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Yes, the colder weather has come back for a short spell, but that doesn’t mean there is nothing to do in our area. Sports, music and a festival are all on tap for the area!
Miners Cabin, Franklinville, NY
 
Actually kicking off with the Maple King and Queen Contest Thursday night, but getting under way this weekend […]

April 23rd, 2015 | No Comments

We are in that special time of transition. As our White Season transforms to the Green Season so many people thing the events, the music and all the fun comes to a stop, a slow-down at the least. Nothing could be farther from the truth! Here are a few things that are coming up in […]

April 15th, 2015 | No Comments

Here we are, almost mid-January and the snowmobile season has yet to get going on the regional trail systems.  Trails in Cattaraugus County have been opened but have warnings listed…
According to the County’s Enchanted Mountians website, some clubs have opened their trails, while others remain closed. According to the site, the WNY Snowmobile Club of Boston, […]

January 7th, 2015 | No Comments

The phrase hearkens back to the days before Aspen was what we know it now. A Jan. 28, 2008 New York Times article points out that, as Aspen became what it is now, Ellicottville remained rather “a quaint, rural town even as more and more outsiders discovered the wonders of its winters.” Since then, National […]

December 10th, 2014 | No Comments

The annual Autumnal festival that brings children, and adults, out into the streets, some going door-to-door, others just walking around, is upon us once again. Halloween is this coming Friday.
The annual celebration at the American Legion, sponsored by the Rotary Club, will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Children dressed in their best […]

October 27th, 2014 | No Comments

One weekend out and all is looking to be in place for the 39th Fall Festival in Ellicottville. As we get closer, we are also moving closer to a contest! One lucky winner per social media platform is going to win a $75 Ellicottville Gift Card! Here’s how it works. While you’re out and about […]

October 3rd, 2014 | No Comments

For some, it is with chisel and hammer. Others like to use chainsaw and torches. Either way, the final result is the same as the stone artist – bringing the inner piece out of the block of wood. Usually, that wood medium is in the form of a log. Starting Friday, Sept. 26, those logs […]

September 25th, 2014 | No Comments

They are a staple of the Buffalo music scene. Considered to be one of the best party and rock bands in the area, Breakaway 2.0 will be playing a FREE show on The Winery of Ellicottville Main Stage on Monroe Street, as part of the Rock N Roll Weekend in the village, starting at 1 […]

September 17th, 2014 | No Comments

We are about a week out from one of the best events on the Ellicottville Calendar for those that love a bit of Americana, Rock n Roll Weekend. Music and motors come together to celebrate some of what made the middle of the 20th Century such a golden time in American history.
First, there is the […]

September 10th, 2014 | No Comments

Golf is a game to be enjoyed. It is a time to go out into nature, take a walk, or a ride, and enjoy your surroundings with a small group of people. The Chamber, with the help of Holiday Valley, would like to help you out with that. On Sept. 11, 2014, on the Double […]

August 25th, 2014 | No Comments

News & Media Coverage

April 21, 2015 – The ABC’s of Why You Should Visit Ellicottville

March 11, 2015 – Have Baby Will Travel Blog -  Visiting Ellicottville, NY with Kids

January 8, 2015 – Cleveland Plain Dealer – Ellicottville works to become a year-round destination, with mountain biking, tree climbing and more

January 8, 2015 – Cleveland Plain Dealer – Exploring Ellicottville, New York: Charming ski town … is worth a visit whatever the weather

December 22, 2014 – Canada’s National Post – Chalet Tales Part 2: Where to bed down after the après (Ellicottville version)

November 2014 – Buffalo Spree – Destination Ellicottville

October 2014 – Buffalo Spree – Ellicottville Fall Festival

10/24/14 – Buffalo Business First – Canadian Firm Building Cattaraugus County Homes

10/23/14 -Ellicottville Villager/ Ellicottville Times – Third Quarter Shows Strong Growth

10/3/14 – Melfort Journal (Melfort, Saskatchewan) - A fall visit to New York state’s Enchanted Mountains

Oct. 2014 – Western New York Family Magazine -Oct 2014 WNY family

8/12/14 – Community Beer Works – Mr. Conley Goes to Ellicottville

8/11/14 – Hamilton Spectator – Experiencing Ellicottville like a local

May/June 2014 – Mississauga Life -Ellicottville: More than Winter

10/18/12 – The National Post – North-South Divide: Recreational areas vie for….

10/6/12 – Hamilton Spectator – Even More Reasons to Fall for Ellicottville, NY

9/26/12 – Toronto Sun – Four seasons fun in Ellicottville, NY