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Lite Up the Village In Lake George, NY
Every year, Lake George celebrates the start of the holiday season with Lite Up The Village, and this year's festivities are slated for Saturday, November 24.
Thousands are expected to attend the spectacular array of live music, fireworks, children’s rides, refreshments, and the second annual holiday fire truck parade.
All events are free and begin at 3:30pm with the popular local duo Bobby Dick and Susie’s holiday show that includes the comedy and magic of Mr. Twisty.
Refreshments, pony rides, and a fireworks show take place after a countdown to illuminate over 3,500 light displays throughout the Village (approx 6:00pm).
Santa Claus arrives on a float during the parade featuring several fire companies competing for cash prizes with decorated apparatus, floats, and marching units. Local businesses will also be competing with their decorated floats.
Families are then invited to the Village firehouse to meet Santa and enjoy a holiday concert by the Lake George Community Band. The awards ceremony for the parade takes place at the Lake George American Legion and includes refreshments for all entrants.
The park will be illuminated with fire pits. Hot chocolate, freshly made cider donuts, and other refreshments will be available.
The event is sponsored by the Village and Town of Lake George. Taking part in the celebration are the Lake George Winter Carnival, Lake George Teen Center, KFC Columbiettes, Tri-County Marines’ Toys for Girls and Boys, Lake George Fire Department, and Ladies Auxiliary.
Families attending are asked to bring a new toy to donate to the local Tri-County Marines’ for the “Toys for Girls and Boys” program.
The event is held rain, shine or snow.
For more information, contact the Village of Lake George at 518-668-5771