There’s always a free event to attend in the Lake George Area. From free art exhibits to car shows and motorcycle rallies, when it comes to free events, the Lake George Area puts its money where its mouth is.

An entire Lake George Area vacation can be spent attending free events. Libraries, museums, and art galleries hold free concerts, free exhibits, and free art showings. Your family will love the fireworks shows over Lake George every Thursday in the summer. You can check out classic cars or sweet motorcycles at the Adirondack Nationals Car Show and Americade motorcycle rally. In the fall, watch hot-air balloons fly high at the Adirondack Balloon Festival. For adrenaline junkies, the Hudson River Whitewater Derby is a whitewater rafting race that is free to attend. Browsers will love the World’s Largest Garage Sale held every fall in Warrensburg. Attending is free and browsing is half of the fun!

If free is the right price for you, it’s time to head to the Lake George Area.

Nov
19
2018

Regular Bass Season

Regular Bass season - largemouth and smallmouth opens the 3rd Saturday in June and runs through November 30th. Be sure to verify regulations on ponds, lakes, rivers, and streams. Please Note: All Fishing Regulations apply. Warren County is located in Region 5.

Lake George, NY
Nov
19
2018

Autumn Mountain Biking Season at Garnet Hill

Are you ready for some Mountain Biking Fun? We are welcoming mountain bikers to take advantage of the beauty of autumn and use the Garnet Hill Bike Trails ~ for free. Visit before the snow starts falling and discover the network of intertwining trails with routes to suit a variety of ages and abilities. Featuring two categories of bike-able trails - cross-country ski trails, and single-track bike trails.

North River, NY
Nov
24
2018

Lake George Historical Association & Museum Holiday Open House

History, music and holiday refreshments will be celebrated in the former Warren County Court House ~ the Institute of History, Art and Science.

Lake George, NY
3:00pm
Nov
24
2018

Lite Up the Village ~ Caroling and Holiday Fun

The holidays and celebrations are close ~ come to Shepard Park for the tree lighting ceremony and caroling. Children of all ages - and adults too get into the holiday spirit when thousands of lights come alive. The fun starts at 4:00pm at Shepard Park. There will be activities for the younger carolers. Fireworks over the lake begin at 6:00 and Santa arrives!

Lake George, NY
4:00pm
Nov
25
2018

Lake Luzerne Holiday Stroll ~ Tree Lighting

Lake Luzerne will begin the holiday season with the annual Holiday Stroll and Tree Lighting. Santa will be here and Bobby Dick will be the Lead Caroller and MC. From Pavilion Park it's a stroll down Mill Street to the Memory Tree and then onto the Children's Tree at the Rockwell Harmon House on Main Street. 

Lake Luzerne, NY
4:00pm
Nov
30
2018

Hometown Holidays Celebration

Christmas time in Hometown USA ~ Come celebrate with us . Friday evening ~ Stroll the city streets and be transported to a winter wonderland filled with holiday fun! Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus and their reindeer, join in with the Carolers, enjoy a Horse and Wagon Ride.

Glens Falls, NY
5:00pm
Dec
7
2018

Town of Queensbury Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting

Family Holiday Fun with special guests by Small Foot, Mr. Twisty and Santa will be hearing all the children's wishes! Enjoy seasonal refreshments and entertainment. There will be a raffle for Adopt a Family, winner will be announced at 8pm.  

Queensbury, NY
6:00pm
Dec
9
2018

Second Sunday | Free Admission at the Hyde Collection

On the second Sunday of each month admission to the Museum is free. Hyde educators host Art Lab - a gallery and art-making activity which explores the A in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). Everyone is welcome to participate ~ ages 6 and older ~ families ~ individuals ~ and even adults without children will have a BLAST!

Glens Falls, NY
12:00pm
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
Feb
9
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
Feb
16
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
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