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Memphremagog Ice Skating Festival

February 18, 2017 - February 20, 2017

1, 5, 21, and 42 km races on a 1 km oval plus a supported Adventure Skate on a cleared trail north up the lake as far as weather and ice conditions permit (Bring your passport, just in case.)

The Festival is hosted by Kingdom Games with the friendship and support of Marathon Skating International, The Memphremagog Ice Skating Club, The Eastside Restaurant, 47 Landing Street, Newport, VT and Newport Inn & Suites.

In 2017, we will offer three days of ice skating on Lake Memphremagog. See Schedule Below.


The 1 and 5 km races on Saturday morning are free and open to the public. The charge will be $35 for each day’s activity, i.e, the 21 km race on Saturday, the 42 km race on Sunday, and the Adventure Skate on Monday. $90 for all three days.

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