Thunder Ridge, Eugene Tyler Band, Blues Maneuver, and Wayne Fugate to Perform
Highmount, NY – The New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) announces that Belleayre Mountain will host its annual Fall Festival Saturday and Sunday, October 8 and 9, 2022.
The event will feature live music and dancing, German-style food and beverages, and rides on the Catskill Thunder Gondola throughout each day. Additionally, there will be local craft vendors, including photography, hand-crafted jewelry, handmade dolls, clothing, and accessories. Family entertainment includes pumpkin decorating, face painting and balloon twisting (noon to 3:00 pm), arts and crafts, a bounce house and climbing wall, lawn games, a cornhole bean bag toss, giant Jenga, and disc golf.
The event’s live music performers include:
- Thunder Ridge – Saturday 11 to 1 pm
- Eugene Tyler Band – Saturday 2 to 4 pm
- Blues Maneuver – Sunday 11 to 1 pm
- Wayne Fugate – Sunday 2 to 4 pm
Additional activities and offerings include:
- Smokey Bear meet-and-greet Saturday and Sunday.
- The Ulster County Sheriff’s K9 Department will also meet and greet attendees as well as offer demonstrations on both days of the festival.
- The Belleayre Mountain team will be selling Frequent Skier Cards and season passes for the upcoming winter season.
- Attendees can also save on Belleayre merchandise in the retail store and winter equipment and clothing with skis, boots, apparel, and accessories available from the Pro Ski and Ride shop.
All activities will be centered at Belleayre’s Discovery Lodge, and hours are as follows:
Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Admission and parking are free. Roundtrip gondola rides from the Discovery Lodge to the summit are $20 for adults (20 to 64), $10 for juniors/teens (7 to 17) and seniors (70+), and free for children six and under. Gondola access is free for all 2022/2023 season passholders with pass present.
Further details are available at belleayre.com.
Established in 1982, the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) was created by the State of New York to manage the facilities used during the 1980 Olympic Winter Games at Lake Placid. ORDA operates Whiteface, Belleayre, and Gore Mountains, Mt. Van Hoevenberg, the James C. Sheffield Speed Skating Oval, the Olympic Jumping Complex, and the Olympic Center. As host to international and national championships, ORDA has brought millions of athletes, spectators, and participants to the regions it serves, resulting in significant economic development.