Winter

Winter time in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County

Winter Events

Silver Bells Light Up Night Parade 2022

Thu, 11/03/2022 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The Silver Bells Light Up Night Parade will take place on Thursday, November 3, 2022 starting at 6:30pm.

Light up the night, hot cocoa, cookies, and SANTA!

Main Street and Jefferson Street Park in Salamanca.

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Portville's 2022 Arts, Crafts and Antique Show

2022 Flyer
Sat, 11/05/2022 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Portville Central School’s Arts, Crafts, and Antiques Show returns! This 2-day indoor event will be held in the High School and features art, crafts, antiques and food on Saturday, November 5th 10:00am-4:00pm and Sunday, November 6th, from 10:00am–2:00pm.

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Portville's 2022 Arts, Crafts and Antique Show

2022 Flyer
Sun, 11/06/2022 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Portville Central School’s Arts, Crafts, and Antiques Show returns! This 2-day indoor event will be held in the High School and features art, crafts, antiques and food on Saturday, November 5th 10:00am-4:00pm and Sunday, November 6th, from 10:00am–2:00pm.

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Holiday Craft & Vendor Show

Vendors set up at a craft show
Sat, 11/12/2022 - 10:00am - Sun, 11/13/2022 - 3:00pm

Join in for a two day craft show to get into the Christmas Spirit! There will be over 30 different vendors to shop from, where you can find a little bit of everything. It is always a great time to attend a craft and vendor show!

There will be Vendors, Chinese Auction, and a money board.

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GOACC's Santa Claus Lane Parade 2022

Kids on float
Fri, 11/25/2022 - 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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2022 Jingle Bell Jubilee

Horse and Carraige Rides at the 2021 Jingle Bell Jubilee
Repeats every week until Sat Dec 10 2022 .
Fri, 12/02/2022 - 4:30pm - 9:00pm
Fri, 12/09/2022 - 4:30pm - 9:00pm

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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 4:3

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Randolph's Holiday Arts & Crafts Show 2022

Arts and Craft Show
Sat, 12/03/2022 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Looking for a great opportunity to pick up the perfect one of a kind gift for the holidays?  Randolph Central School is excited to announce the annual RCS Arts and Crafts Show will take place at the High and Elementary School GYMS of Randolph Central School District. Browse the vendors along with a concession stand and bake sale.

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Santa Express Train Ride 2022

Santa and Mrs. Claus in front of the train
Repeats every week until Mon Dec 19 2022 .
Sat, 12/03/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 12/04/2022 - 4:00pm
Sat, 12/10/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 12/11/2022 - 4:00pm
Sat, 12/17/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 12/18/2022 - 4:00pm

1 hour round trip from Gowanda, NY to Dayton, NY and return. Santa, and Mrs. Claus are coming all the way from the North Pole to ride with us. Join us on a fun and festive Christmas train ride where the kids get to meet Santa! He might even have gifts for all the boys and girls!

Times of Train Rides:

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Ellicottville's 2022 Christmas Stroll

Living Nativity Ellicottville NY
Sat, 12/03/2022 - 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Celebrate the Holiday Season with a Living Nativity, complete with a camel, all in the Village. The Ellicottvilles Christmas Stroll was created in 1987 by a group of citizens who wanted to organize such an event in the village.

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Visit Santa's Cottage in 2022

Visit with Santa
Repeats every week until Wed Dec 14 2022 .
Wed, 12/07/2022 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Wed, 12/14/2022 - 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 7th and December 14th from 5:30-8:30 pm.

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Winter Places

Travel Guide

2022 Guide Cover

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

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First NASCAR points champion

Did you know that the very first NASCAR points champion began his career at the Penny Royal Race Track in Leon?

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