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2019 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 1 to 3 at the Albany Capital Center.

Showcase Hours

  • Friday, November 1 - 4:00PM - 9:00PM
  • Saturday, November 2 - 10:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Sunday, November 3 - 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Beer Garden Hours

  • Friday, November 1 - 4:00PM - 8:30PM
  • Saturday, November 2 - 12:00PM - 5:30PM
  • Sunday, November 3 - 12:00PM - 3:30PM
  • Sunday, November 3 (Sunday Mimosas) - 10:00AM - 12:00PM

people attending the northeast ski and craft beer showcase

Event Details

The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase is New York's largest and longest-running winter sports show, now in its 58th 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.

The first 500 guests attending the event on Friday will receive two-for-one lift tickets to Vermont's most popular mountains, while the first 500 guests attending the event on Saturday and Sunday will receive a free lift ticket to a participating New York mountain.


Adults $10 online / $12 at the gate (cash only)

Children 10 & under are free (with a paid adult)

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

two festival attendees looking at craft beer options

Beer & Wine Tastings

This year's participating breweries and cideries include: 1911 Cider House, Common Roots Brewing Company, Connecticut Valley Brewing Company, Frog Alley Brewing Company, Great Lakes Brewing Company, Mill House Brewing Company, Northway Brewing Company, and Paradox Brewery. Wine will be available from Jasci, Fiuza, Pazo Castrelo, and Philosophy.

There is a fee for beverage sampling, and guests must be 21 years of age or older to participate. Sampling tickets are $6 for three samples (cash only).


Free parking is available at the Times Union Center parking garage, courtesy of the Albany Auto Show.

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