Booking Your Vacation Rental

Looking for an easy way to book your next vacation? Booking your vacation rental is as easy as 1, 2, 3 with ERA Team VP Real Estate & Vacation Rentals! The ERA Team VP website is a fast, easy, and effective way to browse all 200+ rental properties located throughout Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua Lake, and Ellicottville.

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Each property has a wide array of high-quality photos, so you know exactly what to expect before you arrive! Whether it’s a historical home on the grounds of Chautauqua Institution, a Chautauqua Lake lakeside home, or a cozy chalet in Ellicottville, NY, we have what you’re looking for!
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Need St. Patrick’s Day Plans in WNY?

Western New York is one of the best places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!  This year’s celebration is packed full of fun filled events and activities for you to enjoy.  Here is a list of the events that you will not want to miss out on in the Chautauqua and Cattaraugus county area.

Start off the weekend at Webb’s Deck in Mayville, NY for their annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Friday, March 17th starting at 4PM!  Bring your friends and family for some live music and some specialty St. Patty’s Day themed food and drinks!  After this event, head on down to the Lakeview Hotel for the St. Patrick’s Day Bash w/ Splitfoot at 9:30 PM.  Bring your friends, dress in your best green attire, listen to great live music, and party all night!

If you are in the Mayville area, why not head over to Lakewood, NY on Friday for more fun events!  Try out the fantastic new restaurant, Craft Burgers & Brews for the First Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party at 5 PM.  Enjoy some live fiddling, great drink specials, and authentic Irish food.  If you find yourself in Jamestown, NY on Friday, visit the St. Patrick’s Day Prendergast Library Fundraiser at 5:30 PM. Celebrate Jamestown’s founder’s heritage and help support the library by purchasing a 5-dollar ticket for free beer, wine, and snacks!

Another place that you will want to make it to on St. Patrick’s Day is Yorkshire, NY!  JD’s Brew Pub is hosting an all day party starting at 11 AM on Friday, March 17th.  There will be live music, green drink specials, fantastic food, and an all around great atmosphere for you to celebrate this fun day!  You can also head down to Olean, NY for the Kegs and Eggs party at Four Mile Brewing, from 8 AM-10 PM.  Eat some delicious eggs and enjoy some delicious craft beers, including the new release Red Arm Ale.  There will be three different live bands performing throughout entire day, so make sure you make it down for this great event!

There is still time to make plans for St. Patrick’s Day in Western New York this weekend!  No matter where you choose to go, you will not be disappointed!


Ellicottville Mardi Gras Celebration

Grab your beads because the annual Mardi Gras festival and Winter Carnival is scheduled for Saturday, March 11th and Sunday, March 12th in Ellicottville, NY!  This year marks the 25th Annual Mardi Gras Parade in downtown Ellicottville, which starts on Saturday at 6:30 PM.  You don’t want to miss out on this year’s event because the activities are planned are promising to make this the best year yet!

Springs Road Chalet near HoliMont Slopes!

Starting on Saturday at 10 AM, head on down to Holiday Valley for some Mardi Gras themed face painting and a cookout that lasts throughout the whole day.  Be sure to pack your skis and snowboards and prepare to soak up the sun on the slopes.  Stop down at the bottom of Yodeler to take a break from skiing and grab a drink at the Mountain Crew Snow Bar.  Starting at 4 PM you can also enjoy some awesome live entertainment at the Yodeler Lodge!

After a day of fun on the slopes, make sure that you save up your energy for one of the best parades you will ever experience!

Springs Road Chalet

ERA Team VP Real Estate & Vacation Rentals will be starting the party at 6 PM with a Mardi Gras office party!  Our office is located at the heart of the parade and we can’t wait to greet all of you there. We will have food, drinks, and, of course, BEADS galore!! After the parade make sure you check out some of the best bars and restaurants that Ellicottville has to offer because the party will last all night long!

Springs Road Chalet

Starting at 9 AM on Sunday, head back over to Holiday Valley for the Ski Patrol Pancake Breakfast at the top of Champagne.  After a delicious breakfast, get into the Mardi Gras spirit and dress to impress for the Mardi Gras Costume Parade.  The judges will be at the bottom of Mardi Gras, so grab your skis and fly down in the slopes in style.  After the Costume Parade, there will be food, drinks, and entertainment all over the slopes for the rest of the day.  Bring your family and friends and send off this fun filled festival the right way!

If you don’t like to ski, that is no problem because there are plenty of activities and entertainment that are fun for the

Springs Road Chalet

whole family!  Explore the beautiful town of Ellicottville by going to the unique shops located in the heart of town, or grab a delicious meal at one of the many unique restaurants in town.  The opportunities are endless, so make sure you contact ERA Team VP Real Estate & Vacation Rentals to book your Mardi Gras weekend trip today!

Still looking for accommodations? ERA Team VP’s featured Vacation Rental for Mardi Gras weekend is Springs Road Chalet. This four bedroom, two bath chalet overlooks the HoliMont slopes! Nestled in a cozy wooded area, Springs Road chalet accommodates 12 people and features a loft, foosball table, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi, and a hot tub! Hitting the slopes for Mardi Gras? The main lower level entry way hosts a convenient mud room, perfect for your ski gear, boots, and equipment! To sweeten the deal, we are offering $100 off each night, so give us a call today to lock in the Springs Road chalet for your Mardi Gras celebration! 716-699-4800