Press Releases

Holiday Valley Opens for the 2018-19 Season Friday, November 23

November 23, 2018
Holiday Valley Resort

(November 21, 2018, Ellicottville, NY) Holiday Valley's President and General Manager, Dennis Eshbaugh announced that the resort will open for its 61st season on Friday, November 23, 2018. According to Eshbaugh, "It's the most exciting time of the year, a day that we plan for starting on closing day of the season before. Our snowmakers and groomers have been hard at work prepping the slopes. We'...

Titus Mountain Family Ski Center to Open Friday

November 23, 2018
Titus Mountain Family Ski Center

November 19, 2018 Malone, NY – Titus Mountain will be open for skiing and riding this Friday, November 23 at 10 a.m. The opening marks the second earliest open date ever, surpassed only by the 2014 open date of November 22. The mountain plans to be open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., weather permitting. Tickets will be $20. "It's a sign of great things to come," said...

ORDA Ski Areas Start the Season

November 16, 2018

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the start of the 2018-19 Alpine and Nordic ski seasons. Belleayre Mountain Ski Resort, in Highmount; Gore Mountain, in North Creek; and Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington; are all slated to open Saturday, Nov. 17. Nordic skiers can also look forward to Saturday's openings at Gore's Nordic Center and Lake Placid's Mt. Van Hoevenberg. "New York is the proud...

2018-19 Ski Season Starting This Weekend!

November 15, 2018

The 2018-19 Ski Season kicks off this weekend with ski areas opening! Planning to star their season Saturday is Belleayre Mountain, Gore Mountain, Hunter Mountain, Mt. Van Hoevenberg XC, Whiteface Mountain and Windham Mountain. Stay tuned for other openings here and on our facebook page at facebook.com/iskiny!

Holiday to Start Snowmaking Tuesday Evening November 13

November 13, 2018
Holiday Valley Resort

(November 12, 2018, Ellicottville, NY) Holiday Valley will kick off snowmaking in preparation for the 2018-19 season on Tuesday evening, November 13. The weather forecast is for temperatures and humidity to drop low enough to fire up the Automated snowmaking guns on Yodeler, the Candy Cane Loop, Mardi Gras, School House and possibly Cindy's starting Tuesday evening through Thursday morning. The...

Snow Ridge Magical Comedy Dinner Saturday November 17

November 17, 2018
Snow Ridge Resort

Join us for an evening of magic, comedy, food and drink! Our first ever Magical Comedy Dinner is sure to be a mistifying, hilarious treat! Brennan Pimpinella, will open the evening with an incredible magic show, followed by a hilarious set from comedian Nick Marra! You'll enjoy a delicious buffet meal and the bar will be serving up drinks all evening. Nick Marra is a longtime comedian who...

Mt Van Hoevenberg to Open on 11/17

November 17, 2018
Mt. Van Hoevenberg

Grab and wax your skis, the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Nordic ski center is scheduled to open for the 2018-'19 season, Saturday, Nov. 17, weather and conditions permitting. The center's earliest-ever planned opening comes after members of the U.S. Para-Nordic ski team held their week-long training camp at the center. Although Mother Nature has brought more rain than snow recently, the center is able to...

Holiday Valley Beer & Wine Festival

November 9, 2018
Holiday Valley Resort, Ellicottville NY

Ellicottville, New York, November 2, 2018 . . . This year marks the 15th annual Holiday Valley Beer and Wine Festival, taking place November 9th and 10th. The event will feature more than 100 different beers and wines from over 30 different brewers across New York State and the surrounding region. For a full list of the 2018 brewers and to purchase festival tickets, visit www.holidayvalley.com/...

2018 Bristol Mountain Expedition

November 23, 2018
Bristol Mountain Resort

WILL YOU EARN YOUR BLUE SUSPENDERS THIS YEAR? Legend* has it that only the most hardcore and dedicated Bristol Mountain faithful skip the Black Friday madness and head to Bristol Mountain to test their conditioning and earn their Blue Suspenders. Be a part of the Second Annual Blue Suspender Expedition and earn your Blue Suspenders and a custom 2018 Expedition Pin on Friday, November 23rd. Date:...

I SKI NY Attending the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase

November 2, 2018
55 Eagle St. Albany NY

I SKI NY Will be at the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase starting Friday November 2nd through the weekend. Learn more about what's going on this winter and participate in the lift ticket giveaway - learn more at https://www.northeastskishow.com.  

I Ski NY Partners