Salamanca's Annual Falling Leaves Festival, 2015

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

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.  Started as a way to promote the culture of the Seneca Nation of Indians, as well as the relationship between the nation and the City of Salamanca, the celebration will have a cultural aspect with demonstrations of Seneca arts, food and entertainment.

There will be free carnival rides!  Also, a small car cruise will occur again this year, parked along Main St, from Broad St to the Bridge.  A dance will be held Saturday night at the Holy Cross Club from 9pm to 1am with Goodbye Dawn!  Here is the full schedule:

Friday, October 2nd:

  • 5K Walk/Run - Theme "Light Up The Night For Salamanca Football" - 6:30 pm.  Participants will be given red and white glow sticks and will end the race at halftime on the field of the football game at Vets Park.  Registration is at 6:30pm.
  • Salamanca HS Varsity Football Game at Vet's Park

Saturday, October 3rd:

  • Salamanca Falling Leaves Car Cruise on Main Street (Registration @ 8:30 am) - 9 am to 1pm
  • Free Carnival Rides @ Sycamore Ave parking lot - 12 pm - 7 pm
  • Quilt Show @ Ray Evans Theater
  • Dunk Tank @ Jefferson St. Park
  • Minute to Win It @ Jefferson St. Park
  • Martial Arts Demonstration @ Jefferson St. Park - 12 pm
  • Salamanca Senior Open House - 11 am - 5 pm @ Main Street
  • Elvis Impersonator @ Jefferson St. Park (rain - Seneca Theater) - 4 pm - 7 pm
  • Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Dept. Demonstration @ Youth Center - 3 pm - 6 pm.
  • Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Dept/Salamanca PD Car Seat Check @ Youth Center - 3 pm - 6pm
  • Children's Activities @ Youth Center - 1 pm - 4 pm
  • Baby Contest @ Jefferson St. Park (Sign up by calling 945-3110) - 2 pm
  • Pie Contest @ Jefferson St. Park (First 8 contestants to sign up by calling 945-3110) - 3 pm
  • Hot Dog Contest @ Jefferson St. Park (First 8 contestants to sign up by calling 945-3110) - 12 pm
  • Festival Dance @ Holy Cross featuring "Goodbye Dawn" - 9 pm - 1 am

Sunday, October 4th:

  • Bed Races @ the intersection of Main & Broad streets(near Jefferson St. Park)- 11 am
  • Free Carnival Rides @ Sycamore Ave parking lot - 12 pm - 7 pm
  • Grande Parade @ Main & Broad streets - 1pm
  • Gypsy's of the Southern Tier @ Jefferson St. Park - 2:30 pm
  • Empire State Wrestling @ Jefferson St. Park - 3 pm

For more information on this event please visit http://www.salamancachamber.org

This event will be held at:

Jefferson Street Park
9 Broad Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
United States
Phone: 716-945-3110
42° 10' 6.6288" N, 78° 43' 46.92" W
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