Snowmobile’s Big Event: Great Eastern Whiteout

Vintage sleds shown at the 2014 Great Eastern Whiteout in Fulton. This year’s event will take place Feb. 9 and 10.
Vintage sleds shown at the 2014 Great Eastern Whiteout in Fulton. This year’s event will take place Feb. 9 and 10.

Love snowmobiling? Don’t miss the 19th Annual Great Eastern Whiteout in Fulton, hailed as the largest vintage wintertime event in the East. With sleds of all kinds, the event draws a variety of enthusiasts to get their fill of snowmobile racing, swapping and exhibiting.

On Feb. 9, the event kicks off with the vintage show and swap meet, where attendees can find the parts and accessories they need for their sleds and view sleds from yesteryear. Also Feb. 9 is the vintage snow oval racing on the lake, depending upon the ice. Plan to join as a participant for $10 or just watch the action with general admission.

On Feb. 10, sign-ups start at 9 a.m. for the ice drag races on the lake, with vintage and newer sleds all welcome. Participation is $10.

For any activity on the lake, the lake must have one foot of quality ice according to the state permit for safety.

Featured show sled on Saturday is SKI-DOO.

In addition to shopping the indoor swap meet food vendors will also be available.

The annual logo shirt will be for sale once again for $10, along with commemorative coffee cups and dash plaques.

This year, the raffle snowmobile up for grabs is a Yamaha Exciter 440 Custom. Tickets are $5 each or six for $20. Admission tickets are $10 each. If you want to participate in racing, it’s $10, whether you bring one or 20 sleds. The same applies to swap meet participants, $10.

All proceeds from the event benefits local charitable organizations.

The show is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. At the Fulton War Memorial, 609 W. Broadway. www.facebook.com/GreatEasternWhiteout.

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