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Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development will host the 7th Annual WILMA (We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans) - buy local event on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 11 am - 3 pm in the Corporate Building on the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, Little Valley, NY. Cattaraugus County artisans and manufacturers are sought to display and sell their wares at this family-friendly event.

WILMA features items locally made or manufactured in Cattaraugus County by local artisans and manufacturers. This event was created to help promote made local, shop local, and buy local, just in time for the holiday season. Special activities are being planned for the whole family to enjoy.

The Department invites all family-friendly manufacturers and artisans to display and sell their wares during the two-day buy local event. The goal is to have a variety of vendors represented during the event and to showcase as many Cattaraugus County made products as possible, including items such as jewelry, maple syrup, honey, handcrafted items, etc.

We will once again be including businesses that are located within Cattaraugus County, but whose items may not be made in Cattaraugus County. This will include the following types of businesses: Direct Sales; Retail Shops, Manufacturers; and various Services.

Tables are on a first come first serve basis, and pre-registration is required. Space is limited, so register early. Cost is $10 prior to August 31st and $20 after; plus $10 per table.

Arts, Culture and Heritage Demonstrations

We are looking for individuals, businesses and or organizations that are interested in giving content related demonstrations (ie: wood carving, yarn spinning, basket weaving, beading and cooking to name a few). If interested please give us a call.

New for 2019 - section for the Enchanted Psychic Fair!

An area at the event will be transformed into an Enchanted Psychic Fair with mediums, tarot card readers and other vendors of the enchanted realm. If you feel your business or product fits the "enchanted" theme, please email

Want to have a spot at WILMA?

For further information, requirements, or a vendor application, please contact Deb Miller at 716-938-2318, email at Information also available on our website at

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