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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 11 - 13, 2015!

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 2015 Events Schedule

Friday, December 11th

  • 6:30-8:30 pm Skating Party in the 1932 Arena. Bring your skates, rentals are available. Special appearance by Santa!
  • 7:30 pm Live Music at participating locations throughout town*

Saturday, December 12th

  • 8:30 am Jingle Bell Run/Walk, Village Beach - Registration starting at 7 am or on - Benefit for Adirondack Health "Fit For Life"*
  • 8:30-10:30 am Breakfast with Santa and/or holiday characters at the Hotel North Woods*
  • 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
  • 12:30-2:30 pm Children's Holiday Crafts at High Peaks Resort
  • 2:30-4:00 pm Soup, Chili & Chowder Tasting/Competition on Main Street
  • 2:30-3:30 pm Gift Wrapping & Wine Tasting at The Pines Inn
  • 3:00-4:00 pm Hampstead Players perform "A Christmas Carol" at the Lake Placid Library
  • 4:30 pm High Peaks Resort Yule Log Hunt ~ a community tradition - Meet on the lawn of The Lake House. Light the log at Mid's Park immediately following the hunt.
  • 5:00 pm Mid's Park Holiday Celebration: Tree Lighting & Special Performance by Lake Placid School Chorus
  • 5:30-7:30 pm Cookie Decorating and hot chocolate for kids, hot Glogg wine and snacks for adults at the Hotel North Woods' Cabin Grill
  • 7:30 pm An Adirondack Christmas at Lake Placid Center for the Arts. Many of the Adirondacks' favorite musicians perform a holiday program for the whole family*
  • 9:00 pm Live music at participating locations throughout town

Sunday, December 13th

  • 8:30-10:30 am Breakfast with Santa and/or holiday characters at the Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa*
  • 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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