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

sample of Barbara's work

Barbara Fox is a painter recognized for watercolor and oil mediums; still life, landscape, and floral subjects. Fox's meticulously crafted paintings are exhibited and collected internationally, have received numerous awards, and have been selected for publication in fine art books and magazines.

Bike and Bean Ellicottville new location

The Bike and Bean, formerly The Ellicottville Bike Shop, serves burritos and services bikes.  Visit them at their new location on Martha St. by the Creek!  Just around the corner from EBC, this is an excellent location to test out rentals, kick back and enjoy a burrito!

display at Slopeside

 

Forgot some gear or looking for something new? Don’t sweat it, because SlopeSide shop’s got it. Choose a large selection of gloves, hats, goggles, turtlenecks and helmets, as well as a great line of HoliMont apparel. SlopeSide is conveniently located in the Main Chalet. Call 716.699.4698 to inquire about their excellent selection.

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 2019It'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

Largest Covered Aviaries in the World

2 of the largest covered aviaries in the world and a waterfowl preserve are located at Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary with over 300 geese, ducks and swans even having the endangered NeNe geese.

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