The summer is almost here and the COVID restrictions are being lifted! It is time to get back out and celebrate the great places and events that we have in Western New York! One of the biggets partied of the summer might be found in Ellicottville this July.

Fireworks will light up the sky on Independence Day over the hills of Ellicottville!

In a post on the Chamber of Commerce Facebook and website, it was announced that:

The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce is proud to present Steve Augeri “Former Lead Singer of Journey" with our opening act Tommy Decarlo current lead singer of the band Boston on July 3rd 2021!! Then the Buffalo Philharmonic will be performing on July 4th with fireworks.

This is great news for everyone and will be one of the biggest Independence week parties around the region. Because of COVID and the restrictions, last year was a bust for many of the parties we enjoy each summer. As guidelines and restrictions lift, it is so great to see people having a good time together again!

There will be a few things that attendees should note.

Each ticket holder will have to provide proof of vaccination, or a negative COVID test within 72 hours of the event at the entrance along with your photo ID.

Ellicottville is not only a great place to visit in the late fall and ski season, but the summer has a lot to offer as well. From the shops to the restaurants, golfing and mountain biking, it is a perfect destination for some weekend fun.

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