Western New York Bowhunting Festival
2021 Western New York Bowhunting Festival
The 11th Annual Western New York Bowhunting Festival at Swain Resort. Activities for archers of all types; uniquely situated on 100+ wooded acres. The festival offers attendees a wide variety of educational & participatory experiences including Compound Archery, Traditional Archery, Trapping, Tracking and more.
- Friday, Aug. 27
- Saturday, Aug. 28
- Sunday, Aug. 29
- Four 3D Archery Courses
- Two Shooting Ranges
- Kids Course
- Balloon Shoot
- Archery Competition
- Vendors & Dealers
- Live Demos
- $35 - Three Day Pass
- $30 - Saturday & Sunday Pass
- $15 - Friday Only
- $25 - Saturday Only
- $15 - Sunday Only
- Kids 12 & under enter and shoot for Free! (adult supervision required)
- Spectators for the event are also FREE again this year.
Western New York Bowhunting Festival Event Schedule:
Friday, Aug 27
12:00 pm - 6 pm Registration and Camping Check-in
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm (Lower Course ONLY, no chairlift)
Saturday, Aug 28
7:00 am - 8:00 pm (lift runs 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
8 am - vendor check in & set up
9 am - 5 pm: Vendor Alley (outdoor & inside the lodge)
9 am - SEMINAR: "Talking Deer" presented by Oakridge Game Calls
Sunday, Aug 29
7:00 am - 4:00 pm (lift stops at 3:00 pm)
8 am: vendor check-in & set up
9 am - 2 pm: Vendor Alley (outdoor & inside the lodge)
12 pm - SEMINAR: "Deer Scents for Today's Whitetails" presented by Oakridge Game Calls
Kids activities daily including a bounce house and more!
Check back soon for more events and seminars to be added!
Interested in becoming a Bowhunting Festival vendor? We're accepting applications NOW! Fill out the vendor application below and a member of our staff will be in touch!
- Oakridge Game Calls/Oakridge Outdoors TV
- Jim's Gourmet Creations
- JJ The Arrow Man
- Sew Fluffy Kitties & Tupperware
- P&R Design
- Raggedy Jan's
- Maggie's Essentials
- Toby's Treasures
- National Guard
- North Country Products
- Flower City Flavor
Primitive camping is available. Camping is $10 per person for the length of your stay.