2017 Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase

The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase gets Capital Region residents excited for this year's winter season with the newest in ski equipment and fashion, and craft beer samples from state breweries. This year's event is taking place November 3 to 5.

Showcase Hours

  • Friday, November 3 - 4:00PM - 9:00PM
  • Saturday, November 4 - 10:00PM - 7:00PM
  • Sunday, November 5 - 10:00PM - 5:00PM

Beer Garden Hours

  • Friday, November 3 - 4:00PM - 8:00PM
  • Saturday, November 4 - 12:00PM - 6:00PM
  • Sunday, November 5 - 12:00PM - 4:00PM

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Event Details

The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase presented by Alpin Haus is New York's largest and longest-running winter sports show, now in its 56th year. Shop the latest and greatest in equipment, fashion and destinations; win dozens of prizes; and check out the Craft Beer Garden. It is going to be a big year for this event, as dozens of vendors will be on hand with industry-leading equipment and early season discounts.

Some of this year's top vendors include Alpin Haus, The North Face, Under Armour, Patagonia, Karbon, Obermeyer, Roxy, Spyder, Hunter, UGG, K2, Atomic, Nordica, LINE, Blizzard, Tecnica, and many, many more!

The first 500 guests attending the event on Friday will receive two-for-one lift tickets to Vermont's most popular mountains, including: Bolton Valley, Bromley Mountain Resort, Magic Mountain, Mount Snow, Smugglers' Notch, and Stratton Mountain Resort. You must be one of the first 500 in line to receive this great deal - purchasing your admission ticket in advance does not guarantee that you're one of the first 500.

The first 500 guests attending the event on Saturday will receive two-for-one lift tickets to New York's most popular mountains, including: Belleayre Mountain, Catamount Ski Area, Gore Mountain, Hunter Mountain, Oak Mountain, West Mountain, Whiteface Mountain, and Windham Mountain. Again, you must be one of the first 500 in line to receive this great deal - purchasing your admission ticket in advance does not guarantee that you're one of the first 500.

The first 500 guests attending the event on Sunday will receive a voucher redeemable for a free lift ticket to a participating mountain in New York, courtesy of I SKI NY.

Admission

Adults $10 online / $12 at the gate, Children 10 & under are free (with a paid adult.)

New for 2017: 3-Day Value Pass - $25 for admission to all three days of the show; available for advance purchase online only

Beer & Food Tastings

Beer and food tastings are $5 for five sampling tickets.

This year's participating breweries and cideries include: 1911 Hard Cider, Empire Brewing Company, Good Nature Brewing, Ommegang Brewery, Adirondack Brewery, Brown's Brewing Co., and Magic Hat Brewing Company.

Winter-themed foods, including chili and mac-n-cheese, from Mazzone Hospitality will be available for tasting.

Parking

New for 2017: Free parking is available at the Times Union Center parking garage.

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