Whiteface and the Lake Placid Olympic Sites are always buzzing with activity! Our calendar highlights must-do activities like the Bobsled Experience and Cloudsplitter Gondola Rides and must-see events like our annual fall festivals and winter World Cups.
SATURDAY, MARCH 23 | Grommet Jam—for the young skiers & riders ages 12 & under. $10 entry fee. Helmets are required. Hot Cocoa & cookies for all participants along $10 entry fee, helmets required. Register at Guest Services Saturday 8am – 12pm. Coaching session from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, then our fun, coached competition kicks off at 1:00 pm. Winner goes home with a new pair of skis. Prizes from our ski shop partners Maui North, Lake Placid Ski & Board, Viking Ski & Sport & Cunningham's Ski Barn.
SATURDAY, MARCH 23 | Après at the Cloudspin Bar & Grill—Rest your legs, grab a brew & a bite (we recommend the Black Diamond Wings!), and enjoy live music with Sean Harley from 2:30 - 5:30 pm in the Cloudspin Bar & Grill, located on the third floor of the Main Base Lodge.
SUNDAY, MARCH 24 | Make-A-Wish Give Back Sunday—Donate $10 or more Sunday to Make-A Wish North East New York, then at the ticket desk get 50% off your lift ticket or gondola ride. Make-A-Wish will be raffling off a three-day, two-night stay at the world-famous Mirror Lake Inn. Raffle tickets are $25 each or five for $100, with all proceeds going to support Make-A-Wish Northeast New York. For more info go to www.whiteface.com/events/make-wish-give-back-sunday, while at the page check out an opportunity to Free ski with Olympic medalist Andrew Weibrecht, & learn race techniques from the three-time Olympian and two-time Olympic medalist. Then compete in a recreational dual giant slalom race from 1:30 - 3:00 pm (yes, he's in it!).
SUNDAY, MARCH 24 | Apple Butter Open Contest—This FREE event is sponsored by Forrence Orchards of Peru NY who donate cases of apples for prize winners. We'll also have prizes from our ski shop partners Maui North, Lake Placid Ski & Board, Viking Ski & Sport & Cunningham's Ski Barn. Registration starts at Guest Services at 8:00 am Sunday. Heats will run by age category: 6 & under, 7-12, 13-15, 16-21, 22-40, 41 & up. Competition is at 1:00 pm. Best Costume competition included so wear one if you got one.