September 19, 2014

Rock N’ Roll Weekend

Don’t miss this fun filled Rock N Roll weekend that kicks off Friday September 19th , 2014 in the evening  with lots of live entertainment in all of the local hot spots.  The fun continues Saturday the 21th  as you  enjoy Ellicottville’s eclectic shops and outstanding restaurants and more performances by  regional musicians throughout the Village.  Then on Sunday,  the show everyone loves to enjoy is back for its 15th year…the Classic Car Show set up on Ellicottville’s main street September 21st from 12-5pm.  Ellicottville is proud to showcase your cars, trucks and rods all set up in class order to be judged by a panel of experienced car enthusiasts with awards in each class.

Date: September 19, 2014

October 11, 2014 – October 12, 2014

Fall Festival 2014

Fall Festival is Ellicottville’s biggest and most notorious festival of the year.  Looking to stay in the closest hotel to all the action?  Look no more The Ellicottville Wingate by Wyndham is located in the center of all the action.  Park your car and walk to the arts and craft show, live music, beer tents, fabulous dinning and so much more.  Book your room early, we sell out every year!


Start: October 11, 2014
End: October 12, 2014

November 1, 2014

EVL Halloween Half Marathon

Fall is the perfect time to run a half Marathon and the ideal place to do it is in the beautiful village of Ellicottville. The EVL Halloween Half will be a fun filled Halloween-themed event on Saturday Nov 1, 2014. The event will feature a Half Marathon, a 5K and a kid’s race. We encourage runners of all skill levels to join us! We have an event and distance for everyone! Participants are invited to run in costume and enjoy other Halloween related activities but this is by no means mandatory. There will be Age group and Costume awards given out! So what are you waiting for? Pick out a running costume and register to join us in Ellicottville for a weekend of Halloween fun!

Start: November 1, 2014 8:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 5:00 pm

November 8, 2014

Beer and Wine Festival

Holiday Valley Resort, the Ellicottville Brewing Company and Southern Tier Brewery will host the 11th Annual Beer and Wine Festival at Holiday Valley’s Yodeler Lodge on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 3:30 to 7:30 PM. Guests will be able to sample a variety of hand-crafted beers from over 30 of the best New York State and American craft breweries and wines from New York, Southern Ontario and Ellicottville vintners.

Brewers include: Sierra Nevada, Magic Hat, Great Lakes, Erie Brewing, Saranac, Southern Tier, Ellicottville Brewing, John Harvard’s, Ithaca, Roerhbac, Woodchuck, Custom Beer Crafters, Butter Nutts, Original Sin Cider, Harpoon, Voodoo, Smutty Nose, Long Trail, Hebrew and Otter Creek…plus many more! Wineries include several of New York’s award winners like Miles and Fulkerson plus Heron Hill, Fox Run, Merritt and the Winery of Ellicottville.  This event always sells out so don’t delay

Start: November 8, 2014 3:30 pm
End: November 8, 2014 7:30 pm

November 28, 2014

Christmas in Ellicottville

“Walking in a Winter Wonderland”  Ellicottville’s Christmas wonderland begins on Friday, November 28th, 2014.  The Village of Ellicottville, often referred to as  a Norman Rockwell painting in the making, will be the background for beautiful strolling choirs harmonizing all the  favorite Christmas carols while the smell of hot chocolate and the decorated windows in this historic 19th century Village  bring back thoughts of a Christmas past.  As  daylight comes to an end  a spectacle unlike any other will appear as the village of Ellicottville comes to life in white Christmas lights  and the three story tall Village Christmas tree is lit.  Throughout the Friday, Saturday and Sunday event, activities will include Christmas carolers, a live reindeer, breakfast with Santa, horse and wagon rides, interactive children’s activities as well as Fire Truck rides with Santa. A  schedule will be posted here closer to the date of the event.

Date: November 28, 2014

December 6, 2014

Ellicottville Christmas Stroll

Saturday December 6, 2014 experience a very unique, old fashioned holiday season celebration with the Christmas Stroll.  There are many events throughout the afternoon including  the arrival of Santa.  The day concludes with a Living Nativity so authentic you’ll be amazed.  Children of all ages love the live camel and the Reindog parade.  A full schedule will be posted closer to the date of the event.

Date: December 6, 2014

March 14, 2015 – March 15, 2015

Mardi Gras

March 14-15, 2015 enjoy this weekend packed full of fun with the Winter Carnival at Holiday Valley Resort which includes a costume parade down Mardi Gras and the infamous Dummy Downhill at the Yodler Lodge. The highlight of this fun filled weekend is the Saturday evening Mardi Gras Parade on Washington Street in the Village.  You will experience the zaniest costumes and the most Mardi Gras style, family friendly fun around!  Stay tuned for the application if you want to be part of the 2015 parade…it’s FREE to participate!!!

Start: March 14, 2015 8:00 am
End: March 15, 2015 5:00 pm

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