4 Seasons of Reasons to Visit Newfane and Olcott Beach!

Newfane and Olcott Beach gives you 4 seasons of reasons to visit!  But while you're planning your trip, keep some of our most well loved traditions in mind! 

Couples and families can enjoy live music in our Sunday and Wednesday summer series of free concerts. Jazz lovers from across North America flock to our annual 5 stage JazzFestival. Car enthusiasts come from far and wide for our acclaimed car shows. Children can become a pirate for a day and sail the seven seas during our Pirate Festival. The whole family will enjoy our year-round parades and festivals.  Take the ultimate test of bravery, for a great cause, during our Polar Bear Swim or spread holiday cheer at the annual Holiday Carol Sing. 

Newfane and Olcott Beach - where lake country fun begins!

Just a Few of Our Favorites!
For a complete list, see our online Events Calendar!


  • Saturday Night Bike and Car Cruises
  • Super Sunday Bike and Car Cruises
  • Olcott Beach Classic Car Show
  • Jazz Sea - An Adult Evening at The Carousel Park
  • Sunday Free Concert Series at the Gazebo in Olcott
  • Mermaid Madness Parade
  • Olcott Beach Jazz Trail
  • The Ultimate Outdoor Expo
  • Friday Night Wine on the Boardwalk
  • Old Olcott Days
  • Newfane Kids' Fishing Derby
  • Patriots Parade
  • Pirate Festival
  • Pirate Festival Car Show
  • July 3rd Fireworks
  • Wednesday Concert Series at the Gazebo in Newfane
  • Customer Appreciation Day at The Olcott Beach Carousel Park
  • Chalkfest


  • Haunted Candlelight Tours at The Van Horn Mansion
  • Annual Super Sunday
  • Apple Harvest Festival
  • Boo-Nanza
  • Fall Fest
  • Ameteur BBQ Cook Off at Bad Ash BBQ
  • OktoberFest


  • Holiday Carol Sing
  • Holiday Light Up & Parade
  • Grace Bibles' Living Nativity
  • Santa at Ye' Old Log Cabin
  • Polar Bear Swim (America's Oldest Polar Bear Swim!)
  • Scottish Highland Games Strongman Contest
  • Newfane 365 - Tourism and Stay-cation Expo


  • Father’s Day Car Show
  • Apple Blossom Festival
  • Olcott Beach Concert Series
  • Scottish Highland Games Strongman Contest
  • Super Car Cruises
  • Kiss a Cow Day at Asha Sanctuary