Winter in the Village of Ellicottville, NY!
February 28, 2017

While we all know that skiing and the conditions of the slopes are dependent on Mother Nature fortunately the Village of Ellicottville and all the fun that can be had on a weekend visit are not.

  Ellicottville has a variety of eclectic shops throughout the whole village.   Not only are there some of the best, award winning, ski and snowboard  shops in the country but there are also everything from unige gift shops to a furniture store and clothing shops .   Daff Dry Goods, The Purple Door Knob (a sock shop), Alexandra , Tangled Twigs and Aardvark are just a few of the choices available to you to spend a leisurely afternoon strolling the streets.   Then if all of you shopping has made you ready to grab a bite once again Ellicottville offers a variety of options.  With over 12 different restaurant and dining options within the village you are almost guaranteed not to go hungry when you visit.  Depending on what type of food you are in the mood to consume there are some absolutely delicious options to choose from. The Silver Fox Steakhouse is renowned for their dry aged steaks and genuine steakhouse atmosphere, this year’s new addition the Brick and Brew offers brick oven pizza, Balloons restaurant in very well known for their Buffalo style chicken wings, Farrety’s ( another new addition to Ellicottville) offers a great pub atmosphere and an eclectic mix of entrees on their menu, Dina’s offers everything from house made pizza to high end entrees and an amazing selection of wine, Villagio offers authentic and sumptuous Italian fare and of course you won’t want to miss a chance to visit the Ellicottville Brewing Company where not only can you enjoy their amazing craft beer brewed on location but you can also sit down and enjoy a really great meal too!   These are only some of the options for great food in Ellicottville…check out the complete list of restaurants right here:

Enjoyed a long day on the slopes or a long day of shopping in the Village, you won’t want to miss out on any of Ellicottville’s nightlife!  Ellicottville is well known for it’s variety of festivals that happen throughout the year as well as the variety of live music that you can enjoy in a number of different establishments throughout the Village.  Every Friday and Saturday night Balloons books some of the best local bands in the area as well as having performances by award winning National Touring Acts almost every weekend and then becomes Ellicottville’s hottest nightclub after 10pm as well.  The Gin Mill in Ellicottville offers live music every Wednesday thru Saturday and Villagio, The Ellicottville Brewing Company and Farrety’s offer live music various weekends as well.  Madigan’s is an Ellicottville staple for nightlife with pool tables, The Party Squad every Thursday night in the winter and their house DJ on the weekends. Everything in Ellicottville is pretty much within walking distance of each other so you can bounce around from one spot to another and enjoy all that a night out in Ellicottville has to offer!

When you decide to book a stay at a SnowPine Village condo in the winter whether you are a skier or not you will certainly enjoy all that Ellicottville has to offer.  Call Holiday Valley Rental management now to reserve your stay (716) 699-2912 or go to to book now and when you have enjoyed a stay with us please take a moment to go on to Trip Advisor and write a review!


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