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

2018 Fourth of July Fireworks
Sat, 07/04/2020 - 9:45pm - 10:15pm

Holiday Valley is set For A BOOMING FOURTH! While, they had to cancel their Summer Music Festival, it isn't stopping Holiday Valley from Celebrating the 4th of July with a booming firework display! There's plenty of room to park across from the Holiday Valley Lodge to enjoy the fireworks from your car and still maintain social distancing. Enjoy!

Fri, 07/17/2020 - 12:00pm - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 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
Sun, 08/16/2020 - 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

Merchandise at Kazoo II

Find something for everyone on your list while at this gift store that carries items such as pottery, toys, lamps, books, jewelry, candles, baskets, mirrors, chimes, hand blown glass, baby gifts, American Indian art, and much more.

Inside Katy's Cafe

Come chill at Katy's Cafe and start your day off right with a hot fresh cup of coffee, a variety of expresso drinks, or one of their homemade baked goods.  They also offer traditional plated breakfasts, breakfast sandwiches, burritos and more. 

Also serving sandwiches, wraps, salads and ice cream.  

Golfing on the Double Black Diamond Course

Come summer, Holiday Valley is robed in lush green and magnificent gardens. The newly redesigned 18 hole par 70 "Double Black Diamond" golf course is challenging and well maintained with breathtaking scenery from every hole. The Double Black Diamond was nominated by Golf Magazine '09 as one of the best redesigns in the country!

Videos

  • A short video of ladies having fun skiing at HoliMont Ski Resort. Video by Rebecca
  • Great aerial video tour, by Dan Oshier, of people skiing and snowboarding at Holiday Valley Resort during the Winter of January 2015.
  • Sped-up video of lift ride at HoliMont Ski Area on Jan. 10, 2015. Saturday, January 10th was a crisp, cold day at HoliMont and the conditions were excellent! Check out this sped-up ride up Sunset.

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

Largest Covered Aviaries in the World

2 of the largest covered aviaries in the world and a waterfowl preserve are located at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary with over 300 geese, ducks and swans even having the endangered NeNe geese.

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