The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase will return to the Albany Capital Center on November 1-3 to offer winter sports and craft beer enthusiasts a special preview of the upcoming season.
The 58th edition – one of the nation's longest running winter sports showcases - will be highlighted by outstanding deals on gear, apparel and equipment from numerous retailers; an all-new selection of craft beer and wine from Saratoga Eagle; and the return of the popular free lift ticket promotion.
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 under 10 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.
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.
The Saratoga Eagle Craft Beer and Wine Garden will return to this year's show. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy samples of local and regional craft brews and wines on 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. Guests will also be able to purchase mimosas on Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon.
Other attractions during the three-day event will include the Hannaford Family Fun Zone, featuring free family-friendly activities.
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.