Snowboarding in Western New York

Snowboarding Events

Holiday Valley Ski Resort's Anticipated Opening Day 2022!

Holiday Valley's anticipated opening date 2018
Fri, 11/25/2022 - 9:00am - 10:00pm

Holiday Valley has announced that their anticipated opening day is November 25th- Weather permitting.  Finger crossed that Mother Nature let's that happen!!

Check Holiday Valleys Facebook page for updates!

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Demo Day at Holiday Valley 2022

Holiday Valley Lodge at night
Sat, 12/17/2022 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Today is the day to try before you buy! Free demos from many ski and snowboard reps, featuring Ellicottville's awesome specialty ski and snowboard shops. Check it out, slopeside of the Holiday Valley Lodge. Credit card required for deposit and parent signature if under 18.

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Learn to Ski or Snowboard at Holiday Valley 2023

Skiers going down a slope
Repeats every week until Wed Feb 01 2023 .
Mon, 01/02/2023 - 10:30am - Fri, 01/06/2023 - 8:30pm
Mon, 01/09/2023 - 10:30am - Fri, 01/13/2023 - 8:30pm
Mon, 01/16/2023 - 10:30am - Fri, 01/20/2023 - 8:30pm
Mon, 01/23/2023 - 10:30am - Fri, 01/27/2023 - 8:30pm
Mon, 01/30/2023 - 10:30am - Fri, 02/03/2023 - 8:30pm

Weekdays during the entire month of January we're offering half priced learn to ski or snowboard packages!

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Holiday Valley's 2023 Penguin Paddle

Holiday Valley's Penguin Paddle 2018
Sat, 02/25/2023 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Penguin Paddle is a super fun day to benefit the Lounsbury Adaptive Program. Events include an auction, raffle and the Penguin Slide. Follow @LounsburyAdaptive on Facebook and Instagram for more information and updates.

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Winter Carnival at Holiday Valley Resort 2023

Holiday Valley's Winter Carnival 2019
Sat, 03/11/2023 - 10:00am - Sun, 03/12/2023 - 5:00pm

Visit Holiday Valley for Winter Carnival and some fun and safe activities.

Schedule of events to come soon.

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Rail Rider Jamboree Music Fest at Holiday Valley Resort 2023

View of Holiday Valley
Sat, 03/18/2023 - 2:00pm - 10:00pm

The Rail Rider Jamboree Music Festival is Saturday, March 18 with a great lineup of 5-6 bluegrass/americana bands; headlined by Dark Star Orchestra! Plus food, beverages and a laid back vibe.

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Holiday Valley's Spring Pond Skimming 2023

Holiday Valley's Pond Skimming
Sat, 03/25/2023 - 11:00am - 2:30pm

The zaniest of all spring events, Pond Skimming on March 25th challenges skiers and snowboarders to try to skim across an ice water filled pond at the bottom of Yodeler. Some will make it all the way across, but many end up getting very wet (and cold!).

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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!

Amish businesses are not open on Sundays

The Amish conduct business on Monday through Saturday. They do not conduct business on Sunday because that is their church services.

For more information on the Old Order Amish in New York please visit

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