With our first heavy snowfall upon us, anticipation for winter events and activities is at an all time high. Our cross-country ski trails are starting to be groomed, there are snowmobile tracks across town, and snowbanks are lining the streets. Outdoor winter gear is being pulled out of the garage and getting a tune-up for the upcoming spree of cold-weather events in Tupper Lake.
Ready to discover how we have fun in the winter? Check out this overview of some of our favorite annual happenings, and a couple of new and exciting events we've added to the list!
Big Tupper Brewing's Formal Event - December 30, 2017
NEW! Need a reason to get dressed up? Come out for a night full of dancing and drinks! Big Tupper Brewing is holding their first Formal Event and you're invited. At 8 p.m. the dining tables will be moved aside to create a dance floor so you can groove to D.J. Kevin St. Louis! Proceeds will benefit the Tupper Lake Little League Field of Dreams project. Come out for a fun night that will benefit a great cause.
Irish New Year's Celebration - December 31, 2017
Join Big Tupper Brewing for their Irish New Year's Celebration. The celebrating begins at 7 p.m. — when it's officially midnight in Dublin, Ireland. There will be live music, food, and drink specials. If you don't think you can make it until midnight, this is the place for you to celebrate New Year's Eve!
Phil Edwards Hockey Tournament - January 5-7, 2018
Sharpen your blades! For the 4th year, teams will take to the ice to compete in the annual Phil Edwards Hockey Tournament. Hosted by the Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce, the tournament runs from Friday, January 5 through Sunday, January 7. Enter your team or come out and be a spectator for some great fast-action hockey.
Northern Challenge Fishing Derby - February 3, 2018
Enter to fish in one of the largest ice fishing tournaments in New York State! Hosted by the Tupper Lake Rod & Gun Club, anglers from all over will take to the ice on Simon Pond in hopes of winning over $35,000 in cash and prizes at The Northern Challenge Fishing Derby. The Northern Pike contest draws over a thousand men and women in the quest to try to catch the record-sized pike. The tournament is from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a $35 entry fee.
Lumberjack & Jill Weekend - February 17-18, 2018
NEW! Join us for the first annual Lumberjack & Jill Weekend hosted by Big Tupper Brewing. This event is bound to bring out the winter heritage of lumberjacks and Tupper Lake. The event is currently in the final planning stages, but there are sure to be multiple games, tons of food and drinks, and some great live music. There will be no shortage of fun at Big Tupper Brewing on this winter weekend in February.
The Brew-Ski - February 24, 2018
On February 24, the Groomed Cross-Country Ski Center trails turn into a beer trail! Multiple breweries from around the area will set up along the mile-long cross-country ski loop for the annual Brew-Ski. For a small fee participants can ski or snowshoe along the trail to different brew stations, sample beer, and mingle by the fire pits at each location. Bundle up, grab your skis, and enjoy this one-of-a-kind event!
While these are our bigger events slated for this winter, always check out our events calendar to see live music schedules and other smaller events that pop up throughout the season.
Find your event, book a room, and plan your trip to Tupper Lake this winter.
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