Annual winter sports consumer show to be held November 2-4 at the Albany Capital Center
ALBANY, NY; – The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase, presented by Alpin Haus, will offer guests the opportunity to save on tickets and win exclusive prizes while supporting a well-known holiday toy collection campaign when it returns to Albany, NY, November 2-4.
Guests who bring a new, unwrapped toy to the show to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots holiday toy drive will save $2 on the cost of day-of admission, courtesy of NBT Bank (cannot be combined with any other offers).
Additionally, guests who donate $10 to the Toys for Tots program will be entered to win one of many exclusive gear and apparel giveaways from Monster Energy, including Never Summer snowboards, a Traxxas RC truck, a Harley Clifford Liquid Force Wakeboard, a guitar, backpacks and skateboards. All donations benefit Capital Region Toys for Tots; no purchase necessary.
Another top giveaway available to show attendees is a getaway package to renowned ski destination Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming. The trip for two includes roundtrip airfare from Albany to Jackson Hole; seven nights lodging at Jackson Hole; and five-day lift tickets at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Teton Village. Entries will be accepted at the show; no purchase necessary; see website for details.
The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase will feature mountain resorts from throughout the Northeast offering special travel packages and outstanding savings on lift tickets. Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa will welcome guests to meet World Cup alpine ski racer and two-time Olympic medalist Andrew Weibrecht. The Lake Placid native, who grew up racing at Whiteface Mountain, will be at the Inn’s booth on Friday and Saturday.
Guests at the show can take advantage of great early season deals on skis, snowboards and apparel from leading Capital Region and Hudson Valley retailers, including Alpin Haus, Potter Brothers and Steiner’s Sports.
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 receive two-for-one lift tickets to select Vermont mountain resorts. On Saturday and Sunday, the first 500 guests each day receive free lift tickets to participating New York mountains, with paid admission, courtesy of I SKI NY. See website for details; restrictions may apply.
Guests will also enjoy the Saratoga Eagle Craft Beer Garden featuring an all-new lineup of local and regional breweries, including: Awestruck Ciders, Cisco Brewers, Common Roots Brewing Company, Empire Brewing Company, Founders Brewing Company, Goose Island Brewing Company, Mill House Brewing Company, Northway Brewing Company, Paradox Brewery, Peak Brewing, Roscoe Beer Company, and Shmaltz Brewing Company.
Guests will also enjoy numerous varietals of wine during the event and will be able to purchase mimosas on Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon.
The Saratoga Eagle Craft Beer Garden 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. Sampling fees apply and guests must be 21 years of age or older.
The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase will include top-flight entertainment, including the sport’s leading indoor freestyle aerial show featuring athletes performing acrobatic tricks as they glide down an indoor rail slope. The event will also include free family-friendly activities on Saturday and Sunday, courtesy of Hannaford Supermarkets. Additionally, pharmacists from Hannaford will offer flu shots and winter wellness giveaways throughout the show.
Tickets are on sale for the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase at northeastskishow.com. Tickets are $10 per day when purchased in advance of the show. A three-day value pass is available online for $25.
Tickets are available at the door for $12 per day (cash only). Guests may save $2 with a voucher available at participating Stewart’s Shops locations in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady counties. Vouchers are available while supplies last.
The Lia Auto Group will showcase cars and trucks designed to transport skiers and families to the slopes and back in winter driving conditions. JEEP will also feature its vehicles at the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase.
While visiting the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase, guests are encouraged to stop by the Albany Auto Show, which will take place the same weekend at the nearby Times Union Center.
Free parking for both the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase and the Albany Auto Show is available at the Times Union Center garage, 100 Beaver Street, which is connected to the Albany Capital Center via an enclosed walkway. Visitors can access the walkway on the fifth floor of the parking garage.
The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase will take place on Friday, November 2 from 4 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, November 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Albany Capital Center is located at 55 Eagle Street in downtown Albany.
The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase is presented by Alpin Haus. Additional event partners include Saratoga Eagle, Hannaford Supermarkets, Monster Energy, Lia Auto Group, JEEP, NBT Bank, Stewart’s Shops and I SKI NY.
Vendors interested in securing one of the few remaining exhibitor booths should contact Brooke Bardack at 518-221-9876 or via email at [email protected].
For more information about the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase, visit www.northeastskishow.com; like Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase on Facebook or follow on Twitter @NESkiShow.