The Summer Local’ is a monthly tourism publication that showcases events and outdoor recreational activities in Ellicottville and surrounding areas in NY and PA

Event organizers, resort destinations, lodging facilities, retail shops, restaurants and other businesses throughout the area are invited to advertise in THE LOCAL SERIES, which hits stands in May, June, July, Aug. and Sept. of each year. From the publisher of Ellicottville Snowed-In (, The Summer Local offers the same size/format newsprint magazine and online publication, and is designed to draw in visitors from the tri-state area.

A wide range of exciting outdoor adventures engulf the pages of The Summer Local ... hiking, mountain biking, golfing, whitewater rafting, fishing, camping, equestrian outfitters, state parks, nature facilities, the many exciting festivals and events held in Ellicottville and surrounding communities, arts and entertainment, health and wellness ...

We've increased circulation to 10,000+ copies each month! With the valuable assistance from our partners including the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County, NY and the Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau of McKean County, PA, The Summer Local is available free of charge for readers at more than 200 locations in Western New York (including Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and Erie Counties), the Finger Lakes of NY, Northern PA (including McKean, Warren and Erie Counties), and Northeast Ohio.


Advertising deadline: 10th of each month, April through Aug.


Contact Brenda Perks, creator/designer, at 716-244-7573 for rates, or email


The Summer Local is a publication produced by DesignPerks, PO Box 1077, Ellicottville, NY 14731