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Mayor’s Cup

Plattsburgh City Hall (file)
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With the end of the pandemic a number of communities are restoring summer festivities.  In Plattsburgh a number of events are planned throughout the summer with several occurring during a 10-day period starting Thursday.

Odinn (left) is among the sailboats racing in the 2018 Mayor's Cup Regatta
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The largest sailing race on Lake Champlain and its associated land festival are returning this summer after the pandemic forced a smaller sailing race and no land events last year.

Odinn (left) is among the sailboats racing in the 2018 Mayor's Cup Regatta
Pat Bradley/WAMC

The largest summer festival in New York’s North Country has been scaled back and many of its events canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

2019 Mayor's Cup logo on a t-shirt
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The annual Mayor’s Cup Festival in Plattsburgh combines a sailing regatta with events downtown.  Organizers recently unveiled this year’s t-shirt design and announced plans for the 4th of July weekend festival.

Plattsburgh officials have announced details of the 40th annual Mayor’s Cup festival and regatta.

Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read
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New York’s lieutenant governor was in Plattsburgh last week for what Mayor Colin Read described as the time to end the concepts phase and begin implementation of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. Read tells WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley that an old gas station will be removed within a few weeks and public interaction will now focus on implementation of redevelopment plans.

Mayor's Cup 2016
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The annual Mayor’s Cup Regatta is the largest sailing race on Lake Champlain.  But this year, high winds and rain lowered some sails and cancelled many shore events.

Mayor's Cup logo on tee-shirt
Logo designed by Katie Jeanette-Caska

Plattsburgh officials have outlined the schedule for this summer’s Mayor’s Cup, one of the city’s largest annual events.

It is the one of the largest annual festivals in the North Country and the largest sailing race on Lake Champlain. Officials met Monday to announce preliminary plans for this summer’s Mayor’s Cup events in Plattsburgh.

Max Moore Memorial Treehouse Project

The 36th annual Mayor’s Cup Festival and Regatta is set to take sail in Plattsburgh July 11-14. While the highlight is a sailboat regatta, this year, sponsors are helping raise money for a special community project.