There’s always an awesome annual event worth attending in the Lake George Area. Every season features a massive festival or a niche gathering that attracts visitors from near and far. From traditional Adirondack events to small up-start gatherings, annual events are always an exciting addition to a Lake George Area vacation.

The Lake George Area is renowned for its annual events

These events are so magnificent that visitors plan their yearly vacation around attending. Annual events run the gamut, from massive gatherings that hobbyists and foodies love, to small festivals dedicated to music and the arts.

The year begins with nature-related events such as Thurman Maple Days and the Hudson River Whitewater Derby. These events have an undeniable Adirondack flavor. Summertime has a spate of annual hits. Gearheads travel hundreds of miles to attend the Adirondack Nationals Car Show and the Americade Motorcycle Rally. Food-connoisseurs stroll from booth to booth tasting the area’s finest cuisine at the Adirondack Wine & Food Festival. Fall festivals abound with Oktoberfests, the Adirondack Balloon Festival and the World’s Largest Garage Sale drawing huge crowds every autumn. Even winter can’t stop the annual events. Winter Carnivals and Ice Bars pop-up all over the region to entertain those who brave the winter weather.

As if you needed another reason to visit the Lake George Area.

Jan
18
2019

Funky Ice Fest

The question winter fun seekers are asking ~ Is there a funkier bar anywhere in the Lake George Area? This winter is set to be the grooviest on record! Join us for the Funky Ice Fest at the Adirondack Pub & Brewery in Lake George NY, where everything is ice for two full weekends.

Lake George, NY
Jan
25
2019

2019 Glacier Ice Bar & Lounge at the Sagamore

The “hottest and coolest lounge” in the Adirondacks is back! The Glacier Ice Bar and Lounge, also known as the Sagamore Ice Bar, brings not one, but two swanky weekends of ice-cold fun to guests and locals alike! The centerpiece is the frozen bar, expertly carved from 18,000 pounds of crystal-clear ice. Guests are welcome to belly up to the bar and enjoy a frosty cocktail.

Bolton Landing, NY
Feb
2
2019

Lake George Winter Carnival

The Lake George Winter Carnival has celebrated Adirondack family fun every winter since 1961. 2019 is being planned ~ please check back for details of all the Winter Fun events and happenings in February 2019.

Lake George, NY
Mar
16
2019

Thurman Maple Days

You've found last year's Maple Days event information. Check back for all of the 2019 sticky details! Are you in search of the next family-friendly Lake George end-of-winter event to attend? Look no further – for three weekends in a row, the four largest maple syrup producers in the Lake George Area and several neighboring farms open their doors to the public for Thurman Maple Days, the sweetest event Spring has to offer.

Thurman, NY
10:00am
Jun
4
2019

2019 Americade Motorcycle Touring Rally

2018 Americade is in the books ~ 2019 is being planned. Below you will find a sampling of 2018 events and happenings. Please check back for 2019 details. A week-long massive motorcycle touring rally on the shores of Lake George!

Lake George, NY
Jun
13
2019

Adirondack Theatre Festival

Please join the Adirondack Theatre Festival for their exciting 2019 summer season. For six weeks each summer professional artists, members of Actors' Equity Association, from New York City and across the country perform in presentations which include three mainstage productions, a new play / workshop, and a late night cabaret.

Glens Falls, NY
Jun
15
2019

LARAC June Arts Festival

The annual Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) June Arts Festival in downtown Glens Falls is a juried outdoor art and craft festival featuring over 200 artists and artisans and attracts visitors from a wide-ranging area. This spectacular weekend arts and craft festival offers a variety of handmade items such as jewelry, fine art, textiles, decorative items for your home, garden decor, and so much more.

Glens Falls, NY
10:00am
Jun
29
2019

2019 Adirondack Wine & Food Festival

The 2018 Adirondack Wine & Food Festival is in the books. Please check back for updated details of everything to expect in 2019! Take a look at this 2018 information - it will give you an idea of what you may find at the Festival. Introduce yourself to over 80 New York State wineries, craft beverage makers, artisan food vendors, food trucks and more, with the beauty of Lake George as your backdrop.

Lake George, NY
Aug
11
2019

Lake George Music Festival

The always popular and entertaining Lake George Music Festival has completed another season. We hope you were able to attend ~ if not ~ the 2019 season will be be here before you know.

Lake George, NY
Sep
5
2019

Adirondack Nationals Car Show

Can you hear the thundering engines?

Lake George, NY
12:00pm
Sep
14
2019

Jazz at the Lake: Lake George Jazz Weekend

Listen to world-class jazz musicians perform on the shores of Lake George! Jazz at the Lake combines spectacular jazz with the magical beauty of Lake George. Hosted by the Lake George Arts Project for over 35 years this contemporary jazz festival includes performances by some of the most talented jazz musicians in the world.

Lake George, NY
1:00pm
Sep
19
2019

Adirondack Balloon Festival

Dozens of hot air balloons float over the mountains at the Adirondack Balloon Festival! Hot air balloonists from across the United States and around the world have gathered in the Lake George Area for over 40 years. Floating high above the majestic Adirondack Mountains is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that professional balloonists and amateur adventurers get to experience every single year.

Queensbury, NY