Put on your blue suede shoes because Elvis Festival is back in Lake George! This weekend, enjoy professional and amateur Elvis tribute artists, join the Warrensburg Bike Rally, get towed, take a hike, or hit the links. There’s lots going on in Lake George now that summer is finally here.
Wednesday, May 31 – Sunday, June 4
Elvis Fest is finally here! Celebrating everything Elvis, you can attend concerts, the ultimate tribute contest, a classic car parade, and more! We’ve pulled out a few special events you definitely won’t want to miss.
Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest
Happening in three rounds, the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest is your chance to see the King like you’ve never seen him before. Competitors compete in five divisions: Professional Early Years, Professional 70’s, Non-Professional Early-Years, Non-Professional 70’s, and Youth. Definitely stop by one of the rounds to see who ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog!
Saturday, June 3
Two of Lake George’s most famous attractions team up for Elvis on the Minne-Ha-Ha this weekend. Take a steamboat cruise with Lake George Steamboat Company this Elvis Fest weekend and check off everything on your must-do list. There will be three separate cruises with a different performer on each.
Saturday, June 3
Feeling a little too queasy for a boat ride with Elvis? You can catch the King at the Shoreline Restaurant for dinner on Saturday evening. Reservations are recommended.
Rev Up Your Engines
Friday, June 2 – Sunday, June 11
Celebrating its 17th year, the Warrensburg Bike Rally is held at the Warrensburg County Fairgrounds over 10 days. And admission is free! Top vendors will be on site with great motorcycle products and services, and you are sure to find a ride or two to love along the winding roads of the Adirondacks.
Friday, June 2 – Sunday, June 4
This free show at the Charles R. Wood Park is a fun event for the whole family. In its 34th year, you can admire custom paint jobs, attend a tow truck rodeo, get a balloon creation, and discover the cool custom features on old and new models. Saturday will also feature vehicle operating demos from 11 to 3.
Saturday, June 3
Saturday is National Trails Day and the Lake George Land Conservancy wants you to get out and take pictures! The weather forecast looks good for Saturday, so follow the LGLC on social media, get out on one of the Lake George preserve trails, upload your pics, tag LGLC, tag your location, and use the hashtags #hikelakegeorge and #lglctrailsday. Note: this must be an Instagram or in-the-moment Facebook post. No latergrams, please! (Trails to hike: Amy’s Park, Anthony’s Nose, Berry Pond, Cat Mountain, Cook Mountain, Godwin Preserve, Gull Bay, Last Great Shoreline, Peggy’s Point, Pole Hill Pond, Terzian, Thomas Mountain, The Pinnacle, Schumann Preserve at Pilot Knob)
Friday, June 2
Head over to the Warrensburg Riverfront Farmers’ Market this Friday from 3:00pm-6:00pm for the free Rhubarb Festival! Featuring everything from locally grown rhubarb stalks and plants for sale to rhubarb recipes and tips, you won’t want to miss out on this annual food festival.
Sunday, June 4
Only $85, the Annual Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament is one of the most affordable and enjoyable golf tournaments in the Adirondacks! Network, promote your company, and have fun playing the beautiful course at Cronin’s Golf Resort.