Ellicottville, New York

Ellicottville, New York is a charming little ski town in Western New York with two ski resorts, Holiday Valley and HoliMont. Historic Ellicottville isn't just for the Winter Season as it is a year-round destination with boutiques, restaurants and great shops!


  • The Cattaraugus County Bicentennial History Book
  • Ellicottville Historical Museum

Sites about Ellicottville, New York

Upcoming Events

Nannen Arboretum Continental Glacier and Cattaraugus County
Wed, 03/21/2018 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The Nannen Arboretum Society of Ellicottville, NY is proud to present the first of the 2018 educational classes for the general public. Education is an integral part of the mission of the Nannen Arboretum Society. The initial presentation will be given by Tim Baird on Wednesday March 21 at 6pm at the Town Center (28 Parkside) in Ellicottville, NY.

Holiday Valley's Pond Skimming
Sat, 03/24/2018 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Sign up to skim across an ice water filled pond or just watch, it's a guaranteed good time. Registration outside Yodeler Lodge starting at 11:00AM, free! Kids under 18 must have a parent signature, minimum age is 8 years old. Pond Skimming starts about 1:00 and categories include Best Skimmer, Best Costume, Best Kid and Best Splash.

Golfing on the slopes at Holiday Valley
Sun, 04/08/2018 (All day)

Weather permitting, at least of few holes of the Double Black Diamond Golf Course will open on April 8 so you can ski and golf on the same day! More holes will open as spring arrives. For tee times call 716-699-2345.


Photo of Silver Fox Steakhouse

Nestled behind Madigan’s, the Silver Fox's fabulous menu and extensive wine list offer a casual fine dining experience to match any palate. The Silver Fox's menu includes fresh fish, pastas, land fresh cut steaks as well as chicken wings.

Martini Club every Friday at 5:00 p.m. where great friends enjoy free appetizers and the best martinis in Ellicottville!

Photo of the Inn at Holiday Valley on a Summer day

A comfortably elegant Inn conveniently located at the base of the slopes and just steps from Holiday Valley's Black Diamond golf course.  Featuring the largest indoor/outdoor heated year 'round pool in the area, outdoor hot tub, complimentary WiFi and continental breakfast.  Meeting room available.  Ski and golf packages with Holiday Valley Resort.

Photo of storefront

A Touch of Ellicottville is "Everything Ellicottville".

You'll find the store stocked full of high end souvenirs.

Merchandise includes souvenir spoons, thimbles, lapel pins, hats, T-shirts, sweatshirts and other clothing, wall signs, mugs, jewelry, unique local pottery and more!


  • Come out and play with Holiday Valley Resort this month with half off Beginner Learn to Ski or Ride Packages for ages 12 and Up!
  • The Penguin Paddle is an annual fundraiser for Holiday Valley's Lounsbury Adaptive Program on Saturday, February 20, 2016. It is a day filled with wonderful auction items, delicious food and lots of laughs as people slip inside a garbage bag and slide on their bellies "penguin style" down the bottom of Yodeler slope.
  • Showing off the powder at Holiday Valley Resort on 2016-01-16. Billy Bacon "Nom Nom Nom "I eat snow for breakfast""

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2017It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

View the visitor's guide online


request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Equestrian Trails throughout

Miles of equestrian trails meander throughout our county.

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