Mardi Gras

Ellicottville’s annual celebration of the last days of the ski season, Winter Carnival, and the Mardi Gras parade, are right around the corner. The parade features over 275 walkers and 12 floats. The streets will be lined with people watching and taking part in the fun. Don't miss it!!
March 13, 2021 - March 14, 2021


Saturday morning kicks off Winter Carnival at Holiday Valley with a weekend filled with activities on the hill. The complete schedule of all things happening on the hill can be found at 
Saturday night the Mardi Gras Parade, Sponsored by Labatt, takes over the Village. The parade lines up at 6pm and starts at 6:30. Come down and see your favorite floats parading down Washington street.
Throughout the weekend the Ski Patrol Food Drive will be taking place outside for Tops Markets, they will also collect during Saturday’s parade to benefit the Ellicottville Food Pantry.
Come out and see why Ellicottville is easy to find, but hard to leave. For more information, visit