Fall in Love with Lake George

Trying to plan your fall getaway? Look no further! Lake George may be known for summer fun, but you can’t beat fall in the area.

There’s no better place to leaf peep, hike, or go to events! The colors are stunning, the people are happy, and there’s the perfect amount of chill in the air.

Keep reading for a roundup of everything the Lake George area has to offer in the fall.

Adirondack Nationals Car Show

Sept. 9-12

Car lovers cannot miss out on this massive, family-friendly car show! Located at the Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center, people from across the country bring their classic cars with the hopes of winning the ultimate prize. The show will also feature family activities, fireworks, music, and more. Click here to learn more.

Adirondack Winery at Adirondack Nationals
Credit: Adirondack Winery

Adirondack Balloon Festival

Sept. 23-26

A favorite of people near and far, the Adirondack Balloon Festival is a staple of area every fall. It’s been a year without it, but it will definitely be worth the wait. Balloons will be going up all over the area throughout the weekend, including the famous mass ascensions at Floyd Bennett Memorial airport in Queensbury. It’s a sight you will remember for years to come! Click here to learn more.

Credit: Adirondack Winery

Drink Pink at Adirondack Winery

Oct. 1-31

Join Adirondack Winery throughout the month of October for their ninth annual Drink Pink fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of the Adirondacks. All month long, they will highlight special Drink Pink accessories, pink wine and food, raffle baskets, special events, and more, all to benefit Making Strides of the Adirondacks! Check out their Uncork and Craft events on Oct. 2, 16, and 22 to show off your crafting skills, sip on some wine, and support an amazing cause. Click here for more information, and had to adkwinery.com/book to reserve a tasting during Drink Pink.

Credit: Adirondack Winery

Lake George Oktoberfest

Oct. 8-10

If you’re checking out Lake George in October, you cannot miss out on this three day Oktoberfest! Canada Street will be transformed into a European-style street fair with offerings for the whole family. Enjoy Oktoberfest traditions, music, authentic German food, and of course…beer! No Oktoberfest is complete without Oktoberfest Lager from festival vendor, Adirondack Brewery. Can’t make the first weekend? Adirondack Brewery has their very own Oktoberfest on October 16! Lake George Oktoberfest is free and is sure to be amazing. Click here to learn more.

Credit: Adirondack Brewery

Hiking and Leaf Peeping

All fall long!

No fall trip to Lake George is complete without taking some time to enjoy the beautiful fall colors. Whether it’s a sunrise hike at The Pinnacle, a sunset hike at Pilot Knob, or a drive up Prospect Mountain, we guarantee you won’t be disappointed. Looking for some more creative ways to take in the fall foliage? Take a horseback ride at Mountain View Rocking B. Ranch, enjoy panoramic views from Gore Mountain’s Gondola, or relax on one of the steamboats and enjoy the views from the water. Trust us, you won’t want to head home without taking in the stunning views of Lake George and basking in the perfect fall weather. Click here to check out the definitive guide to hiking in Lake George from our friends and festival sponsor, LakeGeorge.com.

Credit: lakegeorge.com

We hope you’re able to make it to Lake George this fall and again this summer when the Adirondack Wine & Food Festival returns to Lake George, June 25th & 26th, 2022. Check back around the holidays for when tickets go on sale! (They make an amazing Christmas present!).




 Adk Wine Fest Block White Logo

Adk Wine Fest Block White Logo