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Dunkirk, New York -  Lake Erie  - USA  -           Lighthouse Number: USA 248


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Area Attractions Around the Dunkirk Lighthouse...  

  • Dunkirk Lighthouse & Veterans Park Museum
  • Seaway Trail - 454 mile route along Lake Erie, the Niagara River, Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. Takes you to cites, quaint villages, fishing, outdoor sports and tons of family attractions, restaurants and shops. 
  • Fredonia Opera House - The Historic 1891 Fredonia Opera House - music, concerts, festivals . For ticket information or performance information. Box Office Telephone:( 716 679 1891)   1-5pm Tuesday - Friday or 2-5pm Saturday   operahouse@fredopera.org
  • Blue Heron Music Festival -  Annual concert Jazz, swing, all night dance tent.
  • Rockefeller Arts Center - located at SUNY Fredonia
  • Chautauqua Institute  - A dramatic lakeside setting and the beauty of its National Historic Landmark architecture make the Chautauqua Institution a thriving community where visitors come to find intellectual and spiritual growth and renewal. Art, education, opera, clairvonence. 
  • Chautauqua Laser - located in the Laser Arena  716-763-8435
  • For-Roligt-"For Fun"- Restored luxury yacht- day trips, sunset dinners, cruises and evening excursions 
  • Chadwick Bay Auction House & Antiques -Specializes in 19th and early 20th century antiques, collectibles and decorative arts.  320 Central Ave. Dunkirk  716-366-7788
Parks & Beaches...
  • Main Street Walking Park - North of the City Pier    716- 366-3262
  • Lake Erie State Park - Located between Portland and Westfield, just 7 miles west of Dunkirk. camping, beach
  • Dunkirk City Pier - Route 5 and Central Avenue  716-366-3262
  • Panama Rocks Scenic Park - Glacier formed scenic park with hiking trails and picnic area. 11 Rock Hill Rd. PO Box 176 Panama, NY  14767
    Phone: (716) 782-2845
Wineries... Chautauqua County is also known as "Grape County" includes 8 bonded wineries, weekly wine tasting. 18,000 acres of vineyards. All offer wine tasting, and tours. Merritt Wineries offers an annual Strawberry Festival, the 2nd weekend of June and a September fest complete with grape stomping, live entertainment and chicken BBQ, the 2nd weekend in September.  Contact : 1-800-965-4800  CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY WINERIES
  • ANNUAL 36 th FESTIVAL OF GRAPES    Village Square-Silver Creek, NY,  September 18-21st
Apple Festival -  Forestville, NY 3rd weekend in September. Area wide yard sales, chicken barbeque. 
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Entertainment...
  • Surfer's Lounge / Restaurant  Weekend bands, Wednesday/Crab Night Located on the lake at Sunset Bay   1028 South Shore Drive Irving, New York  934-9953
  • HideawayWeekend entertainment, Located on the lake in Silver Creek. 42 Lake Avenue Silver Creek, New York    716-934-4442