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!

References:

  • The Cattaraugus County Bicentennial History Book
  • Ellicottville Historical Museum

Sites about Ellicottville, New York

Upcoming Events

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/29/2017 - 9:30pm

Jump on the SCARIEST HAYRIDE in Western New York. Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings only.

Chairlift rides at Holiday Valley
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 5:00pm

Extended one more weekend to enjoy the fall colors that are still going strong!  View the fall foliage from high above the trees up to Spruce Lake to enjoy the autumn views and take a walk or ride back down!

This is the last weekend folks so get out there and enjoy the predicted nice weather!  Saturday and Sunday 11am-5pm. $7 per person.  Kids under 2 are free. 

Holimont Cyclocross 2017
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

HoliMont is hosting its second annual Cyclocross event this fall. This is a race you don’t want to miss!  The course will offer a mix of single track, grass, dirt and paved sections. Off camber sections and mud are possible and even probable. There will be at least 2 dismount areas, one with barriers.

Places

Get your hands on all the mountain sports equipment you need at GEAR UP (located on the first floor of the HoliCenter).  Staffed with certified technicians, GEAR UP offers complete rental packages for skis, snowboards, telemark, cross country and snowshoes.

Photo of inside Gallery 14731

Ellicottville's newest art gallery and artisan gift shop offers a variety of fine artwork and gifts.

sock display at Purple Doorknob

The Purple Doorknob is located in the heart of Ellicottville's business district. The store known for its colorful, texture rich antiques and art has taken a step in a new direction. The Purple Doorknob now sells socks!

Videos

  • Promo for #SillySockDay on Tuesday, June 24th and July 8th, 2014! Wear your craziest pair of knee-highs and get $10 off your ticket price and be entered to win a freee trip back! Head to the Holiday Valley Resort page and click through the photo album - if your photo has a gold star ... you win.
  • Check out what it's really like at the Summer Music Festival, where you can listen to fantastic musical performances from the Gin Blossoms and the BPO.  New this year, enjoy an old fashion carnival at the top of the mountain!  For more details go to HolidayValley.com. 
  • Take a tour of the Nannen Arboretum while it's all dressed up with Night Lights! 

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

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be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Rockin'

The Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County is Home to 3 outcroppings of rocks, with the largest outcropping of Quartz Conglomerate Rocks at Rock City Park being the largest in the world; Little Rock City State Park and Thunder Rocks at Allegany State Park

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