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Lake George Area Winterfest

lake george in winter
four snowmobiles lined up
two people snowshoeing Pictured: Snowshoeing at Garnet Hill Lodge
two people fat tire biking Pictured: Fat Tire Biking at Garnet Hill Lodge
two people cross-country skiing Pictured: Cross-Country Skiing at Garnet Hill Lodge
two women at an axe throwing attraction
man snowmobiling
lake george area winterfest logo
When: Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 until Sunday, Feb 28, 2021
See Below for Dates & Times

The Lake George Area Winterfest is Lake George's newest winter event, bringing socially-distanced, family-friendly fun to Lake George every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday throughout the month of February 2021.

Save On Your Stay

Purchasing a Winterfest wristband entitles you to 15% off your stay at participating lodging properties. You could opt for a resort in the Village, a rustic lodge in the Adirondacks, or a hotel in Glens Falls.

Enjoy Discounted Dining

Your Winterfest wristband will also get you 10% off at participating restaurants throughout the Lake George Area.

Have A Winter Adventure

Each Winterfest admission includes one fun winter activity - like cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobile tours, axe throwing, dog sled rides, or fat tire mountain biking - at no additional cost. Choose your favorite activity or one you've always wanted to try and book your adventure on the date and time that works best for you.

Those with Winterfest wristbands can also enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides throughout Lake George Village on Saturdays from 2PM - 8PM and free hot chocolate stations at area restaurants and shops.

Perks For The Public

If you don't want to purchase a Winterfest wristband, there are a few activities that are open to the public*, including:

  • Outdoor ice skating at a brand new lakeside rink
  • The Lake George Area Ice Fishing Challenge photo contest
  • Natural Stone Bridges & Caves' winter weekend tours
  • Guided hikes with Hike with Jackson
  • Scenic snowshoe trails
  • Guided painting classes with artist Patrice Jarvis-Webber

*Please note that although the above activities are open to the public, there may be costs associated with some of them and some may also require advance registration

Learn More & Purchase Your Wristband

Adult wristbands for Winterfest cost $30 and kids wristbands (for those ages 15 and under) cost just $15. Visit the official Lake George Area Winterfest website to learn more and purchase your wristband.


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