Yes, there are fun things in store for Labor Day Weekend 2020 in Lake George! Find ideas on activities to check out, events going on, and more.
Check Out Fun Things to Do in the Village: Steamboat Cruises, Wine Tastings & Ghost Tours
Make Time to Cruise on the Lake
The Lake George Steamboat Company is back in action and sailing away. Check out their cruise schedule and enjoy the holiday weekend on one of Lake George’s most iconic attractions. The Lac du Saint Sacrement Fall Champagne Brunch Cruise starts this Sunday!
Schedule a Wine Tasting & Think Ahead to the Holidays
Available at Adirondack Winery for a limited time is Home Sweet Home, an apple pie-infused sweet white wine that is expected to sell out. Their tasting room is open daily 10am to 10pm and reservations are required – their Bolton Landing and Queensbury locations are open for tastings as well.
Get Into a Halloween Mood at a Historic Site
Fort William Henry has started their Spirits of History Ghost Tours! Reservations are required and as of this writing they have availability on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. And speaking of Halloween and fall-themed events…
Find Fall Fun at a Corn Maze & Apple Orchard
Heroic Corn Maze at Fort Ticondeorga
Take the scenic drive up to Fort Ticonderoga this weekend and check out their Corn Maze Adventure, included with admission. There are two levels of difficulty in addition to a super-easy Kiddie Maze, and you can find history clues among the stalks. They’re open 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm) Saturday and Sunday.
U-Pick Season Starts at Hicks Orchard
Hicks Orchard in Granville starts their u-pick apple season this weekend! You can pick Ginger Gold or Zestar, which is a brand new variety for Hicks. Pre-picked apples are also available in the barn. They’re open 8am to 5pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
Spend Time in the Great Outdoors: Hike, Bike & Swing High in the Trees
Hike Up Sleeping Beauty Mountain
While Prospect Mountain is still closed you can check out another popular Lake George hike, Sleeping Beauty Mountain. Find info on that hike, more mountains, and great beginner hikes in the Hiking Guide.
Mountain Bike at West Mountain
West Mountain in Queensbury has over 20 cross-country and downhill trails for a variety of mountain biking experiences. Bring your own bike or rent from them – just visit their website ahead of time to get tickets.
Take on the Adventure Course at Adirondack Extreme
Let summer 2020 go out with a bang by making a reservation at Adirondack Extreme in Bolton Landing for their Treetop Adventure Course. Pro tip: They have an Early Bird deal running right now where you can save $5 off a 9am arrival times or $10 off an 8am or 8:30am arrival time, but it only runs through Labor Day!
See Events Going On: An Art Show, A BBQ & A Photo Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, September 5
The Holiday Inn Resort at Lake George is hosting an exhibit and sale of original works by local artist Eleanor Rowland Nobile. Nobile’s paintings reflect her years growing up in the Adirondack Region and have been included in national and regional exhibitions throughout the country.
Saturday, September 5
For the second year in a row the Wiawaka’s Center for Women hosts a BBQ, drive through style. The menu includes pulled pork, coleslaw, homemade brioche rolls, macaroni salad, and dessert. The event is a fundraiser for the Center, which enriches the lives of women through workshops, events, and programs.
Saturday, September 5 to Monday, September 7
This is another event for a great cause! The Open Door Mission in Glens Falls is hosting a photo scavenger hunt with a food drive throughout the weekend. Register online, get a Scavenger Hunt List and a list of food pantry items, and if you complete the hunt you can win prizes.