The leaves may be starting to fall in the Lake George Region, but the fun isn’t stopping! If you plan a trip to the area this weekend, you’ll find fall festivals, exciting activities, and some early Halloween happenings too.
Attend One of the Region’s Top Festivals
Events to a T’s first-ever Harvest Fest at Glens Falls City Park will be held on Sunday from 11:00am-4:00pm. Celebrate the season with crafts and games for the kids, pony rides, face painting, a bounce house, local food and artisan vendors, and more. Admission to the festival is free!
Everyone is invited to attend Queensbury United Methodist Church’s free Fall Family Festival on Saturday from 11:00am-2:00pm. There will be fun fall activities, tasty food and treats, live music, performances, and plenty of games for kids and adults. Donations will be accepted to benefit the church’s mission to help the people of Queensbury.
Enjoy delicious soup and a fantastic lineup of bands at Roaring Brook Ranch in Lake George this Saturday during the annual Soup R Bands. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door, and funds raised will benefit the Upstate NY Autism Alliance Organization & Autism Task Forces of Hadley-Luzerne and Greenwich. The event will from from 6:00pm-11:00pm.
Who doesn’t love a good film? If you get a pass to the 3rd Annual Adirondack Film Festival in Glens Falls this weekend, then you’ll be able to watch a variety of feature films, short films, documentaries, and more in multiple local venues. All of the participating locations are in the heart of downtown Glens Falls.
Unleash Your Inner Artist
Visit the Adirondack Winery for a fun and crafty night out as you support the ongoing Drink Pink fundraiser initiative. This Friday’s Uncork & Craft will feature a wine glass candle making workshop co-presented by WAX ‘n’ WiX. Tickets cost $35 each and include a 10-sample wine tasting, light food spread, craft supplies, and more.
Experience Early Halloween Fun
The Fort William Henry Museum in Lake George is currently hosting spooky Ghost Tours on Wednesday – Sunday nights at 7:30pm and 9:00pm. Hear the stories that have been handed down over the years as you tour some of the fort’s ghostly places. Reservations are required for the tours.
Explore the scariest barn around at The Little Theater on the Farm’s 14th Annual Haunted Barn in Fort Edward this weekend. The theme of this year’s Haunted Barn is “Aliens: Area 27,” and the cost to enter is $8 for adults and $5 for kids ages 4-12.
If there’s one event that can send a chill up your spine, it’s Fright Fest at The Great Escape in Queensbury! Whether you decide to enter the haunted houses, walk through the scare zones, or watch the live shows, you’re sure to get in the Halloween spirit at the theme park.
Join Up Yonda Farm in Bolton Landing for a festive Trunk or Treat from 6:00pm-8:00pm on Saturday evening. Bring the kids, come in costume, and enjoy games, crafts, and trick-or-treating from car to car. Admission is free.