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Enjoy respite, family, and camaraderie, at Law Enforcement Officer Weekend!
Law Enforcement Officer Weekend welcomes all law enforcement officers, active and retired, and their families from across the nation and Canada to Lake George for a fun, relaxing, and informative weekend. The weekend was developed by Officer Austin Glickman while a student in the New York City Police Academy. Law enforcement officers and their families are encouraged to relax, unwind, and meet fellow officers.
Scroll down for an in-depth schedule and details on LEO Weekend's daily activities!
Officers and families can take part in seminars, social hours, and family activities, including a Father's Day boat cruise, a mini golf tournament, a pistol shooting tournament, live music, and more! LEO Weekend also features a memorial service honoring all law enforcement officers.
Register online and start planning your vacation to Lake George!
Friday's LEO Weekend Event Line Up:
- Registration - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm - Grab your welcome bag at the Fort William Henry lobby and go enjoy Lake George! Hit the beach, have a meal, and relax in the sun.
- Meet & Greet 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Take this opportunity to catch up with colleagues, families, and friends and make some new ones. Bring patches and challenge coins for trade. Meet & Greet takes place on the Fort William Henry veranda.
- Vendor Village - 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Featuring a variety of products, goods, services, and vendors specific to the law enforcement community. Vendor Village takes place in Shepard Park on Canada Street all weekend, rain or shine.
- Seminar 1: Law Enforcement Response and Recognition of Homemade Explosives - 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm - Presented by John Nicastro in the Fort William Henry Conference Center.
- Seminar 2: Winning the Battle - Emotional Issues Faced by LEOs - 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm - Presented by Jacklyn Person in the Fort William Henry Conference Center.
- Opening Ceremony Parade - 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm - The opening ceremony parade travels from Beach Road to Canada Street.
- Opening Ceremonies - 5:45 pm - 10:00 pm - There will be a concert, memorial service, 50/50 raffle, bounce house, lawn games, vintage police car display, food truck, and beer tent in Shepard Park.
Saturday's LEO Weekend Event Line Up:
- Registration - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Grab your welcome bag at the Fort William Henry lobby and go enjoy Lake George! Hit the beach, have a meal, and relax in the sun.
- Vintage Police Car Rides & Photos - 9:00 am - 12:30 pm - Take photos and get hands-on experience with vintage police cars on the Fort William Henry's front lawn.
- Vendor Village - 9:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Featuring a variety of products, goods, services, and vendors specific to the law enforcement community. Vendor Village takes place in Shepard Park on Canada Street all weekend, rain or shine.
- Mini Golf Tournament - 9:00 am - 11:00 pm - Head to Goony Golf in Lake George Village and compete in the children, teen, or adult competitions. Prizes and trophies for the top finishers. Please Note: You must register for the tournament on the registration page to compete.
- Seminar 3: The Conquer Program - Suicide Awareness and Intervention for LEOs - 10:00am - 12:15 pm - Presented by Dr. Stephen Wakschal in the Fort William Henry Conference Center.
- Seminar 4: More Than Mere Survival - 10:00am - 12:15 pm - Presented by Houston Gass in the Fort William Henry Conference Center.
- Pistol Shooting Competition - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Test your shooting skills against fellow LEOs at the Hudson Falls Shooting Range. $250 and a gold medal goes to the winner. Must bring your own pistol and ammunition (any size). All participants must be either active or retired law enforcement officers (ID required). Please Note: You must register for the tournament on the registration page. View the Pistol Shooting Competition rules.
- Vintage Police Car Display - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Take photos and get hands-on experience with vintage police cars on the Fort William Henry's front lawn.
- Children's Getaway Camp - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Drop your kids at the Fort William Henry veranda for an afternoon of supervised activities like the bounce house, slip and slide, face painting, Nerf war, an obstacle course, corn hole, video games, and more. There will be snow cones, snacks, and drinks.
- Wine Down & Win Designer Purse Bingo - 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm - This adults only event at Fort William Henry's Tower's Hall is a bingo party! Drink wine, listen to music, and play to win designer purses, custom jewelry, and other prizes.
- K9 Demonstration - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Law enforcement agencies will demonstrate their K9 capabilities on the Fort William Henry back lawn.
- Happy Hour - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Enjoy cocktails, lawn games, and the beautiful view from the Fort William Henry veranda.
- Night on the Town -7:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Enjoy the bars, restaurants, arcades, bumper cars, wax museum, carousel, ice cream shops, and much more on Canada Street.
- Comedy Show & Tap Takeover Fundraiser - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm - Professional comedians will be entertaining and you'll be laughing at King Neptune's Pub. Also enjoy a 50/50 raffle, silent auctions, and great live music. All money raised will support LEO Weekend 2020.
Sunday's LEO Weekend Event Line Up:
- 3K Family Color Run - 8:30 am - 10:15 am - Entrants will walk, jog or run through a course full of color explosions, water balloons, super soakers, slip & slides, colored powder bombs, and more! This event takes place on the Fort William Henry lawn. Please Note: You must register for this event on the registration page.
- Father's Day Boat Cruise - 11:00 am - 1:30 pm - Board the Lake George Steamboat Company's Mohican and cruise the waters of Lake George. Enjoy the beautiful scenery, the captain's historical narration, live music, lunch, and a 50/50 raffle. Please Note: Both guests and registered attendees must register on the registration page.