Editor’s Note (2/23/2017): Due to the weather forecast for this weekend, the organizers of the Lake Placid Nordic Festival have decided to postpone the event until March 17 & 18, 2017.
Winter carnival season is dying down in the Adirondacks, and if you haven’t attended one yet, this weekend is one of your last chances to. Find out where and when the winter carnivals will be taking place, as well as other great events going on this weekend in the Adirondacks.
Enjoy Winter Carnivals & Festivals
The town-wide celebration of winter and snowmobiling is still underway in Indian Lake. Some of this weekend’s activities include live music, kids games, kitty kat races, snowshoe softball, and more.
Due to the weather forecast for this weekend, the annual Lake Placid Nordic Festival has been postponed until next month: March 17 & 18.
Don’t miss out on all the fun events planned for the Frozen Fire & Lights / Cardboard Sled Race in Inlet, NY. You’ll find everything from a chili cook off, children’s snowmobile races, a cardboard sled race, fireworks, and much more all day long.
This Saturday, the Brant Lake Winter Carnival will take place in front of Jimbo’s at the Point near the shore of Brant Lake. Some of the scheduled events include outhouse races, bonfires, ice bowling, human foosball, and other entertainment.
The final weekend of the Lake George Winter Carnival has arrived, so if you haven’t checked it out this year, now is the time. Although the ice is unsafe for activities, you can enjoy the chicken wing cook off, open mic, fireworks, hot chocolate bar, and more on land.
This Friday and Saturday, Saranac Lake will host the first World Snowshoe Championships in the United States. The snowshoe competition will feature the 10K World Championship, 5K Junior World Championship, and a 5K Snowshoe Shoe-Be-Doo.
Over at Tupper Lake Golf Club, the Tupper Lake Lions Club will host a Fire & Ice Golf Tournament this Saturday at noon. Get ready to test your golf skills at this fun annual tournament. The cost to register as a three-person team is $60.
Learn Something New
Go on a unique tasting journey through the five eras of Adirondack food history at Lake Clear Lodge’s Cabin Fever Festival. The special food tasting will run from 3:00PM-6:00PM on Saturday afternoon, and the cost to attend is $15.
Want to learn more about alpine skiing this weekend? Gore Mountain is hosting an Alpine Skiing Clinic for women that is open for ages 18+. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced alpine skier, you’re sure to have fun hitting the slopes. The cost for the two-day clinic is $244, and the one-day option is $144.
Food & Drink
The annual Brew-Ski will be held at the Tupper Lake Cross-Country Ski Center this Saturday at 1:00PM. For a small fee of $10 per person, participants can ski or snowshoe to different brew stations set up along the cross-country ski course.
Help support the Johnsburg Food Pantry by participating in the Souper Bowl at the Tannery Pond Community Center. For $15, you can enjoy unlimited bowls of soup, chowder, and chili, as well as beverages, bread, and dessert.