SAM_0717A Calendar of Events for Ellicottville and the Surrounding Communities

Allegany State Park 

The park offers 18 hiking trails, 3 of which have been developed as self-guided nature trails. Or bike along miles of paved trails. (716) 945-0523.


Story Hour at Griffis Hill Gardens, Griffis Sculpture Park, Every 2nd Sunday at 11am and 3pm

A storytelling series for youth and families in a magical landscaped environment. Free. Register at


June 20-22

Jeep Jamboree USA

For more information call (530) 333-4777 ext. 18 University of Pittsburgh at Bradford


June 22

Free Summer Movie Series at Griffis Sculpture Park

Bring a blanket and enjoy “Despicable Me” playing at the main stage at dusk.


June 22-23

Art in the Wilds

An outdoor, juried fine arts show in Kane, PA, part of the Pennsylvania Wilds


June 22

Pfeiffer Nature Center’s Super Strawberry Full Moon Hike/Family Campfire

This 1 mile hike will roam through the forest and wetlands of our Eshelman property.


June 25-29

Old Home Week sponsored by the Allegany Fire Department 

Food, music, rides, firemen water fights and


June 26

Cattaraugus County Museum Summer Program

For more information, contact the museum at 716-353-8200 on weekdays from 9am to 4pm.


June 28

Free Summer Movie Series at Griffis Sculpture Park

Bring a blanket and enjoy “2001 A Space Odyssey” playing at the main stage at dusk.


June 28-30

Cattaraugus County Horse Show Series Summer Independence at the Catt County Fairgrounds

For more information on this event please visit


June 29

Remembering August For the Future of Tatymn & Bubba Fundraiser

Great Valley Fire Hall, 2-8pm Tickets available at Day’s Auto 716-699-5802 and at the door.


June 29-30, 2013 

Annual Raccoon Rally Cycling Festival Weekend 

Allegany State Park turns into a haven of everything “cycling.”


July 4-7

2013 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo

An honest-to-goodness rodeo, complete with bronco bustin’, bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and stick horse racing for the kids.


July 5

2013 Freedom Daze Demolition Derby at Little Valley Speedway

Fireworks immediately following

July 5

Ellicottville’s ‘Mountain of Laughs… a HILL-arious Event’

Spectator seating is on the slopes of Holiday Valley. Comedian Tammy Pescatelli will be headliner.


July 5- July 7

Ellicottville’s Summer Music Festival

The Summer Music Festival promises a weekend packed full of musical performances outdoors on the slopes of Holiday Valley.


July 6-7

South Dayton Fire Dept. Annual Tractor Pull

Dirt will be flying at the Tractor Pull in South Dayton on July 6-7, 2013 at the South Dayton Fireman’s Grounds. 716-988-3688 or 988-5017


July 11

Gazebo Series Opening Night

Thursdays through August 15, 7-9 pm


July 13

Give The Dog A Bone Tour to Benefit the Animals at the Cattaraugus County SPCA


July 13

Pfeiffer Nature Center’s Pfeiffer/Portville Heritage Walk

12:00pm – 2:00pm


July 13 

Free Summer Movie Series at Griffis Sculpture Park

Bring a blanket and enjoy “Spirited Away” playing at the main stage at dusk.


July 11-13

2013 H.O.G. Rally

Ellicottville has been chosen as the destination for the 2013 New York State H.O.G. (Harley Owners Group) Rally.  Open to all motorcycling enthusiasts, but caters to those of the Harley-Davidson persuasion.


July 13-14

S.T.A.R.S. 36th Annual Rally and Airshow

See hundreds of radio controlled aircraft fly through the skies at the Olean Airport. 5420 Hatch Hill Road, Ischua. Sat 10 -5 pm,  Sun 10 – 3 pm. 716-372-1137


July 20-21

2013 Americana Folk Art Fair

378-0916 or 699-4062


July 20

The Chuck Wagon Supper Show at the Crosspatch

Come experience a bit of real western hospitality on a working horse ranch, with an evening of family entertainment you’ll never forget! Reservations are required: 716-938-6313 or 716-361-6849


July 26-28

Ellicottville’s 2013 Unique Jazz and Blues Weekend


July 27 

Free Summer Movie Series at Griffis Sculpture Park

Bring a blanket and enjoy  “The Adventures of Prince Achmed” playing at the main stage at dusk.