Lift tickets available with paid admission for first 500 guests per day

Sunday afternoon bonus; first 250 receive lift tickets

ALBANY, NY; – The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase will offer winter sports fans multiple chances to score a free lift ticket to some of the best mountains in the Northeast during its three-day run, November 1-3, at the Albany Capital Center in Albany, NY.

The first 500 paid guests on Friday, November 1, will receive two-for-one lift tickets to various Vermont mountain resorts.

The first 500 paid guests on both Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3 will receive a free lift ticket to various New York ski resorts, courtesy of I SKI NY.

Additionally, the first 250 paid guests on Sunday, November 3 beginning at 1 p.m. will receive two-for-one lift tickets to participating mountains. The Sunday afternoon giveaway is valid for new guests only; Sunday morning lift ticket recipients are not eligible for the promotion.

Free lift tickets are available with paid admission. One free lift ticket per day per person. Visit for list of participating mountains; restrictions may apply.

The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase will host many of the nation’s most popular ski resorts, including Bolton Valley Resort; Bromley Mountain; Catamount Ski Area; Gore Mountain; Hunter Mountain; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort; Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort; Killington; Magic Mountain; Mount Snow Mountain Resort; Oak Mountain Ski Area; Pico Mountain; Smugglers’ Notch; Stratton Mountain Resort; Sugarbush Resort; Sunday River; West Mountain; Whiteface Mountain; and Windham Mountain.

Guests will be eligible to win a getaway package to one of North America’s most renowned ski destinations: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming. The trip for two includes roundtrip airfare from Albany to Jackson Hole; seven nights lodging at Jackson Hole; and five-day lift tickets at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Teton Village. No purchase necessary. Dates of travel are based on availability.

Visitors to the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase will find great deals on skis, snowboards, and top winter weather fashion brands, including clothing, accessories and gear from such popular winter sports retailers as Alpin Haus, Potter Brothers Ski & Snowboard Shops and Steiner’s Sports.

The highly popular Saratoga Eagle Craft Beer Garden, presented by Great Lakes Brewing Company, will feature large-screen monitors where guests will be able to enjoy their favorite sporting events. Samples of local and regional craft brews and wines will be available on Friday from 4 to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday from noon to 5:30 p.m.; and Sunday from noon to 3:30 p.m.

Sampling tickets are $6 for three samples of any craft beer, wine or cider selections (cash only; must be 21 years of age or older).

Sunday morning mimosas will be available for purchase for $8 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Other attractions during the three-day event will include the Hannaford Family Fun Zone, featuring free family-friendly activities.

Guests may save $2 on tickets at the door by bringing a new, unwrapped toy to the show to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots holiday toy campaign, courtesy of NBT Bank.

In addition, guests who donate $10 at the show to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign will be entered to win exclusive gear from Monster Energy, including a snowboard, Monster Energy Bumpboxx and electric guitar. One winner will be selected randomly for each item at the conclusion of the show (no purchase necessary; need not be present to win).

The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase will take place on Friday, November 1 from 4 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, November 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Albany Capital Center is located at 55 Eagle Street in downtown Albany.

Tickets are on-sale now at Tickets are $10 per day when purchased in advance of the show. Tickets will be available at the door for $12 (cash only). A three-day value pass is available online for $25. Children 10 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.

Free parking is available at the nearby Times Union Center garage at 100 Beaver Street, which is connected to the Albany Capital Center via an enclosed walkway. Parking is provided courtesy of the Albany Auto Show, which will take place the same weekend at the Times Union Center.

Sponsors of the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase include: Saratoga Eagle; Hannaford Supermarkets; Monster Energy; NBT Bank; Stewart’s Shops; and I SKI NY.

Vendors interested in securing one of the few remaining exhibitor booths should contact Brooke Bardack by phone at (518) 221-9876 or via email at [email protected].

For more information about the Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase, visit,  like Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase on Facebook or follow on Twitter @NESkiShow.

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