Ticonderoga to hold End of Winter Carnival

TICONDEROGA — The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) Promotions Committee in coordination with the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce and Silver Bay YMCA Teen Center, as well as local businesses and organization are pleased to announce they will host the Second Annual Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival on Saturday, March 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ticonderoga Armory and Ticonderoga Recreational Areas. The carnival will offer games, indoor and outdoor activities, carnival food, and fun for all ages.

Highlight of activities will include carnival games, bouncy house, magic show, clown, face-painting, full face art, balloon animals, big screen Wii and Dance-Dance Revolution, ice skating, broom ball, paddle tennis, music, crafts, photo booth, snowmobile rides, mini-golf, ping pong, slap shot hockey, shuffleboard, bowling, and much more. All of the activities except paddle tennis, ice skating, snowmobile rides, and broom ball will take place at the Ticonderoga Armory. Some activities are weather dependent.

Connect with the volunteers and staff at the Ticonderoga Armory that day. The Magic Show sponsored by the Ticonderoga Festival Guild will take place at 12:30 PM at the Ticonderoga Armory. Food will also be available at the event including hotdogs, bottled water, popcorn, cotton candy, and other items. All food for this event will be available at the Ticonderoga Armory.

The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) has coordinated a variety of business promotions and specials that will be available March 4th, 5th, & 6th. The Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival 2016 Promotions & Specials flyer is available at www.ticonderogany.com, at the Chamber Office, or from participating businesses. You must have the flyer or mentioned End of Winter Carnival to receive the promotions.

“Think Local! Shop! Spend! Support! Your Community – Your Future. We hope to see many community members and visitors at the End of Winter Carnival as well as supporting our local businesses throughout the weekend,” shared Matthew Courtright – TACC Executive Director.

In addition North Lake George Paddle will welcome those interested in playing paddle tennis or learning more about paddle tennis to their facility next to Eddie’s Restaurant on Route 9N from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (weather dependent). Transportation to Northern Lake George Paddle from the Ticonderoga Armory with a stop at the Ticonderoga Skating Rink will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 5. Ice skating and broom ball will take place at the skating rink.

Sponsors for the event in addition to the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership, Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce, and Silver Bay YMCA Teen Center, include Ticonderoga Elks Lodge, Ticonderoga Festival Guild, Walmart of Ticonderoga, Optics of Ticonderoga, Adirondack Trail Riders, Five Nations Golf, Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union, Glens Falls National Bank, Northern Lake George Paddle, Ticonderoga Arts, The Country Florist & Gifts, and Stewarts Shops. The Ticonderoga High School is also participating in the event by providing student volunteers.

For more information please contact the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TMSP Coordinator) at 518-585-6619 or visit www.timainstreet.org. You can also stop by the Chamber office located at 94 Montcalm Street, Suite 1 in Downtown Ticonderoga.

For a Ticonderoga Area calendar of events or a Ticonderoga Area Business Directory call 518-585-6619 or visit www.ticonderogany.com.

Pictured are volunteers representing some of the organizations and businesses who sponsored the 1st Annual Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival in 2015.

The TACC is pleased to announce that a number of area businesses are offering promotions and specials March 4, 5 and 6 as part of the Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival being organized by the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership, Silver Bay YMCA Teen Center, the Chamber and other organizations and businesses. The Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival will be held Saturday, March 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ticonderoga Armory and recreational areas. The Chamber is encouraging community members and visitors to Think Local this weekend and all year long.

“Shop! Spend! Support! Your Community – Your Future. A Ticonderoga Area business directory can be found by visiting www.ticonderogany.com," said TACC Executive Director Matthew Courtright.

End of Winter promos