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News Blog Category: covid-19

Chamber Members Honored with Stronger Together Award; Al Katz Receives Sapphire Award

Chamber Members Honored with Stronger Together Award; Al Katz Receives Sapphire Award

Posted: 1/15/2021 - 2-minute Read

LAKE GEORGE, NY — In lieu of the traditional S.T.A.R. (Sustaining Tourism Around the Region) Award, the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB chose to honor its entire membership with the 2020 Stronger Together Award in recognition of the dedication to safety and commitment to rethinking their organizations’...

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Lake George Winter Carnival Cancelled

Lake George Winter Carnival Cancelled

Posted: 12/1/2020 - 3-Minute Read

The 2021 Lake George Winter Carnival has been cancelled. This longtime event usually takes place every weekend in February. Though it was a heart-wrenching decision, the organizers decided to cancel with everyone’s safety in mind. The statewide public gathering limit remains at 50 people or less in New York, and there doesn’t seem...

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Book for the future and save!

Book for the future and save!

Posted: 11/11/2020 - 3-Minute Read

As the nation and the meetings industry continue to grapple with the effects of COVID-19, the Lake George Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau (LGRCVB) pivoted its marketing efforts to develop an incentive program called "Meet Safely Now and Save." We recognize that "now" may not be the best time to meet,...

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Anglers Head to Lake George for Kayak Bass Fishing Tournament

Anglers Head to Lake George for Kayak Bass Fishing Tournament

Posted: 8/20/2020 - 3-Minute Read

The Lake George Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau is thrilled to welcome these anglers for a tournament that is reimagined in a creative way to ensure competitors maintain social distancing standards and stay safe.

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Beaches, Shopping and More Top Tourist Favorites, According to Survey Findings

Beaches, Shopping and More Top Tourist Favorites, According to Survey Findings

Posted: 7/22/2020

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. — Businesses in the Lake George area may be heading into their busiest months of 2020 yet, with almost 62 percent of nearly 6,000 customers surveyed planning to visit in August or the fall. The survey results came in as the region continues to experience an unexpectedly...

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Summer Activities Reopen at Gore Mountain

Summer Activities Reopen at Gore Mountain

Posted: 7/15/2020

As our region continues to reopen responsibly, we're thrilled to add another attraction to our list of fresh-air activities you can enjoy while maintaining social distancing and staying safe. Our Chamber member Gore Mountain will begin welcoming people back on Thursday, July 16, 2020, for summer fun. They will be open Thursday...

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Lake George Area Prepares for Independence Day with Safe Reopening of Attractions, Hiring Push

Lake George Area Prepares for Independence Day with Safe Reopening of Attractions, Hiring Push

Posted: 7/2/2020

The Lake George region is continuing to reopen safely as July 1 ushers in Phase Four for the Capital Region! This means more attractions will be open for the July 4th Weekend, including museums at limited capacity and historic sites in addition to beaches, hiking and all of the outdoor attractions...

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Construction to take place this summer at Prospect Mountain Summit

Construction to take place this summer at Prospect Mountain Summit

Posted: 6/24/2020

UPDATE (9/5/2020) The Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Hiking Trail and the summit are now open! There is no shuttle at the top, and there is no charge to drive up the mountain at this time.  Another fun activity that allows people to maintain social distancing standards and enjoy the outdoors is open in...

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Lake George Region Businesses Report a Banner Weekend

Lake George Region Businesses Report a Banner Weekend

Posted: 6/22/2020

For Immediate Release LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. — Lake George region hospitality businesses reported a banner weekend for bookings and sales for the first official weekend of summer. Many say reservations for the important July 4th holiday weekend are strong as well. Canada Street in the village of Lake George and Main Street...

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Pledge helps businesses show commitment to health and safety

Pledge helps businesses show commitment to health and safety

Posted: 6/5/2020

Our destination has created a program to help businesses join together to show their commitment to health and safety. Read the press release below for more information and click on the badge for links to take the pledge if you have a business. The badges were designed to complement the...

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