|| You will find plenty to do regardless of the time of year
you wish to visit.
- Cabins are 3
miles from the Village of Saranac Lake
- ...and 10 miles from Lake
- Saranac Lake was voted as an All American City and as one of
America's Best 100 Small Towns
- Lake Placid was the site of the 1932
and 1980 Winter Olympics
- Lake Placid now hosts the Ironman Competition
- For a complete guide of local events, visit our local
Chamber of Commerce Websites at
- North American Snowshoe Classic:
Long and short distance racers from the U.S.
and Canada compete in this annual event.
- Saranac Lake Winter Orienteering
Competitors race between "controls" on
ski or snowshoes, by day and night, relying on a map, a compass
and their wits
- Grow Your Own Tree
Hugger, 1/16 visit: http://www.wildcenter.org
- FIS Freestyle World Cup,
For more information visit: http://www.orda.org
- Boreal Bird in the
Adirondack Park, 1/23
For more information visit: http://www.wildcenter.org
- USASA Slopestyle - NYSEF,
Location Town: Wilmington
- NorAm Freestyle-Moguls
and Ski Cross
Competition in moguls and ski cross. 1/24-31
For more information visit: http://www.whitefacelakeplacid.com
- Winter Photography
For more information visit: http://www.wildcenter.org
- The Wild Adirondacks: A
Conversation with Carl Heilman, 1/30, For more information
Adirondack events in February
- Empire State Winter Games:
The Empire State Winter
Games are held annually in Lake Placid. Visit
for more information.
- Tri-Lakes Snowmobile Club Poker Run:
A great opportunity for snowmobilers to ride
miles of groomed trails and win prizes.
- Saranac Lake Winter
The oldest Winter
Carnival in the eastern U.S. features its trademark ice palace
and a full week of sporting events, concerts, theatre
presentations, parades, fireworks and much, much more. Winter
Carnival is scheduled every February. For
event schedule, visit
Adirondack events in March
- Lake Colby Ice Fishing Derby:
The Saranac Lake Fish & Game Club offers a
variety of prizes in this popular event.
The Saranac Lake area canoe race season begins
with a five mile, "just for fun" race on the Saranac
Adirondack events in May
- Round the Mountain Canoe Race:
A 10-mile canoe race. Click
for more details.
Adirondack events in June
- Saranac Lake Father's Day Fishing Derby:
All day long on Lake Colby, for kids only.
- June Bug Run:
Children's race and 5k run/walk in Saranac
- Lake Placid Horse Show:
The Lake Placid and I
Love New York Horse Shows, is held late June through early July
at the North Elba Showgrounds in Lake Placid,
Placid Film Forum:
Screenings of over 60 new films, premieres,
presentations by noted writers, actors, directors and more.
Adirondack events in July
- Fourth of July
Saranac Lake Kiddie parade, park concert,
- Willard Hanmer Guideboat & Canoe
A full day of boat races on Lake Flower
and the Saranac River: guideboats, canoes, rowing shells and war
canoes along with a community picnic. Click here
for further details.
- Mason's Craft Fair/Flea Market:
New and used, handmade and homemade is the
fare at this fund raising event.
The largest juried art show in the North Country.
Adirondack Wildlife Festival: Workshops, nature hikes, music,
storytelling crafts and more at the Adirondack Park Visitors
- NEACA Gun Show:
A definite stop for all gun collectors.
Adirondack Antique Show & Sale: A wide variety of antiques
and collectibles will be displayed at this popular event held at
the Saranac Lake Civic Center.
Adirondack events in July & August
- Ironman USA/Lake Placid:
Competitors from around the world will arrive
in Lake Placid to compete in one of only 4 official Ironman
Triathlons to be held in the continental U.S. Visit
- Downtown Thursday Night in Saranac
Music, magic, storytelling and more are featured at the
Berkeley Green every Thursday evening throughout the summer.
- Friday Night in the Park Concert
Free concerts on Friday evenings in July and
August on Lake Flower in Saranac Lake..
Adirondack events in August
- Lake Placid Art and
Over 100 teams from the U.S. and Canada
compete in North America's largest tournament. Visit
- Come To The Fair Book Sale:
A wide selection of books and other items will be available
at the Saranac Lake Free Library's annual fund raiser.
- Paint & Palette Show:
An art show and sale featuring works by regional artists.
- Cabin Fever Quilters Quilt Show:
The fine art of quilting is displayed by this talented group.
- St. Regis Bridge Tournament:
players will enjoy the ambience of the Hotel Saranac during this
Adirondack events in September
Region-wide arts festival centered in Saranac Lake.
- Bloomingdale Fire Department Field
Games, food and fun for the entire family.
A 90-mile journey through the heart of the wilderness, from
Old Forge to Saranac Lake; three days of adventure, friendly
competition and Adirondack hospitality.
in September -
- Fall Foliage tours
- Oktoberfest, Whiteface Mountain
- Winter Cup Sports and
Events at Olympic Venues:
See the world-class athletes train and
compete in Bobsled, Luge, Skeleton and Freestyle throughout the
Winter. For complete schedule and details visit
- Sparkle Village:
Downtown Saranac Lake sparkles with thousands of tiny white
lights and a variety of special holiday events including the
arrival of Santa Claus, fashion show, craft show, community
Christmas caroling and much more.
- Figure Skating:
The Olympic Center in Lake Placid boasts the greatest amount
of ice surface in the world. For information on Figure Skating
shows and training, visit