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There are so many great reasons to plan a visit to Jamestown! On any given day, you can experience a wide variety of entertainment, food, and shopping options in Lucille Ball’s Hometown. Enjoy the vibrant performing arts scene at one of our historic venues where comedy, music, festivals, and other live events are scheduled year round.

Jamestown offers all the cultural advantages of a city combined with rural beauty and recreational opportunities including nearby ski resorts, acclaimed golf courses, nature preserves, and water sports on Chautauqua Lake. Boasting two historic districts and hundreds of architecturally significant buildings, visitors will enjoy exploring the scenic downtown and visiting a variety of world-class attractions.

From the National Comedy Center, beautifully restored theaters, museums, and a state-of-the art ice arena, Jamestown has attractions that are easily accessible within a three hour drive to visitors from Buffalo, Toronto, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Rochester. For questions or help planning your trip, email Jamestown Up Close.

Hear from some of the people that make Jamestown great!

Since 1975, El Greco Woodworking has been making high-quality, handmade furniture used around the world. They’ve earned a reputation for success and the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities wants to see their success continue.