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

Sleigh Rides
Fri, 11/25/2022 - 12:00pm - Sun, 11/27/2022 - 7:00pm

One of the best ways to describe the downtown of Ellicottville has been as something Norman Rockwell would have conjured up. The New York Times says it is like being “transported to a scene from an old black and white Christmas movie.” Kick off the Holiday Season with us! Christmas in Ellicottville Weekend is back and will be merrier than ever!

Living Nativity Ellicottville NY
Sat, 12/03/2022 - 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Celebrate the Holiday Season with a Living Nativity, complete with a camel, all in the Village. The Ellicottvilles Christmas Stroll was created in 1987 by a group of citizens who wanted to organize such an event in the village.

Wreath Making at Nannen Arboretum
Wed, 12/07/2022 - 6:30pm

It's that time of year again! Create a beautiful, fresh evergreen wreath under the direction of volunteers at the Nannen Arboretum. Learn how to identify evergreens and other natural materials.

Places

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!

Photo of safari tent at Good-Natured Glamping

Good-Natured Glamping is a small off-grid “Glamperound” featuring three large sites on 5 acres. Located 7 miles from the Village of Ellicottville and across the street from the popular Boyce Hill hiking trail.

sample of Barbara's work

Barbara Fox is a painter recognized for watercolor and oil mediums; still life, landscape, and floral subjects. Fox's meticulously crafted paintings are exhibited and collected internationally, have received numerous awards, and have been selected for publication in fine art books and magazines.

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

2022 Guide Cover

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Equestrian Trails throughout

Miles of equestrian trails meander throughout our county.

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