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Lake George Winter Carnival 2015

snowmobile races at the Lake George Winter CarnivalWeekends in February Are Winter Carnival Time!

Lake George Village offers a month long celebration of winter during this annual family-friendly event at Shepard Park! The Winter Carnival takes place each weekend throughout February, so mark your calendar and take part in the fun!

Relish the warmth of tasty samples during the chowder, chili, BBQ and chicken wing cook-offs. Enjoy the always hilarious and fun outhouse races - a crowd pleasing favorite! - as well as dog sled, ATV, snowmobile races and more.

Kids can play indoor mini golf, participate in children's activities, enjoy an ATV wagon or pony ride, and toast marshmallows on the beach. And that's just a sample; there's so much fun for everyone! View the complete list of activities below.

PLEASE NOTE: The below schedule is subject to change. Information up to date as of 2/3/2015. For the most up to date schedule information, please visit www.lakegeorgewintercarnival.com

New in 2015: The First Annual Lake George Snow Sculpture Contest will be taking place! Huge snow sculptures will be crafted in Shepard Park, on Beach Road, and elsewhere throughout the Town of Lake George by three teams of well-known artists.

Lake George Winter CarnivalEvery Weekend in February

The following events you can enjoy every Saturday and Sunday at the Lake George Winter Carnival during the month of February:
  • All day - Kids Indoor Mini Golf - Magic Castle
  • All day - Helicopter Rides (Fee)
  • All day - ATV Wagon Rides for Kids ($2)
  • 11AM-2:00PM - Children’s Activities and Face Painting - King Neptune’s
  • 12-2:00PM - Ice & Wood Carving Demonstrations - Shepards Park
  • 12-3 PM - Pony Rides ($5) - Shepards Park
  • *12:00PM - Adirondack Youth Hockey Scrimmage (Sundays Only)
  • 2:30PM - LG Dog's Got Talent Show - Shepards Park Beach
  • 5:30PM - Wish Lantern Fly Off (Saturdays Only, Purchase At The LGWC Souvenir Table) - Shepards Park Beach
  • 6:00PM - Fireworks Over The Lake (Saturdays Only)



  • Below are some additional highlights from each weekend's events...

    Weekend 1: Saturday, February 7th & Sunday, February 8th

    • Sat 12:00 PM - Noon Opening Ceremonies - Shepard Park Beach
    • Sat 12:30 PM - Chili Cook Off - Shepards Park Beach
    • Sat 12:30 PM - Outhouse Races - Duffy's
    • Sat 4:00 PM - Lake George Winter Carnival Parade - North on Canada St.
    • Sat (After Parade) - Bon Fire on the Beach - Shepards Beach -Toast marshmallows and watch the fireworks
    • Sat 6:00 PM - Fireworks - Over the Lake
    • Sun 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM - "Glacier" Golf Tournament
    • Sun - Dogsled Rides On The Lake - $20

    Weekend 2: Saturday, February 14th & Sunday, February 15th

    • *Sat 9:00 AM Registration - NYS AMA Sanctioned Motorcycle & ATV Ice Race Championship - Duffy's
    • Sat 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Registration - ATV Poker Run/Scavenger Hunt - Duffy's
    • Sat 12:00 PM - BBQ Cook Off - Shepards Park Beach
    • Sat 4:00 PM - Bon Fire on the Beach - Shepards Beach -Toast marshmallows and watch the fireworks
    • Sat 6:00 PM - Fireworks - Over the Lake
    • Sat & Sun - Visit from the Adirondack Flames Hockey Team
    • *Sat & Sun - Giant Kite Flying On The Ice
    • Sat & Sun - Dogsled Rides On The Lake - $20
    • Sat & Sun - Breezy Hill Alpaca Farm - Shepards Park
    • *Sat & Sun - Ice Diving Demonstration - All day on the ice Sponsored by Morin’s Professional Scuba Center

    Weekend 3: Saturday, February 21st - Sunday, February 22nd

    • Sat 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Registration - ATV Poker Run/Scavenger Hunt - Duffy's
    • Sat 12:00 PM - Chowder Cook Off - Shepards Park Beach
    • Sat 4:00 PM - Bon Fire on the Beach - Shepards Park Beach. Toast marshmallows and watch the fireworks.
    • Sat 6:00 PM - Fireworks - Over the Lake
    • Sun 1:00 PM - Local Restaurant Competition - Shepards Park Beach, Hosted by Mario's Restaurant
    • *Sat & Sun - Ice Diving Demonstration - All day on the ice Sponsored by Rich Morin’s Professional Scuba Center
    • Sat & Sun - Breezy Hill Alpaca Farm - Shepards Park
    • *Sat & Sun - Sanctioned Car Race On The Ice

    Weekend 4: Saturday, February 28th - Sunday, March 1st

    • Sat - Dogsled Rides On The Lake - $20
    • Sat 12:00 PM - Chicken Wing Cook Off - Shepards Park Beach
    • Sat 4:00 PM - Bon Fire on the Beach - Shepards Beach-Toast marshmallows and watch the fireworks.
    • Sat 6:00 PM - Fireworks - Over the Lake
    • Sun 3:30 PM - Raffle Drawing - Shepards Park Beach
    • Sat & Sun - 4 x 4 Truck Races - Sponsored by King Neptune's
    • *Sat & Sun - Ice Diving Demonstration - All day on the ice Sponsored by Rich Morin’s Professional Scuba Center

    * = Ice Dependent Events
    All events are weather and ice permitting, LGWC will not be held responsible for any cancelled events or races.

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