Adventure Events

Christmas Fundraiser Craft & Vendor Show

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Presented by the Allegany Rec Center, the Christmas Fundraiser Craft and Vendor show is back this year better than ever! You are invited to kick off your Christmas shopping with local vendors and crafters on November 10th from 10am-3pm.

This event will be held at the old Allegany High School (4th & Maple Complex) in Allegany, NY.

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NY Regular Hunting Season opens

2018 Regular Season Hunting in Cattaraugus County
Sat, 11/17/2018 - 8:00am - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 4:00pm

The deer regular season for our area opens Saturday, November 17th throughout NY State and will continue until Dec 9th.  Cattaraugus County has long been one of the top outdoor locations for hunting with the lush and thick landscapes of the surrounding mountains.  Continually ranking in the top for harvesting of deer, our state lands, state forests and Allegany State Park allow huntin

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Holiday Valley Ski Resort's Anticipated Opening Day!

Holiday Valley's anticipated opening date 2018
Fri, 11/23/2018 - 9:00am - 9:00pm

Holiday Valley has started Snowmaking as of November 13th!  Mother Nature has been returning to winter early so far this year and we can't wait.  The anticipated opening date of Holiday Valley Resort is 11/23/18 - WHITE FRIDAY!!! 

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Holiday Fine Arts Show at Seneca Iroquois National Museum

Holiday Market at the Seneca Iroquois National Museum
Sat, 11/24/2018 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum is hosting a Holiday Market on Saturday, November 24th from 11am to 8pm.  The First 500 guests receive a FREE gift.  There will be kid friendly activities while you shop the new items in the expanded gift shop, or visit the 10 specially selected Fine Artisans on site to discuss and sell their work.  There is a Juried Fine Arts Show Opening and

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Christmas in Gowanda 2018

Christmas in Gowanda 2018
Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:00pm - Sat, 12/01/2018 - 5:00pm

The family-centric fete in the village takes people back to the traditional Hallmark-like Christmas.

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Super Hero Family STEM Night with the Challenger Learning Center

Super Hero Family STEM Night at The Challenger Learning Center
Fri, 11/30/2018 - 5:00pm - 8:30pm

Come to the Super Hero Family STEM Night at the Dresser Rand Challenger Learning Center on November 30th from 5:30-8:30pm.  Parents, encourage you and your kid to dress up as your favorite Super Hero or Super Hero team and participate in over 30 STEM activities together! 

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Snowmobile Season Begins!

Snowmobile Season in Cattaraugus County
Wed, 12/19/2018 - 12:01am - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 4:00pm

The season begins December 19, the day after hunting season ends....providing that there is snow!  Regardless, you know we will be getting snow at some point, so plan ahead!  Get your map, register your sled, and plan for a weekend stay to enjoy our 450 miles of trails!  Call 1-800-331-0543 for your FREE map!  Brochures can be requested Read more

12 Skating Days of Christmas

Ice Skating Days of Christmas at the William O Smith Rec Center
Wed, 12/19/2018 - 6:00pm - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 4:00pm

Through the generosity of the community businesses and organizations listed below, the City of Olean Youth Bureau & Recreation Department is offering free admission for public ice skating the following dates and times.  There is a $2.00 skate rental fee.

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Holiday Valley's 2018/2019 New Years Eve Celebration and Torchlight Parade

Torchlight parade at Holiday Valley
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 9:00pm - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 1:00am

Join in the fun from 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM on December 31 with a family friendly event on the Holiday Valley Lodge main floor, and an adult party in the T-Bar on the top floor. The Lodge is the perfect location to view the torchlight parade on Cindy's Run at 11:15 and the fireworks at 11:45 with the Grand Finale at midnight!

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Guided Group Snowshoe Hikes with Adventure Bound onthefly

Adventure Bound Group Snowshoe Hikes
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 6:00pm

Experience the glistening bright white snow while snowshoeing through the forest trails in Ellicottville, where the silence and serenity is breathtaking.  This will be a guided hike with staff from Adventure Bound onthefly.  The guides will share with you some of their knowledge of weather conditions, the local region, and serve hot cocoa.

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Group Snowshoe Hike

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Sat, 02/02/2019 - 6:00pm

Group Snowshoe Hike with Adventure Bound onthefly

Experience the glistening bright white snow while snowshoeing through the forest trails in Ellicottville New York where the silence and serenity is breathtaking.

The guides will share with you some of their knowledge of weather conditions, the local region, and serve hot cocoa.

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Fat Bike Race at Holimont

Fat Bike Race at Holimont
Sat, 02/23/2019 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Bring out your fat bikes for an afternoon of racing and fun. Join us for this first ever event. Winter fat biking in a cyclocross format will be a spectacle to see. Come out and cheer on your favorite riders. More information to follow. 

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2018It'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

First NASCAR points champion

Did you know that the very first NASCAR points champion began his career at the Penny Royal Race Track in Leon?

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