The Community

Perry offers many options for visitors, weekenders, families looking for affordable fun and housing or investors seeking business opportunities. Main Street is lined with Victorian homes while downtown features classic brick buildings. It will host the annual Holiday DeLights Festival in December with home tours and business open houses.

Silver Lake outlet, once the power source of Perry's early textile and feed mills, flows under and behind Main Street. Silver Lake offers affordable cottages, YMCA/Christian programs/camps and an 18-hole public golf course.

Got kids? Perry is a 20-30 minute drive from several colleges while the Village has a new Elementary-Middle School that shares a campus with a High School. Parents are actively involved as partners in education. PCS Alumni have met annually for nearly 130 years! Student athletes proudly represent the Perry Yellowjackets, Sectional Champs in tennis, golf, softball and basketball.

Perry's premiere park hosts school tennis matches and Western New York’s largest adult softball tournament. The new ATTAIN Center at the former elementary school offers computer training for people to learn or refine their technological skills. American Legion's annual fishing derby for kids is in the park pond while its soapbox derby runs the Main Street drag downtown.

Smell the cookies? The yummy scents from Creative Food Ingredients' daily baking, including Hershey’s Cookie Kisses(tm), are irresistible!

Root for a team? Perry is home to American Classic Outfitters, makers of NFL, NBA, WNBA, The Longest Yard movie plus 70 university team jerseys. Now the official USA supplier for Adidas(tm), ACO continues the textile tradition here.

Miniature golf? Yes! At the Charcoal Corral, home of the Silver Lake Twin Drive-In Theater. All this within a stone's throw or outlet walk of Letchworth State Park.

Art? Visit the Stowell-Wiles Art Gallery at Perry Public Library and the Arts Council for Wyoming County or one of several artists' studios in the community.