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Discover New Year’s Entertainment This Weekend In Lake George: Dec 30 – Jan 1

Happy New Year! Lake George is gearing up to celebrate the start of 2017, and this weekend, there will be plenty of fun events going on. From party cruises to the popular polar plunge, Lake George is the place to be for a memorable New Year’s!

New Year’s Traditions

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Over Lake George

Sunday, January 1

Get ready to celebrate the new year in Lake George Village! Find a good spot near the lake, and then at midnight on New Year’s Day, watch the fantastic fireworks display!

Lake George Polar Plunge

Sunday, January 1

Are you brave enough to take the polar plunge? The popular Lake George Polar Plunge will take place this Sunday at 1:00pm at Shepard Park Beach. Registration on the day of the plunge will begin at 10:00am at Duffy’s Tavern.

New Year’s Celebrations & Fun

Lake George Steamboat Ice Bar

Friday, December 30 – Sunday, January 1

To kick off their 200th anniversary and celebrate the new year, the Lake George Steamboat Company will host an ice bar this weekend! Located at the company’s Steel Pier, the ice bar will feature specialty drinks, food trucks, and fire pits.

New Year’s At King Neptune’s Pub

Saturday, December 31 & Sunday, January 1

Enjoy the end of 2016 and the start of 2017 at King Neptune’s Pub. Events will include Flip-N-Mickeys on New Year’s Eve at 9:00pm, and then on New Year’s Day, Flip-N-Mickeys (12:00pm-3:00pm) and Weird Science (3:00pm).

New Year’s Eve at Dunham’s Bay Resort

Saturday, December 31

Ring in the new year at Dunham’s Bay Resort during their New Year’s Eve celebration! A variety of packages are available, including overnight and a party package. Reservations are required.

New Year’s Cruises

Goodbye 2016 New Year’s Eve Cruise

Saturday, December 31

Lake George Shoreline Cruises’ final trip of 2016 will take place this Saturday from 2:00pm-4:00pm. Look forward to hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, and a relaxing cruise – all for $29 per person.

New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise

Saturday, December 31

Enjoy a fun New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise on board the Lac du Saint Sacrement this Saturday! Tickets for the cruise cost $55 per adult and $23 per child. The night will include music, dancing, a dinner buffet, mock New Year’s countdown, and more!

New Year’s Eve Party Cruise

Saturday, December 31

The Lake George Steamboat Company’s New Year’s Eve Party Cruise on board the Lac du Saint Sacrement will run from 10:00pm-12:30am. For $125 per person, you can party all night long as you celebrate the start of the new year. The cruise will feature dancing, music, party favors, fireworks, and more!

Champagne Brunch Cruise on New Year’s Day

Sunday, January 1

Kick off the new year on board the Lac du Saint Sacrement for a Champagne Brunch Cruise. The cruise will feature delicious brunch options, a champagne toast, and more! Adults tickets cost $59, and children tickets cost $23.

New Year’s Day Frostbite Cruise

Sunday, January 1

Lake George Shoreline Cruises will host two New Year’s Day Frostbite Cruises this Sunday! The cruises will depart at 12:00pm and 2:30pm, and each $40 ticket will include live entertainment, a 1.5 hour cruise, food and drinks, and more!

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