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New York's Falls to the Finger Lakes
New York's Falls to the Finger Lakes

2023 Western New York Bowhunting Festival


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The 13th 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.
Enter to win door prizes from Mossy Oak, Wildlife Research Center and more! Compete on the competition course to the Grand Prize – TBA
Plus vendors, live music Saturday night, camping and more!


    • Friday, Aug. 26
    • Saturday, Aug. 27
    • Sunday, Aug. 28

Activities Include:

  • Four 3D Archery Courses
  • Two Shooting Ranges
  • Kids Course
  • Balloon Shoot
  • Archery Competition
  • Vendors & Dealers
  • Live Demos

Shooting Rates:

  • $40 – Three Day Pass
  • $35 – Saturday & Sunday Pass
  • $20 – Friday Only
  • $30 – Saturday Only
  • $25 – Sunday Only


  • Kids 12 & under enter and shoot for Free! (adult supervision required)
  • Spectators for the event are also FREE again this year.

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