Ski areas in New York State made a ton of snow with the cold temperatures this past weekend and they are looking great as we head towards next weekend and well beyond even into April. Also they have lots of good stuff going coming up too. There's plenty of snow at your favorite ski area! Remember our Ski & Ride Passport Program is still available and we have other great deals too on tickets, hats, posters, shirts and more!
Here's a round up of events coming up:
March 11th: Ski Patrol BBQ - If you've ever needed a ski patroller, you know how tirelessly they work to provide necessary support to ensure the safe operation of Belleayre. Come out to support the Belleayre Ski Patrol at this classic annual family fundraiser BBQ at 6:30pm Saturday, March 11 in Overlook Lodge. Food will be provided as usual by local favorite Brooks Chicken BBQ and there will be live music. There will be a raffle with tons of prizes to raise money to help fund this essential department of mountain heroes. It doesn't get any better and it's for a great cause.
March 18th: Tailgate Party - Bring your "A" game at the Tailgate Party on March 18th. Do you have the coolest tailgating rig around? Do you have the worst tailgating rig around? Here is your chance to show your set-up just because you are a true TAILGATE fan. Come and show your pride, bring your games, tents, trucks, coolers, cookers or anything you want in this bragging rights party!
March 18th-19th- Spring Carnival – We welcome spring with lots of fun events including the Slush Cup, Shamrock Scavenger Hunt, live music and the largest on snow Easter Egg Hunt in the Finger Lakes and more. For details call 585-374-6000.
6th Annual Tour de Bristol Race to the Summit – Nordic skiers and snow shoe athletes start at the base and climb to an elevation of 2,200 feet to reach the summit in this timed race. Medal are awarded. Not for the faint of heart. For information call 585-374-6000.
Season Passholder Appreciation Week
Saturday-Friday, March 4-10
Adirondacker's Log Jam
Saturday, March 11
Fun freestyle event!
Irish Spirit Race
Friday, March 17
Fun St. Patty's Day race!
Sunday, March 26
Live music, lift ticket specials, and maple fare & fun!
April Fool's Pond Skim
Saturday, April 1
Skim across our huge pond in this hilarious snow to water event!
Sunrise Service & Easter Brunch
Sunday, April 16
Ride the gondola to the FREE non-denominational service atop Bear Mountain.
Enjoy unlimited Easter helpings from our brunch buffet!
Holiday Valley Resort:
March 11-12: Winter Carnival: Events for the whole family, all ages and interests with contests, games, outdoor cookouts, parades and music plus the parade in the Village of Ellicottville.
March 18: Pond Skimming: Skiers and snowboarders attempt to ski down the slope and across an ice water filled pond. Prizes for best skimming, best splash, best costume and best child.
March 19: Northwind Super G: A super G race for the rest of us, down the green circle/blue square Northwind. Helmets required, speed suits optional.
Bouncy House - Obstacle Course for Kids - Rail Jam - DJ
Live Band - Big Air Contest - Wacky Waterski Contest - Cardboard Races too.
March 11-12: PSIA Clinics
March 18:Annual St. "PLATTY'S" Day - shamrock hunt, live music, green beer, cornbeef & cabbage!
March 19:Last day of Snowtubing for the season
March 19:'Passholder Day' – FREE Ticket w/season pass from any other mtn!
March 25:BEACH PARTY on deck...bring your sunhat & glasses for snow volleyball, live music & more!
March 18:Mountain Madness (fireworks, torchlight, pond skim, kids' games, etc.)
March 18:MVP Winter Wars #3
Sunday March 12:
WE'RE GONNA PARTY LIKE IT'S 1999!
Join Toggenburg on Sunday for a 90s bash! Dress up in your best 90s clothing and get ready to BAG JUMP from 10-5 and POND SKIM from 12:30 on! Judges will be on site for Best Costume Award and Best Pond Skim Award!
GET READY to FLY ~ THE JUMP BAG IS BACK
Get ready to fly at the Peak
Plunge jump bag! Starting March 10th 12-8pm!
March 11th 10-5pm
March 12th 10-5pm
March 12: BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND - POND SKIM 2017
Starting at 12:30 PM, don't miss our annual Pond Skim. You'll see everything from wacky costumes to skiing daring-do!
March 17: ST. PATRICK'S DAY SPECIAL - $9.99
Wear your GREEN and show us! Receive a lift ticket for $9.99!
March Mayhem Week!
March 4th-March 12th
Extended hours and specials!
Welcome Canadians, college students, NYC residents, Boston residents and anyone else looking for an awesome and affordable outdoor get-away of fun. West Mountain offers you and your family skiing, snowboarding, tubing, lessons, rentals, and a full service bar and restaurant. We will offer extended hours with breakfast and lunch specials during March Mayhem!
Affordable and convenient lodging is available at Country Inn & Suites and The Queensbury Hotel.
Just mention West Mountain!
March 11: BIG & FAT Tire Bike Race for Kids and Intermediate and Advanced. More info at westmtn.net
Thank you to our sponsors: Inside Edge and Fitzgerald Brothers!
March 25: Slush Cup & Cardboard Derby - Join us for the always entertaining Slush Cup (slush pond skimming event) and Cardboard Derby with live music and food and drink specials in the East Slope Bar & Eatery. More info at westmtn.net.
April 8th: West Mountain's Countryman Challenge - 5K Obstacle Race - details at westmtn.net
March 11 - 12: Irishfest
Calling all leprechauns! Celebrate St. Paddy's Day Whiteface-style with Irish drink and food specials, kids activities, and live music by Giovanina and Friends on Saturday, March 11.
March 18 - 19: Maplefest
Just in time for sugaring season, Maplefest highlights our plentiful local Adirondack maple products, so bring your sweet tooth! Live music by Annie in the Water on Saturday, March 18.
March 25 - 26: Applefest
Did you know New York grows more apple varieties than any other state? Join us for Applefest and get your fill of apple butter, pie, jam, cider, and more great local apple products. Live music from DJ Construct, DJ Tone A, Paulo Cardoso, and Evan Krisciunas on Saturday, March 25.
April 8: Annual Pond Skimming Contest
Don your best costume, choose your skis or board wisely and see just how far across the pond you can glide in our Annual Pond Skimming Contest! Soak up the sun on the Cloudspin Deck with live music from Lucid.
March Springfest – every weekend featuring different themes, live music, food and drink specials, plus get your season pass for next year and ski all of March for FREE this year!
Made snow last week and are looking forward to skiing right into April this year.
March 8th - 12: Live music all weekend, starting Wednesday night with SAMY Hall of Fame recipient Paul Case – 7 to 10pm. The lineup for the weekend is at their facebook page linked here; https://www.facebook.com/events/1267181126700913/
They will feature 3 parks open. Snow Tubing reopens Friday at 6pm and all tickets are $12.
Season Passes on sale now. Purchase your unlimited pass now and use it for the remainder of this season as well.
March 11th: Saturday is their Woods Valley Ski Patrol – Family Fun Day. https://www.facebook.com/events/1137016049753538/
March 12: Sunday is their 41st running of the Jamie Pepper Memorial Race.
This is just a sampling, check out your favorite ski area for events coming up!