Liberty Ridge Farm kicks off 2012 at the Capital Region’s Premier Bridal Show Extravaganza

SCHAGHTICOKE, NY (01/27/2012)(readMedia)– Liberty Ridge Farm kicks off 2012 at the Capital Region’s Premier Bridal Show Extravaganza. The Annual Hall of Springs Wedding Show takes place on January 29, 2012 from 11am to 3pm. Liberty Ridge Farm will be located in the Saratoga Auto Museum portion of the show surrounded by iconic vintage automobiles. Liberty Ridge Farm offers weddings venues at their award winning destination in Schaghticoke, N.Y. on the banks of the picturesque Hoosic River.

From Blue Jeans to Bow Ties, Liberty Ridge Farm offers indoor and outdoor wedding venues with breathtaking views that dazzle and delight. The Gifford Barn, a Dutch style barn hosts 2400 sq. ft. of reception space decorated in an equestrian theme, high ceilings, exposed beams and beautiful cherry harvest tables that offer the ultimate in rustic elegance. The Bridal Room located within the Gifford Barn gives the bride and her bridal party a place to relax, share and get ready for their special day. A sweeping hard wood deck runs the entire length of the Gifford Barn, just steps outside of the “Quincy Room” showcasing inspiring views of the grounds and the Hoosic River. The deck is a prime location where groups can enjoy cocktails, conversations and camaraderie, the deck also acts as a spectacular observation point for an optional fireworks display. Outdoor receptions are nestled on the edge of a 12 acre cornfield in the festive 4000 sq. ft. event tent. The tents charm has a fanciful sentiment that presents fantastic photo opportunities in every corner, boasting a large dance floor, ambiance lighting and choice of elegant or casual seating options.

In addition to attending the farm’s first wedding show, Liberty Ridge Farm has been busy preparing for the upcoming wedding season by adding a new wedding ceremony site on the farm, a new cultured stone walkway that leads up to the Grand Entrance of the Gifford Barn and new wedding options including; a DJ company that has an laser light show set to music, a Grand Fireworks display, and even a children’s activity hour so the parents can enjoy cocktail hour while the kids are entertained with age appropriate activities during the celebration. At Liberty Ridge Farm the wedding party and guests have the farm for the day, with staff that attend to their every need. If a couple have a caterer in mind Liberty Ridge provides space so a couple may choose their own licensed caterer or Liberty Ridge’s own Farmhouse kitchen is presenting catering packages. If the Bride or Groom are looking for local catering options, Liberty Ridge Farm also works closely with Longfellows and the Old Daley Inn Catering Company to provide a wide variety of catering options.

“Our wedding offering has been refined as our destination has been growing in popularity. We couldn’t be more thrilled about becoming a part of so many couples special day, said Cynthia Gifford owner of Liberty Ridge Farm. Our focus has been on creating a venue with the country charm that so many couples have been looking for. Our Farmhouse kitchen is now presenting wedding packages with local foods being offered on our menu. We are now offering a new children’s activity hour in response to recent requests for a wedding option, what a great solution to entertain the children during the wedding celebration. Our farm staff take all the children in attendance to Brad’s Barnyard, a combination of hands on age appropriate outdoor activities, giving parents an opportunity to relax and enjoy the cocktail hour. This options makes the kids feel special and gives them something really enjoyable to do while in the midst of such an adult centered event. This year we have added many new options as niches within our wedding packages. These are just a few reason “We Grow Memories”, with each step on our farm.”

Liberty Ridge Farm is the Northeast’s premier agri-tourism destination. Now in their 13th Season the Farm is opening full year round. Liberty Ridge Farm has entertained families for 12 Seasons, coming up with new and exciting corn maze designs that delight hearts and minds. The 2012 season marks the first year that Liberty Ridge Farm embarks on offering something in every season of the year. Liberty Ridge Farm currently offers their location for corporate events, social gatherings, company picnics, school educational field trips, weddings, sweet sixteen parties and more. The agri-tourism season runs from Mid September to Early November each year offering the public over 20 child inspired activities that combine a full day of adventure with food, fun and entertainment all in one place.

Liberty Ridge Farm, 29 Bevis Road, Schaghticoke, NY.

visit or call             518-664-1515       .

For information regarding this press release:

Contact Michael Velardi-518-207-6052


Maple Ski Ridge has New Years Eve Party planned to usher in 2012

ROTTERDAM, NY (12/23/2011)(readMedia)– Maple Ski Ridge announces their Holday Hours and a New Years Eve Bash that is now open for pre-registration. The New Years Eve Bash on December 31st is an annual celebration that is planned to have a Live DJ with Karaoke and a dinner buffet. The fun will begin at 7pm and end at 11pm, with the dinner buffet being served from 7-9pm. Maple Ski Ridge has asked all people interested in celebrating a family fun day of skiing and relaxing to go online to their e-store and register for the event at: click on the link that says to “Buy Tickets Online”. If anyone has any questions regarding registering online please contact the Maple Ski Ridge office at 518-381-4700 .

The New Years Eve Bash this year will offer a friendly setting for all ages to celebrate with the Maple Ski Ridge family. The celebration is sure to start 2012 off with great fun, dancing and singing the night away while also being able to take advantage of the great outdoor excitement. Parents, Grandparents and friends are encouraged to bring the little ones to eat, ski, play and sing karaoke in this New Year’s family celebration.

Maple Ski Ridge officially opened on December 18th for it’s 49th Season and has been busy making snow in a round the clock mission of providing the very best in conditions and trails. Now open for their Holiday Hours, they are looking forward to spending time with everyone who visits during winter break. They are accepting enrollments for ski and snowboard lessons, as well as their after school programs by calling the office, if you have questions you can also email :

Maple Ski Ridge Holiday Hours are:

Tuesday 12/20- Friday12/23 HOURS ARE 3PM-9Pm.

Saturday 12/24 Hours are 9am-4pm

Sunday 12/25 CLOSED

Monday 12/26 thru Friday 12/30 9am-9pm.

Saturday 12/31 Open 9am-11pm

**New Year’s Eve Party 7pm-11pm ( New Year’s Eve Party Please Pre-register)

Sunday 1/1/12 9am-4pm

“We are so excited to share our New Year Celebration with everyone. This year we have planned some great music and food that is sure to make everyone feel right at home as we ski into the twilight, said Kate Michener, Marketing/Special Events Coordinator at Maple Ski Ridge.” Michener also said, ” The buffet is $5 and is offered to anyone who purchases a lift ticket or has a season pass. We will have the fire going, with food and friends, what a great way to usher in the new year. The only requirement we have is that we are asking everyone to please pre-register, we want to make sure the party is the best we can put on and knowing how many people are going to come makes is easier for us to put on a great party.”

Maple Ski Ridge is “The Capital Regions Best Kept Secret” where it is easy to ski local and ski often, is open for it’s 49th winter season. Located in the rolling hills of Rotterdam just minutes off the NYS Thruway offering families a winter destination to share snowy adventures. Maple Ski Ridge offers daily Skiing and a Snowboarding on two chair lifts and two surface tows with 4 skill level hills. The winter after-school program and ski and snowboard lessons are open for enrollment with private and group lessons to begin January 3rd, 2012. The Maple Ski Ridge lesson and after school programs host all experience levels with an outlet to exercise and enjoy the winter in the Capital Region of Albany, NY. A recent partnership with Burton brings the newest learn to ride center to the northeast at Maple Ski Ridge. This newly formed kids program combines exclusively built snow boards and specially trained instructors to give the children the success and confidence that need to develop their skills and have fun in their winter adventures. Maple Ski Ridge is open year round as a host to; Weddings, Family reunions, Private parties, Work functions, Bachelor parties, Bridal & Baby showers, and serves as premier location for charity fundraisers.

For more details you can reach Kate at Maple Ski Ridge 518-381-4700

2725 Mariaville Rd. Rotterdam, NY 12306

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