8th Annual Fall Fest in Bemus Point Sept 16th- 18th 2016

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Just when summer starts to wane and you think the last boat in Bemus has been docked or the final fireworks display is nothing but smoke trails, it’s time to get ready for the Bemus Point Fall Fest. The whole village is decorated with corn stalks and scarecrows to set the stage. It is time to let summer slowly sail away and to welcome the pleasures of autumn. This year the festivities will be September 16th -18th.


Fall Fest is a Bemus tradition sponsored by the Bemus specialty shops. Did you know that Bemus has 12 specialty shops? Each one is different and each one is run by passionate, creative people who search the planet for wonderful goods. These shops are unique custom designed indie stores that are scattered throughout the town.


During Fall Fest, each participating store offers a “Pick-a-leaf” discount as part of the weekend celebration. This means that once happy shoppers have collected what they would like to purchase, they pick a fall leaf from a cluster at each shop. No peeking. The leaf has a discount clearly marked on it ranging from 5-50% off. The discount is applied to the customer’s entire order at the register when they check out at each location. Some stores feature refreshments and fall decorations, and others host in-store events. Restaurants feature delicious fall dishes and drinks designed specifically for the fest.


In addition to the stores and restaurants of Bemus, there is a petting zoo that sets up on Saturday and Sunday in front of the Musky Mall. Children and adults are fascinated by the interesting animals that visit the town. Carriage rides that tour the village are also very popular. Kettle Korn is popping in the streets and vendor booths are sprinkled through the village.


Live music is also part of the tradition. Sometimes it is on the floating stage but some years musicians wander through the town or set up on the street. Come rock with Dan Vogan in front of Cappola’s during the weekend.


This event is a great way to see what is new at the stores and to explore the stalls. It is a perfect way to get out and enjoy the lush colors, crisp air, and all the joys of the harvest season.

Bemus Is Blooming Coming May 13,14 &15.

Every year in the Sping the 14 Bemus Specialty shops love to invite our friends to see what is new. All of the shop owners spend almost the entire winter traveling to shows to shop for our stores. Then we can’t wait to share our finds. Don’ t miss our annual Spring event.white flowers

Fall Fest is Exploding!

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Bemus Shops are offering specials up to 50% off . We are looking forward to welcoming you to share the fun of the season. Check us out on Facebook at ShopBemus for updates

Fall Fest will be this weekend 12,13,14, of September for 2014 in Bemus

The Bemus Retailers are getting ready to present the most fun fall fest on September 12,13,an 14th We will be decorating the village and we have great activities planned, including a petting zoo,kettle corn and much more. We will be featuring new items at the specialty shops along with our famous leaf discounts at every participating store.Restaurants will be offering fall treats and specialties. Come join the fun.Fall Fest - follow the balloons

Things to do in Bemus Point, How about Shopping

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There are so many things to do in Bemus Point, like boating, dinning at one of the 9 restaurants, watching live entertainment on the floating stage, but don’t forget the shopping. There are 14 shops to choose from. Each of the shops has its own character, so there is a wide selection. They are specialty stores that feature gifts hand picked by really passionate shop keepers . Because of this, it is rare that you will  find the same item from store to store. You will find antiques and collectibles, wicker and cottage furniture,as well as  men,women and children’s clothing. There are toys and books for little ones and beach and boat gear.Home decor, lamps, table ware and outdoor decor. Jewelry of every kind including fun, funky, artsy, estate pieces, statement and designer items. Gourmet and wine accessories, candles, elegant paper products, hand made pottery, art work and artisan crafted gifts are also available to name a few. There are luxury craft supplies and classes.The village offers shopping the way it should be  where there are goodies waiting to be discovered that you won’t find just anywhere.

News from Petals and Twigs: “Pot Stacker”

photo (25)Want something unusual for your garden? The “pot stacker” is available again this year at Petals and Twigs. The pot stacker is made with pride in Texas. Check out our other made in the USA products while your shopping at Petals and twigs. Open May 1st.