the Mardi Gras or Spruce Lake chairlifts on Saturdays and Sundays during the month of October to view the spectacular fall leaves on the hillsides of Holiday Valley. Tickets are $10 per person, kids 6 and under are free.

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2022 Sportsman Show at Seneca Allegany Events Center

2016 show
Sat, 02/26/2022 - 9:00am - Sun, 02/27/2022 - 4:00pm

Saturday, February 26th, 2022, 9AM – 5PM
Sunday, February 27th, 2022,  9AM – 4PM

Check back as the event gets closer for an update.

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Adventure Seekers Places

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2020It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Building made of Extinct Wood

The cabin at Pfeiffer Nature Center is made entirely of American Chestnut, which is now extinct.

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