Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival & Ellicottville's Mardi Gras 2018

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Event Date(s): Sat, 03/10/2018 - 10:00am - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 8:00pm
Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival and Mardi Gras Weekend

It's the biggest winter event of the season with fun activities and events for the whole family. Highlights include the Snowbar at Yodeler with music and fun, the Village Parade in Ellicottville on Saturday night, the costume parade on Sunday where the winner gets a season pass for next year, and everyone's favorite, the Dummy Downhill!

Attention Holiday Valley Costume Parade entrants...we encourage you to wear your costume and join in the Village Parade on Saturday at 6:30 PM. For information call the Chamber at 716-699-5046. It's FREE to enter and so much fun!  See photos of 2017 Parade HERE

Saturday, March 10 


 Face Painting in Customer Service


Safety Patrol Cookout, base of Yodeler


Snowbar, base of Yodeler


Live music, Yodeler Lodge


Mardi Gras Parade, Village of Ellicottville.

 Sunday, March 11 

 9:00 til gone

 Ski Patrol Pancake Breakfast, top of Champagne Warming Hut


Face Painting, Customer Service


Safety Patrol Cookout, base of Yodeler


Line up for Costume Parade, Edelweiss Lean-to on Mardi Gras


Costume Parade down Mardi Gras, judging at bottom


Lederhose Ski Club hot dog cookout, Ellicottville Ski Club wine and cheese slopeside Holiday Valley Lodge


Snowbar at Yodeler


Dummy Downhill, Yodeler. $5 entry


Live music, Yodeler Lodge

Ski Patrol Food Drive - Benefits the Ellicottville Food Pantry. Donate at Tops Market on March 10 and 11, or bring your donation to the Village Parade.

For more information on this event please visit

This event will be held at:

Holiday Valley Mountain Resort
6557 Holiday Valley Road
Ellicottville, NY 14731
United States
Phone: 716-699-2345
42° 15' 44.6616" N, 78° 40' 4.026" W
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