Holiday Valley in Ellicottville, New York has a full schedule of events planned for the 2019-20 winter season, including races, parties, learn-to-ski promotions, ski improvement clinics and more. Details of these events can be found at holidayvalley.com.
8 Trucks ‘n Brews Bonfire and Beer: Music, food and huge bonfire outside Tannenbaum Lodge
9 Beer and Wine Festival: over 100 craft beers and local wines to sample, live music and German foods.
29 Opening Day (weather permitting)
7 Christmas Stroll with Living Nativity in Ellicottville
14 Demo Day: Local shops and their reps offer free demo skis and snowboards to try-before-you-buy
27-31 Christmas Camp for Race, Freestyle/Freeride, Snowboard and Masters with race and mogul training and a fun competition. A great early season warmup.
31 New Year’s Eve Party: A family friendly party in the Lodge with a torchlight parade, and Fireworks at midnight.
1-31National Learn a Snowsport Month with half priced Learn to Ski or Ride packages
2-8 Canadian Friendship week: lift tickets and rentals at Par for Canadian cash or check.
5-7 College Daze with parties, entertainment and specials for college students
10 Learn to Love Winter Day with $25 Learn to Ski or Ride packages
10-11 New York State Ski & Stay Weekend. Book Friday/Saturday lift and lodging package and get Thursday or Sunday night free plus an additional day of skiing.
13 Rip ‘n Sip: Get ski tips from top HV coaches then enjoy an après cold one
23 Tell a Friend Tour with demos, ski with me and high fives from pro freeriders
24 Intense Milk Night Rail Jam in the Rail Park at the base of Mardi Gras
26 Sunday Funday Demo Day with City Garage at Yodeler
27 Rip ‘n Sip: Get ski tips from top HV coaches then enjoy an après cold one
30-31 Your Turn Women’s Clinic with Lisa Densmore Ballard: An informative and enjoyable 2 day clinic to improve your skiing, build courage and learn about the technical aspects of ski and boot design.
2 USASA Parallel Giant Slalom
3-4 NorAm Parallel Giant Slalom
6 Cabin Fever Purchase $25.99 tickets for today at select shops in US and Canada
7 Mountain Ski Fest, a day for skiing, snowboarding, networking and fun on and off the slopes
8-9 Freestyle Meet in moguls
9 Sunday Funday Demo Day with City Garage at Yodeler
10 Rip ‘n Sip: Get ski tips from top HV coaches then enjoy an après cold one
15 Early Season Pass Sale for 2020-21 season begins.
24 Rip ‘n Sip: Get ski tips from top HV coaches then enjoy an après cold one
28 Telestock: Telemark demo equipment and fun tele-events
28-29 NYS Ski and Stay Packages. Book Friday/Saturday lift and lodging package and get Thursday or Sunday night free plus an additional day of skiing.
29 Penguin Paddle fundraiser for Lounsbury Adaptive Program with barbeque, auction and the Penguin Slide where people wearing garbage bags slide down the slope on their bellies “penguin style”.
29 Intense Milk Night Rail Jam at the Rail Park at the base of Mardi Gras
1 Boardroom Banked Slalom
1 Sunday Funday Demo Day with City Garage at Yodeler
14-15 Winter Carnival: Events for the whole family, all ages and interests with contests, games, outdoor cookouts, parades and music.
17 Cabin Fever II: Purchase $25.99 tickets for today at select shops in US and Canada
21 Intense Milk Rail Jam base of Yodeler
22 Foxfire Super G: A super G race for the rest of us. Helmets required, speed suits optional.
22 Sunday Funday Demo Day with City Garage at Yodeler
28 Pond Skimming: Skiers and snowboarders attempt to ski down the slope and across an ice water filled pond. Prizes for best skimming, best splash, best costume and best child.
12 Closing day of the winter season, golf course opening weather permitting
About Holiday Valley Resort
Holiday Valley is Western New York’s largest year ‘round resort featuring 58 slopes and trails, 13 lifts, 3 base lodges, slope side lodging and dining, conference facilities, an 18 hole golf course, a tree top aerial adventure park and a mountain coaster.
Holiday Valley is New York State’s most visited ski resort. It is located on Route 219 just 50 miles (90 kms) south of Buffalo and less than three hours from Toronto. Frequent visitors from Canada may qualify for the Nexus Program. Nexus allows the use of dedicated Nexus lanes at both Canadian and US customs and eliminates routine customs and immigration questioning. Information is available at Holiday Valley customer service office or call 1.866.639.8726, or at www.nexus-card.com.
Visit www.holidayvalley.com or call 1.800.323.0020 / 716.699.2345 to learn more.