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It looks like Rain so... Fall Fest is moving indoors!!

Despite the forecasted weather, Maple Ski Ridge’s 16th Annual Fall Fest tradition will continue this weekend. Arrangements have been made to move all our vendors, food, and other activities into the lodge or under large tents. We have quite an excellent lineup of craft vendors and boutique food items along with some fun silent auction prizes. Our Rental Shop will be open for its first day of Seasonal Rentals and our Maple Ski Ridge booth will be available to answer questions about registration for ski/snowboard lessons and season passes. Fall Fest attendees receive an additional $10 discount off their seasonal rentals and can pick up a coupon for $10 off the purchase of their season passes or lessons. Weather-dependent activities such as chair lift rides, hay rides, and the kid's zone bounce houses will not go forward if it is raining for the safety of our staff and our customers. The antique car show has been rescheduled for a later date.

Featuring countless activities for all ages,

Maple Ski Ridge is proud to be holding our 16th Annual Fall Festival!

October 7th, 2023 

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 


Check out all of the fun activities we offer below:

Craft & Vendor Show

Whether you are a crafter, run a non-profit, or are a small business owner, our craft and vendor show is an excellent way to highlight your services. If you are interested in participating as a vendor, please apply and submit payment via our online application below. We also accept paper application with check payment if you prefer. Please do not complete a paper application if you register online.  

Vendor Registration is Closed

Tractor Show &
Small Engine Displays

Our tractor show and small engine displays are a unique feature to our fall festival. Help teach the younger generations about the past and reminisce about times past with these fun machine displays!


Hay Wagon Rides

Nothing screams fall more than a tractor drawn hay wagon ride. Enjoy this traditional fall activity as a whole family. This event is suitable for all ages!

Chair Lift Rides

Want an aerial view of Upstate New York's fall foliage? Enjoy a trip to the top of the hill and enjoy the majestic view!  The chairlift ride is a one stop experience, and after you can walk down our scenic ridge, back to the main area. Feel free to take some photos along the way!


Raffles and Silent Auction

Each year Maple Ski Ridge hosts a 50/50 raffle and silent auction. Buy tickets to enter to win items from vendors, crafters, donors and special prizes from Maple Ski Ridge! All proceeds from our silent auction are donated to support The Weekend Backpack Partnership program, which provides a reliable source of nutritious food for hundreds of elementary children facing food insecurity in Schenectady County.


From breakfast sandwiches and hamburgers prepared by our Maple Ski Ridge crew, to local community food vendors in our area, you are sure to find something tasty at our Fall Fest. 

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Car Show

Presented by Capital Car Shows, come and display your vintage car/truck for the community to see! Each year trophies are given to the crowds favorite vehicles. Come vote for your favorite!

Discounts for Ski Season

It may be October, but its time to start thinking about ski season. We offer our best prices on lesson programs, season passes and seasonal rentals at Fall Fest. Stop on over to get ready for winter!

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