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Annual Events And Festivals In & Near Lake George

You can kick off the year with an icy plunge, enjoy four weekends of winter fun, swoon to the sultry sounds of the King, thrill at the sight of thousands of bikes, savor the tastes of great wine and food, listen to a variety of amazing musical talents, examine skilled restorations of classic cars, light up Lake George Village for the holidays, and so much more.

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Events During Spring

tents at the larac festival
Offerings from over 200 exhibitors draw crowds of over 15,000 to Downtown Glens Falls each June. Please note, this year's LARAC Festival will be held in August instead of June.
three maple jars
Alan Nudi
March means maple in the Adirondacks! Head to Thurman for tastings, tours, and more. 
whitewater paddler
The Hudson River Whitewater Derby is the area's longest-running whitewater derby. Please note, the 2021 derby is cancelled.
Elvis Festival
Celebrate the King during a week of live performances and other special events. Please note, the 2021 Elvis Festival has been cancelled.

Events During Summer

person pouring wine
Take your taste buds on an unforgettable journey during the Adirondack Wine & Food Festival. Please note, the 2021 Festival has been cancelled.
man addressing a crowd in a theater
ATF brings professional theatrical works and events to Downtown Glens Falls each summer.
fireworks in the night sky
There's something for everyone at the Jamboree, from rides and entertainment to fireworks and food.
two men cutting a log
Visit Stony Creek for three days of live music, vendors, food, kids' activities, and more.
guy playing trumpet in orchestra
Experience world-class performances from professional musicians at the Lake George Music Festival.
Triathlon swimmers
Swim, bike, run, or cheer on athletes during the Lake George Triathlon Festival.
car in car show
See all the classics at the Adirondack Nationals Car Show on the weekend after Labor Day.
jazz musicians
Experience two days of incredible jazz by the water's edge. All concerts are free!

Events During Fall

balloons inflating
The Adirondack Balloon Festival is a highlight of fall! See dozens of colorful balloons launch all at once.
row of motorcycles
Tens of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts flock to Lake George for Americade every year. Please note that in 2021, Americade is taking place in September instead of June.
garage sale tents under a foliated tree
You can't miss the Warrensburg Garage Sale! You never know what treasures you'll find.
person holding food at the taste of the north country
Enjoy delicious selections from local restaurants at Taste of the North Country in Glens Falls.
charles r. wood theater auditorium
See short films, web series, children's films, and documentaries, plus panel discussions, meet-and-greet events, and more at the Adirondack Film Festival
girl holds fish
Experienced anglers and families alike will love the multi-day King George Fishing Derby.

Events During Winter

boy laying in front of lighted trees
Lake George Village typically comes alive with light for the holidays during Lite Up The Village.
people running into cold water
Take the plunge if you dare! The Polar Plunge is a New Years Day tradition in Lake George.
welcome to the winter carnival sign
Weekends in February are Winter Carnival time, featuring tons of fun for the whole family!