Summer

Summer time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Summer Events

Free Fishing Day in NY!

Man teaching child to fish
Sat, 09/24/2022 (All day)

The NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation is hosting a FREE fishing day on September 24th. There’s no fishing license required on those days for the fresh or marine waters of New York State, making it the opportune time for people of all ages to learn and enjoy the day.

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Weekend Chairlift Rides at Holiday Valley

Chairlift ride in the summer. Photo credit: Holiday Valley
Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Sun Oct 30 2022 .
Sat, 05/21/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 05/22/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 05/22/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 05/28/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 05/29/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 05/29/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 05/30/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 06/04/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 06/05/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 06/05/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 06/06/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 06/11/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 06/12/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 06/12/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 06/13/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 06/18/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 06/19/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 06/19/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 06/20/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 06/25/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 06/26/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 07/02/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 07/03/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 07/03/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 07/04/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 07/09/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 07/10/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 07/10/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 07/11/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 07/16/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 07/17/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 07/17/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 07/18/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 07/23/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 07/24/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 07/24/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 07/25/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 07/30/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 07/31/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 07/31/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 08/01/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 08/06/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 08/07/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 08/07/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 08/08/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 08/14/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 08/14/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 08/15/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 08/20/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 08/21/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 08/21/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 08/22/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 08/27/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 08/28/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 08/28/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 08/29/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 09/03/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 09/04/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 09/04/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 09/05/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 09/10/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 09/11/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 09/11/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 09/12/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 09/17/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 09/18/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 09/18/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 09/19/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 09/24/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 09/25/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 09/25/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 09/26/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/01/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 10/02/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 10/03/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/08/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/09/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 10/09/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 10/10/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/15/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/16/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 10/16/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/22/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/23/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 10/23/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 10/24/2022 - 5:00pm
Sat, 10/29/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/30/2022 - 5:00pm
Sun, 10/30/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 10/31/2022 - 5:00pm

Enjoy a chairlift ride to Spruce Lake. You may explore Spruce Lake and walk down the trail or ride back down on the chairlift and you can load your mountain bike on the lift to ride the trails at the top of the mountain! Available Saturdays and Sundays from May 21 through October 30, 11AM to 5PM.

Photo credit: Holiday Valley

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South Dayton Flyer Train Ride 2022

Train Image
Sat, 09/24/2022 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Enjoy a 2-hour roundtrip from Gowanda to South Dayton, NY. There will be local vendors at each station where you can purchase goods from farmers, baked goods, and crafts. Great for all ages!

Train departs at 11:00am & 2:00pm

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Cottage Orchard's Open House 2022

Trees at Cottage Orchard
Sat, 09/24/2022 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to Cottage Orchard for u-pick or already picked apples this Fall! Apple season is now in full swing and what a great year for them!

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Opry comes to the Hollywood

Inside of the Hollywood Theater
Fri, 10/21/2022 - 6:45pm - 9:00pm

"Opry comes to the Hollywood" to be held at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater. There will be performers honoring names like: Patsy Cline, Willie Nelson, and Johnny Cash.

In addition, there will be an instructor there to do a line dancing class prior to the show! What a wonderful way to have some fun and get the audience warmed up.

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Silent Film Night at the Hollywood

Inside of the Hollywood Theater
Sat, 11/05/2022 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Silent Film showing of "The Cat and the Canary" will play at the Hollywood Theater on Saturday, November 5th at 7pm.

See this 1927 horror thriller film as it was made to be seen. Organ accompaniment by renowned theater organist, Dennis James.

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Summer Places

Travel Guide

2022 Guide Cover

It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County.

Request the Enchanted Mountains guide to be snail mailed to you for FREE!

Ranked one of the Best Ski Resorts

Holiday Valley Resort ranked #3 on Ski Magazine's 2015-16 best in the East list!  It has 58 day slopes, 37 night slopes and 13 high tech lifts.  It also has been the training ground for Olympic ski competitors.

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