Ellicottville Fall Festival

October 12-13, 2019

Fall Festival is a great weekend of fun for the whole family. Ride the chairlift to the top of Mardi Gras and listen to the live bands, eat and drink and take in the spectacular fall colors. Get some great deals at the Ski and Snowboard Swap Thursday through Sunday and the Mountain Shop Sale in the Holiday Valley Lodge. Enjoy wine and cheese and purchase Classic Season Passes and Ultimate Passes in Customer Service. The Village is one big celebration with street vendors, arts and crafts, entertainment, sales and tons-o-fun. Most activities run from 10AM to 5PM in Ellicottville. The 5K Run is on Saturday and Mountain Bike Race is on Sunday. 5K and Mountain Bike race info and registration is at heartrateup.com.

Friday, October 11

Time Event Location
 4-8PM  Ski Swap Friday  HV Lodge
12-7   Mountain Shop and High Performance Shop Sale  HV Lodge

Saturday, October 12

 Time  Event Location 
 9AM to 5PM Ski Swap and Mountain Shop Sale HV Lodge
 9:30AM (8:30 Registration) 5K Road Race HV Lodge
 10AM to 4PM Customer Service Open House and Classic Pass Sale Resort Svc Center
 noon to 4PM Mardi Gras and Spruce Lake Chairlift Rides* $10 per person, Mountain Top Cookout and Tommy Z Band  Mardi Gras
2:00 Birds of Prey Show - ride Spruce Lake Chair to access Spruce Lake
 3PM to 7PM Live Music with the Strangers Cabana Bar

 Sunday, October 13

 10AM to 3PM  Ski Swap and Mountain Shop Sale HV Lodge
 10AM to 4PM Customer Service Open House and Classic Pass Sale Resort Svc Center
 10AM (8:30 Registration) Mountain Bike Race HV Training Center
  noon to 4PM Mardi Gras and Spruce Lake Chairlift Rides* $10 per person, 
Mountain Top Cookout and live music with Black and Blues Band
Mardi Gras
2:00 PM  Birds of Prey Show. Ride Spruce Lake chair for access Spruce Lake
 3PM to 7PM Live Music with Mid-Life Crisis Cabana Bar

Please note: the chairlift rides are for people only...dogs must hike up. And please keep your dog on a leash during Fall Festival. NO COOLERS ALLOWED on the chairlift!!!

*Chairlift rides are also available on Spruce Lake Quad from 11AM to 5PM on Saturday and Sunday for $10 per person. Children age 6 and under are FREE! 

Attention Classic Season Passholders! Enter the express line and then present your 2019-2020 season pass at the bottom of the Mardi Gras lift for a FREE ride!

Chairlift Ticket Sales

Prepurchase your chairlift ride ticket to enter the express line! Holiday Valley lodging guests may purchase tickets at the Inn, Tamarack or Rental Management Office. Day-of tickets are available at the main ticket windows at the Resort Services Center and at the Mountain Shop Tent Sale in the Holiday Valley Lodge. All tickets are $10 for age 7 and up. Age 6 and under are free. Proceeds from the Mardi Gras chairlift rides are donated to local charities and area youth programs.

PURCHASE CHAIRLIFT TICKETS