The following is a list of events taking place inside Letchworth State Park. Please confirm event dates and details by calling 585-493-3600.
April 28 – Arbor Day Celebration: Meet at the Humphrey Nature Center at 10:00am. The day begins with a tree program followed by a tree planting and tree walk.
May 6 – I Love My Parks Day: Volunteer to help clean your park. Work alongside Park Staff cleaning the park and trails. Leaf & litter pick up, removal of invasive species, etc. Enjoy lunch compliments of the “Friends of Letchworth”.
May 20-21 – Fire on the Genesee: Civil War encampment, living history and battle re-enactments featuring Union, Confederate, and Civilian participants. Camps open at 9:30am to 4:30pm, battles begin at 1:30pm, Highbanks Recreation Area.
May 24 – William Pryor Letchworth Birthday Celebration: School groups are encouraged to attend this event. The general public is also welcome. An outdoor celebration with 10 stations to visit, each station will have a different topic of discussion. Topics include flora and fauna, flint-knapping, Civil War camp life, Mary Jemison, and listen & watch a portrayal of Mr. Letchworth and Caroline Bishop. Cake will be available. Call 585-493-3637 for more information. 9:00am to 1:00pm, Museum Area.
May 26-29 – Red, White and Blue Balloon Rally: 6 massed hot air balloon flights, Friday 6:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 6:00am and 6:30pm, Monday 6:00am, launching from Archery Field near the Castile entrance, weather permitting. www.balloonsoverletchworth.com
May 27 – Free Learn to Catch a Fish and Kid's Conservation Day: Featuring games, activities, educational workshops, free fishing (no license required), free lunch, and door prizes. Presented in conjunction with the NYSDEC. 11:00am to 4:00pm, Trailside Lodge.
June 17-18– Genesee Valley Fare and Ware: Local Food, Drink and Art: Food and beverage tastings and sales from local vendors who offer products made in NY state. Over 100 vendors, 10:00am to 5:00pm, Highbanks Recreation Area.
Friday, April 28, 2017 to Sunday, June 18, 2017