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.

Dec
7
2018

Christkindlmarkt

Christkindlmarkt, pronounced Chris-Kindl-Mart,is German for  Christmas market.  Festivals such as these have been extremely successful in driving winter tourism in European cities for hundreds of years, bringing in thousands of people to the event.

Lake George, NY
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

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
Feb
16
2019

Brant Lake Winter Carnival

Winter fun for everyone on beautiful Brant Lake! The Brant Lake Winter Carnival is an absolute blast on ice! The carnival features the always riveting Outhouse Races, which stars decorated and occupied outhouses that are pushed on skis. The races are run in memory of Davin Berg. Prize money for the Outhouse Races totals $1,000. The Fry Pan Toss for all ages is another event that you don't want to miss!

Brant Lake, NY
12:00pm
Mar
9
2019

Barrel Fest

Bundle up for this REALLY fun annual outdoor festival! A totally fun day has beer lovers from the Northeast and beyond making their annual pilgrimage to be at the Adirondack Brewery Barrel Festival! Sample our own rare barrel-aged ales, cider, wine as well as rare barrel-aged selections from guest Northeast Breweries, from across the country and even Europe!

Lake George, NY
Mar
16
2019

Sham "Rock" the Block

This weekend everyone is IRISH! Wear you green and celebrate with us. There will be live traditional Irish music both days, Celtic games and traditional Irish food - while it lasts, fee applies. Arts and crafts, children's activities and tons of fun! The St Patrick's Day Parade will take place on Sunday at 1pm.  

Lake George, NY
12:00pm
May
29
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
1
2019

Adirondack Woof Stock

A weekend of peace, paws, and music! Get out your tie-dye and travel back to 1969 for a weekend of family fun -- and that includes your four-legged best friends! The day features fun for all. Bring your dog and watch them have the best doggie day of all time. This event in the center of Chestertown features two full days of events for dogs. Adirondack Woof Stock events include:

Chestertown, NY
9:00am
Jun
14
2019

Law Enforcement Officer Weekend

2019 Law Enforcement Weekend is in the planning stage ~ some events have been announced. There will be more to follow so be sure to check back. Law Enforcement Officer Weekend welcomes all law enforcement officers, active and retired, and their families from across the nation and Canada to Lake George for a fun, relaxing, and informative weekend. The weekend was developed by Officer Austin Glickman while a student in the New York City Police Academy.

Lake George, NY
9:00am
Jun
15
2019

Law Enforcement Officer Weekend

2019 Law Enforcement Weekend is in the planning stage ~ some events have been announced. There will be more to follow so be sure to check back. Law Enforcement Officer Weekend welcomes all law enforcement officers, active and retired, and their families from across the nation and Canada to Lake George for a fun, relaxing, and informative weekend. The weekend was developed by Officer Austin Glickman while a student in the New York City Police Academy.

Lake George, NY
9:00am
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
16
2019

Law Enforcement Officer Weekend

2019 Law Enforcement Weekend is in the planning stage ~ some events have been announced. There will be more to follow so be sure to check back. Law Enforcement Officer Weekend welcomes all law enforcement officers, active and retired, and their families from across the nation and Canada to Lake George for a fun, relaxing, and informative weekend. The weekend was developed by Officer Austin Glickman while a student in the New York City Police Academy.

Lake George, NY
12:00pm