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

Ellicottville Summer Music Series
Repeats every week until Fri Aug 05 2022 .
Thu, 07/07/2022 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a summer evening of entertainment. Thanks to a sponsorship of Niagara Label Co., 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 they have spiced things up by adding a variety of fun and exciting bands that will make you want to dance the night away.

Face paint transformation at Stroll the Streets 2017
Repeats every week until Fri Sep 02 2022 .
Fri, 07/08/2022 - 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.

Ellicottville Summer Music Series
Thu, 07/14/2022 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a summer evening of entertainment. Thanks to a sponsorship of Niagara Label Co., 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 they have spiced things up by adding a variety of fun and exciting bands that will make you want to dance the night away.

Places

Photo of the Inn at Holiday Valley on a Summer day

A comfortably elegant Inn conveniently located at the base of the slopes and just steps from Holiday Valley's Black Diamond golf course.  Featuring the largest indoor/outdoor heated year 'round pool in the area, outdoor hot tub, complimentary WiFi and continental breakfast.  Meeting room available.  Ski and golf packages with Holiday Valley Resort.

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.

Kids celebrating Mardi Gras at HoliMont

For nearly 50 years, families and snowsport enthusiasts from miles around, have converged on HoliMont - North America's largest private ski area devoted to family skiing adventures.  Generations of members have been drawn in by the amazing skiing, only to fall in love with the warm community atmosphere in Ellicottville that makes HoliMont the kind of place you never want to leave.  Ho

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

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Miner's Cabin built by Gold Miner

Miner’s Cabin in Franklinville was built by a miner that returned home after making it good during the gold rush era of the west coast. The building is not a cabin either but a three story house of Queen Anne design.

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