Saratoga Eagle Craft Beer Garden to feature large screen televisions with broadcasts of live sporting events throughout the weekend

ALBANY, NY  – The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase will feature an all-new lineup of local and regional brews, wines and cider when it returns to the Albany Capital Center on November 1-3, 2019.

For the first time ever, visitors will be able to enjoy broadcasts of live sporting events throughout the weekend on large screen televisions inside the Saratoga Eagle Craft Beer Garden, presented by Great Lakes Brewing Company.

The Saratoga Eagle Craft Beer Garden will offer selections from 1911 Cider; Common Roots Brewing Company; Connecticut Valley Brewing Company; Frog Alley Brewing; Great Lakes Brewing Company; Mill House Brewing Company; Northway Brewing Co.; and Paradox Brewery.

Numerous varietals of wine from Jasci; Fiuza; Pazo Castrelo; and Philosophy will also be available.

The Saratoga Eagle Craft Beer Garden, presented by Great Lakes Brewing Company, will be open Friday from 4 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday from noon to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 3:30 p.m. (must be 21 years of age or older with valid ID).

Additionally, guests will be able to enjoy two varieties of mimosas, apple cider and orange, on Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon.

Sampling tickets are $6 for three samples of any craft beer, wine or cider selections (cash only).

Sunday mimosa specials are available for $8 per serving.

In addition to the Saratoga Eagle Craft Beer Garden, presented by Great Lakes Brewing Company, the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase will feature mountain resorts from New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, Maine and Wyoming offering special travel packages and outstanding savings on lift tickets.

This year’s show will include the return of the popular lift ticket promotion, with the first 500 guests each day receiving a complimentary lift ticket with paid admission:

  • On Friday, the first 500 guests with paid admission will receive two-for-one lift tickets to select Vermont mountain resorts.
  • On Saturday and Sunday, the first 500 guests with paid admission each day will receive free lift tickets to participating New York mountains, courtesy of I SKI NY.
  • On Sunday, the first 250 guests with paid admission beginning at 1 p.m. will receive two-for-one lift tickets to participating mountains. The Sunday afternoon giveaway is valid for new paying guests only; Sunday morning lift ticket recipients are not eligible for the promotion.

Longtime retailer Alpin Haus and others will offer exceptional early season deals on skis, snowboards, and cold weather apparel and gear.

Other attractions during the three-day event will include the Hannaford Family Fun Zone, featuring free family-friendly activities.

The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase will take place on Friday, November 1 from 4 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, November 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Albany Capital Center is located at 55 Eagle Street in downtown Albany.

Tickets are on-sale now at NortheastSkiShow.com. Tickets are $10 per day when purchased in advance of the show. Tickets will be available at the door for $12. A three-day value pass is available online for $25. Children 10 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.

Guests may save $2 at the door by bringing a new, unwrapped toy to the show to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots holiday toy campaign, courtesy of NBT Bank.

Free parking is available at the nearby Times Union Center garage at 100 Beaver Street, which is connected to the Albany Capital Center via an enclosed walkway. Parking is provided courtesy of the Albany Auto Show, which will take place the same weekend at the Times Union Center.

Sponsors of the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase include: Saratoga Eagle; Hannaford Supermarkets; Monster Energy; NBT Bank; Stewart’s Shops; and I SKI NY.

Vendors interested in securing one of the few remaining exhibitor booths should contact Brooke Bardack by phone at (518) 221-9876 or via email at [email protected].

For more information about the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase, visit NortheastSkiShow.com,  like Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase on Facebook or follow on Twitter @NESkiShow.