From themed dinners celebrating the end of the year to an annual swim in ice cold water on New Year’s Day, ring in the New Year with a visit to the Lake George Area.

The Lake George Area is the perfect location to ring in the New Year. Those looking for New Year's Eve events have plenty of options to choose from. Spend the last evening of the year at a themed party with a fantastic dinner and plenty of dancing, strolling the lively streets of downtown Glens Falls, or enjoying a relaxing final night away at a luxurious hotel. New Year’s Day brings even more fun including the annual Polar Plunge and a cruise on frosty Lake George.

Dec
31
2021

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

Say "Goodbye" to 2021, and "Hello" to 2022! Celebrate the end of the decade at Adirondack Pub & Brewery! While you recall some of your favorite memories over the last year (and decade!), enjoy a special menu and $5 pints from 4:00pm-8:00pm. No reservations required.

Lake George, NY
4:00pm
Dec
31
2021

First Night of Funny

First Night of Funny

Check back for details in 2021! Say goodbye to 2020 with a night of jokes that everyone will enjoy! Support the Charles R. Wood Theater AND enjoy the last night of 2020 with lots of laughter! This will be a clean and politics-free stand up at the theater, that you can watch LIVE in your home on New Year's Eve! 

Glens Falls, NY
8:00pm
Jan
1
2022

Polar Plunge - First Day in Lake George

Polar Plunge

Spend New Year's Day celebrating in Lake George... literally! Every New Year's Day hundreds of true winter enthusiasts take a dip into beautiful Lake George. The Polar Plunge has been a First Day tradition since 1973. Revelers in bathing suits and costumes dash into the icy lake. But most don't stay in long!

Lake George, NY
Jan
1
2022

First Day Hike

First Day Hike

Start the new year off with a hike! Join family and friends and start the New Year with a great guided hike up Prospect Mountain. The hike is 1.5-miles and climbs 1,630-feet from the trailhead to the 2,030-foot summit.

Lake George, NY
10:00am