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Major Lake George Events & Top Things to Do in the Spring

Whether you're looking to explore the outdoors or find fun activities and events going on, the Lake George region has a surprising amount to offer during the spring season.

Top Lake George Spring Events You Can't Miss

maple sugarhouse

Thurman Maple Days & Maple Weekends

Thurman Maple Days: March 9 & 10, March 16 & 17, March 23 & 24, 2024
Maple Weekends: March 16 & 17, March 23 & 24, 2024

New York State Maple Weekends & Thurman Maple Days happen on weekends throughout March and consist of sugarhouse tours and demonstrations, maple products and samplings, and wagon rides and more fun for kids.

boats in showroom for great upstate boat show

The Great Upstate Boat Show

March 22 - 24, 2024

The Great Upstate Boat Show is the largest boat sales event between New York City and Montreal, and it takes place at Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury.

crowd of people at glens falls wing fest on the left, chicken wings ont he right

Glens Falls Wing Fest

April 27, 2024

The Glens Falls Wing Fest is for all the chicken wing lovers out there! Sample and vote on your favorites.

memorial meltdown music stage in charles r wood park in lake george

Memorial Meltdown

May 25 & 26, 2024

Memorial Meltdown is a massive music festival that takes place over two days in Charles R. Wood Park.

a bunch of motorcycles in lake george

Americade & the Warrensburg Bike Rally

Americade: May 29 - June 1, 2024
Warrensburg Bike Rally: May 28 - June 4, 2024

Americade is the largest multi-brand motorcycle touring rally on the planet, and it happens right here in Lake George, along with the Warrensburg Bike Rally.

trucks at the estra tow show in lake george

ESTRA Tow Show

June 7 - 9, 2024

This year marks the 40th annual ESTRA Tow Show in Lake George, which is for everyone who loves trucks, including kids.

Must-Try Lake George Springtime Activities

whitewater rafters

Whitewater Rafting

Come springtime when the snow has melted the rapids are raging for whitewater rafting in the Hudson and Sacandaga Rivers.

man traverses treetop adventure course

Treetop Adventure Courses

Experience Lake George from high up in the trees at one of the region's treetop adventure courses, which typically open in April.

parasailing over lake george


Parasailing is one of the most popular lake activities in Lake George, and this unique activity opens up in May.


Early Season Hiking

We recommend Prospect Mountain for spring hiking, which is less busy before the highway opens up on Memorial Day Weekend, or Shelving Rock, because the waterfall will likely be flowing.

statue monument in lake george battlefield state park

Self-Guided Historical Walking Tour

Springtime is a great time to embark on Lake George's self-guided historical walking tour that takes you through Battlefield State Park and other points in the Village.

people patio dining at lake george beach club

Patio Dining

As soon as those first warm days spread their sunshine upon us you'll want to get in on patio dining - especially by the lake!

man with fishing pole fishing in lake george


The freshwater fishing season opens on April 1, and we have an entire Fishing Guide to get you started with info on regulations, places to go, chartered guides, and more.

man swings golf club on golf course on the left, a mini golf spot on the right

Golfing & Mini Golf

Break out the golf clubs as soon as the weather cooperates, because we have amazing golf courses in the region, plus a wide variety of mini golf spots.

Farmers Markets

Get in on the season's bounty as farmers markets start setting up for the season around the area.

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