ESWG OLYMPIC SITES PASSPORT The Empire State Winter Games does not charge admission fees for spectators. However, some of our Olympic sports venues charge an entry fee. The best way to experience all the Empire State Winter Games has to offer is with an ESWG Olympic Sites Passport. This pass gains you entry to all Olympic venues throughout the weekend of the Games. Buy your Passport in advance or at Athlete Check-In to recieve the special $30 rate! The pass includes admittance to Whiteface gondola (foot passengers only — this is not a lift ticket), Olympic Jumping Complex, Olympic Sliding Center and the Lake Placid Olympic Museum. The Olympic Center offers free admission to all events.
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A REGIONAL EVENT 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; the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority, and New York State Senator Betty Little.
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, and Mount Pisgah.
LPECQD, Inc, a subsidiary of ROOST, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit and is fiscally responsible for the Empire State Winter Games.