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

2019 Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville St.
Repeats every week until Sun Oct 31 2021 .
Fri, 10/22/2021 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 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.

Chairlift rides at Holiday Valley
Repeats every week until Sun Oct 31 2021 .
Sat, 10/23/2021 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 5:00pm

Take a ride up the Mardi Gras or Spruce Lake chairlifts on Saturdays and Sundays, through October, to view the spectacular fall leaves on the hillsides of Holiday Valley.

$10 per person, kids 6 and under are free. 

EVL Halloween Half Marathon and 5k 2019
Sat, 10/23/2021 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

The EVL Halloween Half will be a fun filled Halloween-themed event on Saturday October 23, 2021. The event will feature a Half Marathon and a 5k. We encourage runners of all abilities to join us! Grab your friends pick out your Costumes and get ready to run! The EVL Halloween Half is going to be one of the most fun Half Marathons you will ever participate in!

Places

The Boardroom in Ellicottville, NY

The Boardroom is WNY's premier snowboard shop, with brands such as Nike Snowboarding, Lib Tech, GNU, Roxy, Oakley, Under Armour, Volcom, Never Summer, Smith and GoPro.

Ellicottville Historical Society Museum

Louisville Slugger baseball bat was solely manufactured in Ellicottville for years. Learn about that and more at this quaint museum.  Open June -September, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm.

Photo of Balloons Restaurant & Night Club

Full-service restaurant featuring house specials like beer fries, gourmet burgers, and 25¢ wings on Mondays. Over 20 craft and domestic beers on tap, as well as a variety of ongoing specials and promotions. View their calendar here.

Videos

  • The City Garage presents video from the 2012 Telestock, A day of peace, love, and tele skiing here at Holiday Valley.
  • Learn a little bit about telemark skiing and about the 2012 Telestock event that Holiday Valley Resort and The City Garage put on every year to promote telemark skiing! Free the heel and free your mind!
  • Boarding For Breast Cancer hit the slopes of Holiday Valley for the 4th consecutive year. Boarding For Breast Cancer (B4BC) is a non-profit, youth-focused education, awareness, and fundraising foundation. Our mission is to increase awareness about breast cancer, the importance of early detection and the value of an active lifestyle.

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

or

request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Rockin'

The Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County is Home to 3 outcroppings of rocks, with the largest outcropping of Quartz Conglomerate Rocks at Rock City Park being the largest in the world; Little Rock City State Park and Thunder Rocks at Allegany State Park

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