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.

Sep
27
2020

Halloween Pugs & Pumpkins Party

Leslie's

This event has been canceled, and will be an online photo contest only. We hope to see you in 2021! This is the 21st annual celebration of Pugs day! Due to COVID-19 this event is now an online photo contest! The theme this year is...."The Wonder of Warlocks, Witches and Wizards." 

Lake Luzerne, NY
11:00am
Oct
2
2020

Perennial Plant Sale with the Lake George Community Garden Club

Lake George Community Garden Plant Sale

Everyone is welcome! Non-gardeners and gardeners ~ beginners to experts. Please follow NYS COVID-19 guidelines. Be Safe. Wear a mask and social distance.

Queensbury, NY
9:00am
Oct
3
2020

Perennial Plant Sale with the Lake George Community Garden Club

Lake George Community Garden Plant Sale

Everyone is welcome! Non-gardeners and gardeners ~ beginners to experts. Please follow NYS COVID-19 guidelines. Be Safe. Wear a mask and social distance.

Queensbury, NY
9:00am
Oct
10
2020

Thurman Fall Farm Tour

Thurman Fall Farm Tour

This event has been canceled. Check back for 2021 event details! Spend an autumn day at these working farms in Thurman! The Thurman Fall Farm Tour showcases maple producers, a goat and sheep farm, sanctuaries, a tree farm and lumber mill promoting sustainable forestry, and more. This self-guided tour offers nine unique sites.

Thurman, NY
Oct
10
2020

Bolton Town Wide Garage Sale

Bolton Craft Show

Find some treasure at this annual holiday garage sale! Find your treasure among the selections throughout the town. Town residents set up throughout town selling their wares. Pick up your map of sales at the Bolton Chamber and Visitors Center, 4928 Lakeshore Drive.

Bolton Landing, NY
9:00am
Oct
10
2020

Adirondack Reenactor Meet & Sutler Fair

Adirondack Reenactor Meet & Sutler Fair

In 1757 there was a two day winter raid on Fort William Henry by approximately 1,600 French forces and their Native American allies under Francois Pierre de Rigaud de Vaudreuil. In the winter of 1757 British sentries heard tapping which was advance troops testing the ice. The fort began firing the canon which forced the French off the ice. The British would not surrender, continuing the gunfire and cannon fire on the French.

Lake George, NY
10:00am
Oct
11
2020

Bolton Town Wide Garage Sale

Bolton Craft Show

Find some treasure at this annual holiday garage sale! Find your treasure among the selections throughout the town. Town residents set up throughout town selling their wares. Pick up your map of sales at the Bolton Chamber and Visitors Center, 4928 Lakeshore Drive.

Bolton Landing, NY
9:00am
Oct
11
2020

Adirondack Reenactor Meet & Sutler Fair

Adirondack Reenactor Meet & Sutler Fair

In 1757 there was a two day winter raid on Fort William Henry by approximately 1,600 French forces and their Native American allies under Francois Pierre de Rigaud de Vaudreuil. In the winter of 1757 British sentries heard tapping which was advance troops testing the ice. The fort began firing the canon which forced the French off the ice. The British would not surrender, continuing the gunfire and cannon fire on the French.

Lake George, NY
10:00am
Oct
31
2020

Boo 2 You! Downtown Trick or Treat

Kids trick or treating

It's a Halloween Block Party along Candy Lane! Children are encouraged wear their costumes and trick or treat along the Lane in Glens Falls, NY. There will be lots of Halloween festivities ~ costumed characters will meet and greet you as you stroll along, stop and watch the spooky dance performances by local dance schools and lots more family fun.

Glens Falls, NY
2:00pm
Nov
7
2020

Field of Flags

Field of Flags - Veterans Appreciation Week

Pay your respects at the Field of Flags Annually in early November Fort William Henry Museum places a field of approximately 6,000 flags on the west lawn near the fort. Each flag placed is marked with the name of active duty or veterans according to the time period served and the branch of service. Please stop by anytime to honor the memory of all who have served our country in all wars.

Lake George, NY
Dec
4
2020

Hometown Holidays

Hometown Holidays

Celebrate Christmas in Hometown USA at the Hometown Holidays event! Celebrate the start of the holiday season in downtown Glens Falls. Kids and families of all ages will love Hometown Holidays. All events are free!

Glens Falls, NY
Dec
5
2020

Hometown Holidays

Hometown Holidays

Celebrate Christmas in Hometown USA at the Hometown Holidays event! Celebrate the start of the holiday season in downtown Glens Falls. Kids and families of all ages will love Hometown Holidays. All events are free!

Glens Falls, NY