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

Holimont to open Dec 14, 2018
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 9:00am - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 4:20pm

Holimont has started Snowmaking!  This private ski resort, which opens their doors to non-members with the weekday pass, anticipates an opening date of Dec 14th.  With 21 new Super Pole Cat Fan Snow Guns, they have been able to produce far more snow, to assist Mother Nature when necessary. 

Demo Day at Holiday Valley 2018
Sat, 12/15/2018 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Demo Day returns!  This is a great chance to try this year's equipment on snow before you buy - for FREE!  The industry's best brands will be on-hand for a FREE consumer demo. Try it, test it, rip it, then head to one of Ellicottville's shops (who will also be there) to buy it.

Torchlight parade at Holiday Valley
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 9:00pm - Tue, 01/01/2019 - 1:00am

Join in the fun from 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM on December 31 with a family friendly event on the Holiday Valley Lodge main floor, and an adult party in the T-Bar on the top floor. The Lodge is the perfect location to view the torchlight parade on Cindy's Run at 11:15 and the fireworks at 11:45 with the Grand Finale at midnight!

Places

Photo of Finnerty's Tap Room

Finnerty's Tap Room is the place for everyone! Theyare steps away from town, located on Mill St across from the Wingate Hotel. With a perfect view of the slopes, Finnerty's Tap Room is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat before a day in the outdoors or unwind with a drink afterwards. 

Steak at Madigan's

Madigan's is a local favorite in Ellicottville, New York. Home to the largest Bar in town, the Downstairs serves lunches daily Tuesday - Saturday from 11am-2pm.

Kitchen Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

Bar Hours:

Daily
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Photo of Winery of Ellicottville's interior and wine barrels

Winery of Ellicottville is the dream of two men with a passion for wine. These men follow the production process beginning with the buds on the grapevines through pouring wine into the glass for a customer.

Videos

  • 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 2018It'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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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Clare Mark is the highest elevation in Cattaraugus County

The highest point in Cattaraugus County is Clare Mark, at 2,430 feet.  This mount, in the Town of Allegany off Chipmunk Road, is privately owned, and does not have public access for hiking.  Nearby attractions are Rock City Park and Allegany State Park.

 

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