Fireworks displays, live music by the waterfront, and Father’s Day Weekend entertainment – you can’t ask for a better way to kick off summer in Lake George. But that’s not all there is to look forward to! Throughout the local region, you’ll find even more fantastic ways to have fun with both family and friends this weekend: June 16-18.
Cruise Through Father’s Day Weekend
In celebration of their 200th anniversary, the historic Lake George Steamboat Company is hosting a series of cruises over the weekend. The highlight will be the Bicentennial Bash on Saturday evening, which will combine an amazing dinner cruise with a spectacular fireworks display over Lake George.
Enjoy Amazing Food & Wine
Take your father to Lake George Village this weekend for Adirondack Winery’s very special Cheers to Dad event. All dads receive a complimentary wine cocktail, and special wine tasting upgrades will be available as well.
Looking for some great local bites? Check out the 2017 Lake George Spring Restaurant Week going on now through Saturday. Participating restaurants in the area are offering delicious three-course meals for a fixed price of only $20.17. Reservations are suggested!
Attend Concerts in Lake George
This year’s first Friday evening concert at Shepard Park in Lake George Village is happening on June 16! Stop by at 6:00pm for live music by Saving Bottles for Johnny and The Accents. Craft beverages, food, and activities will be featured on site as well.
Help support the Adirondack Vets House by attending King Neptune’s Pub’s 3rd annual Shake the Lake for Vets Sake. There will be great performances by Cowboy Mouth, Juice Box, and area groups competing in a thrilling Battle of the Bands.
Prepare For the Festivities
The 46th annual LARAC June Arts Festival is scheduled to take place this Saturday and Sunday at City Park in downtown Glens Falls. This two-day arts festival features roughly 200 exhibitors offering shoppers a variety of products, such as jewelry, home items, food, fine art, textiles, garden decorations, and more. The festival is free and open to the public.
Held at the same time as the LARAC June Arts Festival, the Zonta Country Faire attracts shoppers from all over who are interested in local goods and arts & crafts. The Country Faire is free to attend, and it will be held in downtown Glens Falls at the 333 Glen Street Parking Lot.
The 5th annual LGBTQ Pride Festival will be held at Crandall Park this Saturday from 10:00pm-6:00pm. All are welcome to attend, and the schedule of events this year includes a Pride Walk, an Opening Ceremony, live music, arts and cultural vendors, activities, and more.
For parades, a carnival, live music, fireworks, and more, attend the Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association Convention in Queensbury. This multi-day celebration of our local volunteer fire service will feature tons of family-friendly entertainment from Wednesday through Sunday. The event will conclude with the Freedom Festival Car & Truck Show on Sunday at the Fire House.