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The Lake Placid Holiday Village Stroll!

Lake Placid Holiday Stroll  

LAKE PLACID NY -- Enjoy a festive holiday celebration in Lake Placid when you visit the annual Lake Placid Holiday Stroll, taking place December 12 - 14, 2014!

Fun will be had by all with music, shows, children's activities, specialty shopping and lively nightlife entertainment planned for the weekend. See below for a Holiday Village Stroll events schedule. Most events are free unless otherwise noted!

Local restaurants will be featuring special events, including holiday happy hours, wine tastings, gourmet food samplings and live music all weekend long. There will also be strolling characters, perfect for holiday photos!

Many area hotels offer special getaway packages for the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll weekend.
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Holiday Village Stroll Events Schedule

Friday, December 12th

  • 6:30-8:30 pm Holiday Village Stroll Opening Reception at the Olympic Center featuring drinks, food, giveaways, and more.
  • 6:30-8:30 pm Skating Party in the 1932 Arena. Bring your skates, rentals are available.

Saturday, December 13th

  • 8:30 am Jingle Bell Run/Walk, Village Beach - Registration starting at 7 am or on Active.com - Benefit for Adirondack Health "Fit For Life"*
  • 8:30-10:30 am Breakfast with Santa and/or holiday characters at participating hotels*
  • 10-11:00 am Ornament making inspired by Olympic Medals at the Olympic Museum
  • 11-11:30 am Holiday Story Time at the Mirror Lake Inn
  • 12-1:00 pm Santa arrives on a Fire Truck at Mid's Park - Complimentary hot chocolate & holiday music
  • 1-2:30 pm Children's Holiday Crafts at High Peaks Resort and Lake House
  • 2:30-4:00 pm Main Street Tastings from area restaurants
  • 2:30-3:30 pm Gift Wrapping & Wine Tasting at The Pines Inn
  • 3:00-4:00 pm Free Holiday Movies at LPCA
  • 4:30 pm High Peaks Resort Yule Log Hunt ~ a community tradition - Meet at the corner of Saranac Ave. and Main St. to learn the history and join the hunt
  • 5:00 pm Mid's Park Holiday Celebration: Tree Lighting with Santa, Special Performance by Lake Placid School Chorus, and Lighting of the Yule Log
  • 5:30-7:00 pm Adult Cocktail Mixology at The Whiteface Lodge
  • 5:30-7:00 pm Holiday cookie decorating for kids at The Whiteface Lodge
  • 7:30 pm "It's A Wonderful Life" on the big screen at LPCA*

Sunday, December 14th

  • 8:30-10:30 am Breakfast with Santa and/or holiday characters at participating hotels*
  • 8:30-4:00 pm Special Discounts at Whiteface Mountain*
  • 10 am-1:00 pm Candy House making at Generations, with purchase of breakfast*
  • 11:00 am Matinee showing of "THE POLAR EXPRESS" at the Palace Theater
  • 5:00 pm Holiday Skating Show at the Olympic Center*

*Charges may apply; schedule subject to change

For more information on the Lake Placid Holiday Stroll, contact the Lake Placid Visitors Bureau at 518-523-2445.

Remember, there is free parking on Main Street in Lake Placid through Christmas.

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