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

Face paint transformation at Stroll the Streets 2017
Repeats every week until Fri Sep 02 2022 .
Fri, 08/05/2022 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Stroll the Streets of Ellicottville every Friday from July 8th through September 2nd. The objective of Stroll the Streets is to develop more awareness around the family friendly aspect of Ellicottville and to create a kick-off event for summer weekends in Ellicottville that people plan arrival around.

Face paint transformation at Stroll the Streets 2017
Fri, 08/12/2022 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Stroll the Streets of Ellicottville every Friday from July 8th through September 2nd. The objective of Stroll the Streets is to develop more awareness around the family friendly aspect of Ellicottville and to create a kick-off event for summer weekends in Ellicottville that people plan arrival around.

Taste of Ellicottville logo
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 12:00pm - Sun, 08/14/2022 - 4:00pm

 

Join the fun for Taste of Ellicottville on August 13th and 14th. This delicious event is celebrating it's 36th year!!! There will be 21 restaurants featuring their best dishes set up in the village of Ellicottville.

Places

Getting ready for Mardi Gras at Ellicottville Depot

The Ellicottville Depot Restaurant is tucked away across the street from Holiday Valley.  Serving pizza, wings, burgers, and finger foods with a great take-out menu!

Great for groups!

 

Hours (Seasonal):

Monday - Thursday
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

inside of salt cave

This sounds quite intriguing! New York's First Authentic European Salt Cave!

Photo of Winery of Ellicottville's interior and wine barrels

Winery of Ellicottville is the dream of two men with a passion for wine. These men follow the production process beginning with the buds on the grapevines through pouring wine into the glass for a customer.

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

2022 Guide Cover

It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County.

Request the Enchanted Mountains guide to be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Meaning of the word Cattaraugus

CATTARAUGUS, from a Seneca Indian word meaning “bad smelling banks,” referring to the odor of natural gas leaking from rock seams. http://www.dos.ny.gov/info/pdfs/countynames.pdf

The word "Cattaraugus" means "foul-smelling river bank." This name is a result of the natural gas that oozes from the river mud. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cattaraugus_Creek.

In our opinion, only some of the river banks are bad smelling. Come on over and visit a creek in Cattaraugus County and tell us what you think.

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