Empire State Winter Games

FEBRUARY 1-4, 2018
Lake Placid, NY

John DiGiacomo
Start of the 10K Cross Country Ski Race in the 2015 Empire State Winter Games. Photo: John DiGiacomo

The Empire State Winter Games are set to begin this year on Thursday, February 1, 2018.

The 2018 Empire State Winter Games is a multi-day community-driven sports event hosted in Lake Placid, New York, from February 1 – February 4. In its 38th year, the Games bring together athletes from across New York State and beyond to compete in over 30 winter sports events. The 2017 Games included more than 2,100 athletes of all ages, including master divisions, and this year’s Games are expected to exceed that number.

Sport venues are located in Lake Placid, Wilmington, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, Malone, and Paul Smiths.

Venues include: Lake Placid Olympic Center Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid Olympic Jumping and Sliding complexes, Lake Placid Village Municipal Parking Lot, Whiteface Mountain, Paul Smith’s College, Paul Smith’s College VIC, Saranac Lake Civic Center Ice Rink, Dewey Mountain Recreation Area, Tupper Lake Memorial Civic Center, Olympic Cross Country and Biathlon Center, Titus Mountain, and Mount Pisgah.

Find the official schedule here on their website and use it to keep up with the many events.

From Lake Placid: 8 miles
Website: https://www.empirestatewintergames.com