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The Lake George Area Has Been Iced
All over the region, massive blocks of ice are being chunked and chiseled to form exquisite masterpieces. Frigid specialty drinks are poured into martini glasses and down ice luges. Bundled up visitors are settling on frozen stools and elbowing up to bars crafted from ice. The ice bar phenomenon has hit the Lake George Area.
The first Lake George Area ice bars are carved in January, but ice bar season hits its stride in February. Several ice bars will be put to good use pouring up chilled drinks to help locals and out-of-towners alike achieve that warm winter glow. So bundle up, gather your friends, and order a drink. It’s ice bar season.
Polar Ice Bar at Fort William Henry
Fort William Henry’s combination of historic significance and breathtaking views of Lake George makes for a perfect location for an ice bar. The Polar Ice Bar at the Fort William Henry Resort & Conference Center will be serving up specialty beverages, beer, hot drinks, homemade soups, and more. Don’t worry about the cold, as there will be a bonfire on site and fun games to play to help keep your hands and feet warm. If the food at the ice bar doesn’t fill you up, the Tankard Taverne will be serving pub grub such as New England clam chowder, a prime rib French dip, and fried chicken and mashed potatoes. If you prefer your ice bar to have an amazing view, the Polar Ice Bar at Fort William Henry should be on your to-do list.
King Neptune's Ice Lounge
King Neptune’s Pub & Nightclub is next on the ice event circuit. They’ll be serving food and drinks at their annual Ice Lounge on weekends throughout the Lake George Winter Carnival. King Neptune’s is a mainstay on the shores of Lake George, highlighted by two outdoor decks and three full-service bars. Set to feature ice tables, ice benches, and several sculptures, the ice lounge will be a happening place. In addition to daily specials at the restaurant and exceptional warm drinks in the lounge, King Neptune’s has live music every weekend. The Ice Lounge will be open to guests anytime King Neptune’s is open. King Neptune’s Ice Lounge is a great place to warm up with a drink and some music after a day at the Lake George Winter Carnival.
Ice Bar at Lake George Beach Club
To enjoy stunning views of the frozen lake and delectable cocktails, check out the ice bar at the Lake George Beach Club. This two-story bar and restaurant on the shores of Lake George specializes in a lively atmosphere and a pub menu to please. Their ice bar on the deck combined with a jam-packed live music schedule means the Lake George Beach Club will be hoppin’ all February long.