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, 07/17/2020 - 12:00pm - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 5:00pm

Ellicottville is turning 200!  To celebrate their Bicentennial, the Historical Society and Museum, and local establishments have planned the following events!  Follow the Historical Society on Facebook for fun facts, photos and more!

Happy Half and 5k at Holiday Valley 2019
Sun, 08/16/2020 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Organized by the same folks who brought you the fall EVL Halloween Half, the annual spring Happy Half is a serious race, but full of fun surprises along the way. The 13.1 mile route will start at Holiday Valley, take you through the rolling terrain of Great Valley and finish at Holiday Valley. There's also a 5K distance and 1 mile Beer Run.

Places

Photo of Jefferson Inn

Located on a quiet street in Ellicottville, N.Y., this charming 1800's Victorian Inn is a perfect refuge for memorable moments. Spend an active day hiking the Finger Lakes Trail or Allegany State Park, biking the country roads, golfing at Holiday Valley or Elkdale Country Club or skiing one of the two nearby resorts, Holiday Valley and HoliMont.

Photo of Slopeside Bar and BBQ

Open during ski season, Slopeside Bar & BBQ is located at the base of Holiday Valley.  Only 128 steps from Holiday Valley's Sunrise Chair.  Enjoy a hot meal after a day on the slopes.  The perfect place to meet friends for an apres-ski cocktail at the longest bar with the best view of the slopes around.

Bear Paw Shoppe in Ellicottville NY

Now you will be able to find a little bit of your favorite park, Allegany State Park, in the Village of Ellicottville!  Bear Paw Shoppe will feature "camping style" decor, gemstones, t-shirts, picture frames, mugs, jewelry, and seasonal items.

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 2020It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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