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10 Ways To Stay Entertained All Weekend Long In Lake George: August 25-27

It’s going to be an action-packed and fun-filled weekend in the Lake George Region! The Lake George Steamboat Company is hosting their can’t-miss music festival, the area’s premier Star Trek convention is happening in Ticonderoga, and many more events and activities will be happening throughout the weekend.

Get Ready to Party

Rock the Dock Music Festival – Friday, August 25

In celebration of their bicentennial year, the Lake George Steamboat Company is throwing the biggest party of the summer right at their pier – the Rock the Dock Music Festival! Come on by and listen to some of the area’s most popular bands, including Formula 5, as you party on board the steamboats and check out the food trucks and craft beers from Common Roots at the pier. Best of all, admission is FREE!

Lake George Bar Crawl – Friday, August 25 & Saturday, August 26

Experience the fun nightlife scene in Lake George Village and participate in the Lake George Bar Crawl this weekend. The Bar Crawl will take place on both Friday and Saturday night, and everyone in the group can enjoy games, a scavenger hunt, new friends, and live music and dancing at each stop. The cost is $15pp.

Live Music All Day at Lake George Beach Club – Sunday, August 27

Wondering where to spend your Sunday in Lake George Village? Try the Lake George Beach Club! The restaurant has a full lineup of musicians who will be performing throughout the day from noon on, including Double Vision, Mike Thomas, and PJ Ferguson.

Super Sundays: Bobby Dick & Susie Q – Sunday, August 27

Swing by Shepard Park in Lake George Village for Super Sundays! This Sunday’s concert will feature the dynamic duo of Bobby Dick & Susie Q. As always, admission is free, and the music will begin at 7:00pm.

Enjoy Exciting Entertainment: Fairs, Shows & Conventions

The 2017 Washington County Fair – Today Through Sunday, August 27

Although summer is winding down and the region is preparing for fall’s arrival, fair season is not quite over yet. Don’t miss out on the final days of the 2017 Washington County Fair in Greenwich. The fair ends on Friday, so stop by for the exhibitors, daily shows, carnival rides, food vendors, and more fun.

Trekonderoga Weekend 2017 – Friday, August 25 – Sunday, August 27

Trekkies unite! The 3rd annual Trekonderoga Weekend is kicking off this Friday in Ticonderoga and will run through Sunday. This Star Trek-themed convention is a fan’s dream and will feature everything from tours of the recreated Star Trek sets to panels, discussions, workshops, vendors, and celebrities from the original series.

44th Annual Lake George Antique & Classic Boat Show Rendezvous – Friday, August 25 & Saturday, August 26

Head down to the docks in Lake George Village for the 44th annual Antique & Classic Boat Show Rendezvous this Friday and Saturday. As one of the longest running ACBS chapter shows, you can expect to see antique, historic, and classic boats on display.

Reenactment of the 260th Siege and Surrender of Fort William Henry – Saturday, August 26 & Sunday, August 27

Join Fort William Henry as they host a special reenactment of the 260th siege and surrender of the fort. Battle and skirmish reenactments will take place on both Saturday and Sunday, and spectators can step back in time and learn about camp life at the fort.

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Wax ‘n’ Wix Candle Making Workshop – Saturday, August 26

Have an awesome time at Gore Mountain this Saturday at their popular “Make Your Own” candle shop in the base lodge. Learn how to make a colorful candle using a safe and fun process, and take home the completed product. Special pricing includes a scenic gondola ride up the mountain.

Lake George Open Water Swim – Saturday, August 26

At Hague Town Beach, there will be an Open Water Swim sanctioned by USMS and supported by the Town of Hague. The swim will include a 2.5k, a 5k, and a 10k. This is a beautiful venue for swimmers, and participants will receive a race shirt and be eligible for age-group awards.

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