Jaelyn Granger, Katie Palandrani, Grace Ginn and Andrea Rich enjoy a hay ride at the 2012 WinterFest in Ticonderoga. Despite the lack of snow, festivities went on. The 2013 WinterFest will be Feb. 9.
Photo by Nancy Frasier.
Ticonderoga Ticonderoga businesses will participate in the annual WinterFest by offering sales and promotions.
WinterFest, Ticonderoga’s celebration of winter fun, is slated for Saturday, Feb. 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Bicentennial Park and surrounding venues.
Sponsored by the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership, WinterFest will include snowshoeing, ice skating, sledding, a fun run/walk, broomball, snowmobile rides, wagon rides and a Cook’s Mountain hike. Penelope the Clown will also be in the lobby of the Ticonderoga Community Building to entertain children.
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce is promoting Ticonderoga area businesses that will offering sales and promotions the day of the event.
“As always, we want to stress the importance of shopping and getting services local,” said matthew Courtright, chamber executive director. “Please support Ticonderoga area businesses as they support the chamber and the community in so many ways. Be sure to visit the businesses offering promotions in coordination with WinterFest who are all chamber members.
“Spending your money locally does matter and makes a difference,” he said.
Aubuchon Hardware will offer 10 percent off regular items and will fill propane barbecue tanks for $14.99.Call 585-7220 for additional details.
Best Western Plus will offer a “weekend get-away” for $55 a night. Rooms will include two queen beds, hot coca and cookies along with access to the pool and hot tub. The promotion is available Fridays and Saturdays through March 1. Call 585-2378 for more information.
The Burgoyne Grill will offer 15 percent off all day. Call 585-9097 for details.
Burleigh’s Luncheonette will offer 10 percent off during WinterFest. Call 585-6262 for information.
Dunkin’ Donuts will offer a free donut to mark the day. Call 503-5063 for details.
Montcalm Liquor will give away a free “nip size” bottle of liquor with each purchase. Call 585-6025 for information.
Sugar & Spice Country Shoppe will have 10 percent off during WinterFest. It will also offer healthy refreshments. Call 585-7727 for information.