Join us for the 8th Annual Western New York Bowhunting Festival Friday, August 25th thru the August 27th. This 3 day event consists of Four 3-D courses spread out along Swain Ski Mountain. Ride the lifts to the top, choose your course, and work your way down the mountain, taking aim at over 25 different targets per course. Complete each course as many times as you'd like throughout the weekend. This event is perfect for all skill levels as well as your entire family.
The 8th 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.
1pm-Dusk: Lower Archery Course/Range open (No chairlift)
1pm-5pm: Vendors open (Outside/Inside Main Lodge)
4pm-8pm: Lower Restaurant open inside - $2.00 16oz Domestics - Friday Night
7am-Dusk: Archery Courses Open - (Ski Lift Open 8am - 5pm)
7am-8pm: Food and Beverage available in main lodge
8am - 4pm: Saturday Competition Course - Card needs to be turned in by 4:30
9am-5pm: Vendor Booths Open inside and outside main lodge
10am: Bella "BoBella" Gantt
11:30am: New York Bowhunters, Kids’ Safety Talk “Into the Woods”
12pm: Kids' Balloon Shoot at Kids' Range
2 pm: Bella "BoBella" Gantt
5:30: Saturday Competition Shootout - Between the top 4 scores in each class (pro, hunter, traditional) for the day.
6pm-10pm: Live Music in the restaurant
7am-4pm: Archery Courses Open, (Ski Lift Open 8am - 3pm)
7am-2pm: Food and Beverage available in main lodge
8am - 12pm: Sunday Competition Course - Card needs to be turned in by 12:30
9am-2pm: Vendor Booths Open inside and outside main lodge
11:00am: Kids’ Balloon Shoot (at Kids’ Range)
12pm: Bella "BoBella" Gantt
12:30pm: Door Prize Drawing (Must be present to win)
1:00: Sunday Competition Shootout - Between the top 4 scores in each class (pro, hunter, traditional) for the day.
2pm: Bella "BoBella" Gantt
Primitive camping is available. Camping is $10 per person for the length of your stay.