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Make the Most of Festival Weekend in Lake George!

Adirondack Winery glasses
Make the most of your festival weekend by spending time in Lake George and experiencing all that the area has to offer! Enjoy everything from shopping, hiking, boating, and so much more! 

Visit Adirondack Winery

Discover the perfect retreat at Adirondack Winery, where you can indulge in incredible, locally-made wines and delicious food! With two convenient locations, immerse yourself in the charm of their Lake George Tasting Room located on Canada Street, just steps away from the festival commons, or visit the Queensbury Tasting Room off Exit 18 for a more elevated experience!

Delight in a variety of offerings at both locations including wine tastings, Extreme Heights Cidery flights (their own cider brand), and whiskey samplings, along with wine and cider served by the glass, snack boards, and more! Check out Queensbury’s larger menu featuring seasonal cocktail flights, artisanal flatbreads, sandwiches (gluten-free options available), fresh fruit salads, sweet & savory brunch selections, and beyond!

Bask in the sunshine at both locations with their gorgeous outdoor spaces and sip on a wine slushie, or two! At Queensbury, learn all about their winemaking process with guided tours of the facilities. Plus, make sure to check out their array of exciting events including live music, trivia nights, creative Uncork & Craft gatherings, and much more!

If you're more of a beer or whiskey drinker...

Visit American Oak Distillery in Bolton Landing where you can find locally produced American Whiskey, influenced by the Adirondack Mountains! They also offer select wines from Adirondack Winery. Also check out Adirondack Pub & Brewery located right outside of Lake George village for tasty locally-made brews, plus fun events!

Shop 'til you Drop!

Lake George is home to some of the best shopping in New York State. From local shops and handmade goods to designer outlets – Lake George has it all! 

Visit The Outlets at Lake George, an open-air outlet shopping destination nestled in the heart of downtown Lake George. The Outlets at Lake George are part of an outlet retail area comprised of four centers that collectively feature more than 70 stores. The Outlets at Lake George East and The Outlets at Lake George West and the recently acquired Adirondack Outlet Mall feature a combined total of over 40 of the most iconic and leading brand names in retail today, all at outlet savings. 

French Mountain Commons and the Log Jam Outlet Center are located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in beautiful Lake George, NY, between Albany and Montreal, just 20 minutes north of Saratoga Springs. At French Mountain Commons & Log Jam Outlets, you’ll find remarkable deals at Gap, Brooks Brothers, GUESS, J.Crew, Jockey, and Tommy Hilfiger. . . just to name a few!

At French Mountain Commons, you can also find The Candy Space, Lake George Wine Outlet, and the Coastal Society. The Candy Space started when two best friends made their goal of opening a fun and interactive candy store come to fruition. The Coastal Society is a coastal lifestyle boutique featuring brands such as Vineyard Vines, Kiel James Patrick, Smathers and Branson, Sea Bags, Mod Ref, Comune, Hem and Thread, THML, Thread and Supply, and more! You’ll find all of your favorite Wines & Spirits at prices you’ll love at the Lake George Wine Outlet! Check out their selection of Wines From Around The World, and Bourbon Allocations, which are sure to impress!

Have Fun with the Kids!

The Wild Center Wild Walk surrounded by the Adirondack trees and mountains

The Wild Center, our Kids Tent Activities Sponsor, is your go-to in Upstate New York for education on all things nature and wildlife. Visit The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, NY for a day of family fun and exploration! See all that they have to offer, including educational exhibits, interactive walking trails, and animal encounters.

Visit Gore Mountain

People skiing on Gore Mountain with the Adirondack mountains in the background

You might know Gore Mountain for its skiing and snowboarding in the winter, but it also offers a variety of activities for everyone to enjoy all summer long! Gore Mountain is a summer must-do, offering a wide range of activities that cater to everyone. Take a scenic skyride in 8-passenger gondola cabins and enjoy breathtaking views of the High Peaks and Southern Adirondacks! You can bring your mountain bikes, strollers, wheelchairs, and walkers, making it perfect for families and those of all ages! Explore their multi-trail network with self-guided hikes, from leisurely wooded loops to challenging peak-to-peak quests. For thrill-seekers, the extreme downhill mountain biking trails provide an exhilarating adventure. For another family-friendly activity, test your disc-throwing skills at their disc golf course! With endless activities to enjoy, Gore Mountain is a must-do when in the area.

Enjoy the Lake!

Boats docked on Lake George on a beautiful sunny day

Lake George, often referred to as the “Queen of American Lakes,” is the heart of the region, drawing visitors from near and far. Nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Adirondack Mountains, the stunning lake embodies the essence of Upstate New York’s charm. Its crystal-clear waters and picturesque shores offer the perfect backdrop for relaxation and outdoor adventures. Whether you’re seeking family fun or the thrill of water sports, Lake George has it all! Don’t miss the chance to experience the magic of the lake firsthand.

Take a Cruise with Lake George Steamboat Company!

Lake George Steamboat Company offers daily cruises on their three historic ships, providing a unique way to experience the beauty of Lake George. Perfect for families, their cruises include luncheons, dinners, and live music, making it a fun and memorable outing for all ages. Enjoy the stunning scenery and rich history of the lake aboard a charming steamboat—an activity not to be missed when visiting the region!

Shop for Boats with Boats by George!

Thinking about purchasing a boat to fully embrace the lake life? Look no further than Boats by George! Since 1982, this family-owned business has been the go-to place for boating enthusiasts, backed by over 40 years of expertise in the marine industry. Known for their exceptional customer service and extensive knowledge, Boats by George is the best in the business for helping you find the perfect boat to enjoy everything Lake George has to offer.

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Festival Manager: Brad Willett

 P.O. Box 116, Glens Falls, NY 12801

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