Facebook
Twitter
A favorite hangout for Lake George locals and beer lovers near and far, Judd's Tavern will be closing its doors...
We are giving away two tickets to the Adirondack Ballet Theater's presentation of The Sleeping Beauty. Click here to enter.
lake george winter carnivalHead to the Village every weekend in February for the annual Winter Carnival featuring activities, fireworks, and more!
lake george ice safetyIf you plan on going out on the lake or any other body of water this winter, make sure you know about basic ice safety.
lake george winter photo guideSee gorgeous photos that capture the beauty of Lake George in the winter!
Each year, Lake George lovers cast their votes for the best restaurants, hotels, attractions and more in the Lake George Region. See who won this year!
Check out what's going on in Lake George tonight! Don't miss out on these live music events!
Great Upstate Boat ShowEnter now for your chance to win a FREE 4 pack of tickets to The Great Upstate Boat Show at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury, NY.

Adirondack Balloon Festival

The Adirondack Balloon Festival

The most anticipated event every year in the Lake George Region is the Adirondack Balloon Festival. Hundreds of hot air balloons fill the sky with their fun shapes and brilliant colors. The Adirondack Balloon Festival kicks off Thursday in Crandall Park in Glens Falls, where you can see balloons taking off, while you can enjoy other activities as well. Friday evening the festival shifts to the Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport where even more of the balloons will lift off.

Saturday starts early, real early. Fans start arriving well before dawn at the airport, where parking is always free. Just as the sun peaks over the mountains, the morning sky fills with the spectacular view of these giant balloons. Saturday evening, all of the participating balloons launch from the airport, but once again, cars and families start arriving hours before the launch, so make sure the plan ahead.

Sunday, the fun starts all over again. At the morning launches, a big breakfast is available in the hanger, and all of the festival's events have great entertainment, food and lots of fun activities.

There is plenty to do all weekend throughout the area; the early fall is a lively time in the Lake George area. All balloon launches are weather permitting. The Adirondack Balloon Festival is not only the annual signature event of the area; admission has always been free of charge.

The Adirondack Balloon Festival, another part of your LakeGeorge.com experience.