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Cool Cocktails, Scrumptious S'mores, Incredible Ice Scupltures & More at Lake George Area Ice Bars 2018 - 2019

Ice bars are one of the hottest trends sweeping Lake George, NY! These cool attractions feature bars, seating, glasses, and even props carved from thousands of pounds of ice. Below, you'll find a guide to ice bars in and around Lake George and the Adirondacks. Be sure to hit up these hotspots while you can, as they're only around for a limited time each winter season.

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2019 Glacier Ice Bar & Lounge

Where: The Sagamore - Bolton Landing
When: Fridays and Saturdays from January 25 - 26, 2019 and February 1 - 2, 2019.

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. After sipping cocktails at the ice bar, duck inside to warm up next to the cozy fireplace at Caldwell's Lounge, or check out delicious hors d'oeuvres and Italian delights at La Bella Vita.

2019 Funky Ice Festival

Where: Adirondack Pub & Brewery - Lake George
When: January 25 - 26, 2019 & February 1- 2

The Funky Ice Festival will return and take place during two weekends in 2019! There will be multiple ice sculptures to interact with, including two bars made of ice, an ice beer pong table, and more. This is one ice bar you won't want to miss!

2019 Forest Ice Bar at the Holiday Inn Resort

Where: Holiday Inn Resort - Lake George
When: January 25 - 26, 2019 & February 1 - 2, 2019

The Holiday Inn Resort will be joining in the ice bar fun in Lake George! Check out the Forest Ice Bar, featuring a winter wonderland of ice sculptures and a magnificent ice bar.

2019 Polar Ice Bar

Where: Fort William Henry - Lake George
When: February 8 - 9, 2019

Fort William Henry hosts its the Polar Ice Bar during the second weekend in February! They serve up hot soup, drinks, beer, and cocktails at a full ice bar with sculptures and more. Sit next to the fire pit or play some fun activities to warm up and enjoy winter.

We're adding more to this list as the information becomes available - check back again soon! For more of an idea of what to expect, check out last year's info:

2018 New Year's Ice Bar at Lake George Beach Club

Where: Lake George Beach Club - Lake George
When: December 31, 2017 & January 1, 2018

In celebration of New Year's, Lake George Beach Club will feature an ice bar and an ice luge during their New Year's Eve celebration and New Year's Day party.

2018 The Ice Castle at King Neptune's

Where: King Neptune's Pub - Lake George
When: Opening on Friday, January 19, 2018

For 2018, King Neptune's Pub in Lake George will feature an ice castle at their restaurant! The ice castle will open on Friday, January 19, 2018 and include live music, an ice luge, ice shuffleboard, ice corn hole, and more.

After that, the Ice Castle will be open during regular hours of operation at King Neptune's in January and February:

King Neptune's January Hours of Operation:

  • Thursday - 11:00am-8:00pm
  • Friday - 11:00am-10:00pm
  • Saturday - 11:00am-2:00am
  • Sunday - 11:00am-8:00pm

King Neptune's February Hours of Operation:

Open 7 days a week, starting at 11:00am. Check back for full hours of operation when they are announced!

2018 The Glacier Ice Bar & Lounge

Where: The Sagamore - Bolton Landing
When: Weekends of January 19, 2018 and January 26, 2018

2018 marks the fifth year of the Glacier Ice Bar & Lounge, carved from 18,000 pounds of ice. Besides the bar, the attraction also features ice sculptures, ice furniture, a fire pit, s'mores station, and lodging specials for those who wish to spend the night at the resort.

2018 Funky Ice Festival

Where: Adirondack Pub & Brewery - Lake George
When: January 19-20 & 26-27, 2018

The Funky Ice Festival will return and take place during two weekends in 2018! There will be multiple ice sculptures to interact with, including two bars made of ice, an ice beer pong table, and more. This is one ice bar you won't want to miss!

2018 Forest Ice Bar at the Holiday Inn Resort

Where: Holiday Inn Resort - Lake George
When: February 2-3 & 9-10, 2018

The Holiday Inn Resort will be joining in the ice bar fun in Lake George this year! Visit them on the weekends of February 2-3 and 9-10 for their Forest Ice Bar, featuring a winter wonderland of ice sculptures and a magnificent ice bar.

2018 Fort William Henry Ice Bar

Where: Fort William Henry - Lake George
When: February 9-10, 2018

Come check out the Fort William Henry Ice Bar during the second weekend in February! The ice bar will be located at the back of the Grand Hotel with a full view of Lake George. The ice bar will be open February 9-10, 2018. There will be ice sculptures, a fire pit, music, hot and cold drinks, and more.

2018 Ice Bar at Lake George Beach Club

Where: Lake George Beach Club - Lake George
When: Each Weekend in February (Saturday and Sunday)

Visit the Lake George Beach Club each weekend in February for their ice bar! On Saturday and Sunday, guests can head up to the restaurant's top deck for a Tito's ice bar. There will also be an ice luge and two ice pong tables. Lake George Beach Club is open from noon till close on the weekend.

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