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.

Jul
17
2019

Trout Season ~ 2019

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Trout season opens on April 1st and runs through October 15th. Be sure to verify regulations on ponds, lakes, rivers, and streams. Please Note: All Fishing Regulations apply. Warren County is located in Region 5.

Jul
17
2019

Bass Season ~ 2019

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Bass season - fishing for 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
Jul
17
2019

Adirondack Winterludes ~ Widlund Gallery at Tannery Pond

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This is an exhibition by Rodney Allen Bentley which features charcoal and graphite drawings. Mr. Bentley is a self-taught Americana Visual Artist merging surrealism and realism in a whimsical but precise manner. My artistic expression followed an adult Severe Traumatic Brain Injury suffered during a fall at my residence near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

North Creek, NY
Jul
17
2019

Historical Walks in the Park with Fort George Alliance

Lake George Battlefield Fort George Alliance

Join us for interpretative walks in Lake George Battlefield Park. Highlighting events that occurred during colonial times, and archaeological features in the park. This is the site of the Battle of Lake George, 1755. Historical features from the French and Indian War still visible in the Park.

Lake George, NY
11:00am
Jul
17
2019

Location, Location, Location ~ Courthouse Gallery

Lake George Arts

A three-person Landscape exhibition with Josh Brehse, Matt Chinian, and Kellyann Monaghan. Josh Brehse's works feature encaustic paint on hand-cut pieces of wood assembled into a variety of configurations. His work has been exhibited at many venues throughout the region and including Albany, New York, Williamstown, Massachusetts, Utica, New York and many others.

Lake George, NY
Jul
17
2019

Lake George Arts Project Summer Concert Series

Shepard park Concert

Sing, dance, and flat-out enjoy some tunes in Shepard Park every Wednesday July through August with the Lake George Arts Project Summer Concert Series! The Lake George Arts Project presents high-quality, and diverse mix of performers. You will be entertained by all genres - Americana, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, Folk, Jazz, Rock, Zydeco - and everything in between.

Lake George, NY
7:00pm
Jul
17
2019

Maria Muldaur ~ Lake George Arts Project Summer Concert

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Wednesday evenings in Shepard Park the Lake George Arts Project presents diverse, dynamic performers to entertain you. Maria Muldaur, 2019 Grammy Nominee for Best Traditional Blues album ~  Don't You Feel My Leg ~ The Naughty Bawdy Blues of Blue Barker. Ms.

Lake George, NY
7:00pm
Jul
17
2019

Warrensburg Summer Concert Series

Warrensburg Summer Concert Series

Listen to free live music at the Warrensburg bandstand all summer long! The Warrensburg Summer Concert Series takes place every Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. Some of the area's best country, rock, bluegrass, and folk bands will play their best tunes. These concerts are absolutely free and family-friendly! Enjoy find food from the food trucks.

Warrensburg, NY
7:00pm
Jul
18
2019

Lake George Thursday Night Fireworks

Thursday Night Fireworks

Summertime in Lake George brings spectacular fireworks over the Lake! Arrive early, bring your picnic basket or grab a bite and claim your spot for viewing. Bring a blanket or a chair, kick back and enjoy. For a truly special experience, watch the show from one of Lake George's several cruise ships offering fireworks dinner cruises!

Lake George, NY
9:30pm
Jul
19
2019

Food Truck Fridays on the Pond

Food truck

Summer is for celebrating! Visit us every summer Friday for some delectable selections and goodies by a variety of food truck vendors.

Brant Lake, NY
5:00pm
Jul
20
2019

The Shirt Factory Gallery ~ Adirondack Pastel Society

American Pastel Society

The Adirondack Pastel Society 5th annual exhibition features talented artists from near and far, many of whom have earned national distinction from the American Pastel Society and the International Association of Pastel Societies, showcasing the beauty of pastels in all styles, from classic to contemporary paintings. This year's show was juried by Christine Ivers. 

Glens Falls, NY
Jul
20
2019

Exhibition Reception ~ Adirondack Pastel Society

Adirondack Pastel Society at the Shirt Factory Gallery

The Adirondack Pastel Society 5th annual exhibition features talented artists from near and far, many of whom have earned national distinction from the American Pastel Society and the International Association of Pastel Societies, showcasing the beauty of pastels in all styles, from classic to contemporary paintings. This year's show was juried by Christine Ivers.  

Glens Falls, NY
5:00pm