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

Bronco Riding at the 2015 Ellicottville Championship Rodeo
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 4:30pm

Yeeehaw!!  An honest-to-goodness rodeo at the home of the Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville Street, complete with bronco bustin', bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and stick horse racing for the kids.

Ellicottville Street Scene
Fri, 06/30/2017 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

The weekend gets going Friday with the kickoff event for the Ellicottville Stroll the Streets. The entertainment will take place all throughout the village with music at the gazebo and so many other events taking place.  This is the best way to start off the weekend of music in Ellicottville NY.  There will also be a Top of the Mountain Party at Holiday Valley. 

BPO performs at the Ellicottville Summer Music Festival
Sat, 07/01/2017 - 3:00pm - 11:00pm

A fun-filled weekend featuring a variety of  live music and entertainment, where families may  bring their own picnic baskets. 

Places

Golfing on the Double Black Diamond Course

Come summer, Holiday Valley is robed in lush green and magnificent gardens. The newly redesigned 18 hole par 70 "Double Black Diamond" golf course is challenging and well maintained with breathtaking scenery from every hole. The Double Black Diamond was nominated by Golf Magazine '09 as one of the best redesigns in the country!

Work on your golf swing all year long!

Get your regular foursome together for PGA private and/or group golf instruction.  You can also make a tee time for 9 or 18 holes.

1 to 4 players pick from 88 courses from around the world.

Tip:  try to make plans in advance as they don't have conventional "store hours".

People getting ready to slide down the big hill at Holiday Valley Tubing Company

Grab your friends and family and head over to the Holiday Valley Tubing Company. Tubing is fun for all ages. All you have to do is sit down, hang on and experience the exhilaration of pure winter fun! The Tubing Company has up to 12 lanes and 2 handle tows...they will pull you back up the hill! The Holiday Valley Tubing Company is located on Rt.

Videos

  • Holiday Valley Resort gives you an exclusive preview of what's new at Sky High Aerial Adventure Park for 2014.
  • Watch Dennis Baldwin, owner of Bike and Bean in Ellicottville, NY as he rides down the Single Track at Holiday Valley.  Makes it look too easy!!
  • Watch the Dummy Downhill from above, as Richard Josker flies his drone above the slopes.  This was just part of the fun over the weekend at Holiday Valley's Mardi Gras celebration.  Thanks Richard!

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!!

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Largest Private Ski Resort in North America

HoliMont is the largest private ski resort in North America and has 52 slopes and 8 chair lifts.

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