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Teddy Roosevelt Weekend in Newcomb: Activities, Events & More

Did you know Teddy Roosevelt had a love for the Adirondacks and a special connection with Newcomb, NY? This small town in the heart of the Adirondack Park was actually the starting point of Roosevelt's midnight ride to the presidency. Join in the community's celebration of the life and times of Teddy Roosevelt during TR Weekend, September 9 - 11, 2022.

Teddy Roosevelt and people

Photo provided by Discover Newcomb

During the three-day celebration, events will take place all over the Town of Newcomb. There will be nature walks, demonstrations, food, activities for kids and families, and more.

Note, as of August 31, 2022, events are still in the planning stage and are subject to change.

2022 Dates

  • Friday, September 9, 7:30am to 5pm
  • Saturday, September 10, 7:30am to 5pm
  • Sunday, September 11, 7:30am to 5pm

2022 Schedule


  • Family Feud at 6:30pm


  • Car Was at 10am
  • Eric Peter/Lunch & Bake Sale at 12pm
  • Tea With Teddy at 2:30pm
  • TR Round Table with Roy Ginsberg at 6pm
  • Fireworks at 8:30pm
  • Woodman Scrimmage
  • Climb Goodnow Mountain
  • Kids Fishing Derby
  • TR Weekend Craft Sale
  • Free! Santanoni Wagon Rides


  • Midnight Ride to Presidency at 8:30am
  • TR Weekend Golf tournament at 9am
  • TY Yandon 5K Race at 9am
  • "Teddy" Roosevelt and the Black Bear at 9:30am
  • Free! Santanoni Wagon Rides

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