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

Holiday Valley's open 2019
Tue, 12/03/2019 - 8:30am - Sun, 12/22/2019 - 9:00pm

It's official!  Holiday Valley snowmakers have been hard at work, and Mother Nature has been on board and Holiday Valley is now open for the 62nd season! 

Holiday Valley Lodge at night
Sat, 12/14/2019 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Demo Day returns!  This is a great chance to try this year's equipment on snow before you buy - for FREE!  The industry's best brands will be on-hand for a FREE consumer demo. Try it, test it, rip it, then head to one of Ellicottville's shops (who will also be there) to buy it.

Torchlight parade at Holiday Valley
Tue, 12/31/2019 - 9:00pm - Wed, 01/01/2020 - 1:00am

Join in the fun from 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM on December 31 with a family friendly event on the Holiday Valley Lodge main floor, and an adult party in the T-Bar on the top floor. The Lodge is the perfect location to view the torchlight parade on Cindy's Run at 11:15 and the fireworks at 11:45 with the Grand Finale at midnight!

Places

Photo by Greg Spako

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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.

Photo of John Harvard's Brew House

Enjoy slopeside dining at John Harvard's Brew House, located in the Tamarack Club, serving a wide range of "comfort foods" for lunch and dinner daily. The Bar features 24 beers on tap including John Harvard's microbrews, Ellicottville Brewing Company, and Southern Tier Brewery.

Videos

  • Promo for #SillySockDay on Tuesday, June 24th and July 8th, 2014! Wear your craziest pair of knee-highs and get $10 off your ticket price and be entered to win a freee trip back! Head to the Holiday Valley Resort page and click through the photo album - if your photo has a gold star ... you win.
  • Check out what it's really like at the Summer Music Festival, where you can listen to fantastic musical performances from the Gin Blossoms and the BPO.  New this year, enjoy an old fashion carnival at the top of the mountain!  For more details go to HolidayValley.com. 
  • Take a tour of the Nannen Arboretum while it's all dressed up with Night Lights! 

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2019It'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

Home to the Largest New York State Park

The Largest New York State Park is Allegany State Park which is the 3rd largest in the nation with 65,000 acres (97 square miles) and lots of trails. Allegany State Park has over 35 miles of Cross Country skiing trails, 18 hiking trails and 5.6 miles of paved multi-use trails (horseback riding, snowmobiling and more) around Red House Lake area. 3 campground areas with over 375 cabins.

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