You will discover countryside interspersed with unique villages and hamlets set amidst a stunning landscape of rolling hills, deep valleys and picturesque streams. Weaving its way throughout is the historic Genesee River. Dense state and county forestlands and open fields beckon those who wish to experience the spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife in Allegany County.
Our communities invite you to share in our rural heritage: historic, cultural, and scenic. You would have to look far and wide to find the amazing diversity of people, places, and things which are all found right here in Allegany County.
Visit the Annual Spring and Summer Recreation Show, May 6th and 7that the Allegany County Fairgrounds, at I86 exit 31 in Angelica, New York. Everything you need to make your time in the sun more fun! See Jim Beverly’s Retriever Training, the New York State Police Dog Demonstration, Eagle Dream raptor display and more! Admission is just $3 and if you are under 10 years old your admission is free!
Info at 585-268-5500
Welcome to the 173rd Fair with a Country Smile, July 17th-22nd: The Allegany County Fair, in Angelica, offers free parking and a $10.00 gate admission which includes most fair activities - livestock, rides, music and much more! For more information contact 585-268-5500 or visit the fair web site at www.alleganycountyfair.org.
The 42nd Annual Great Wellsville Balloon Rally, July 21st-23rd: Launches of over 40 colorful balloons will take place at Island Park on Friday and Saturday evenings 6pm and on Saturday and Sunday mornings 6am. The Main Street Festival on Saturday begins at 8am and runs until 4 pm with sidewalk sales, vendors, crafts, children’s activities, music, and more. www.facebook.com/WellsvilleBalloonRally/
More of Our Top Summer Attractions: Allegany County Celtic Festival brings the best of Canadian and United States Highland athletes to Cuba June 3rd. This year we welcome back Cuba Dairy Days offering fun for the whole family June 15th-17th. Take a journey back in time to the days of our local oil industry at the Pioneer Oil Days in Bolivar June 18th-25th. Visit the Angelica Farmers’ Market for their annual Lavender Festival July 1st from 10am-4pm. Enjoy a series of events at the Bare Knuckle Boxing Hall of Fame Induction July 8th. Visit www.bareknuckleboxinghalloffame.comfor more information. Cheer on our county baseball teams, the Nitros and Genesee Rapids throughout the summer weeks as they compete with other local teams.
For more information about summer in Allegany County call 1-800-836-1869 or visit our website at www.discoveralleganycounty.com.