Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment Events

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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First Annual Spring Race Series

YMCA Race Series
Sat, 05/15/2021 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

YMCA of the Twin Tiers is gearing up for its first annual Spring Race Series. The series includes five races across its three locations (Bradford, Olean and Wellsville. The first race kicks off in Olean on March 27th at Gargoyle Park.Participants who complete the series will receive a dri-fit T-shirt and medal.

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"Our Veterans, Their Stories" Exhibit Opening

Veterans stories logo
Sat, 05/15/2021 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

"Our Veterans, Their Stories" Exhibit Grand opening event to be held in honor of the participating Veterans that made the project possible. In celebration, Steve Appleby, curator of the Eldred World War II Museum will speak.

The event will be held at the Cattaraugus County Museum.

Please bring your own chair.

COVID-19 protocols will be observed.

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First Annual Spring Race Series

YMCA Race Series
Sat, 05/22/2021 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

YMCA of the Twin Tiers is gearing up for its first annual Spring Race Series. The series includes five races across its three locations (Bradford, Olean and Wellsville. The first race kicks off in Olean on March 27th at Gargoyle Park.Participants who complete the series will receive a dri-fit T-shirt and medal.

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Summer at the Stone House: Vince Martonis

Vintage Bottle Image
Thu, 06/10/2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series starts out the year 2021 with Vince Martonis and Identifying Glass Bottles! He will be discussing how to identify old glass bottles.  We have all seen them, but now you can get some tips on how to identify where and what they once were!

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Summer at the Stone House: Dave Ruch

2020 Summer at the Stone House Dave Ruch
Thu, 06/24/2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on June 24thDavid Ruch, musician and performer, will be presenting on the Music of Buffalo's Waterfront.

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Ellicottville's Gazebo Series

Ellicottville Summer Music Series
Repeats every week until Thu Aug 05 2021 .
Thu, 07/01/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 07/08/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 07/15/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 07/22/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 07/29/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Thu, 08/05/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Summers in Ellicottville have been taken to another level with everything that is going on in the village, and Thursdays are no different. This year we have spiced things up by adding a variety of fun and exciting bands that will make you want to dance the night away. The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce will make sure the air is full of music and fun with the annual Gazebo Series.

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Summer at the Stone House: Linda Hunter

Summer at the Stone House 2020 Linda Hunter
Thu, 07/08/2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 8th with "A Cattaraugus County Bed Turning!"  Linda Hunter, quilting instructor, lecturer, consultant, and appraiser will be giving the presentation.  A bed turning is where quilters typically gather in a bedroom to watch other quilt makers peel back layers of their exquisite fabrics while telling of t

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Summer at the Stone House: Amanda R. Woomer

Stone House art
Thu, 07/22/2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on July 22nd with Amanda R. Woomer! She will be doing a presentation on the "Haunted WNY- Folklore and Ghost Stories of the Cattaraugus Region."

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2021 Taste of Olean/Art in the Park

2016 Taste
Sun, 07/25/2021 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

If the way to a person’s heart is through the stomach, then Olean is a destination visitors are sure to love. The Taste of Olean will be held on July 25th. Time to loosen that belt a few notches, gather family and friends and head down to the 72nd Annual Art in the Park and the 31st Annual Taste of Olean.

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Summer at the Stone House: Allen Hopkins

2020 Summer at the Stone House Allen Hopkins
Thu, 08/12/2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 12th!  Allen Hopkins, musician, will be presenting "Patriotic Songs." He plays American traditional, Celtic instrumental, a bit of Yiddish, blues, bluegrass, old timey, and contemporary.

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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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Summer at the Stone House: Kelly Lounsberry

Kelly Lounsberry from Wellsville Daily Reporter
Thu, 08/26/2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Summer at the Stone House event series continues on August 26th with Kelly Lounsberry!  He will be doing a presentation on "The Oil and Gas Industry in WNY." Kelly is the chairman of the Bolivar Pioneer Oil Museum Committee.

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Allegheny River Running Fest

Allegheny River Trail Views
Sat, 09/11/2021 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Join the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, September 11th, 2021 for the Allegheny River Running Fest in Olean, NY. The Allegheny River Running Fest features two races: a 10K and Half Marathon. Both will start and finish at War Veterans Park in Olean.

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GOACC's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2021

Kids on float
Fri, 11/26/2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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.

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Visit Santa's Cottage in 2021

Visit with Santa
Repeats every week until Wed Dec 08 2021 .
Wed, 12/01/2021 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Wed, 12/08/2021 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Santa Claus will be back in the Town of Olean at his cottage in Lincoln Park. Despite being so busy this time of year, Santa will wave at kids through the window of his cottage on December 1st and December 8th from 5:30-8:30 pm thanks to the GOACC, City of Olean, Home Depot, and Duggan and Duggan Contractors. 

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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!!

View the visitor's guide online

or

request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Huge Outdoor Sculpture Park

Griffis Sculpture Park is located on over 400 acres and holds over 250 sculptures.

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