Events

Events for All Seasons

Whiteface and the Lake Placid Olympic Sites are home to a countless exciting events. Our calendar highlights summer sports exhibitions, fall festivals, and winter World Cups.  In between, we have local, regional, and national events and competitions. Bottom line: there's always something fun to do in or around Lake Placid!

North American Cup Bobsled and Skeleton
North American Cup Bobsled and Skeleton
January 16 - 26—Watch as the next wave of the best sliding athletes compete on one of the most demanding tracks in the world!
The Harlem Globetrotters
Harlem Globetrotters
Wednesday, February 22—A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages!
Lake Placid Loppet
Lake Placid Nordic Festival
February 24 - 26—Featuring the historic Lake Placid Loppet, as well as Citizen's Challenge Races for all abilities and tons of nordic fun for the whole family at the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Ski Center!
2017 XC Junior Nationals
XC Junior National Championships
March 3 - 11 - Join us in celebrating some of the best junior Nordic ski racers in the nation for the 2017 XC Junior National Championships!
ECAC Men's Hockey Championship
ECAC Men's Hockey Championship
March 17 - 18—Come see the best NCAA Division I ECAC hockey teams compete for the Championship Title!
Miracle On Ice Fantasy Camp
Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp
March 26 - 30—Get up close and personal with the 1980 USA Hockey Team in the rink that made them into legends!
Feb
26
2017
Lake Placid Nordic Festival

Nordic Fest and Kid Fest Activities at Mt. Van Hoevenberg

10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mt. Van Hoevenberg Cross Country & Biathlon Center, Olympic Sports Complex
Mar
3
2017
XC Junior National Championships

Arrival of Teams & Unofficial Training at Mount Van Hoevenberg

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mt. Van Hoevenberg Cross Country & Biathlon Center, Olympic Sports Complex
Mar
4
2017
XC Junior National Championships

Unofficial Training at Mount Van Hoevenberg

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mt. Van Hoevenberg Cross Country & Biathlon Center, Olympic Sports Complex
Mar
5
2017
XC Junior National Championships

Official Training & Opening Ceremonies

9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mt. Van Hoevenberg Cross Country & Biathlon Center, Olympic Sports Complex
Mar
6
2017
XC Junior National Championships

Interval Start Freestyle & Coaches Social

10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mt. Van Hoevenberg Cross Country & Biathlon Center, Olympic Sports Complex
Mar
7
2017
XC Junior National Championships

Official Training (Sprint)

9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mt. Van Hoevenberg Cross Country & Biathlon Center, Olympic Sports Complex
Mar
8
2017
XC Junior National Championships

Competition, Awards Ceremony, and Athlete Social

9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mt. Van Hoevenberg Cross Country & Biathlon Center, Olympic Sports Complex
Mar
9
2017
XC Junior National Championships

Official Training (Mass Start) 

9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mt. Van Hoevenberg Cross Country & Biathlon Center, Olympic Sports Complex
Mar
10
2017
XC Junior National Championships

Classic Mass Start 

10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mt. Van Hoevenberg Cross Country & Biathlon Center, Olympic Sports Complex
Mar
11
2017
XC Junior National Championships

Competition Day, Awards Ceremony & Athlete Dance

10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mt. Van Hoevenberg Cross Country & Biathlon Center, Olympic Sports Complex

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