Genesee County Blog

Check out our blog for hand-selected things to see and do in Genesee County direct from the experts

Sweet Dream Maple Farm ©Mark Gutman

Find Maple Farms & Fun in Genesee County

Did you know it takes 40 liters of sap to make one liter of delicious maple syrup? March is for all things maple and here’s what you’ll…

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Coffee Karma ©Lauren Humphrey

Coffee Break: Stay & Sip Awhile at These Seven Coffee Spots in Genesee County

We’re convinced, there’s nothing better than a fresh cup of coffee. The fresh-ground, dark brown beans make all of your senses come alive…

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Alex's Place

Staff Picks: Eight of Our Favorite Food Spots on Batavia's West End

On a daily basis, we are tempted by all of the delicious dining options in Genesee County. With so many restaurants to choose from, we often…

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Wild Rican Coming Soon ©MichelleFigueroa

The Tastes of the Caribbean, The Wild Rican Opens in Batavia on May 20th

This year is full of firsts for Genesee County! We've opened our first brewery in over 100 years, our first 100% vegan restaurant opened up shop, and…

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Darien Lake Tantrum

Hang on for the Ride of Your Life: Experience our Newest Rollercoaster!

Darien Lake’s wide variety of entertainment has made it “destination fun” since 1964. Located 45 minutes from Niagara Falls (between…

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Holiday Hollow: 25th and Final Season of Family Fun

This year marks a quarter of a century for Holiday Hollow, and the last year of the Halloween and Pirate-themed mini-Renaissance fair that has…

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WNY Gas & Steam Association Rally Returns for 51st Year!

The annual Western New York Gas & Steam Association Rally is celebrating its 51st year on September 7 - 10, 2017! This year’s rally will…

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The Magic of Holiday Hollow

Holiday Hollow in the Town of Corfu is truly a magical place. It’s billed as “America’s only Halloween & Pirate themed…

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Batavia Peace Garden

The Garden with Deep Roots

by dsitler

In downtown Batavia, NY, you will notice a beautiful and charming park right on Main Street sitting on the banks of Tonawanda Creek. The colorful…

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A visit to the Jell-O Museum in LeRoy, NY

Take a walk down the Jell-O brick road all the way back to 1897 when the ever famous dessert was invented in LeRoy, New York! You’ll find…

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Storefront on Main Street

Chic shopping in downtown Batavia

by dsitler

Downtown Batavia became a little more stylish with the recent opening of Pollyana & Dot clothing store and The Hidden Doorhome…

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Immersive Art!

by dsitler

 The Roz Steiner Art Gallery at the campus of Genesee Community College, is hosting a very interesting and immersive art…

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New Year's Eve Fireworks in Le Roy

by dsitler

For the seventh straight year, Le Roy, NY will celebrate New Year's Eve with a fireworks display. What's also neat, is that the fireworks display…

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A Big Day in Batavia

by dsitler

Downtown Batavia will be hopping this weekend with the 13th Annual Summer in the City Festival  on Saturday, August 15th from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00…

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Photographic journey on Genesee County's Hometown Trail

by dsitler

A far cry from the shopping malls and big box retailers, a much different (and more fun) retail experience awaits – the Hometown Trail, a…

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ESATA Truck Show

29th Annual Antique Truck, Farm and Construction Show.

by dsitler

They certainly don’t make them like this anymore! This weekend you can stroll through the Stafford Fire Department grounds (6153 Main Road,…

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Batavia prepares for Victorian Home Tour this Sunday

by dsitler

By their appearance alone, Victorian Homes are beautiful and full of allure. Sometimes when you see one, do you wonder what’s inside? This…

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Batavia Public Market: something for everyone.

by dsitler

The Batavia Public Market (4535 West Saile Drive, Batavia) is the place to be every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and  features over 50+…

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Batavia Public Market: much more than food

by dsitler

The Batavia Public Market (4535 West Saile Drive, Batavia) will make its debut this Saturday, May 2 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and will feature over…

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Easter at Oliver's Candies

Easter is right around the corner! And from the looks of it, everyone is getting ready—including the Easter Bunny -…

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