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Chautauqua County

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What To Do in Chautauqua County

Find things to do from engaging in programming at Chautauqua Institution or the Lily Dale Assembly to discovering culture and history in galleries and museums. Tour Lake Erie Wine County and stop at local farm markets and produce stands to taste the flavors of products grown in southwestern New York. For sports and outdoor related activities, see Where to Play.



Chautauqua Area Attractions
Chautauqua Institution, Lily Dale Assembly, Lucille Ball - Desi Arnaz Center, lake cruises, birding sites, traditional fairs, historic lighthouses... more

Art Galleries

Art Galleries Chautauqua
Area art galleries featuring local, regional and national artwork ranging from sculpture, pottery, and fiber arts to photography... more


Entertainment in the Chautauqua Area
The Amphitheater at Chautauqua Institution, 1891 Fredonia Opera House, Jamestown Ice Arena, a floating stage in Bemus Point... more

Event Calendar

Events in the Chautauqua Region
Outdoor concerts, sailboat races, harvest festivals, grape stomping, cemetery and ghost tours... more

Farms & Markets

Farms and Markets in the Chautauqua Area
Farm markets, produce stands, cider and syrup producers, local flavors from Chautauqua's agricultural countryside... more

Museums & History

Museums and History Chautauqua Area
A statue memorializing the story of how Abraham Lincoln came to grow whiskers, the Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center, Dunkirk Lighthouse... more

Villages & Towns

Villages and Towns in the Chautauqua Area
Anchored by the cities of Jamestown and Dunkirk, Chautauqua is comprised of a mixture of Victorian, lakeside, and Amish communities... more


Wineries in the Chautauqua Lake and Lake Erie Wine Trail Region
Visit more than 23 wineries in Lake Erie Wine Country and choose your favorite varieties... more

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