Winter Carnival

March 10-11, 2018

It's the biggest winter event of the season with fun activities and events for the whole family. Highlights include the Snowbar at Yodeler with music and fun, the Village Parade in Ellicottville on Saturday night, the costume parade on Sunday where the winner gets a season pass for next year, and everyone's favorite, the Dummy Downhill! 

Attention Holiday Valley Costume Parade entrants...we encourage you to wear your costume and join in the Village Parade on Saturday at 6:30 PM. For information call the Chamber at 716-699-5046. It's FREE to enter and so much fun!

Carnival Schedule

 Saturday, March 10 

 10-2:00  Face Painting in Creekside Lodge and Tannenbaum Lodge
 10-5:00 Safety Patrol Cookout, base of Yodeler
 Noon-4:30 Snowbar, base of Yodeler
noon - 1:00 Snow Kayak demo on Cindy's. Come watch these experts maneuver their kayaks down the ski slope!
noon - 3:30 Family events at Creekside:  DJ Dance Party, Obstacle Race, Scavenger Hunt, kiddie tubing
2:00 Bikini/Beer Slalom on lower Yodeler
3:00 Cardboard Box Race is back again on Cindy's. Entry form and box specifications.
 4:00-8:00 Live music by Mo Porter at the Yodeler Lodge
6:30 Mardi Gras Parade, Village of Ellicottville.

 Sunday, March 11 

 9:00 til gone  Ski Patrol Pancake Breakfast, top of Champagne Warming Hut
 10-5:00 Safety Patrol Cookout, base of Yodeler
 11:45 Line up for Costume Parade, Edelweiss Lean-to on Mardi Gras
Noon Costume Parade down Mardi Gras, judging at bottom
Noon Lederhosen Ski Club hot dog cookout, Ellicottville Ski Club wine and cheese slopeside Holiday Valley Lodge
Noon-4:30 Snowbar at Yodeler
2:00 Dummy Downhill, Yodeler. $5 entry
3:00 Mercy Flight Raffle drawing

 Ski Patrol Food Drive

Benefits the Ellicottville Food Pantry. Donate at Tops Market on March 10 and 11, or bring your donation to the Village Parade.