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 fabric.

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 Theatre Festival

ATF is a professional summer theatre committed to producing new and contemporary works featuring musicals, plays and world premiers.

The Ruplin Gallery

See local art at the Ruplin Gallery! The Ruplin Gallery, named for Ferdinand Ruplin, Professor Emeritus of languages at Stony Brook University, showcases the works of local artists and North Warren Central School students. The Ruplin Gallery is located in the Town of Chester Public Library.

Saunders Gallery of Fine Art

The gallery offers exhibits by well-known regional and local artist's works of diverse art in a variety of mediums. New exhibitions every 4 to 6 weeks.

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.

Glen Drive-In Theater

2018 is the 60th anniversary of the Glen Drive-In Theater! This isn't your usual movie theater! The Glen Drive-In Theater is one of the last drive-ins in the U.S. Just park your car in front one of Glen Drive-In's two screens, grab a snack at the concession stand, and enjoy a two brand new flick! Both FM reception or the old-fashioned speaker access is available.

Tannery Pond Center

Discover the thriving art & culture scene in the Adirondacks at the Tannery Pond Center! Tannery Pond is an arts & culture center dedicated to bringing theatrical performances and concerts in the Lyle Dye Auditorium, exhibitions in the Widlund Gallery, and the Teens Only! program to the Lake George Area.

Waikiki Supper Club

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

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.

Glens Falls Community Theatre

In addition to our regular season, each September we join with the Chapman Historical Museum for the Cemetery Tour which highlights individuals and their unique stories. Founded in 1935 as the Glens Falls Operetta Club, in 1989 our name was changed to Glens Falls Community Theatre.

Hyde Collection Art Museum and Historic House

Discover nearly six thousand years of art at the Hyde Collection! The Hyde Collection offers a world-class group of works that span almost six thousand years of art history from antiquity to the present.

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.

Visual Arts Gallery

Changing exhibitions, lectures, receptions, readings, and concerts.