If you love snow and cold weather activities, then you’ll definitely want to visit the Lake George Region this weekend! The recent heavy snowfall has transformed the area into a winter wonderland of outdoor fun, so whether you want to go skiing or enjoy a few top events, you’ll find there are plenty of things to do for everyone.
Celebrate the Season at These Festivals
Join Adirondack Pub & Brewery in Lake George Village for the 7th Annual Barrel Fest on Saturday! The brewery will offer barrel-aged ales and brews, and guests will be able to enjoy blazing bonfires, a “burning man” statue, free snacks, live music, and fireworks.
Head over to West Mountain Ski Area in Queensbury for their inaugural BrewSki Fest on Saturday from 1:00pm-7:00pm. Visitors can start off their afternoon by going skiing/tubing and then participate in beer tastings from local breweries (five drink tasting tickets for $20). The festival will also include live music, raffles, and more.
Discover Fun Maple Events
Discover the tradition of maple sugaring at Up Yonda Farm in Bolton Landing this Saturday from 1:00pm-2:00pm. Attendees will get to learn about the sap to syrup process, from tapping to collecting and then boiling the sap of sugar maples.
The first weekend of the 2018 Thurman Maple Days kicks off this Saturday and Sunday! During this special weekend, visitors will be able to stop at four local sugar houses, attend free open houses, learn about the maple sugaring process, and participate in family-friendly activities.
In celebration of maple season, Mapleland Farms in Salem will host three maple weekends throughout March. Check them out this Saturday and Sunday for an open house and tastings. Their pancake breakfast will be available from 9:00am-1:00pm.
Find Local Activities & Entertainment
Stop by Adirondack Winery’s tasting room on Friday for their wine glass candles workshop. Sip on a wine tasting flight and snack on light food as you get creative and make your own pair of wine glass candles.
Enjoy a thrilling hockey game between the hometown Adirondack Thunder and the Manchester Monarchs on Friday night at the Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls. The puck drops at 7:00pm.
Planning to be in Lake George this weekend? If so, then spend your evening at the Fort William Henry Resort and their Comedy Show! The headliner will be nationally touring comic Brian Barganier, and the show will also feature performances by Jim Felter, Kate Clancy and Shafi Hossain.
On Saturday, kids ages 7-12 will have the opportunity to receive a free junior lift ticket to use later this season! All they have to do is have a Gore Mountain or MORE GORE sticker on their helmet and bring their 3/10/2018 junior lift ticket or a valid junior season pass to the Gore Mountain tent and photo booth (from 12:00pm-1:30pm).