Entertainment & Attractions
The one and only Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean on June 2nd - 4th.
The Summer at the Stone House event series kicks off the 2023 season on June 8th! Laura Fitzgerald will host a presentation about Cemetery Symbolism.
Being held on Main Street in Randolph, the 49th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival is taking place rain or shine on Saturday, June 17th! The day is filled with entertainment, food and shopping! Selling hand made arts and crafts!
Randolph prides itself on the many talented crafters and artisans who display their handmade wares every year.
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on June 22nd with David Ruch.The musician/performer will be presenting on the "Music of the Erie Canal." He is known for using music to teach core curriculum and inspir
Experience the music of Grammy Award-winning superstar Kenny Rogers. A musical experience that spans over six decades of hit after hit song! His music is loved throughout the world and connects with generation after generation.
Yeeehaw!! An honest-to-goodness rodeo at the home of the Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street, complete with bronco bustin', bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and stick horse racing for the kids. This is one of the largest IPRA/APRA sanctioned rodeos in the Northeast! The Ellicottville Championship Rodeo would like to invite you to come out and enjoy the family tradition with a step back in time to wild and western non-stop action. They will be celebrating their 34th year in 2023!
This is one of Ellicottville's biggest most anticipated events of the year and we're very excited to annouce who's coming to town!
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 13th with Amanda R. Woomer! She will be doing a presentation on the "Haunted WNY Volume 3."
The Marvin “Joe” Curry Veterans PowWow is returning to the new and improved Veteran’s Park. The PowWow showcases Native American dances from across Indian Country while focusing on the Smoke Dance of the Iroquois and honoring Native American Veterans. This PowWow weekend event is a perfect opportunity to experience the beauty of the First Nations through song, dance, art and traditional foods. The 2022 Seneca Veterans PowWow will be held July 15-16, 2023 at Veteran’s Park 526 Broad St.
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 27th with Ron Cary! He will be doing a presentation on "18th Century Tavern Music."
All Summer at the Stone House events are free and open to the public. They start at 7pm and typically last an hour.
Make plans to attend the 2023 Cattaraugus County Fair with exciting rides, animal shows and lots of FREE live entertainment! Celebrating its 180th year in 2023, this is a real down home country Fair. Large enough to include exciting events like the demos and Monster Truck rallies, but small enough that you don't feel overwhelmed. Affordable for the whole family, presale
The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 10th with "What Do You Do With Five Inch Squares?" Linda Hunter, quilting instructor, lecturer, consultant, and appraiser, will be giving the presentation
Thank our area veterans by coming out and participating in Randolph's Annual Veterans' Appreciation Day! All veterans (in Randolph or outside the community) are invited to march in the parade: line-up begins at 10:00 a.m. in the R&M Restaurant parking lot.
Join the fun for Taste of Ellicottville on August 12th and 13th. There will be restaurants featuring their best dishes set up in the village of Ellicottville.
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The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 24th with Jeanette Sheliga! She will be doing a presentation on "Newspapers: Above the Fold, Your Ancestors in the News."
See radio controlled aircraft fly through the skies at the S.T.A.R.S. (Southern Tier Aero Radio Society) Flying Club's Open House. STARS is dedicated to promoting the hobby of building and flying radio controlled model aircraft. All members reside in an area within a radius of 40-50 miles of Cuba, NY.
This is Ellicottville locals’ favorite event. Bands will perform throughout our legendary bars and restaurants, all free of charge.
Hearing is believing! Live from Las Vegas this Celine Dion Tribute Show is hailed as the number one Celine Dion show in the world. From Legends in Concert to Cruise Ships she has perfected the sound of Celine Dion for the past three decades.
This isn't your typical lacrosse tournament- Ellicottville's Lacrosse Festival is organized by the legendary Rhino Lacrosse Company, founded and run by former professional lacrosse player Ryan Powell (2018 National Lacrosse Hall of Fame).
Join in at the 46th annual Salamanca-Seneca 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 d
It’s already time to start making plans for the upcoming Gowanda Harvest Heritage Fall Festival, FallFest for short. In 2023, this anticipated local event will have even more in store for everyone to enjoy.
Gowanda Harvest Heritage Fall Festival 2023 Schedule:
Available at a later date.
Come join Santa and Mrs. Claus as they officially light the town's holiday decorations! This festive Annual Santa Claus Lane Parade is held annually on the Friday after Thanksgiving and the traditional kick-off to the holiday season. Santa will be in attendance and light up thousands of lights in Lincoln Park and downtown Olean when he parades through town in celebration.
Randolph’s Country Christmas is an annual event that takes place during the first full weekend of December. A day full of tradition and Christmas surprises. Stop into Randolph and enjoy the Festival of Trees; the "Light up the Night" Christmas Parade presented by EPAC; the Memory Tree Lighting; visit with Santa Claus, and so much more.
Gowanda is a a beautifully quaint community nestled among the hills surrounding Cattaraugus Creek and is coming together for a Christmas Celebration. Come help start off the holiday season downtown with local merchants, train rides all day, Annual tree lighting ceremony, Holiday Spirit Parade and a festive atmosphere for the whole family.
The Jingle Bell Jubilee is a holiday event featuring many activities and events: the holiday market, carolers, dance groups, wreath creation class, Shop Raffle Drawing, Sips of the Season, make and take craft, horse and wagon rides; an inflated snow globe for picture opps, cocoa and cookie crawl, decorate the tree contest, cookie decorating, and even a Rudolph run! Hours for the event are
Santa Claus will be back in the Town of Olean at his cottage in Lincoln Park on December 13th from 5:30-8:30 pm.
Kids can leave letters for Santa in a mailbox outside his cottage created by families of the EvenStart program. Kids will also receive a small treat from Mrs. Claus!
Santa Claus will be back in the Town of Olean at his cottage in Lincoln Park on December 6th and December 13th from 5:30-8:30 pm.