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

2019 Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival
Fri, 09/24/2021 - 2:00pm - Sun, 09/26/2021 - 5:00pm

On behalf of Mike Riorden, Ryan Powell (Rhino Lacrosse) and the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce are hosting their 3rd annual lacrosse tournament! There are over 30 teams all with different ages and skill levels who are eager to get their game on.

Fun filled weekend of lacrosse!

Strolling through the Nannen Arboretum
Sun, 09/26/2021 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm

On Sunday, September 26, the Nannen Arboretum Society, Inc. is hosting its annual Fall Celebration of Trees. This event takes place from 12:30 to 3:30 pm, rain or shine. 

2019 Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville St.
Repeats every week until Sun Oct 31 2021 .
Fri, 10/01/2021 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/03/2021 - 9:30pm

Jump on the SCARIEST HAYRIDE in Western New York. Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings only.  Nightmare Hayride is a twenty five minute tractor drawn hayride that will lead you down a creepy haunted path with live scary creatures.

Places

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 Watson's Chocolates

In 2017, Watson's Sponge Candy was voted “WNY BEST SPONGE CANDY” by Buffalos Spree Magazine“Buffalo’s Best” by listeners of

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

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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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

First NASCAR points champion

Did you know that the very first NASCAR points champion began his career at the Penny Royal Race Track in Leon?

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