Presidents’ Day Weekend Winter Festival
February 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Region: Chautauqua Lake
Friday, Feb 15th – 6PM Opening ceremonies
Sat, Feb16th – Activities begin at 10am-9pm
Sun, Feb 17th – Acitivites beginat 11am-4pm
The 2019 Presidents’ Day Weekend Winter Festival will feature a number of new and returning events and activities for all agesincluding contests, vendors, horse-drawn wagon rides, the addition of a beer and wine tent, a pond hockey tournament and a children’s activity tent with activities planned by Camp Mission Meadows.
The construction of the Ice Castle is scheduled to begin on February 4, 2019.
Look forward to the traditional Saturday-evening fireworks, bonfire and flare parade (weather permitting) by Chautauqua Lake Snowmobile Club, the Polar Plunge benefit organized by Family Health Medical Services (call 716-753-7107, Ext. 100 for information and to participate), horse-drawn rides by Magic Moments Carriages, a cold-water rescue demo by the Dewittville Fire Department, snowmobile rides (weather permitting) by the Chautauqua Lake Snowmobile Club, a snowball distance throwing contest, children’s Snowman/Snow Animal Building Contest sponsored by Andriaccio’s Restaurant, Lego Creation Contest sponsored by North Shore Specialties, Kids Corner edible crafts and Rainbow the Clown, among many more to be added.
The annual Chili Cook-off invites anyone who’s been told they make a “mean” chili — to enter, call the Chamber office at716-753-3113. More details will be given to those calling for information or to participate.
The annual Winter Festival Scavenger Hunt will again take place during the month of February at no cost to participants; contestants will visit participating Chamber-member businesses to find the Winter Festival logo located somewhere inside, copying a codeword onto an entry form, and mailing the form to the Chamber office when complete. More details are forthcoming.