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2020 Empire State Winter Games

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The 2020 Empire State Winter Games is a multi-day sports event hosted in the Adirondack Park, New York, from January 30 - February 2. In its 40th year, the Games will bring together athletes from across New York State and beyond to compete in over 30 winter sports events. The 2019 Games included more than 2,100 athletes of all ages, including master divisions, and the 2020 Games are expected to exceed that number.

Get the full Lake Placid Olympic experience at the 2020 Empire State Winter Games! Don't want to pay venue admissions all weekend? Purchase your ESWG Olympic Sites Passport and enjoy free entry to Whiteface Mountain, the Olympic Sports Complex, and the Olympic Jumping Complex, plus additional perks!

The Empire State Winter Games is a community-driven event, courtesy of a partnership between the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST); the towns of North Elba, Wilmington, Tupper Lake, Harrietstown, Malone, and Brighton; the villages of Lake Placid, Tupper Lake, Paul Smiths, Malone, Wilmington, and Saranac Lake; the counties of Essex and Franklin; and the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority.

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
  • Mid's Park in Lake Placid
  • 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
  • Mount Pisgah.

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