Planning a trip to Lake George with the kids? You might not realize it, but the Adirondack Wine & Food Festival is completely family-friendly! We want everybody to enjoy the festival and not be limited if they’re traveling with kids, so the festival has plenty of things to keep the kids occupied. It really is a fun family activity!
Keep reading to see why the festival is family-friendly and why your child will enjoy it as much as you will!
The Underage Ticket
If you’re coming to the festival with a teenager, they can get in for just $15 with our DD/Underage Ticket.
Included in their ticket your teenager will get:
- A souvenir glass upon exit courtesy of Taste NY, our Official Wine Glass Sponsor
- A reusable eco-friendly festival bag courtesy of Lake George Outlets, our Official Eco-Friendly Shopping Bag Sponsor
- A festival program to help them find all their favorite artisan food and non-alcoholic products courtesy of M&M Digital Printing, our Official Printing Services Provider
- Small samples from our artisan food vendors
- A bottle of water courtesy of Saratoga Spring Water Co., our Official Water Sponsor
- … and more!
Coming to the festival with younger kids? Children 15 and under are completely free!
Our goal is for everyone to be smiling, no matter their age! Click here for DD/Underage tickets!
Kids Activities and Entertainment
We want to make sure you can enjoy the festival without your kids getting bored, so the festival has a kids activity tent full of games and activities thanks to our Official Kids Tent Sponsor, The Fun Spot!
Kids can choose from ring toss, giant games, crafts, bubbles, and so much more! Your child will have the biggest smile on their face and that’s what we’re all about here at the festival! We want to make sure that families can create lasting memories that can even turn into a family tradition!
There will even be roaming entertainers all festival weekend to keep everybody entertained! You and your kids will get to enjoy magic from TJ Clancy, West African drum circle demos and performances from festival sponsor Rural Soul, dance performances from Dynamic Dance Works, stilt walking and Lyra from festival sponsor Jessica Black and more! Click here to view the full entertainment schedule!
Artisan Food and Non-Alcoholic Vendors
The festival will have plenty of Artisan Food vendors that your kids can try samples from! There will also be food trucks throughout the festival to make sure nobody goes hungry.
We’ll have several non-alcoholic vendors at the festival! Caribbean Hibiscus will be serving up non-alcoholic sorrel wine and Wild Bill’s Craft Beverage Co. will be at the festival with their soda truck selling vintage flavored sodas. There will also be plenty of water at the festival thanks to Saratoga Spring Water Company, our Official Water Sponsor!
Skateboard Park and Natural Playground
Along with the Kids Activity Tent, there is a Skateboard Park and a natural playground for kids to enjoy. That’s not it though, if you’re in town for the weekend there are plenty of other things to do that your kids will love! Stop by The Fun Spot for roller skating or go-karting, or head over to Kingpin’s Alley for some fun family bowling!
Check out Visit Lake George to find more for your trip!
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Our festival beneficiary, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Southern Adirondacks, is joining us again this year and helping to make sure the festival runs smoothly! They roam around the festival with bottles of water to make sure everyone stays hydrated! Big Brothers Big Sisters receives a portion of every ticket sold and proceeds from both water and merchandise sold at the festival. By attending the festival you will be supporting a cause that helps local children every single day.
We want our families to have the best experience from start to finish! If your kids are getting tired from the long car ride, be sure to stop at the Adirondacks Welcome Center before you reach Lake George to stretch your legs and sample products from their Taste NY vending machines! You’ll be refreshed and ready to have the best time at the festival!
You and your family will be able to capture all your festival memories with our photo booth, sponsored by On the Spot Photos!
Being family-friendly is one of our top priorities! The festival will be a safe and clean space thanks to Ace Carting, our Official Trash and Recycling Partner.
Lake George is our beautiful backdrop and the perfect place for a family getaway. We really hope to be able to spend time with you and your family and help make it the best family trip!
Tickets for the festival are on sale now! Click here to purchase tickets.
Thank you to our generous sponsors!
Presenting Sponsor: Adirondack Winery
Partner: Warren County Tourism | Beneficiary: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Southern Adirondacks
Platinum Sponsors: Adirondack Broadcasting (Exclusive Radio Station) | Lake George Outlets (Official Eco-Friendly Shopping Bag Sponsor) | Mannix Marketing (Official Digital Marketing Provider) | North Country Subaru (Official Transportation Sponsor) | Adirondack Safari (Official VIP Cabana Sponsor) | The Post Star | Saratoga Water (Official Water Sponsor & Entry Line Shade Tent Sponsor) | Taste NY/Adirondacks Welcome Center (Official Wine Glass Sponsor)