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's Pond Skimming
Sat, 03/28/2020 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

The zaniest of all spring events, Pond Skimming on March 28th challenges skiers and snowboarders to try to skim across an ice water filled pond at the bottom of Yodeler. Some will make it all the way across, but many end up getting very wet (and cold!). Prizes are awarded for the best skimmer, the best costume, the best kid and of course the most spectacular splash.

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Ellicottville is turning 200!  To celebrate their Bicentennial, the Historical Society and Museum, and local establishments have planned the following events!  Follow the Historical Society on Facebook for fun facts, photos and more!

Happy Half and 5k at Holiday Valley 2019
Sat, 05/09/2020 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Organized by the same folks who brought you the fall EVL Halloween Half, the annual spring Happy Half is a serious race, but full of fun surprises along the way. The 13.1 mile route will start at Holiday Valley, take you through the rolling terrain of Great Valley and finish at Holiday Valley. There's also a 5K distance and 1 mile Beer Run.

Places

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SKI Magazine GOLD Medal Ski Shop Award Winner.

Photo of Finnerty's Tap Room

Finnerty's Tap Room is the place for everyone! Theyare steps away from town, located on Mill St across from the Wingate Hotel. With a perfect view of the slopes, Finnerty's Tap Room is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat before a day in the outdoors or unwind with a drink afterwards. 

Photo of Yodeler Lodge at Holiday Valley

Tucked away in the hills of the Enchanted Mountains, people from miles around play on snowy slopes, enjoy fabulous lodging options, and wander the fun-loving village of Ellicottville to shop, eat, explore and enjoy the small town hospitality. Holiday Valley features 60 trails and slopes spread over four different faces with a 750-foot vertical drop and 13 lifts. In addition, four terrain parks, Holiday Valley Tubing Co., plus a half pipe, several glades and a wonderful children's program provide fun for skiers and riders of all ages.

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!!

View the visitor's guide online

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be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Many Old Schoolhouses

There were over 170 old schoolhouses with many still in existence in Cattaraugus County

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