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!


  • The Cattaraugus County Bicentennial History Book
  • Ellicottville Historical Museum

Sites about Ellicottville, New York

Upcoming Events

Chairlift ride in the summer. Photo credit: Holiday Valley
Repeats every week until Mon Oct 30 2023 .
Sat, 07/22/2023 - 11:00am - Sun, 07/23/2023 - 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 June 24 through October 29, 11AM to 5PM.

Photo credit: Holiday Valley

HillTAP Festival at Holiday Valley
Sat, 07/22/2023 - 1:00pm - 8:00pm

The 3rd annual 42 North HillTap @ Holiday Valley will be hosted atop Spruce Lake on Saturday, July 22nd. This day-long experience will allow guests to experience the natural beauty of Spruce Lake combined with live music, food, drink, and outdoor recreation. A FULL DAY OF MUSIC AND ADVENTURE.

This year, a stage will be added at the base of the mountain for a third band, The Probables.

Ellicottville Gazebo Series
Repeats every week until Sat Aug 05 2023 .
Fri, 07/28/2023 - 2:49pm

Thursday Night Entertainment

The Gazebo series, presented by the Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Niagara Label Companylabel manufacturer near Buffalo N.Y. and supplier to local businesses, is a favorite evening for locals and visitors alike.


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.

Entrance at Dom's Butcher Block

Dom's Butcher Block specialty is fresh cut meats processed in house daily. They offer USDA Choice beef and USD certified Angus beef and USDA Prime on request. No prepackaged or frozen beef cuts to be had here! Custom cuts available.

Holiday Valley Skiers heading to Yodeler lodge

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.