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Spending the Summer in Fredonia? Here are five fun things you can do to in the area.

Dunkirk Boardwalk Market

822 Central Ave, Dunkirk, NY 14048 | 1.3 miles from State University College at Fredonia

The Dunkirk Boardwalk Market is a great destination for summer. Featuring small shops, sandwiches, sweet treats, and a view of Lake Erie, it has plenty to offer. This is a great day time activity and it also helps to support local businesses and creators! 

Cool Little Music Shop

65 W Main St. Suite 1, Fredonia, NY 14063-2137 | 1.0 miles from State University College at Fredonia 

Locally owned, locally operated. The owner is a musician himself and has an an impressive selection of musical instruments and equipment. As many know, SUNY Fredonia is famous for their extensive music program. This a great resource for students to utilize or really anyone who is curious or interested about music in general to check out. Plus, it’s easily walkable, as it is only 1 mile away from campus. 

Liberty Vineyards Winery

2861 Rte. 20 Sheridan, NY 14135 | 4.9 miles from State University College at Fredonia

Check out liberty vineyard’s excellent selection of award-winning wines made from grapes grown in their own vineyard! Standard tastings are $5 (for groups of 9 people or fewer). Choose 5 wines to sample at the tasting bar. You could also, choose from a dry, sweet, or semi-dry/semi-sweet tasting flight that may be enjoyed on their patio or pavilion.

Snacks are available including charcuterie boards and chips & salsa. Groups of 10 or more people must make reservations and pre-pay for tastings. For pricing and to make arrangements, call (716) 672-4520 or contact info@libertywinery (Must be 21+ to participate) 

Lake Erie State Park 

5838 Route 5 Brocton, NY 14716-9705 | 5.4 miles from State University College at Fredonia

Enjoy the beautiful view of lake Erie! Camping, hiking, swimming, biking, this park has it all. Hang out all day and make sure to stay for the gorgeous sunset over the water. Only about 5 and a half miles away from campus!

The Opera House

9 Church St., Fredonia, NY 14063 | 0.9 miles from State University College at Fredonia

This historic and charming building hosts plenty of events ranging from live music, theatre and dance, movies, lectures, recitals, ballet, and more. They even host plenty of well-known performers from a variety of different genres including SNL comedians and Grammy Award winners. Great place to go and have a movie night with family or friends!