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Top Annual Holiday Events in the Adirondacks

Before the holiday season gets too busy with shopping and entertaining, plan to attend a few annual activities and events with family and friends. You can find annual holiday events throughout the Adirondacks, including craft shows, Christmas celebrations, and more. Enjoy the season with those in your community and those you love the most.

Adirondack Christmas on Main Street

Stay tuned for 2023 dates! (typically the weekend after Thanksgiving)

Celebrate the season at Adirondack Christmas on Main Street! Join Inlet and Old Forge for holiday fun, entertainment, and activities. Area businesses and groups come together to create the ultimate family experience. You can expect Santa, Mrs. Claus, their reindeer, horse-drawn carriage rides, caroling, tree lightings, a parade, and caroling.  

North Country Christmas

Stay tuned for 2023 dates! (typically late November/early December)

Ticonderoga celebrates the season with multiple holiday events at North Country Christmas. There's a full schedule of fun events from a tree lighting to holiday hay rides to Christmas crafts and much more.

Sparkle Village Arts & Crafts Fair

Stay tuned for 2023 dates! (typically early December)

Browse exquisite handmade gifts and more at the Sparkle Village Arts & Crafts Fair in Saranac Lake. This is a massive event with over 1,500 people in attendance. Discover the perfect one-of-a-kind gift for everyone on your list as you look through original paintings and photographs from regional artists and tons of other authentic creations.  

Yuletide Weekends in North Pole, NY

November 10 - December 17, 2023 (Weekends)

Enjoy Yuletide Weekends at Santa's Workshop! You could also bring the kids for a fun day trip. The Yuletide Weekends, appropriate for kids ages 2 to 10, include a once-in-a-lifetime magical experience with Santa. They visit with St. Nick and Mrs. Claus, create their own ornaments, enjoy entertainment like stories and caroling, and more.  

Lake Placid Village Holiday Stroll

December 8 - 10, 2023

The Lake Placid Village Holiday Stroll turns the entire Village into a winter wonderland with decorations, contests, activities, games, shopping, and more for all ages.

First Night Saranac Lake

Stay tuned for 2023 info (note, was cancelled in 2022).

Ring in the First Night of the New Year with events for the whole family in Saranac Lake! There's an amazing fireworks show and a variety of events and entertainment throughout the community for all ages.  

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