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

Holiday Valley Mudslide
Sat, 06/19/2021 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

The Holiday Valley Mudslide is a mudrun that's really, really FUN. Yes, you'll get muddy, yes there is running, yes there are lots of obstacles but NO fire, NO barbed wire and NO electric shocks! There are 3.5 mile and 5.4 mile options and 15 obstacles with the start at Spruce Lake on top of the mountain. 

Ellicottville Summer Music Series
Repeats every week until Thu Aug 05 2021 .
Thu, 07/01/2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Summers in Ellicottville have been taken to another level with everything that is going on in the village, and Thursdays are no different. This year we have spiced things up by adding a variety of fun and exciting bands that will make you want to dance the night away. The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce will make sure the air is full of music and fun with the annual Gazebo Series.

Ellicottville Summer Music Festival 2019
Fri, 07/02/2021 - 3:00pm - Sun, 07/04/2021 - 11:00pm

We are hopeful for Summer Music Festival 2021, although it may look different. Visit the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce website for updates!

Places

Photo of John Harvard's Brew House

Enjoy slopeside dining at John Harvard's Brew House, located in the Tamarack Club, serving a wide range of "comfort foods" for lunch and dinner daily. The Bar features 24 beers on tap including John Harvard's microbrews, Ellicottville Brewing Company, and Southern Tier Brewery.

Golfing on the Double Black Diamond Course

Come summer, Holiday Valley is robed in lush green and magnificent gardens. The newly redesigned 18 hole par 70 "Double Black Diamond" golf course is challenging and well maintained with breathtaking scenery from every hole. The Double Black Diamond was nominated by Golf Magazine '09 as one of the best redesigns in the country!

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

  • Video by Joe Hounsell from a 2014 Holiday Valley Resort Snowboard trip. Just a fun little edit I put together of my friends and I day at Holiday Valley, Ellicottville, NY. Songs: NONONO-Pumpin Blood
  • Check out some of the action that skiers and boarders found over the weekend of January 3rd when Bag Jump was on the slopes! 
  • Great day at Holiday Valley on 12-21-13 for their annual Demo Day.  Lots of people got to try out all the new gear!  The Boces students made this video highlighting the day and what you missed if you weren't there!

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!!

View the visitor's guide online

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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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