There is always something fun and exciting happening in the Lake George area! Make your next vacation to the Adirondacks extra memorable by planning your getaway around one of our annual Lake George events. Whether you want to chill out at ice bars in the winter, kick off summer during the food and wine festival, or watch hot air balloons travel across the fall sky, there is something for everyone! No matter what piques your interest, Surfside on the Lake puts you at the center of the action.
Lake George Winter Carnival: February
Each February, the Lake George Winter Carnival returns for a month-long celebration of winter! Join us for four weekends of family-friendly fun with cooking contests, races, polar plunges, and fireworks.
Thurman Maple Days: March
Join us for one of the largest maple festivals in Upstate NY, offering three consecutive weekends of maple tastings and farm tours.
Lake George hosts the world’s largest multi-brand motorcycle touring rally, welcoming over 50,000 riders every spring. Travel to our mountain town during Americade to attend parades, and enjoy special events like scavenger hunts and poker runs.
Adirondack Wine & Food Festival: June
Kick off summer during the Adirondack Wine & Food Festival, and celebrate New York’s best wineries, distilleries, breweries, food vendors, and food trucks. This Lake George event is not to be missed!
Lake George Music Festival: August
August is the perfect time for classical music lovers to plan their Lake George getaway. Attend the Lake George Music Festival and enjoy eight incredible chamber music concerts.
Adirondack Nationals Car Show: September
Do you have a classic car to show off, or love all things vintage? Then visit us for the Adirondacks National Car Show, for three days of car shows, live music, and special events.
Adirondack Balloon Festival: September
The Adirondack Balloon Festival is a one-of-a-kind event celebrating 50 years in 2023! Witness dozens of hot air balloons take flight over the Adirondacks, along with food vendors, craft fairs, exhibitors, and kids’ activities.
World’s Largest Garage Sale: September
Shop for antiques and collectibles from over 500 vendors at the World’s Largest Garage Sale in nearby Warrensburg.
Adirondack Film Festival: October
Visit us during the Adirondack Film Festival and watch films, documentaries, shorts, and music videos inspired by the Adirondack region.
Stay at Our Lake George Hotel
Discover the complete list of annual Lake George events and festivals here for more information on local happenings. No matter when you plan your Adirondack getaway, Surfside on the Lake is the perfect place to set up basecamp. We offer a wide variety of rooms and suites to fit all budgets and needs. Plan your Lake George escape with us today!