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Pride Center logoLGBTQ+ Community Invited to Two-Day Event at Belleayre Mountain in The Catskills

Albany, N.Y. – A new event in 2024 will add wintertime wonder to the roster of activities available to LGBTQ+ residents and travelers in New York State. The Capital Region’s first-ever Pride Ski Weekend will be held January 20 – 21 at Belleayre Mountain, featuring two fabulous days of slope-side fun for the LGBTQ+ community.

ORDA2022vrtTickets On Sale Now Here, With Exclusive Early Promotion Pricing Available

Lake Placid, N.Y. (September 15, 2023) – The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) announces that the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup will return to the Olympic Jumping Complex in Lake Placid, February 9-11, 2024. This event joins the calendar with two additional World Cup events already confirmed for this winter season at Mt Van Hoevenberg: World Cup Luge on Dec. 8-9 and World Cup Bobsled & Skeleton on March 22-24. 

Lake Placid Loppet 2023Lake Placid, NY – The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) announces that the Lake Placid Loppet cross country ski races are returning to Mt Van Hoevenberg on February 26, 2023.

The Loppet first began in 1983 and is widely regarded as a quintessential Nordic ski celebration and a long-standing favorite among enthusiasts across the U.S. and Canada. The full day of ski race events is open to all ages and abilities, with starts and finishes in Mt Van Hoevenberg’s new stadium just outside its Mountain Pass Lodge.

Mt. PeterOrange County, N.Y. (Jan. 24, 2023) – Winter weather has been a little late in coming this year, but now that chillier days are on the way, find your winter adventure in Orange County, N.Y. Whether it’s skiing, skating, snowboarding – or simply strolling among outdoor artworks in the invigorating air – the county offers winter the way you want it when the temperatures drop.

ORDA logoFIS, USANS, and ORDA Partnership Brings the World’s Best Men’s Ski Jumpers Back to North America 

Olympians to Compete at Newly Renovated Olympic Jumping Complex Including Gold Medalists Kobayashi and Lindvik 

Tickets for the Two Days of Competition on Sale Here  

Lake Placid, N.Y. – The New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) will host the International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS) Ski Jumping World Cup on February 10-12, 2023, at the Olympic Jumping Complex.

We Are NYSecond-Largest Global Winter Sporting Event Continues Through January 22; Tickets Are Available Here

Follows More Than $550 Million in State Investment to Renovate Sports Facilities, Improve Roads and Bridges, Upgrade Sports Infrastructure in Preparation for the Games

Games Will Include Several Measures to Promote Climate Action in Line with Governor's Sustainability Agenda

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the official start of the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games, welcoming 1,443 collegiate-athletes from more than 540 universities and 46 nations gathered to celebrate the biennial multi-winter sports event. The Lake Placid 2023 FISU Games will feature competition in 12 winter sports and 85 events in venues throughout the Adirondack North Country in Lake Placid as well as Wilmington, Saranac Lake, Potsdam, Canton and North Creek. The competition schedule and tickets to the events are available here

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedFrom premier experiences to fun attractions to tasty eateries and comfy accommodations, there are plenty of fresh places to visit in the Empire State

New York, NY (January 11, 2023) – This year, open any of several new doors across New York State to come be a part of an inviting selection of places to visit, explore and enjoy. World renowned events and state-of-the-art cultural attractions provide visitors with opportunities for a vacation like no other. Boutique hotels, restored lodging and innovative properties welcome travelers, and a roster of restaurants and rooftop bars serve up memorable fare. Paired with engaging and amazing nature experiences, New York State provides unique getaways not available anywhere else.

We Are NYVenue Will Host Curling Competitions During Upcoming Lake Placid 2023 World University Games 

Revitalized Facility Enhances Regional Sports Infrastructure to Support Future Events, Complements State Investments in ORDA Facilities  

Games Happening January 12-22 Throughout North Country; Tickets Available Here  

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the completion of the nearly $7 million upgrade project at Saranac Lake Civic Center in Franklin County. The year-round, not-for-profit recreation and events facility underwent significant interior and exterior improvements, and the completion coincides with the upcoming Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games beginning January 12, and the Center will host the Games' men's and women's curling competitions. The project was supported by more than $5 million in Upstate Revitalization Initiative funds from Empire State Development, through the North Country Regional Economic Development Council. …

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedNew and cozy accommodations, festive special events, and upgrades at ski areas guarantee an incredible winter getaway

New York, NY – January 5, 2023 – As the winter season kicks into high gear, New York State welcomes visitors from near and far to enjoy high adrenaline ski adventures, après ski drinks in igloo bars, and hot chocolate by the crackling fire. Travelers will be greeted with annual events from spectacular light displays and magical colorful ice castles, to improved guest experiences at several ski mountains and resorts, helping couples, families and friends make unforgettable memories this winter.

We Are NYIncludes Upgrades to Winter Sports Facilities, New Retail and Dining Areas, Improvements to Raise Environmental Standard for Future Host Cities   

Newly Renovated Lake Placid Olympic Museum to Open Tomorrow at Lake Placid Olympic Center      

Tickets to Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games Available Here      

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the completion of a $104 million renovation of the Lake Placid Olympic Center ahead of the Lake Placid 2023 FISU World University Games, which will take place from January 12-22, 2023. The renovations, completed by the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority, include upgrades to the Olympic Center's year-round facilities, as well as an all-new retail shop, indoor and outdoor dining area, and a fully updated Lake Placid Olympic Museum, which will open tomorrow, Thursday, December 8. Together, these upgrades mark the completion of final preparations for the Games and will support future winter sporting events in Lake Placid. …

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