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

Edelweiss Ski Lodge

This charming lodging establishment is nestled in the small Village of Ellicottville just steps from the shops and restaurants, and 3/4 mile to Holiday Valley or 1/2 mile to HoliMont.

Ellicottville Town Center has 2 meeting rooms that can accommodate 25 or 200 people.  Both rooms have audio/visual equipment and have wireless access.  There is a fully equipped kitchen for catering and a portable bar is available.  The parking lot can accommodate 70 cars.  Lodging is easily accessed within 1/2 mile in the Village of Ellicottville.

Bloody Mary at The Ratchet Hatchet

The highly anticipated Ratchet Hatchet has officially opened (Summer 2020) in Ellicottville! You are sure to enjoy a unique experience throwing Hatchets and enjoying a beverage and delicious food. Visitors should expect a comfortable, cool atmosphere where they can hang out.

Videos

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

Most Residents are Amish in the Town of Leon

There are approximately 1,380 residents in Leon with the Amish Community comprising about 76% of that number. The Old Order Amish settled in Leon in 1949. They do not believe in the modern conveniences. They have no electricity in their homes + travel by horse and buggy. 

If you are looking for someplace interesting to go, try the Leon area. It is right in the heart of Amish Country.

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