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Belleayre Music Festival Holds Annual Silent Auction Fundraiser BBQ

Highmount, NY (April 28, 2009) - The Belleayre Triple Crown Award is making its debut at the First Annual Memorial Day Weekend Splash into Summer Extravaganza. On Saturday, May 23 Belleayre will host a Kayak Regatta at the Belleayre Beach, a Mountain Biking Race to the Summit and an afternoon Rail Jam at the Overlook Lodge featuring DJ Wavy Davy. Visitors are welcome to register for each event and encouraged to enter all three with the possibility of winning the newly created Belleayre Triple Crown. The prize for an individual who wins all three events is a package of 2009-2010 Season Passes for a family of four. Boston Culinary Group will have the Overlook Lounge and Bar open for a memorable Memorial Day Party and BBQ that all are invited to join. Memorial Day Weekend will be the last chance for guests to get their 2009-2010 Season Passes at the Super Early Bird discount rate. This deal gives new Belleayre ‘09-‘10 season pass holders 10% off last year's early bird special; Current pass-holders will save 20% of last season's early bird pass price. Further added perks to purchasing a Super Early Bird Season Pass include a free season-long workshop and discount guest lift tickets for a total value of over $1100. The popular $99 4-Packs will also be on sale during the Splash-Into-Summer Extravaganza Weekend at Overlook Lodge on 05/23 and 05/24 from 10am-4pm when four adult passes will be available for purchase for only $99. Be sure to see www.belleayre.com for all event details, event registration information, and applicable rules and restrictions. This great deal is limited to one 4-Pack per household. Summer starts on Saturday, May 23 of Memorial Day Weekend with the opening of the Belleayre Beach at Pine Hill Lake offering guests swimming, boating, Aqua School programming, Eco-Adventures and guided hikes. The swimming facility will be open on weekends until its full-time opening on June 20. A calendar summer events and registration for programming will be available on May 11. And when planning the family reunion or company BBQ consider renting one of the pavilions at the Beach that is outfitted with electricity and built-in grills. On Sunday, May 24 the Belleayre Music Festival will be holding their annual Memorial Day Silent Auction Fundraiser BBQ at Overlook Lodge starting at 5pm. Help support the Belleayre Music Festival while bidding on local Catskill artisan crafts, luxury travel destinations, fine dining, entertainment and much more. This fun event includes complimentary wine, a cash bar, a BBQ and dancing to the live music of the Usual Suspects. The fundraiser will also include an online auction at www.missionfish.com with a series of ski vacation packages including lodging, lift tickets, lessons and rentals. Visit www.belleayremusic.org for more details. The Belleayre Conservatory is currently selling tickets for its 2009 Summer Season. Be sure to check out the great line-up featuring Bob Marley's legendary band The Original Wailers, the Abba the Tour with Mama Mia and more, and Mary Wilson of the Supremes with a 50th Anniversary of Motown celebration. Summer evenings at the Belleayre Tent are the most memorable for Catskill visitors. Please visit the Belleayre Music Festival's website for a full concert listing and ticket purchasing information at www.belleayremusic.org. Belleayre Mountain is a year-round outdoor recreation area in the Catskill Mountains operated by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. 

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Contact: Jonathan King Belleayre Mountain Marketing Department Phone: 845-254-5600 X2437 Email: jdking@gw.dec.state.ny.us Web: http://www.belleayre.com/ Belleayre Snow Phone: 800-942-6904