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

One of the Suites

There's a new place to stay in Ellicottville and they are located right in the heart of the Village!  Stay in one of five beautifully restored, fully furnished suites with historic elegance.  Rates can be provided for nightly, weekly, monthly or seasonal stays.  Please call 716-699-4800 (ERA TeamVP) or

Cupcaked in Ellicottville

A full scale bakery known for their gourmet cupcakes located in the heart of Ellicottville, NY providing desserts and planning for all of your future events!  Owner, Anne Coe, has been baking since she was a little girl and her cupcakes got on to family, friends and coworkers, which lead her to start an online bakery store, Cupcaked Online.

display at Gado Gado

Daily 10am - 6pm

Gado-Gado is a Balinese word for an eclectic mixture of ingredients often used in reference to a salad.  It is the perfect name to describe the unique clothing and giftware from around the world that is featured here.

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

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be snail mailed to you for FREE!

NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Most Residents are Amish in the Town of Leon

There are approximately 1,380 residents in Leon with the Amish Community comprising about 76% of that number. The Old Order Amish settled in Leon in 1949. They do not believe in the modern conveniences. They have no electricity in their homes + travel by horse and buggy. 

If you are looking for someplace interesting to go, try the Leon area. It is right in the heart of Amish Country.

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