The North Country Chamber of Commerce and four local snowmobile clubs; Swift Diamond Riders, the Canaan Border Riders, Colebrook Ski-Bees and Pittsburg Ridge Runners will host the GoNorth Snofest, formerly known as the SnoDeo. The event will be on March 1st and 2nd from 9am to 3pm. The event will feature indoor and outdoor vendors.
New this year, the event will be held at three locations; Coleman State Park, Coleman Estates and the Swift Diamond Riders clubhouse. This year’s event will have free admission and feature several new exciting events.
Coleman State Park will host the motorized segment of the event. Snowmobile manufacturers will have their newest sleds on display. With the purchase of a $10.00 demo pass, attendees will able to test drive as many machines as they would like each day. There will also be an antique snowmobile show where the public can vote for their favorite snowmobile. The “People’s Choice Award” will be given out on Saturday afternoon followed by an antique snowmobile parade.
The Swift Diamond Riders in conjunction with the New Hampshire Bureau of Trails will host a groomer rodeo, sponsored by Kevin Lassonde Construction, at their club house. The groomer rodeo will allow club members and visitors to check out the newest grooming equipment that is available.
The Coleman Estates property will host non-motorized events. Activities planned are snowshoeing, fat bikes, and winter survival techniques; with more to be added.
Food will be available at all three locations, including at the SDR clubhouse. Local food vendors include the Colebrook Ski-Bees and the Colebrook Kiwanis Club.
Admission to the event will be free and demo passes will be on sale for $10 that allows riders to take as many test drives as they’d like each day. A shuttle service will be available to attendees and allow for travel between locations.
“An event of this size and scope would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors as well as countless volunteers,” said Gail Hanson, Event Coordinator. “This event represents a celebration of winter the North Country. With the new events and activities there really is something for every age.”
Sponsors include: C. Bean Transport, Tall Timber Lodge, Kevin Lassonde Construction, Thibeault Real Estate, Sheldon Gray Construction, ReMax, Colebrook Country Club & Hotel, Gary's RV Centers d/b/a Camping World RV Sales, Great North Woods Riders ATV Club, New Hampshire Snowmobile Association, The News & Sentinel and Baker River Valley Snowmobile Club.
Event information, vendor forms, and event sponsorship forms are available at gonorthsnofest.com or by contacting NCCOC at 603-237-8939 or email@example.com.