The Lake George Area is an arts and theater hotspot. From professional quality plays to arts festivals celebrating the region, arts and theater is an important facet of a Lake George Area vacation.

The arts and theater scene is a constantly growing boon in the Lake George Area. The region is a rich cultural hotspot that can fill an entire vacation. From the larger towns to the small hamlets, art museums, professional concerts, and galleries of all kinds are part of the local culture.

Check out the Hyde Collection where you can admire an art collection that includes work by renowned artists such as Rembrandt, Picasso, and van Gogh. Attend budding festivals that celebrate the arts and artists such as the Adirondack Film Festival and Adirondack Theater Festival. Both of these events proudly host new films and plays. Head to LARAC in downtown Glens Falls and take in a small art exhibition or an intimate concert. For those who love live entertainment, the Charles Wood Theater is always hosting a comedy show, a concert, or a play for visitors to enjoy.

If exploring the local art scene is part of your perfect vacation the Lake George Area is sure to be a hit.

Adirondack Folk School

Adirondack Folk School

No experience necessary, no skill required for admission to this one-of-a-kind institution of learning. Our instructors from around the country share their knowledge and craftsmanship, and inspire you with their enthusiasm. Our year-round classes range from half-day sessions to multi-week courses. We offer subjects as diverse as Adirondack chair building, twig and rustic furniture, caning, and birch bark basketry.

Lake George Community Band

Concert band with a marching division providing musical programs throughout the year. Lake George Community Band Festival, and summer concerts in Shepard Park in Lake George; seasonal concerts at the Glens Falls High School in Glens Falls.

Waikiki Supper Club

Polynesian cuisine dinner shows with all the pageantry! Authentic hula dancers, music, sword dancers, spectacular costumes, and fire act.

the Park Theater

The Park Theater

Built in 1911, The Park Theater is a hot spot for concerts, events, theater and dance in vibrant downtown Glens Falls. The theater has been transformed into a state of the art performing space. Check the calendar of events to see the performance line up.

Our Town Theatre Group

Performances and staged readings presented in the Lyle Dye Auditorium by community theatre members. We sponsor Seagle Music Colony and Pendragon Theatre performances. We present a diverse season of plays, our annual Holiday Celebration and Summer Musical Theatre workshops for youth, teens and tweens.

The Sembrich

The Sembrich

Head to the Sembrich for a unique cultural experience! The Sembrich, the lakeside summer home and teaching studio of Metropolitan Opera Diva Marcella Sembrich (1858-1935), is now a museum and cultural space celebrating her life and the music she loved. Madame Sembrich was a pianist, violinist, vocal teacher, and Polish patriot. Mme.

Pookahs & Yams! Theatre for the Whole Family

Every Thursday take a journey of imagination stopping at the country of Ghana, Africa for a hilarious folktale Talk. "Travel" to Jamaica on a wild adventure of Conquering John then it's Ireland you'll be "visiting" next on the rollicking roller coaster ride of Daniel O'Rourke. Along the way you may find yourself traveling on your own magical adventure! 

The Lake Theatre

The Lake Theatre

The Lake Theatre is a professional equity dinner theatre based in Lake George. The company performs contemporary comedies in an intimate and casual setting. Guests to the theatre are served exquisite meals, such as beef medallions, oven-baked chicken breasts, Atlantic salmon, and more. The performances at the Lake Theatre are high quality, and expertly produced and directed.

Lake George Youtheatre

Lake George Youtheatre

The 2018 celebratory 40th season of Lake George Youtheatre has completed. The 2019 season is being planned and will bring the same quality performances as they have for the past 40 years. Each July and August Youtheatre presents three Broadway musicals in a four-week time frame.  Students ages eleven to eighteen participate in all aspects of musical theatre ~ vocal, dance, stage direction and management, lighting, sound, scenic design and of course acting.

Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra

Nationally recognized professional symphony orchestra bringing fine symphonic music to audiences in the Adirondack region with engaging international guest artists under the direction of Maestro Charles Peltz.

Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Center (LARAC)

Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Center (LARAC)

Experience the Glens Falls art scene at LARAC! The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Center was founded in 1972 by a coalition of arts-minded residents. Its mission is to enrich the quality of life in Warren, Washington, and Northern Saratoga Counties by supporting arts and culture.

Lake George Theater Lab

The productions are new American plays and adaptations done in a bare bones style; introducing new American playwrights and directors.