ESWG 2019



January 31 - February 3, 2019

The 2019 Empire State Winter Games is a multi-day sports event hosted in the Adirondack Park, New York, from January 31 - February 3. In its 39th year, the Games will bring together athletes from across New York State and beyond to compete in over 30 winter sports events. The 2018 Games included more than 2,100 athletes of all ages, including master divisions, and the 2019 Games are expected to exceed that number.


Get the full Lake Placid Olympic experience at the 2019 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! 


Our printable Event Guide contains everything you need to know about the 2019 ESWG, both as an athlete and a spectator. Schedules and maps are included, so be sure to print out or pick up your guide before the Games begin!


Like Empire State Winter Games on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @ESWGames. Share your own winter sport photos by using #eswgames!


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.



Thanks to these participating municipalities:

Town of Brighton

Essex County, NY

Franklin County, NY

Town of Harrietstown

Village of Lake Placid

Town and Village of Malone

Town of North Elba

Town and Village of Tupper Lake

Village of Saranac Lake


Special thanks to Adaptive Spirit for their support of Adaptive Empire State Winter Games events.