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Lake George Winter Carnival Weekend 1

lake george winter carnival snowman sign
sign for pony rides
people on the ice
chainsaw carvings
ATV on the ice
people on the ice
ice bench sculpture
sign for hot chocolate
a pony
snowmobile on ice
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Winter Carnival Weekend 1: Feburary 1 and 2, 2020

Weekends in February are Winter Carnival time in Lake George. Lake George Village offers a month-long celebration of winter during this annual family-friendly event!

Schedule Highlights: Opening Weekend!

  • Sat 12:00PM - Opening Ceremonies - MacDonald Pier in Shepard Park
  • Sat 12:30PM until gone - Chili Cook-Off - Shepard Park Amphitheater (Cost is $5)
  • Sat 1:00PM - Outhouse Races - Registration at The Lagoon at 9:30AM
  • Sat 1:45PM-3:45PM - MYO Snow Tie-Dyed LGWC Tee-Shirts - Souvenir Tent Shepard Park ($15 each or 2/$25)
  • Sat 4:00PM - LGWC Parade - Begins at Fort William Henry, travels north on Canada Street, ends at Amherst Street
  • Sat 4:45PM until gone - S'mores at the Beach
  • Sat 4:45PM-6:00PM - Hot Chocolate Bar at the Beach (Cost is $5)
  • Sat 6:00PM - Fireworks by SANTORE - over the lake
  • Sun 11:00AM-2:00PM - Youth Hockey - off Shepard Park Beach
  • Sun 12:00PM until gone - MYO "Sundae" Fun Day
  • Sun 12:30PM-2:00PM - Karaoke/Open Mic - Shepard Park Amphitheater
  • Sun 2:00PM - Super Bowl Sunday Warm Up-Keg Toss - sign up at Souvenir Tent at Shepard Park Beach by 1:45PM

All events are weather and ice permitting, LGWC will not be held responsible for any canceled events or races.

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