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.

Aug
14
2021

LARAC Summer Arts Festival

LARAC June Arts Festival

Check back for details in 2021! Join over 100 exhibitors at the free LARAC Arts Festival! The annual Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) Arts Festival in downtown Glens Falls, usually held in June but reschedule for August in 2021, is a juried outdoor art and craft festival featuring about 150 artists and artisans and attracts visitors from a wide-ranging area.

Glens Falls, NY
10:00am
Aug
15
2021

LARAC Summer Arts Festival

LARAC June Arts Festival

Check back for details in 2021! Join over 100 exhibitors at the free LARAC Arts Festival! The annual Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) Arts Festival in downtown Glens Falls, usually held in June but reschedule for August in 2021, is a juried outdoor art and craft festival featuring about 150 artists and artisans and attracts visitors from a wide-ranging area.

Glens Falls, NY
10:00am
Sep
18
2021

Pet Fest

Pet Fest

This event is tentatively scheduled for fall 2021.  Bring your pets and the entire family to Pet Fest in Downtown Glens Falls! Pet Fest, held in Glens Falls City Park, brings pets and their owners together to showcase the pets and animal sector of the Glens Falls Collaborative. This event was created to show just how pet-friendly Glens Falls can be!

Glens Falls, NY
11:00am
Sep
23
2021

Adirondack Balloon Festival

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

Check back for more details in 2021! 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.

Queensbury, NY
4:30pm
Sep
24
2021

Adirondack Balloon Festival

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

Check back for more details in 2021! 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.

Queensbury, NY
3:00pm
Sep
25
2021

Free Fishing Days

Free Fishing Days

Spend the day catching fish for free! During Free Fishing Days, anyone can fish the fresh waters of New York State and no fishing license is required! All other freshwater fishing regulations still apply. Whether it's your first time fishing, or a family outing, this is a fun way to spend time outdoors!

Sep
25
2021

Adirondack Balloon Festival

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

Check back for more details in 2021! 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.

Queensbury, NY
5:00am
Sep
26
2021

Adirondack Balloon Festival

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

Check back for more details in 2021! 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.

Queensbury, NY
5:00am
Oct
2
2021

FitFest

FitFest

Join us for the Glens Falls FitFest in City Park! Glens Falls FitFest, taking place downtown in City Park, showcases the health, fitness, and wellness organizations of the Greater Glens Falls region.

Glens Falls, NY
10:00am
Oct
9
2021

West Mountain Fall Festival

West Mountain Fall Festival

Check back soon for more details! Celebrate the season at the 2019 West Mountain Fall Festival! The annual West Mountain Fall Festival is a celebration of the harvest, fall foliage, and everything else that makes those crisp fall days in the Adirondacks so fantastic. This two-weekend-long event offers a ton of both free and paid activities for the entire family!

Queensbury, NY
12:00pm
Oct
10
2021

West Mountain Fall Festival

West Mountain Fall Festival

Check back soon for more details! Celebrate the season at the 2019 West Mountain Fall Festival! The annual West Mountain Fall Festival is a celebration of the harvest, fall foliage, and everything else that makes those crisp fall days in the Adirondacks so fantastic. This two-weekend-long event offers a ton of both free and paid activities for the entire family!

Queensbury, NY
12:00pm
Oct
16
2021

West Mountain Fall Festival

West Mountain Fall Festival

Check back soon for more details! Celebrate the season at the 2019 West Mountain Fall Festival! The annual West Mountain Fall Festival is a celebration of the harvest, fall foliage, and everything else that makes those crisp fall days in the Adirondacks so fantastic. This two-weekend-long event offers a ton of both free and paid activities for the entire family!

Queensbury, NY
12:00pm