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!


  • The Cattaraugus County Bicentennial History Book
  • Ellicottville Historical Museum

Sites about Ellicottville, New York

Upcoming Events

On top of the Snowbar at Holiday Valley Resort
Sat, 03/09/2024 - 10:00am - Sun, 03/10/2024 - 5:00pm

Visit Holiday Valley for Winter Carnival and some fun and safe activities for the entire family!

There will be live entertainment, the famous snowbar, food, costume parade, dummy downhill, and much more!!

Photo credit: Holiday Valley Resort

Pond Skimming at Holiday Valley Resort
Sat, 03/23/2024 - 11:00am - 2:30pm

Sign up to skim across an ice water filled pond or just watch, it's a guaranteed good time. 

• Registration begins at 11am on the Champagne Sundeck (deck at Yodeler).  At the Holiday Valley tent.  

• Free to register, must be at least 8 years old.

• Max of 50 participants. This is due to timing and length of the event.

Rail Rider Jamboree at Holiday Valley Resort
Sat, 03/23/2024 - 2:00pm - 10:00pm

The Rail Rider Jamboree Music Festival is Saturday, March 23 with a great lineup of 5-6 bluegrass/americana bands, plus food, beverages and a laid back vibe.

Head over to the Rail Rider Jamboree Music Festival website for more information.


Bloody Mary at The Ratchet Hatchet

The highly anticipated Ratchet Hatchet has officially opened (Summer 2020) in Ellicottville! You are sure to enjoy a unique experience throwing Hatchets and enjoying a beverage and delicious food. Visitors should expect a comfortable, cool atmosphere where they can hang out.

Entryway to Saisons Inn

Formerly The Ilex Inn Bed & Breakfast. ​Now under the new management of Innkeepers ​Deborah Ryan-Pelletier and Jean-Yves Pelletier

An Inn for All Seasons

6 Rooms and a Private Cottage

Their roooms include private bath, king or queen bed, self-serve continental breakfast, and terry robes.

jewelry at Alexandra

A unique gift shop that offers a wonderful selection of items such as jewelry, books, cards, stationery, pottery, aromatic bath and beauty products, toys for all ages, and scented candles.


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