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

Employees at The Nightmare Hayrides
Repeats every week until Sun Oct 30 2022 .
Fri, 10/07/2022 - 7:30pm - 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.

Ellicottville's Fall Festival 2019
Sat, 10/08/2022 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/09/2022 - 5:00pm

Fall Festival 2022 is back and it’s going to be your favorite Fall event! The Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce and Holiday Valley have plenty of fun planned throughout the month of October.

Check back soon for more information.

Chairlift ride in the summer. Photo credit: Holiday Valley
Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Sun Oct 30 2022 .
Sat, 10/08/2022 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/09/2022 - 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.

Photo credit: Holiday Valley

Places

Ava Grace Fashions primarily sells women wear – such as dresses, tops, leggings, lingerie, jewelry, bags, and shoes.  All comfortable, durable and sustainable clothing and clothing made in the U.S.  They also carry basic men essentials, along with other uniquely designed home products! 

Golden Stride Walker Ranch

Breeders of Tennessee Walking Horses, miniature donkeys, and llamas. 

Tree in bloom at Nannen Arboretum in Ellicottville, NY

The Nannen Arboretum is a non-profit, volunteered based organization dedicated to providing home garden and natural resource education, test plots for research, and an opportunity for nature appreciation and leisure.

Videos

  • The Sky High Adventure Park at Holiday Valley Resort has zip lines and challenging obstacles in the trees. You can even climb trees that have climbing holds strapped to them!
  • June 20, 2015 join us for the 4th annual Holiday Valley Mudslide at 10am! For more info visit: HolidayValley.com/mudslide
  • From cookouts to face painging and snow bars to dummy downhill, Holiday Valley has you lined up for a fun-filled weekend during their Winter Carnival March 14th and 15th.  Head downtown Ellicottville for the Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday night!  See the full schedule of events at Holiday Valley's Website.&n

Travel Guide

2022 Guide Cover

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

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#1 for Turkey Hunting and in the Top 3 for Deer Hunting

Cattaraugus County was named #1 overall by New York Game and Fish Magazine for turkey hunting and is in the top three for deer hunting by DEC reports.

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