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Start 2016 Off Right In Lake George

How will you be celebrating the New Year? If you’re looking for exciting plans for New Year’s Eve or the weekend, check out these events!

New Year’s Eve – Thursday, December 31

Dunham’s Bay Resort New Year’s Eve Party
Ring in the New Year with a wine and cheese reception, three-course plated dinner, open bar, live entertainment, and more at Dunham’s Bay Resort! Choose to attend only the party or stay overnight.

New Year’s Eve Party Cruise
Take to the water for your New Year’s celebration! Enjoy music, dancing, party favors, and a front row seat to the fireworks show, PLUS hors do’oeuvres, dinner, dessert, and a champagne toast at midnight.

Fireworks Over Lake George
No matter what your other plans are, be sure to head to the Village at midnight for a spectacular fireworks display!

New Year’s Day – Friday, January 1

Champagne Brunch Cruise
Whether or not you partied on the Lac du Saint Sacrement for New Year’s Eve, set sail on New Year’s Day! The cruise will feature delicious brunch options, a champagne toast at noon, and two hours of sailing on Lake George.

New Year’s Day Frostbite Cruise
Lake George Shoreline Cruises is offering its own pair of New Year’s Day events aboard the Adirondac. Enjoy food and drinks, live entertainment, and a spectacular setting that’s sure to make 2016 one to remember. Choose from a 12:00PM or a 2:00PM cruise!

Lake George Polar Plunge
New Year’s Day in Lake George wouldn’t be complete without the annual Polar Plunge! Join 1,000 other people and run into the frigid waters of Lake George at Shepard’s Park Beach.

Other Weekend Events

Starlight Snowshoe Tour
Head to Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center on January 2 for a special guided snowshoe tour! Participants will trek to a lakeside campfire where they’ll enjoy s’mores and other snacks. Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot!

Long Lake Polar Bear Plunge
Did you miss the Lake George Polar Plunge? Or are you trying to complete a series of plunges? Whatever your reason, head to Long Lake on January 2 for the annual dip that benefits the Wounded Warrior Project!

Wine Tasting
Want to try some locally-crafted wines? Head to Adirondack Winery on Canada Street! Their tasting room is open from 11:00AM – 7:00PM on Saturday and 11:00AM – 5:00PM on Sunday.

See the full Lake George events calendar >>