If you are in Lake Placid or are planning on visiting, the first weekend of March will provide you with multiple events for every age group.
Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live! – March 1st & 2nd – 6pm
Lake Placid Center for the Arts – 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid – $15 in advance/ $20 at the door
This interactive event provides you with a tour that begins in pre-historic Australia. You will be able to observe & meet with a collection of life-like dinosaurs and other creatures. It is guaranteed to thrill and entertain while stimulating imaginations. This event is put together by skilled performers and puppeteers with the help of professional paleontologists! For more information about this event, click here to visit their website.
The 16th Annual Backcountry Ski Festival – March 2nd – 4th
Keene Valley, NY – Advanced Registration For Classes – Prices vary
This is a natural snow in natural terrain event. It combines all the elements of touring, climbing and downhill skiing to provide you with a real winter mountaineering experience. It is a weekend celebration of skiing, mini demos, instructional clinics, backcountry tours, guest athletes & slideshows. Check out the full event schedule here.
Snommegang Lake Placid – March 3rd – 2-6 pm
High Peaks Resort – 2384 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid – $50/person – Must be 21+
Featuring 30 of America’s best breweries with medal worthy beers. Hors d’oeuvre stations included with ticket price. Enjoy delicious beer with the stunning view of Lake Placid. Visitors will also be able to enjoy Saturday late night specials at surrounding bars and restaurants as well as Sunday Hair of the Dog Brunch specials. The confirmed breweries for Lake Placid are:
1911 Hard Cider, Blue Line Brewery, Big Slide Brewery, Big Tupper Brewing, Boulevard Brewing Company, Browns Brewing, Dogfish Head Craft, Empire Brewing, Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Good Nature Farm Brewery, Jack’s Abby, Lake Placid Pub & Brewery, Saranac Brewery, Shiner, Sixpoint Brewery, Sloop Brewery, Troegs Independent Brewing, Two Roads Brewing Co., Wachusett Brewing Company.
This is a great opportunity to try multiple New York breweries as well as national craft brands with a stunning Lake Placid background.