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13 Incredible Events That Will Keep You Busy All Weekend Long: February 17-20

Thanks to President’s Day, many of you probably have a long weekend – make the most of it! The Lake George Region is hosting tons of happenings this weekend, from winter carnivals and ice bars to polar plunges and wine tastings.

Hague Polar Plunge, photo provided

Back For Another Weekend

Ice Lounge at King Neptune’s Pub

All Weekend

The Ice Lounge at King Neptune’s Pub will once again be open during the pub’s regular hours this weekend. Be sure to take advantage of daily specials and signature hot drinks!

Lake George Beach Club’s Ice Bar

Friday, February 17 – Sunday, February 19

The pair of ice bars at Lake George Beach club are back! Check them out, participate in sponsored giveaways and contests, and enjoy live music all weekend long.

Winterfest at Erlowest

Saturday, February 18

This Saturday is the fifth and final installment of Winterfest at The Inn at Erlowest. Enjoy drinks at the outdoor bars, warm up by the fire tables, and browse offerings from Lake George area businesses that are open all year.

Lake George Winter Carnival

Saturday, February 18 & Sunday, February 19

Get ready for another weekend of fun for the entire family during the Lake George Winter Carnival! Highlights of this weekend’s schedule include a chowder cook-off, a snowman building contest, and a pair of fireworks displays.

More Outdoor Fun

Hague Winter Weekend

Friday, February 17 – Sunday, February 19

Hague’s Winter Weekend returns for another year! Enjoy a community breakfast, a chili bake-off, and the always popular Hague Polar Plunge from the dock at the Trout House Village Resort.

Winter Fun Weekend at Silver Bay YMCA

Friday, February 17 – Monday, February 20

Silver Bay YMCA is your winter playground! Bring ice skates, snowshoes, and cross-country skis or participate in other activities like crafts, a scavenger hunt, and broomball.

Fire on the Mountain

Friday, February 17

Head to West Mountain for the hottest night of the season! Fire on the Mountain is a favorite annual event, and is suitable for the whole family. Ski, snowboard, tube, hang by the massive bonfire, enjoy live music, and watch a fireworks show.

Krazy Downhill Derby

Saturday, February 18

Don’t miss Chestertown’s Annual Krazy Downhill Derby! This wacky winter event features sled-based contraptions cruising down Dynamite Hill in pursuit of prizes.

Winter Wonderland Days at Camp Chingachgook

Saturday, February 18

The first of YMCA Camp Chingachgook’s Winter Wonderland Days is slated for this Saturday! This free event features snow tubing, snowshoeing, hikes, crafts, hot cocoa, s’mores, and much more.

Free Fishing Weekend in New York State

Saturday, February 18 & Sunday, February 19

This weekend is one of the designated “Free Fishing Weekends” throughout New York State! Residents and non-residents can fish without a license on any body of water in the state. Keep in mind that all other fishing regulations still apply, and anglers should be cautious of ice safety before heading out.

President’s Weekend Holiday Camp

Saturday, February 18 & Sunday, February 19

Looking for something fun for your kids to do this weekend? Sign them up for the President’s Weekend Holiday Camp at Gore Mountain! They’ll enjoy two days of skiing or riding with the same coaches and are sure to have tons of fun.

Other Exciting Happenings

Locavore Weekend at Adirondack Winery

Saturday, February 18 & Sunday, February 19

Visit Adirondack Winery’s Tasting Room this weekend for free mulled wine samples, complimentary food samples, and 10% off all food products! They’ll also be featuring their special Locavore Weekend Tasting Flight all weekend long.

16th Annual South Warren Snowmobile Club “Snowsquall Party”

Saturday, February 18

Don’t miss the South Warren Snowmobile Club’s annual Snowsquall Party at The Long Horn on Saturday afternoon! The event is open to the public and includes appetizers, live entertainment, a buffet dinner, drink specials, and more.

See the full Lake George events calendar >>

Find more fun in our Winter Guide >>