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ROOST LOGOLake Placid, NY - James McKenna, CEO of the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST), applauds Governor Cuomo and the state legislature for an on-time New York state budget that is highly favorable to the Adirondacks and North Country.

“The 2019 budget brings fantastic news for our region, thanks to the governor and our region’s legislative delegation,” said McKenna. “Their ongoing commitment to funding programs and infrastructure that will spur economic growth through tourism is a great benefit to the North Country.”…

ROOST LOGOLake Placid, Adirondacks USA – Approximately 1500 restaurant industry professionals are expected to attend the Renzi Food Show at the Conference Center at Lake Placid on April 10, 2018.

The invitation-only annual event is generating overnight bookings at area hotels on Monday, April 9, and Tuesday, April 10. As in past years, it is expected that attendees will not only be participating in the food show, but will also be visiting local businesses during those two days.

Water's EdgeOld Forge, N.Y. – Water’s Edge Inn in Old Forge has partnered with idoolocal to host two unique events in May.

An experience Old Forge Culinary and Cultural Adventure on May 5th-6th. The experience includes overnight accommodations at Water’s Edge Inn and a unique opportunity to explore Old Forge, NY like never before with special experiences crafted for this event.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedComplements Hosting of the 2019 International Children's Games and 2021 Bobsled and Skeleton World Championships  

Bid Supported by the North Country Regional Economic Development Council  

March 5, 2018 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the International University Sports Federation selected Lake Placid as the site for the 2023 Winter World University Games. Delegates from the Adirondack North Country Global Sports Committee and FISU signed a memorandum of understanding at the FISU headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland last week after nearly a year and a half of negotiations. This will be the second time Lake Placid has hosted the Games, the first time being in 1972, and the third time New York State has hosted, with Buffalo hosting in 1993. The Games have never been hosted by another state in the U.S.

Sarah PellSarah Pell and her Struggle for History & Human Rights

Ticonderoga, NY – Fort Ticonderoga’s “Fort Fever Series” continues on Sunday, March 11, at 2:00 p.m. with a program on “A ‘Charmingly Aggressive Woman’ Sarah Pell’s Struggle for History & Human Rights” presented by Miranda Peters, Fort Ticonderoga’s Director of Collections. During this program, explore images, archival materials, and collections never before seen by the public, and recently cataloged by museum staff that reveal glimpses of Sarah Pell’s impactful work. This program is part of the National Women’s History Month celebration.

Tupper Lake Craft Beer and Cross-country skiingTupper Lake, NY - Embark on a craft beer-and-skiing tour this season and glide along on the growing network of groomed trails, stopping along the way to sample the region’s best brews.

The Tupper Lake Brew-ski returns on February 24 with eight local breweries serving their craft beers along the one and a half miles of beautifully maintained ski trails at the Tupper Lake Golf Course.

Ticonderoga Winter CarnivalTiconderoga, NY – February 8, 2018 – The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) Promotions Committee in coordination with the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce and Silver Bay YMCA Teen Center, as well as local businesses and organization are pleased to announce they will host the Fourth Annual Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 and that new aspects including fireworks display have been added to enhance the event. This FREE family friendly event will include activities all day and throughout the evening. Business promotions and specials will be available all weekend.

Fort Ticonderoga Fever Series ProgramTiconderoga, NY – Fort Ticonderoga’s “Fort Fever Series” continues on Sunday, February 11, at 2:00 p.m. with a program on “Soldiers of Color at Ticonderoga” presented by Stuart Lilie, Vice President of Public History and Operations. During this program, explore the diversity of soldiers who fought at Ticonderoga and examine how attitudes about soldiers of color varied dramatically within the numerous armies and empires that held Ticonderoga. This program is part of the National Black History Month celebration.

NYS Parks, Recreation, Historic Preservation Poughkeepsie, N.Y. – The 38th annual Empire State Winter Games will kick off on Thursday, February 1 and will run until Sunday, February 4 in Lake Placid. More than 2,500 participants will compete in 17 different sports during the three-day multi-sport festival.

The Games will kick off with an inaugural Torch Relay departing from New York City. A significant portion of their route between NYC and Albany will follow the future Empire State Trail. As a designated Empire State Trail Gateway, the Walkway Over the Hudson will be one of the main stops along the way.

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