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.

Sep
28
2018

World's Largest Garage Sale

What glorious treasure will you discover at the World's Largest Garage Sale? The World's Largest Garage Sale in Warrensburg is a lively combination of a flea market, craft fair, food fest, and bargain hunter's dream. Visitors from across the United States head to the Adirondack town of Warrensburg every fall to find that "must-have item." This is one of the North Country's favorite weekends! 

Warrensburg, NY
5:00pm
Sep
29
2018

Fright Fest ~ Thrills by Day, Fright by Night

This is Spooky Scary Fun and a Ghoulish Good Time with Zombies ~ as they take over the park. Start the day off with kid-friendly Halloween fun and a great way for the whole family to celebrate.

Queensbury, NY
12:00pm
Sep
30
2018

Taste of the North Country Food Festival

Sample the tastiest creations local restaurants have to offer at Taste of the North Country! This must-do family event is a fall favorite for both locals and visitors in the Lake George Area! Each year, this popular annual event gets bigger and better as chefs prepare upscale tastes as well as items that will appeal to younger festival-goers. Many varieties of cuisine will be offered.

Glens Falls, NY
11:00am
Oct
18
2018

Adirondack Film Festival

This is four days of entertainment on the big screen ~ over one hundred films will be screened October 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st. The Adirondack Film Festival is quite unique as it is the only film festival in the country operated by a prominent professional theatre company ~ the Adirondack Theatre Festival.

Glens Falls, NY
12:00pm
Jan
25
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
May
29
2019

2019 ULTIMATE Elvis Festival

Pay tribute to the King on the shores of the Queen of American Lakes! The ULTIMATE Elvis Festival will feature professional competitors as well as non-professional and youth division competitors. Tribute Artist competitors and spectators from across the globe flock to Lake George Village to celebrate Elvis Presley!

Lake George, NY
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
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
2
2019

Stony Creek Mountain Days Festival

Channel your inner Adirondack lumberjack self at Stony Creek Mountain Days! The town of Stony Creek welcomes visitors from far and wide to Stony Creek Mountain Days, an Adirondack festival jam-packed with family fun. This three day event is highlighted by the New York State Lumberjack Competitions.

Stony Creek, NY
6:30pm
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

2019 Adirondack Nationals Car Show

Can you hear the thundering engines?

Lake George, NY
12:00pm