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October 4, 2017
Lake Placid's Combined Sliding Track Opens for the Season
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- The 2017-'18 sliding season is officially underway at the Mt. Van Hoevenberg combined bobsled, luge and skeleton track in Lake Placid, N.Y. The American women's bobsled team of Elana Meyers Taylor and Lake Kwaza kicked the season off, as the first sled down the mile long track. "It's just awesome to get started, the weather really hasn't been cooperating, so to be able to... Continue Reading
October 3, 2017
2017 Lake Placid Hall of Fame Ticket Deadline Approaches
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – The 2017 Lake Placid Hall of Fame induction ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 15, in the Conference Center at Lake Placid, beginning at 11 a.m. Tickets for the 34th Annual Induction Banquet are $35 and are now available at the Olympic Center box office through Tuesday, Oct. 10. The inductees for this year's class include Cora Clark and Andrew Weibrecht. The Lake Placid... Continue Reading
October 2, 2017
Vermont’s Ross Miner Added to Team USA’s Skate America Lineup
Tickets Still on Sale for Skate America Grand Prix Lake Placid LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- U.S. Figure Skating recently added Ross Miner, a native of Burlington, Vt., to its men's lineup of skaters who will compete in the Skate America Grand Prix, Nov. 24-26, in Lake Placid, N.Y. In addition to Miner, the American men's roster also includes Nathan Chen and Adam Rippon. Miner should feel right at home... Continue Reading
September 20, 2017
Whiteface Oktoberfest Celebrates 26 Years
Celebrate the Autumn Colors at the Olympic Mountain Sept. 30-Oct. 1 LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- Come enjoy tall mugs of beer and festival fun in Wilmington, N.Y., Sept. 30-Oct. 1, to celebrate Oktoberfest at Whiteface Mountain. While you're there, be sure to tag your favorite festival photos with #WFLPFallFests. Favorite tagged photos will be selected and featured as our "Fall Festival Photo of the Day... Continue Reading
September 13, 2017
Celebrate Lake Placid Brewfest Saturday, Sept. 23
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- The Lake Placid Brewfest returns for its sixth year, bringing back dozens of breweries, hundreds of beers, great food and much more, Saturday, Sept. 23.The premier brew fest in the Adirondacks features live music with Drunk & in the Woods and as many as 66 brewers and hundreds of different brews. Ales, ciders, lagers, pilsners, porters and stouts will all be available to... Continue Reading