Festivals and fairs are a hit 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.

Sep
14
2019

Oktoberfest at the Great Escape

Oktoberfest at Great Escape

Celebrate German culture at the Great Escape's Oktoberfest! Six Flags Great Escape and Hurricane Harbor's Oktoberfest is great fun and features live music, games in the Fest Area, and the chance to win great prizes.

Queensbury, NY
12:00pm
Sep
15
2019

Oktoberfest at the Great Escape

Oktoberfest at Great Escape

Celebrate German culture at the Great Escape's Oktoberfest! Six Flags Great Escape and Hurricane Harbor's Oktoberfest is great fun and features live music, games in the Fest Area, and the chance to win great prizes.

Queensbury, NY
12:00pm
Sep
19
2019

2019 Adirondack Balloon Festival

Balloon launch at the Adirondack Balloon Festival in Queensbury near Lake George

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 during fall 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
4:30pm
Sep
20
2019

2019 Adirondack Balloon Festival

Balloon launch at the Adirondack Balloon Festival in Queensbury near Lake George

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 during fall 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
3:00pm
Sep
21
2019

2019 Adirondack Balloon Festival

Balloon launch at the Adirondack Balloon Festival in Queensbury near Lake George

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 during fall 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
5:00am
Sep
21
2019

Oktoberfest at the Great Escape

Oktoberfest at Great Escape

Celebrate German culture at the Great Escape's Oktoberfest! Six Flags Great Escape and Hurricane Harbor's Oktoberfest is great fun and features live music, games in the Fest Area, and the chance to win great prizes.

Queensbury, NY
12:00pm
Sep
21
2019

Bolton Live Music Festival

Bolton Live Music Festival

Jam out all day long at the Bolton Live Music Festival! The Bolton Live Music Festival is a free, all day music festival held at Rogers Memorial Park in Bolton Landing. There will be six acts performing throughout the day at the pavilion, bandstand, and patio in the park.

Bolton Landing, NY
12:00pm
Sep
22
2019

2019 Adirondack Balloon Festival

Balloon launch at the Adirondack Balloon Festival in Queensbury near Lake George

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 during fall 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
5:00am
Sep
22
2019

Pugs & Pumpkins Halloween Birthday Party

Leslie's

This is the 20th annual celebration of Pugs day! Dress-up your pups in their finest, funniest costume. There will be a variety contests - costume and pumpkin decorating - awards will be presented. The pumpkin decorating contest judging will take place at 2pm. There is a large show area. A family day of fun features music, birthday surprises, souvenirs and vendors. Spend the day - rain or shine. Visit and admire all the great Pug dogs celebrating!

Lake Luzerne, NY
11:00am
Sep
22
2019

Oktoberfest at the Great Escape

Oktoberfest at Great Escape

Celebrate German culture at the Great Escape's Oktoberfest! Six Flags Great Escape and Hurricane Harbor's Oktoberfest is great fun and features live music, games in the Fest Area, and the chance to win great prizes.

Queensbury, NY
12:00pm
Sep
28
2019

Fright Fest

Fright Fest

Fright Fest is the scariest event in the Lake George Area! Six Flags Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor's annual Fright Fest event will have you shaking in your boots! This month long celebration of all things spooky is the perfect event for kids and adults to celebrate Halloween. Fright Fest is the North Country's scariest Halloween celebration!

Queensbury, NY
12:00pm
Sep
29
2019

Fright Fest

Fright Fest

Fright Fest is the scariest event in the Lake George Area! Six Flags Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor's annual Fright Fest event will have you shaking in your boots! This month long celebration of all things spooky is the perfect event for kids and adults to celebrate Halloween. Fright Fest is the North Country's scariest Halloween celebration!

Queensbury, NY
12:00pm