The largest and longest-running winter sports show in New York is back! The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase, presented by Alpin Haus, will return to the Albany Capital Center on November 2 through 4. Score free lift tickets, sample from an all-new selection of craft beer, and save big on winter gear before ski season. Read on to learn more about this can’t-miss event!
Shop, Save, Ski
Get ready for ski season at The 57th Annual Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase. This event is happening over a jam-packed November weekend, coinciding with the 2018 Albany Auto Show.
Don’t miss out on all the action! Join the Ski & Craft Beer Showcase on the following dates:
- Friday, November 2 from 4 to 9 PM,
- Saturday, November 3 from 10 AM to 6 PM, and
- Sunday, November 4 from 10 AM to 4 PM.
Looking to save on your next ski trip? Representatives from ski mountains across the Northeast will be on hand at the Showcase, providing info on off-season upgrades and exclusive travel packages, plus they’ll help you get the best discounts on lift tickets!
Participating mountain resorts include:
- Bolton Valley Resort,
- Bromley Mountain,
- Catamount Mountain,
- Gore Mountain,
- Hunter Mountain,
- Jackson Hole,
- Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort,
- Mount Snow Resort,
- Oak Mountain,
- Smuggler’s Notch Resort,
- Stratton Mountain Resort,
- Sugarbush Resort,
- West Mountain,
- Whiteface Mountain, and
- Windham Mountain.
What’s more, guests can get the hottest deals on skis, snowboards, and apparel from leading Capital Region and Hudson Valley retailers like Alpin Haus, Potter Brothers, and Steiner’s Sports. Browse amazing selections from top ski brands including Atomic, Blizzard, Helly Hansen, Karbon, Nordica, The North Face, Spyder, Under Armour, and UGG.
More to Explore
Find your perfect match for apres-ski! Guests of this year’s Showcase will find an entirely new selection of local craft beer, wine, and spirits. Presented by Saratoga Eagle, The Craft Beer Garden will be open Friday from 4 PM to 8:30 PM, Saturday from 12 PM to 5:30 PM, and Sunday from 12 PM to 3:30 PM. And for the first time, mimosa specials will also be available Sunday morning, 10 AM to 12 PM.
In addition, find free energy drink samples from Monster to keep you energized on the slopes. Try their classic Monster Energy, Java Monster, or brand-new Caffe Monster.
Enjoy entertainment throughout the Showcase from open to close, including music by Capital Disc Jockeys and a freestyle aerial acrobatics show from semi-pro athletes. Bring the kids on Saturday and Sunday for family-friendly activities like face painting and balloon art.
Cars and trucks from Lia Auto Group will also be on display. Find the best vehicle for that wintry trek to the mountain! Free parking for the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase and the Albany Auto Show, happening throughout the Showcase, will be available at the Times Union Center parking garage. The Albany Capital Center is connected to the fifth floor of the garage via an enclosed walkway.
Grab Your Tickets
Tickets to the Showcase are just $10 per day when you buy in advance, with a three-day value pass available online for $25. You can also buy your tickets at the door for $12 per day. Children 10 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.
Get ready for the winter while contributing to a great cause! Save $2 on your Showcase ticket by bringing a new, unwrapped toy for donation. All toys will benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots holiday toy campaign, courtesy of NBT Bank.
The first 500 guests with paid admission to Friday’s event will receive two-for-one lift tickets to select Vermont mountain resorts. Plus, on Saturday and Sunday, the first 500 guests each day receive one free lift ticket to participating New York mountains, with paid admission, courtesy of I SKI NY.
For more information about the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase, visit NortheastSkiShow.com, on Facebook at Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase, or on Twitter @NESkiShow.