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Picturesque Chautauqua County is a year round vacation destination offering something for everyone. Visitors flock to the area to enjoy outdoor recreation and watersports on its five lakes including the Lake Erie shoreline. The area boasts world- class arts and cultural programming at the Chautauqua Institution as well museums including the National Comedy Center and Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum in nearby Jamestown, the legendary comedian's hometown. Other attractions include the Lake Erie Wine Trail, offering 30,000 contiguous acres of fragrant vineyards, and Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff Estate, showcasing the venerable architect's ideal of organic architecture. During winter months, abundant snows make this the perfect destination for alpine and cross- country skiers.

Celoron, New York is a small Village with a population of about 1250 at the southwestern end of Chautauqua Lake. The village has over 2000 feet of public access lakefront with a seven-acre public park. The Lucille Ball Memorial Park has a boat launch, lighthouse, band shell, pavilion, picnic area, playground, and a community center.

Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau Event Calendar


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