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Cool Cocktails, Scrumptious S'mores & Incredible Ice Sculptures at Lake George Area Ice Bars

Ice bars are one of the coolest attractions in the Lake George region that visitors can enjoy for a limited time each winter.

Editor's Note 02/06/23: For the rest of February, the two ice bars open in Lake George are at The Lagoon and at Ice Castles. Scroll down for more details.

Glacier Ice Bar & Lounge at The Sagamore

ice bar with stools

Where: The Sagamore - Bolton Landing

Dates: January 20 - 21 & 27 - 28, 2023

See 18,000 pounds of ice transformed into one of the coolest lounges in the Adirondacks: The Glacier Ice Bar & Lounge at The Sagamore is an unparalleled experience. And this year, the event is open to the public as well as hotel guests.

Polar Ice Bar

cornhole board made out of ice

Where: Fort William Henry Hotel - Lake George

Dates: January 20 - 22, 2023

The Polar Ice Bar is back at Fort William Henry, with ice sculptures, fire pits, specialty drinks, live music, and more.

The Ice Bar at the Lagoon Bar & Grill

split image, snowflake ice sculpture on the left, ice bar on the right, both lit with blue light

Where: The Lagoon Bar & Grill - Lake George

Dates: January 27 - 29 & February 3 - 5, 10 - 12, 17 - 19, 24 - 26, 2023

Note: The January 28 ice bar corresponds with Stews & Brews.

Check out ice sculptures, a bean bag toss (also made of ice!), and warm up with soups, chili, and hot drinks next to a fire pit at The Lagoon Bar & Grill! The ice bar is located right next to Lake George, so if you visit on a Saturday in February, you'll have a front-row seat to the Lake George Winter Carnival fireworks.

Funky Ice Fest

group of four at an ice bar

Where: Adirondack Pub & Brewery - Lake George

Dates: January 20 - 21 & 27 - 28, 2023

Adirondack Brewery beer coupled with ice sculptures, does it get any cooler? Check out Funky Ice Fest for handcrafted cocktails, food specials, and more in a frozen, fun environment.

Ice Castles

people at an ice bar, there's a table fire

Where: Ice Castles at Charles R. Wood Park (Lake George)

Dates: January 27 - 28, 2023 | February 3 - 4, 2023 (and to ticketholders at Ice Castles)

Ice Castles isn't opening until February 6, but there is an ice bar and mystic lightwalk open to the public at no charge January 27 and 28, and February 3 and 4. Going forward from there, the Polar Ice Bar is only open to ticketholders of Ice Castles.

The Gem

Where: The Gem - Bolton Landing

Dates: January 20 - 22 & 27 - 29, 2023

The Gem in Bolton Landing plans to host their first ice bar this season! 

Know of any ice bars that we missed? Let us know !

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