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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Buttons Are Here!

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2017 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Buttons and tickets to the Grand Marshal Reception and Royalty Dinner are now available to the public!

The 2017 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival will take place February 3-12. Buttons may be purchased for $4 at area businesses, the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, or by mail (details below). 

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Grand Marshal Reception and Royalty Dinner February 7

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On February 7, 2017, members of the community are invited to join the Winter Carnival Grand Marshal and Royalty for a public reception at the Red Fox Restaurant from 5-6 p.m. followed by a reservation-only, plated dinner from 6-9 p.m. All proceeds from the Royalty Dinner will benefit the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival. 

Adult tickets for the Royalty Dinner cost $35 and include your choice of Chicken Parmesan, Pasta Primavera or Stuffed Sole entree with soup, salad, coffee/tea, and dessert. Children ages 6-12 are invited to attend for $17.50 with an entree choice of Chicken Parmesan or Spaghetti and Meatballs accompanied by soup or salad, drink, and dessert. Children under 6 will be provided a meal of Spaghetti and Meatballs at no cost. 

To make a reservation, please contact Milt Adams at (518) 891-4367 prior to January 31. Payment should be made by check payable to the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee and mailed to Milt Adams, 680 County Rout 18, Lake Clear NY 12945. 

Meet Your 2017 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Buttons

In keeping with tradition, the 2017 Winter Carnival buttons were designed by "Doonesbury" cartoonist Garry Trudeau, a Saranac Lake native. Trudeau has designed the button to benefit the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival since 1981. 

The 2017 button features "Doonesbury" character Zonker holding a canoe paddle with a wildlife scene in the background. The design was inspired by this year's Winter Carnival theme: "Adirondack Wildlife". 

The Winter Carnival buttons are one of the longest running traditions at the Winter Carnival and collected by many residents and visitors each year. You can get yours for $4 at the Winter Carnival headquarters at the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce (193 River Street), by mail  (check payable to Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee, care of Barb Martin at 230 Broadway, Saranac Lake NY 12983), or by stopping in at one of the local retailers below. 

Where to get your Winter Carnival button in Saranac Lake

Ace Hardware
Adirondack Bank (Main Street and Church Street)
Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Adirondack Wine & Liquor
Amanda's Village Motel
Ampersound
Bear Essentials Apparel
Belvedere Restaurant
Blue Line Sports
Blue Moon Cafe
Community Bank (Lake Flower Avenue and Broadway)
Eco Living
Fusion Market
Goody Goody's
Hyde's Nice N Easy (Lake Flower Avenue and Broadway)
Janie's For Hair
K&E Enterprises
Key Bank (Main Street)
Kinney Drugs
Lakeview Deli
McKenzie's Grille
Moose Maple Books & More
NBT Bank
Post Office Pharmacy
Rice Furniture
Saranac Lake Adult Center
Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
Saranac Lake Wine & Liquor
Saranac Village at Will Rogers, TOPS Friendly Markets (Church Street and Lake Flower Avenue). 

Where to get your Winter Carnival Button in Bloomingdale

Bloomin' Market.

Discover more winter fun in the Adirondacks with our ADK Winter Guide!

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