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

2019 Nightmare Hayrides on Sommerville St.
Repeats every week until Sun Oct 31 2021 .
Fri, 10/22/2021 - 7:30pm - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 9:30pm

Jump on the SCARIEST HAYRIDE in Western New York. Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings only.  Nightmare Hayride is a twenty five minute tractor drawn hayride that will lead you down a creepy haunted path with live scary creatures.

Chairlift rides at Holiday Valley
Repeats every week until Sun Oct 31 2021 .
Sat, 10/23/2021 - 11:00am - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 5:00pm

Take a ride up the Mardi Gras or Spruce Lake chairlifts on Saturdays and Sundays, through October, to view the spectacular fall leaves on the hillsides of Holiday Valley.

$10 per person, kids 6 and under are free. 

EVL Halloween Half Marathon and 5k 2019
Sat, 10/23/2021 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

The EVL Halloween Half will be a fun filled Halloween-themed event on Saturday October 23, 2021. The event will feature a Half Marathon and a 5k. We encourage runners of all abilities to join us! Grab your friends pick out your Costumes and get ready to run! The EVL Halloween Half is going to be one of the most fun Half Marathons you will ever participate in!

Places

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!

Quil

In downtown Ellicottville within walking distance of the other shops.

Hours:  Thursday through Saturday, 10am - 5pm.

Sunday , noon - 5pm.

Monday, 10am - 5pm.

Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

Friesian at Point Break Farm

Point Break Farm Friesians offers riding/driving lessons, horse training, horse sales and  educational seminars.

Make an appointment to see these magnificent animals!

Videos

  • Holiday Valley Resort gives you an exclusive preview of what's new at Sky High Aerial Adventure Park for 2014.
  • Watch Dennis Baldwin, owner of Bike and Bean in Ellicottville, NY as he rides down the Single Track at Holiday Valley.  Makes it look too easy!!
  • Watch the Dummy Downhill from above, as Richard Josker flies his drone above the slopes.  This was just part of the fun over the weekend at Holiday Valley's Mardi Gras celebration.  Thanks Richard!

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

request that the Enchanted Mountains guide

be snail mailed to you for FREE!

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