Festivals and fairs are hits all year long in the Lake George Area. These are the events that people plan their vacation around. From flourishing film festivals to food and wine extravaganzas, these festivals and fairs are always winners.

Festivals and fairs always bring an extraordinary buzz to the Lake George Area. Every season brings an event that’s sure to get you excited. Fall gatherings include Harvest festivals to celebrate the autumn season and Oktoberfests that keep a cold beer in craft beer lover’s hands. Winter carnivals are held weekend-after-weekend every winter, with awesome events to participate in such as outhouse races and fry-pan tosses. Summer offers a little bit of everything. There are events such as the Adirondack Wine & Food Festival where you can sip on New York State wines and sample the cuisine of local restaurants. There are gatherings celebrating the arts such as the Adirondack Film Festival, where movie-buffs can see excellent films for the first time, or the LARAC Fall Arts Festival, where arts and crafts are displayed and appreciated.

If you love to taste, learn, and experience you need to come to a fair or festival at the Lake George Area.

Aug
24
2017

Lake George Music Festival

Musicians of professional orchestras, students of music conservatories, faculty, and alumni from many prestigious institutions perform in the Lake George Area. Live festival recordings have been featured on a variety of radio programs including NPR's Performance Today. Concerts and open rehearsals are held in historic locations, are family-friendly, casual and take place just a short, scenic drive from Lake George throughout Warren County communities.

Lake George, NY
Sep
21
2017

2017 Adirondack Balloon Festival ~ 45th Annual

The Adirondack Balloon Festival began in 1972 by “the Biggest Kid at the Balloon Festival” (Maury Thompson), Walter Grishkot with assistance from volunteers and continues the same with community support to this day as a not-for-profit organization. Hot air balloonists from across the United States as well as internationally based pilots attend for the awe-inspiring views of the Southern Adirondacks.

Queensbury, NY
Sep
23
2017

Oktoberfest at the Great Escape

Celebrate the German culture with Bavarian cuisine and favorite seasonal and German brews ~ all of this and the Great Escape's attractions too! Enjoy traditional German music, dancing, fun games, and the chance to win great prizes in the German Fest Area of the park. For free Oktoberfest games guests must sign up at the check-in table.

Queensbury, NY
Sep
23
2017

Fall in The Creek

Enjoy a fun-filled family day in the park! There will be music, games, bounce houses, food and Pumpkin Patch ~ decorate a pumpkin. The Puppet People feature The Legend of Sleepy Hollow ~ thrilling and comic. It is Washington Irving's number 1 haunting tale with bullies, jealously and superstition. Suitable for ages 6 and older. Join the Puppet People and enjoy the show ~ but be careful...don't lose your head!

Stony Creek, NY
Sep
23
2017

Bolton Live Music Fest

Head to Rogers Memorial Park in Bolton Landing for the Bolton Live! Bands will play from noon until 10 p.m., providing tunes from various genres for you to get up and dance to. This event is FREE.

Bolton Landing, NY