Summer

Summer time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Summer Events

Summer Yoga with Jessie Lampack Slattery at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Pfeiffer Nature Center
Repeats every week until Wed Sep 29 2021 except Wed Jun 09 2021.
Wed, 06/02/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 06/16/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 06/23/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 06/30/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 07/07/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 07/14/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 07/21/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 07/28/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 08/04/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 08/11/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 08/18/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 08/25/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 09/01/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 09/08/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 09/15/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 09/22/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wed, 09/29/2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Every Wednesday Beginning June 2nd through September 29th (No class June 9th)

Start Time: 5:30 pm Class Length: 1 hr.

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2021 Portville Summer Concert Series

Gazebo
Repeats every week until Thu Sep 02 2021 .
Wed, 06/16/2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wed, 06/23/2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wed, 06/30/2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wed, 07/07/2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wed, 07/14/2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wed, 07/21/2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wed, 07/28/2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wed, 08/04/2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wed, 08/11/2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wed, 08/18/2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wed, 08/25/2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wed, 09/01/2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Returning for the 16th year! These FREE concerts take place Wednesdays at the Pioneer Park Gazebo at 6:30pm. This year's "rain-out" location will be at the Pioneer Central School Cafeteria.

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Locals Day at Sky High Adventure Park 2021

Sky High Adventure Park 2019
Thu, 07/22/2021 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Locals Day at Sky High!! Residents of Cattaraugus County pay just $15 for a 3 hour climb at Sk High Aerial Park. 

Start the summer and warm season off right with an exciting adventure in the trees!  Group rates and lodging packages are available. 

A few stats about the Aerial Park...

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Olean Music in the Park Series

Pavilion
Repeats every week until Thu Sep 09 2021 .
Thu, 06/03/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/10/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/17/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 06/24/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/01/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/08/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/15/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/22/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 07/29/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/05/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/12/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/19/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 08/26/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 09/02/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thu, 09/09/2021 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The City of Olean Music Series is back!

Starting June 3rd, concerts will run from 6:30pm - 8:30pm every Thursday at Olean's Lincoln Park, with five Sunday's being added to the list too. Sunday concerts will be from 2:00pm - 4:00pm. 

• June 3, Not Norman (Oldies)

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Summer at the Stone House: Amanda R. Woomer

Folklore & Ghost Stories at the Summer at the Stone House with Amanda Woomer
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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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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Ellicottville's 2021 Jazz and Blues Weekend

Musician at her mic
Fri, 07/23/2021 - 5:00pm - Sun, 07/25/2021 - 1:00am

We are hopeful for Jazz & Blues Weekend 2021, although it may look different. Stay tuned for more information!

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Stroll the Streets of Ellicottville

Face paint transformation at Stroll the Streets 2017
Repeats every week until Fri Sep 03 2021 .
Fri, 07/09/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 07/16/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 07/23/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 07/30/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 08/06/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 08/13/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 08/20/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 08/27/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Fri, 09/03/2021 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Stroll the Streets of Ellicottville every Friday from July 9th through September 3rd. The objective of Stroll the Streets is to develop more awareness around the family friendly aspect of Ellicottville and to create a kick-off event for summer weekends in Ellicottville that people plan arrival around.

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Hilltap at Holiday Valley

Holiday Valley
Sat, 07/24/2021 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm

42 North Brewing Company is hosting the 1st Annual HillTap Festival at Holiday Valley Resort in Ellicottville, NY on Saturday, July 24th.  HillTap will be a day-long festival that integrates craft beer, music, and adventure sports atop the mountain at Spruce Lake.

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OnoFest 2021

OnoFest banner for July 24, 2021 Two40 Ride, the Hootz and the Porcelain
Sat, 07/24/2021 - 2:00pm - 9:30pm

OnoFest is on for 2021! Fun in the sun with live music, food/craft vendors, exhibits, activities! It costs only $10 a car load - so bring a big vehicle and pack friends and family in!

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Closing reception for Jones exhibit at Tri-County Arts Council

Artists
Sat, 07/24/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Tri-County Arts Council will hold a closing reception of Mike and Peter Jones’ Yadahta:wak Hihšönya:nö' (Father & Son - They Make Things) exhibit from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, July 24 in the gallery, 110 W. State St., Olean, NY.

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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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Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary Tour Day

Bird Lovers Festival
Sun, 07/25/2021 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary will be open two days this summer, July 25th and August 29th. Tours will be of all the birds in the beautiful landscaped park. 

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Art Camps with Tri-County Arts Council

Cat Whiskers
Mon, 07/26/2021 - 9:00am - Fri, 07/30/2021 - 2:00pm

The Tri-County Arts Council will offer two Summer Art Camps from 9 – 11 a.m., and noon – 2 p.m. Monday, July 26 to Friday, July 30 in the Arts Council, 110 W. State St., Olean.

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The Bald Eagle, Our National Bird- Photo Collection and Program

Eagle
Sat, 07/31/2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am

The Bald Eagle, Our National Bird- A Photo Collection and Program by Dan Jordan

Saturday, July 31st Program Start Time: 10 am Program Length: 1 hr.

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Eatery at the Creamery

Outside
Sat, 07/31/2021 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Join Eden Valley Creamery in celebrating 2 years since opening their doors!!

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2021 Cattaraugus County Fair

2018 Cattaraugus County Fair
Sun, 08/01/2021 - 8:00am - Sat, 08/07/2021 - 11:00pm

Midway rides, grounds shows, and exciting grandstand entertainment are set to return to this summer's Cattaraugus County Fair. 4H and open class exhibitors will return to show off the finest livestock, dairy, arts and crafts in the county.

Check back for daily event schedule highlights.

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Foothills Crafter's Market

Lincoln Park
Repeats every 2 weeks until Sun Sep 05 2021 .
Sun, 06/06/2021 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
Sun, 06/20/2021 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
Sun, 07/04/2021 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
Sun, 07/18/2021 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
Sun, 08/01/2021 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
Sun, 08/15/2021 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
Sun, 08/29/2021 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Local crafters and artisans selling their handmade goods, every other Sunday from 11:00 am - 3:00pm Beginning June 6th until September 5th in the pavilion at Lincoln Park in Olean. 

Baked goods, fiber arts, wood work, ceramics, and other crafts should be represented at the market. 

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Moon Mania Summer Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Poster
Mon, 08/02/2021 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Moon Mania camp will introduce your child to the Moon!  In a span of three hours, campers will learn all about the Earth's only natural satellite.  In fun, hands-on (or feet on) activities, campers feel what it is like to walk and jump on the moon, will make craters and sparkling moon rocks, test their agility on moon twister and have an opportunity to have their astronaut portrait ta

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CSI Spies Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Poster
Tue, 08/03/2021 - 9:00am - Fri, 08/06/2021 - 3:00pm

CSI Spy camp will introduce your 3rd or 4th grader (completed grades) to the worlds of criminal investigation and undercover spies.  By the end of the week, campers will have learned how to handle a criminal investigation from start to finish.  The science of forensics, everything from observation to spatter patterns, and fluency in secret messages, breaking codes and working undercov

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Olean's Shakespeare in the Park

Poster
Repeats every day until Sun Aug 08 2021 .
Thu, 08/05/2021 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri, 08/06/2021 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Sat, 08/07/2021 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Sun, 08/08/2021 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The production will be performed on August 5, 6 and 7 in Oak Hill Park at 6:00 PM. We are following CDC protocol … actors must have proof of covid-19 vaccination.

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Friday Night Music Series in Randolph 2021

Lady singing
Fri, 08/06/2021 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!

  • July 2nd- Horton & Hanna
  • July 16th- The Karl / Marks Revolution
  • August 6th- Horton & Hanna
  • August 20th- The Short Bus
  • September 3rd- Rambling Rustlers
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Movie Night at War Vets Park

Fri, 08/06/2021 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Movie Night at War Vets Park/Recreation Center in Olean, NY.

Grab your family and friends and come enjoy a movie in the park! The movie will begin playing at dusk. 

Rain date: Friday, August 13th.

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Mars Mania Summer Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Poster
Mon, 08/09/2021 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Mars Mania camp will introduce your 1st grader (completed grade) to the planet MARS!  In one day, campers will learn all about the Red Planet.  Everything from creating Mars sand, visiting Olympus Mons, creating their own alien, building a miniature Mars colony, and learning with Sparki the Coding Rover will be covered in fun, hands-on activities! 

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The Science of Color and Light Camp at the Challenger Learning Center

Poster
Tue, 08/10/2021 - 9:00am - Thu, 08/12/2021 - 3:00pm

The Science of Color and Light camp will introduce your 2nd or 3rd grader (completed grades) to the wonders of color and light that is all around them. Each activity will show color in our world and how we see it and even use color. The science of color is explained in fun, hands-on activities.

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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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August StrOlean

Strolean June 2019
Fri, 08/13/2021 - 10:00am - 10:00pm

The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce and city leadership are inviting the community out for a night on the town. Working with the city and members of the business community, the Chamber is announcing “StrOlean,” the event aims to bring folks to the downtown shopping district for an evening of fun. 

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Pie on the Porch at The Fannie Bartlett House

Porch
Fri, 08/13/2021 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Come enjoy some pie on the porch at The Fannie Bartlett House on Friday, August 13th from 12:00pm - 6:00pm.

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Civil War Re-Enactment & Atlatl Throwing

Civil War Re-Enactment in Hinsdale, NY from August 14-15, 2021
Sat, 08/14/2021 - 9:00am - Sun, 08/15/2021 - 2:00pm

Hinsdale is planning a Civil War Reenactment along with atlatl throwing and knapping demonstrations on August 14th and 15th, 2021 at the Hinsdale American Legion.

Demonstrations

There will be atlatl throwing demonstrations.

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Randolph Area Veterans Appreciation Day 2021

Randolph's Veteran Parade 2019
Sat, 08/14/2021 - 10:30am - 1:00pm

Thank our area veterans by coming out and participating in Randolph's 5th 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.

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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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2021 Summer Festival at Griffis Sculpture Park

Previous Annual Festival At Griffis Sculpture Park
Sun, 08/15/2021 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Griffis Sculpture Park will host their 8th annual summer festival on Sunday, August 15, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. It’s a day filled with music, creativity, exploration and much more. Tickets are $20. Children 12 and under are FREE.

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Distilled & Chilled Music Festival 2021

Poster
Sun, 08/15/2021 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm

2021 Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Gus Macker logo
Fri, 08/20/2021 - 8:30am - Sun, 08/22/2021 - 5:00pm

The one and only Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball, America's largest outdoor basketball tournament, will be held in Olean on their new dates of June 4th-6th

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Clone of Clone of Triple D Rodeo - Bulls & Barrels

Logo
Fri, 08/20/2021 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Triple D Rodeo, the newest Rodeo in Cattaraugus County should be your next stop! They host thier "Bulls & Barrels" events every 3rd Friday of each month. Kids event starting at 6:00pm following with the rodeo at 7:00pm. 

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Friday Night Music Series in Randolph 2021

Lady singing
Fri, 08/20/2021 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!

  • July 2nd- Horton & Hanna
  • July 16th- The Karl / Marks Revolution
  • August 6th- Horton & Hanna
  • August 20th- The Short Bus
  • September 3rd- Rambling Rustlers
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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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Southern Tier Aero Radio Society Open House

STARS open house 2019
Sat, 08/28/2021 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/29/2021 - 3:00pm

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. 

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Willie May Blues Band at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater

Row of seats
Sat, 08/28/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Save the date for a great concert and fundraising event at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater. Buffalo Music Hall of famer and blues legend Willie May preforms with Evan Laedke, Jeremy Keyes, Phil Woloszyn, Paul Siwula and very special guests. The concert will begin at 7:00pm.

5$ donation at the door.

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Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary Tour Day

Bird Lovers Festival
Sun, 08/29/2021 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary will be open two days this summer, July 25th and August 29th. Tours will be of all the birds in the beautiful landscaped park. 

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Musical Tribute to Buddy Holly- That'll Be the Day @ The Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino

Buddy-Holly
Tue, 08/31/2021 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Made up of cast members from the national tour of the hit musical, BUDDY – THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY  THAT’LL BE THE DAY gives a fresh take on the catalog of Buddy Holly & The Crickets, featuring all of the band’s hits such as “That’ll Be the Day”, “Peggy Sue”, “Maybe Baby”, “Rave On”, and “Everyday” to name a few.

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Music Series in Randolph 2021

Lady singing
Fri, 09/03/2021 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Music in the Triangle downtown Randolph from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come wind down the weekend by relaxing to some great music!

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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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Maria Sebastian at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater

Stage
Sat, 09/18/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Save the date for a great concert and fundraising event at Gowanda's Historic Hollywood Theater. 

Enjoy the versatility of Maria and her band as they play songs from the female greats of music, from Patsy Cline to Etta James! 

5$ donation at the door.

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Fall Foliage Weekends at Holiday Valley

Chairlift rides at Holiday Valley 2019
Repeats every week until Sat Oct 31 2020 .
Sat, 10/02/2021 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/03/2021 - 5:00pm

Take a ride up the Mardi Gras or Spruce Lake chairlifts on Saturdays and Sundays during the month of October to view the spectacular fall leaves on the hillsides of Holiday Valley. Tickets are $10 per person, kids 6 and under are free.

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Cash and Cline- Together Again @ The Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino

Cash and Cline
Tue, 11/16/2021 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Relive these legendary performers in a tribute to the 1962 U.S. tour of Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline starring Monica Heuser and Scott Moreau. Scott has been traveling the US and Canada as Johnny Cash in the Broadway smash hit MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET and Monice is currently starring in Menopause, The Musical at the Luxor in Las Vegas.

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Summer Places

Travel Guide

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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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