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

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.

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!

Places

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!

Starbucks and Cake

This sweet little shop is located on the lower level in the Holiday Valley Lodge and serves Starbucks coffee, cappuccinos, lattes, teas and mouth-watering baked goods and deli sandwiches.  You'll also find cinnamon rolls, fresh breads as well as grab and go snacks including gluten free items.

Golfers can call from the 9th tee to order lunch to go at the turn!  

sock display at Purple Doorknob

The Purple Doorknob is located in the heart of Ellicottville's business district. The store known for its colorful, texture rich antiques and art has taken a step in a new direction. The Purple Doorknob now sells socks!

Videos

  • Guests will be able to sample over 100 hand-crafted beers from over 30 of the best New York State and American craft breweries and wines from New York, Southern Ontario and Ellicottville vintners. Once again there will be live music by Big Leg Emma!
  • 2014 quick overview video of some of the ziplining, climbing and more fun at the Sky High Adventure Park, Mountain Coaster and 3-D Climbing Forest. There's something fun to do at Holiday Valley Resort for ages 3 and up! Learn more about Sky High Adventure Park
  • Video recap of the 3rd Annual(2014) MudSlide Obstacle Mud Run at Holiday Valley Resort!

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

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be snail mailed to you for FREE!

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