Ellicottville Fall Festival

October 7-8, 2017

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. Holiday Valley Race and Freestyle Ski and Snowboard Swap in Holiday Valley Lodge Thursday through Sunday in the Lodge. Holiday Valley Mountain Shop Sale also in the Lodge. Enjoy wine and cheese and purchase Classic season 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.

Friday, October 6

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

Saturday, October 7

 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 Chairlift Rides $7 per person, $20 family of 4
Mountain Top Cookout and Tommy Z Band
 Mardi Gras
noon to 2PM Rail Jam with DJ. Bring your own equipment. Helmet and Parent signature required on Assumption of Risk Form. Mardi Gras
 2PM Birds of Prey Show Spruce Lake
 3PM to 7PM Live Music with Strangers Cabana Bar

 Sunday, October 8

 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 Chairlift Rides $7 per person, $20 family of 4
Mountain Top Cookout and Black and Blues Band
Mardi Gras
noon to 2PM Rail Jam with DJ. Bring your own equipment. Helmet and Parent signature required on Assumption of Risk Form. Mardi Gras
 2PM Birds of Prey Show Spruce Lake
 3PM to 7PM Live Music - Midlife Crisis Cabana Bar

Live entertainment at Holiday Valley

Saturday -  Tommy Z Band at the Top of the Mardi Gras lift from noon to 4PM

Saturday - The Strangers at the Cabana Bar from 3:00 to 7:00

Sunday - Black and Blues Band at the Top of the Mardi Gras lift from noon to 4PM

Sunday  - Midlife Crisis at the Cabana Bar from 3:00 to 7:00

Downloadable Village and Holiday Valley schedule

Please note: the chairlift rides are for people only...dogs must hike up. And please keep your dog on a leash during Fall Festival.

Chairlift rides are also available on Spruce Lake Quad from 11AM to 5PM on Saturday and Sunday for $7 per person.

Note this new activity...Birds of Prey show at 2:00 Saturday and Sunday at Spruce Lake. Learn fascinating facts about the history of falconry, get up close with hawks, falcons, owls and other birds of prey, watch a demonstration of how the birds are trained using a lure. 

Attention Classic Season Passholders! Present your season pass at the bottom of the lift for a FREE ride!

Did you miss the pre-season Pass Pricing? Come to Customer Service during the Fall Festival open house (10-4:00 Oct. 7 and 8) and purchase your Classic Pass for the pre-September 15th rates...save over $100 per pass!