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Adirondack Christmas on Main Street

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Spend the weekend after Thanksgiving with family and friends at the annual Adirondack Christmas on Main Street, November 27 - 29, 2020. This three-day holiday season celebration takes place in both Old Forge and Inlet in the Southwestern Adirondacks.

Come and enjoy events throughout both communities! Clubs, civic groups, and local businesses have come together to give you an unforgettable family experience. There's something for everyone at this festive celebration.

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2020 Events in Old Forge

New this year, Old Forge is planning a holiday lighting display along the lakefront for a drive-thru/walk-by in addition to horse-drawn wagon rides by reservation, Santa touring on a sleigh, a rolling live concert, a Christmas ornament scavenger hunt among businesses, and more along Main Street.

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides - For Free!

Horse-drawn wagon rides will be offered free of charge 12pm to 4pm Friday and Saturday by Souvenir Village. Guests need to pre-register by emailing waggingitadk@gmail.com. Please indicate if you'd like to ride on Friday or Saturday, and indicate an hour timeframe between 12pm and 4pm. Include your phone number in the email. You will get a confirmation email back with your day and timeframe. Masks must be worn.

Touring Holiday Music, Lights Display & More More

Weather permitting, there will be a touring holiday music concert to be enjoyed by all on Main Street in Old Forge. There will also be a beautiful lighting display at the Old Forge Lakefront, decorations along Main Street for you to enjoy while shopping and dining, and Gallery 3040 is offering a free set of jingle bells while supplies last.

A Black Friday Sale to Watch Out For

Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company will have some great sales going on at Christmas on Main Street on Black Friday, November 27. Enjoy 25 - 60% off everything in stock, including clothing, footwear, outdoor gear, skis, snowshoes, canoes, kayaks, SUPs, rack systems, cargo boxes, and more.

Due to to regulations on public gatherings the Main Street parade and tree lighting ceremony will not be held this year.

2020 Events in Inlet

Inlet has the following scheduled for 2020: a basket raffle, a book sale at Inlet Public Library, caroling, a tree lighting, a drop box for letters for Santa, an Elft Hunt, shopping sales, and an Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest.

In addition, there may be a Noah's Ark Animal Workshop to benefit the Inlet Youth Commission, and a pre-register-only Candy Cane Hunt. There will be no Holiday Dog Parade this year, although event organizers have put together a virtual pet photo contest.

Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available, or visit inletny.com/inlet/adirondack-christmas-main-street-0 and oldforgeny.com/events.html.

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