Our Area Events
The Dansville area offers a wide array of exciting events through out the year. We encourage you to take a moment and explore all the wonderful opportunities that await you!
Check out our event calendar! Updated continually as a result of the numerous events occuring in our community, this Event Calendar will keep you up to date on all the happenings in and around Dansville!
We welcome local businesses, community organizations & individuals to submit their event listings to be included in our Event Calendar. Please go to our Event Calendar page and complete the Event Submission Form.
Our Annual Events
"In My Heart" Valentine's Scavenger Hunt [Every February]
The Dansville Area Chamber of Commerce hosts an annual Scavenger Hunt celebrating Valentine's Day each year.
Dogwood Festival [Every May]
The Dansville Dogwood Festival occurs each year in May during the week following Mother's Day. Community based activities and events occur from Monday through Sunday.
Dogwood International Film Festival [Every May]
The Dogwood International Film Festival continues to grow and develop since its creation five years ago. This special event now takes place during the month of May, featuring four films at The Star Theatre.
Summer Concert Series [Every Summer]
The Dansville Summer Concert Series is a summer tradition here in Dansville. People gather Monday evenings from June through August to enjoy the talented musicians from the western NY area.
Tractor Pull [Every July]
Another annual tradition in our community, the Tractor Pull takes place each July. Spectators and participants come from all over the area to enjoy the sights and sounds of this event.
Dansville Chalk Walk & Arts Fest [Every July]
The Dansville Chalk Walk & Arts Fest got its start in 2012 thanks to the dedication of several downtown business owners and has transpired since into a special one day arts festival the third Saturday in July every year.
Poag's Hole Hillclimb [Every August]
The Poag's Hole Hillclimb is a nationally recognized event bringing thousands of spectators to a motorcycle event like nothing you have ever seen before. The event takes place in August but has participants working all year to be able to spend a Saturday afternoon trying to conquer the hill.
Clara Barton Day [Every August]
Join us as we celebrate the legacy of Clara Barton that began in 1881 with the establishment of the first chapter of the American Red Cross. The event highlights local non-profit agencies and community organizations with a family friendly series of activities.
NYS Festival of Balloons [Every Labor Day Weekend]
The New York State Festival of Balloons is one of the most anticipated events by countless people in the western NY region. Tens of thousands of people come together over Labor Day Weekend to participate in this spectacular event.
Kidding Around Downtown [Every Labor Day Weekend]
Created by business owners in the historic downtown district of Dansville, Kidding Around Downtown is a family friendly event offering a wide array of activities and opportunities for the community and visitors to the NYS Festival of Balloons.
Winter in the Village [Every December]
A tradition that seems to continue to grow and thrive with each year, the Winter in the Village event takes place the first Saturday in December. A combination of a well attended wine tasting tour with musical and dance performances, a visit from Santa and Mrs Claus as well as holiday shopping opportunities are just a few of the many highlights of this annual tradition.