Celebrate the changing of the seasons during Bemus Point’s 10th Annual Fall Fest, September 14th through the 16th! 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.
Draw-a-Leaf Discounts: 5% - 50% Off!
The 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!
Eleven locally owned stores are participating in the event*: Art Loft Too, Bemus Bay Children’s Shoppe, Bemus Point Pottery, Elemental Magick, Gypsy Moon, Lakeside Cottage Shoppe, Lizzie’s Boutique, Petals & Twigs, Re-Imagine, Skillmans and The Ugly Peacock.
*Some items excluded, Participation may vary
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.
Start off with breakfast at The Bemus Point Inn, where you can enjoy a delicious peaches & cream waffle, served with warm peaches and a whipped cream cheese topping.
This is the perfect time to get your pumpkin fix! Stop by Guppy’s Tavern, where they’ll be serving up pumpkin pie martinis and pumpkin pie bread pudding (along with their delicious meatloaf and cheddar mashed potatoes), or grab a fresh pumpkin scone from Wired. Be sure to try the pumpkin bisque at the Bemus Point Golf Club & Tap House!
Treat yourself to some crisp apple flavors at Bemus Point Market, where you can indulge in Perry’s Southern Apple Pie ice cream and hot apple cider or you can try the apple pecan salad at the Village Casino.
Other delectable Fall Fest specials include the eggplant & meat lasagna at Coppola’s Pizzaria and the spiced squash soup and roasted pork loin at the See-Zurh House.
Ellicottville Brewing on Chautauqua will be debuting their new Fall Menu during this event and Hotel Lenhart is inviting the public to come and enjoy cocktails in their Lamplighter Room and watch the sunset from their famous porch, with specials on all beers.
Around Town: Street Market, Live Music & More
Bemus Point is going all-out for this event! Take a stroll along Main Street and visit specialty vendors selling their locally made goods, delicious fall treats and artwork. You’ll find your friends from Alpacaville, Loud Performance Products, MADE Custom Candles, Simply Wild Studios, Stone & Outdoor Living Center, Tom’s Place, Country Kettle Corn and more!
On Saturday there will be Open Houses at the Bemus Point Fire Hall and the Bemus Point Historical Society. The Lawson Center is holding a recognition ceremony, celebrating 100 years of the Lawson Family being in Bemus Point. Join them for free admission (Sat/Sun) and a celebration with refreshments Saturday at 1:00.
Visit Ellicottville Brewing on Chautauqua, where they will be tenting off the EBC/Skillmans parking lot and featuring live music during Fall Fest. Be sure to stop by some delicious food, brews, and fun!
On Saturday the Bemus Point Golf Club & Tap House will be hosting a Classic Car Cruise-In and Chicken Barbeque from 2-6, as well as a Glow-in-the-Dark Golf Tournament that begins at 8 (pre-registration required).
Don’t want to miss the Bills game on Sunday? It’ll be streamed live in the EBC Beer Tent and can also be watched at many of the other restaurants!
Petting Zoo & Pumpkin 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 enjoy Pumpkin Painting at the Village Casino on Saturday and Sunday from 12-5, and they can get their faces painted by Tina Paints on Main Street.
Get to The Point!
Don’t miss out on this fun-filled kick-off! Fall Fest is a great event for all ages, there’s something for everyone in Bemus Point! Look for our full-page ad for the full event schedule, or visit our facebook page for more info: www.facebook.com/BemusPointEvents