fireworks Events

Independence Day Celebration at Allegany State Park

2018 Independence Day at Allegany State Park
Wed, 07/03/2019 - 2:00pm - 10:00pm

Grab your lawn chairs and head to Allegany State Park’s Quaker Beach area to celebrate our nation’s independence! The fun starts at 2:00 p.m. on July 3rd with a chicken barbecue (until sold out).  Later on, listen to live music, enjoy vendors and spend time at the beach! 

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2019 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo

Fun at the Ellicottville Rodeo
Thu, 07/04/2019 - 5:00pm - Sun, 07/07/2019 - 4:30pm

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 31 year in 2019! 

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City of Olean's Fireworks 2019

Fireworks in the night sky
Thu, 07/04/2019 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm

City Set For A BOOMING FOURTH! Bradner Stadium, Olean, gates open at 5:30 PM. The fireworks are organized by the Olean Professional Firefighters Association, OPFFA.

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Freedom Daze Demo Derby at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds

Freedom Daze Demo Derby at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds
Thu, 07/04/2019 - 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Freedom Daze Demolition Derby at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds!  Four features and huge fireworks show to follow!

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Freedom Daze Empire State Pullers at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds

Empire State Pullers Freedom Daze at the Catt Co Fairgrounds
Fri, 07/05/2019 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Come see the truck pull Empire State Pullers and the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League (PPL) Sanctioned Event.  Super Farm, Light Super Stock, Heavy Super Stock and Modified Tractors. 

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Fireworks at the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino

4th of July fireworks at the Seneca Allegany Casino
Fri, 07/05/2019 - 9:30pm - 10:00pm

Join us for a Free Fireworks Spectacular at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino on Friday, July 5 at 9:30PM.  Celebrate America’s Birthday with us. The show is free – everyone’s welcome!  Rain date is Sunday, July 7th. 

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2019It'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

Most Residents are Amish in the Town of Leon

There are approximately 1,380 residents in Leon with the Amish Community comprising about 76% of that number. The Old Order Amish settled in Leon in 1949. They do not believe in the modern conveniences. They have no electricity in their homes + travel by horse and buggy. 

If you are looking for someplace interesting to go, try the Leon area. It is right in the heart of Amish Country.

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