Lake George Winter Carnival 2022 - 1st Weekend

Shepard Park : Canada St, Lake George, NY  12845

Join us for the first weekend of the Lake George Winter Carnival, which continues every weekend in February.

Saturday - Feb. 5th
12:00 PM - Opening Ceremonies - McDonald Pier, Shepard Park

12:30 PM - until gone - Chili Cook-off - Various restaurants compete to see who is #1!  You be the judge - vote for your favorite - Cost is $5 - held at Shepard Park Ampitheater.

1:00 PM - Outhouse Races - held on the ice off of Shepard Park.

1:45-3:45 PM - Make your own snow tie-dye t-shirt.  A unique experience using Lake George snow!  $15 each or 2/$25 - while supplies last.  Held at the souvenir tent in Shepard Park.

4:00 PM - Lake George Winter Carnival Parade - Begins at Fort William Henry, travels north on Canada St. and ends at Amherst St.  

4:45 PM - S'mores At the Beach!  Free for all while they last - Shepard Park.

4:45 - 6:00 PM - Hot Chocolate Bar - Sip some hot chocolate with all of your favorite toppings in a souvenir Lake George Winter Carnival mug - relax by the warm fire on the beach - $5.00

7:00 PM - Fireworks by Santore!  Amazing event viewing the fireworks over the frozen lake!

Sunday, Feb. 6th
12:00 PM til gone - Make Your Own Sundae Funday! - Free ice cream with all the toppings - Sponsored by our friends at Stewarts Shops!

12:30 - 2:00 PM - Karaoke Open Mic - All are welcome to play and/or sing!  Shepard Park Ampitheater.

2:00 PM - Keg Toss - Test your strength!  Do you have what it takes to be this weekends winner?  All ages welcome!  $50 gift certificate goes to the winner.  Sponsored by Lake George Beach Club - Sign up at Shepard Park Souvenir Tent by 1:45 PM.

Both Days
12:00 PM - Cornhole Games - Sponsored by Blue 32

12:00-3:00 PM - Children's Activities - a variety of arts, crafts & games to occupy the kiddo's! - Shepard Park - Sponsored by the Courtyard by Marriott.

2:00 PM - Dog's Got Talent Contest - for our furry friends! - A crowd favorite - enter your pet & receive prizes for those that get the most APAWS!  Hosted by The Dog Cabin.

3:00 PM - The Polar Plunge - Think you can handle a jump into the frigid waters of Lake George?  Plunge & registration at Shepard Park Souvenir Tent.

Helicopter Rides - get an aerial view of Lake George! Fee - Contact Bruce at 518-361-1380

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides - Contact Tina at 518-321-5539

Please note that some activities and events are subject to change due to weather conditions.  Please visit the Lake George Winter Carnival Facebook page for up to date information.