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Lake George Area Winterfest Every Weekend in February!

Posted: 1/15/2021

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Lake George Area Winterfest Every Weekend in February!

Though there is no Lake George Winter Carnival this year with its traditional crowd-drawing events, there are still plenty of fun socially-distanced activities and events happening in the Lake George region.

Lake George Area Winterfest kicked off the first weekend of February, with nearly 900 wristbands sold for the event, which includes rides on horse-drawn carriages, hot chocolate stations, hotel and restaurant discounts, and socially-distanced safe outdoor events such as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, winter “fat tire” mountain biking, axe throwing, dog sled rides and more.

Visitors are encouraged to share their photos of Winterfest on Facebook and Instagram by using the hashtag #lakegeorgewinterfest to enter to win a restaurant gift certificate! A winner will be drawn on March 1, 2021.*

 Wristbands are still on sale for Winterfest, which continues Thursday to Sunday every weekend in February, and your wristband allows you to enjoy these perks all throughout Winterfest. The activity you select with your wristband is a one-time event, but the carriage rides, cocoa and discounts can be enjoyed all month long.

 Participants can choose from a $30 wristband (including a special winter activity) or a $20 wristband (without the special winter activity).  Both include access to horse-drawn carriage rides around Lake George on Saturday, hot cocoa stations, 15% off your hotel stay and 10% off at many participating restaurants, which are all listed on the website. Many of the restaurants offer takeout and delivery options. Children’s wristbands are half the price of the adult wristband.

Now open: A brand-new public ice skating rink adjacent to the Shepard Park Beach! This is for the general public to enjoy as well as Winterfest wristband holders. Additionally, Winterfest ice sculptures are now on display at several key locations in the area, including the Hyde Museum.

 Wristbands can be purchased at The wristband must be purchased by Sunday for the following weekend in order to allow for delivery time. Wristbands are only sold online.

 WinterFest is funded by Warren County and supported by the Warren County Board of Supervisors, the Town and Village of Lake George, Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce, and major hoteliers and restaurateurs.  100% of the proceeds of wristband sales benefit Warren County’s promotional programs.

*In sharing using this hashtag, entrants authorize Lake George Area Winterfest to share their post with credit.

 (Photos courtesy of Mannix Marketing.)

Click here to learn more about the Warren County Ice Fishing Challenge.

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