It appears that the long awaited ski season is finally here as Holiday Valley Resort’s opening day was Saturday November 26th. You know what that means…December is going to be one amazing month to book a pre-holiday getaway and stay at SnowPine Village.
Ellicottville truly is a gem this time of year with the Village stunningly decorated for the holidays with beautiful window displays in all of the shops and the trees on the main streets are absolutely gorgeous this year covered in white lights!
The weekend of Dec ember 2-4 starts the holiday festivities off with Bob McCarthy’s Irish Christmas at EBC on Friday December 2nd at 6pm. This event was founded by the late Bob McCarthy over 11 years ago and has become a tradition and a huge community fundraiser for Santa’s Workshop which provides gifts and Christmas dinner for those in need in the Ellicottville area. Read all about the event right here: http://www.ellicottvilleny.com/event-calendar/bob-mccarthys-irish-christmas/
On Saturday December 3rd it’s the Ellicottville Christmas Stroll. This is another community event that you won’t want to miss. The Ellicottville Village Gazebo is stage to a Living Nativity acted out by local children with caroling by the Ellicottville Central School choir. There are Angels, Sheppards, Wise Men and even a LIVE Camel that will be strolling the streets too! This event is also host the the infamous “Reindog” Parade and site quite unlike any other and definitely a weekend you won’t want to miss! See the schedule right here: http://www.ellicottvilleny.com/event-calendar/a-christmas-stroll/#
Friday December 9th, it’s The Ellicottville Christmas Party which will be held at The Ellicottville Brewing Company this year. With live music by the LTM Trio during dinner and cocktail hour, a delicious menu of passed hors doourves and scrumptious entrée choices and a DJ to have you dancing the night away…this is one Christmas Party that you won’t want to miss. See the full menu and order your tickets right here: http://www.ellicottvilleny.com/event-calendar/ellicottville-christmas-party/
If Mother Nature cooperates and provides us with a lot of December snow than this time of year can offer some of the best skiing of the season not to mention the cross country skiing and snowshoeing opportunities at both Holiday Valley Resort and Allegany State Park. If you are staying at a SnowPine Village condo then you can literally cross country or snowshoe right out your door and onto some of the best trails around. If you feel like venturing out onto some new terrain The Art Roscoe system of trails at the state park are some of the absolute finest trails to be found anywhere.
Call Holiday Valley Rental Management now to book into a SnowPine condo for a pre-holiday getaway or to reserve a unit for a peak season vacation, 716-699-2912 and enjoy one of the events or happenings that are going on or just spend some time shopping in one of the eclectic shops that the Village of Ellicottville has to offer.