New Year’s Winter Fun in the Adirondack Region
ADIRONDACK REGION, NY- The Adirondacks are home to winter traditions that span centuries, generations and most importantly, enliven even the coldest winter days.
As snow descends on the Adirondack Mountains in Northern New York, families, friends and visitors look forward to a host of off-the-beaten-path winter events that offer the best of the outdoors and the Adirondack Region's rural communities.
Top Adirondack Winter Festivals and Events include:
Purchase a $12 First Night 2013 Button at participating stores throughout the villages and gain admittance to 21 entertainment acts in 11 different venues, including storytelling, family-friendly musical entertainment and dancing.
A series of free telemark clinics will be offered, as well as demonstrations. Participants are invited to watch or join in the Tour de Trees and Telemark Challenge Race. Then enjoy the après ski barbecue with brews and live music.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Trust, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainable development. Entry fee is $15 and includes a t-shirt and post-race refreshments.
Tickets are $17 for adults and $14 for juniors and seniors. Tickets for kids 6 years and under are free.
Visitors will enjoy free movie showings, concerts and more.
The Adirondack Region is a six-million-acre park offering limitless recreation amid 2,000 miles of hiking trails and 3,000 lakes and ponds. Part of the largest temperate forest in the world, the Adirondacks are also home to 103 towns and villages. Connect with the Adirondacks on Facebook.com/visitadirondacks or Twitter.com/visitadks.
For additional events information, lodging packages and winter travel ideas, log onto www.visitadirondacks.com