Celebrate the changing of the seasons during Bemus Point’s Annual Fall Fest, September 13ththrough the 15th! This celebration of autumn will include a street market with vendors and sidewalk fare, a petting zoo, open houses, live music, seasonal food & drink specials at the restaurants, and Draw-a-Leaf Discounts at the stores, and a firework show!
Around Town: Street Market, Live Music, Events & More
Take a stroll along Main Street during the Street Market, Saturday and Sunday from 10-5. Visit specialty vendors selling their locally made goods, delicious fall treats and artwork. You’ll find your friends from Alpacaville, Country Kettle Corn, Fowler’s Taffy, Simply Wild Studios, Stone & Outdoor Living Center, Tom’s Place, Country Kettle Corn, Sew Stinkin’ Cute, and more!
Listen to live music along the Street Market on Saturday, sponsored by Southern Tier Brewing. Dan Vogan will be performing from 12-2PM, followed by Brown Dog Acoustics from 2-5PM. Visitors will find bands at the local restaurants on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. As well as DJ Xcite on Friday and Saturday at 10PM at The Village Casino, with a special featuring ½ off select drafts.
There will also be a Classic Car and Motorcycle Cruise-In and Chicken BBQ at the Bemus Point Golf Club & Tap House on Saturday, from 2PM-7PM. This event is free to the public, bring your classic car or bike and meet some new friends and auto enthusiasts.
Petting Zoo & Face Painting
Fall Fest isn’t complete without a visit to the petting zoo! A staple during Bemus Point events, the petting zoo features animals that people of all ages can enjoy. You’ll find the petting zoo across the street from the Bemus Point Fire Hall on Saturday and Sunday from 10-4. Children will also be able to get their faces painted by Tina Paints on Main Street.
Fall Food & Drink Specials at the Restaurants
Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks at Bemus Point’s dining establishments. You’ll find delicious seasonal fall specials inside the restaurants, and some will also be providing additional sidewalk fare.
Diners will savor dishes and cocktails including Guppy’s Tavern’s jagerschnitzel over spatzle topped with creamy mushroom gravy, Bridgeview’s pumpkin spice cappuccinos and baked goods, homemade pumpkin cheesecake and apple pecan salad at The Village Casino, and the Bemus Point Golf Club & Tap House’s bourbon smash cocktail.
Draw-a-Leaf Discounts: 5% – 50% Off!
An annual highlight of this event is the “Draw-a-Leaf” Discounts at the local retailers. This sale is a customer favorite! Items that are almost never discounted are included in this Fall Fest special. It’s the perfect time to save on that sweater, home accent, or gift that you’ve had your eye on.
Once you’ve finished shopping head to the check-out counter and draw from a jar of leaves, each marked with a discount between 5% and 50%. Shop at all of the stores and you might find yourself on a lucky streak!*
Fireworks Show on Saturday
The Bemus Point Golf Club and Tap House will be hosting a firework show at 8:00 PM on Saturday. Head down to the course early to save your seat for this fantastic display!
This will be followed by a “Shot in The Dark” 9-hole glow-in-the-dark golf tournament (pre-registration is required).
Parking and Shuttle Available
There will be overflow parking available at the Bemus Point United Methodist Church (4954 Bemus-Ellery Road), with transportation provided by the National Comedy Center shuttle bus from 12:00PM to 6:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday. The Lakeside Limo, the local golf cart shuttle, will also be available to transport visitors to and from their cars.
Meet Us in The Middle!
Meet us in the middle of beautiful Chautauqua Lake for this fun fall kick-off! Fall Fest is a great event for all ages, there’s something for everyone in Bemus Point!
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*Some items excluded, Participation may vary