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

Face paint transformation at Stroll the Streets 2017
Repeats every week until Fri Sep 02 2022 .
Fri, 08/19/2022 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Stroll the Streets of Ellicottville every Friday from July 8th through September 2nd. The objective of Stroll the Streets is to develop more awareness around the family friendly aspect of Ellicottville and to create a kick-off event for summer weekends in Ellicottville that people plan arrival around.

Chairlift ride in the summer. Photo credit: Holiday Valley
Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Sun Oct 30 2022 .
Sat, 08/20/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 08/21/2022 - 5:00pm

Enjoy a chairlift ride to Spruce Lake. You may explore Spruce Lake and walk down the trail or ride back down on the chairlift and you can load your mountain bike on the lift to ride the trails at the top of the mountain! Available Saturdays and Sundays from May 21 through October 30, 11AM to 5PM.

Chairlift ride in the summer. Photo credit: Holiday Valley
Sun, 08/21/2022 - 11:00am - Mon, 08/22/2022 - 5:00pm

Enjoy a chairlift ride to Spruce Lake. You may explore Spruce Lake and walk down the trail or ride back down on the chairlift and you can load your mountain bike on the lift to ride the trails at the top of the mountain! Available Saturdays and Sundays from May 21 through October 30, 11AM to 5PM.

Places

Photo of Monroe Street Brick & Brew

New York style brick oven pizzeria with an open air kitchen so you can watch chefs throw dough and build pies. Pizzas are made with homemade dough and homemade sauce.   

Offering several locally crafted beers to accompany their pizza: Southern Tier Brewing Company, Four Mile Brewery, and Ellicottville Brewing Company.

Photo of Silver Fox Steakhouse

Nestled behind Madigan’s, the Silver Fox's fabulous menu and extensive wine list offer a casual fine dining experience to match any palate. The Silver Fox's menu includes fresh fish, pastas, land fresh cut steaks as well as chicken wings.

Martini Club every Friday at 5:00 p.m. where great friends enjoy free appetizers and the best martinis in Ellicottville!

entrance to City Garage

The City Garage is a full service ski shop, offering sales, demos and service.  They offer cross country, snowshoe and telemark ski/boot rentals as well.

During the winter this is a great place to purchase the newest in ski wear.  Salomon, K2, Atomic, Armada, Line, Fourfront, Telemark and Nordic equipment.  Specializing in hard-to-find clothing brands. 

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

It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County.

Request the Enchanted Mountains guide to be snail mailed to you for FREE!

Equestrian Trails throughout

Miles of equestrian trails meander throughout our county.

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