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CANCELLED: First Night Saranac Lake 2021

a bright sparkler
people dancing in a room to music
a view of saranac lake in the evening
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Please note: The Board of First Night Saranac Lake has come to the decision that there is no safe or desirable alternative to holding this event, and therefore it is cancelled. Performers who had already been booked for this year have been invited back for First Night on December 31, 2021.


First Night Saranac Lake is proud to host this family-friendly celebration of the arts to welcome in 2020. First Night Saranac Lake offers a wide variety of entertainment that the whole family will enjoy, such as live music, puppet shows, comedy acts, and more!

The 2020 Lineup Includes: 

  • Alex Torres and his Latin Orchestra
  • The Mammals (folk-rock)
  • Anna Tivel (singer-songwriter)
  • Theodore Roosevelt, portrayed by Joe Weigand
  • Sam Moss (folk)
  • Bubble Trouble, by Jeff Boyer (children's entertainment)
  • Moody McCarthy (stand-up comic)
  • Completely Stranded (improv comedy) 
  • Dan Duggan and Peggy Lynn (folk)
  • Maria Zemantauski and Sten Isachsen (guitar/mandolin duo)
  • The Old Main (folk-rock)
  • Araki, Raney, and Waickman (Irish folk) 
  • Tamarack (old-time dance) 
  • Animal Crackers (children's music)
  • LoonWorks (children's entertainment)
  • Jim Griebsch (filmmaker)

Buy your tickets in advance for a reduced price at these vendors: 

  • Adirondack Daily Enterprise
  • Adirondack Carousel
  • Ampersound Music
  • Blue Line Sports
  • Coakley Home & Hardware
  • Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Price Chopper (Lake Placid)
  • Lake Placid Visitor Bureau
  • Online

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