Mid-spring is an amazing time to be outdoors, especially in the beautiful Adirondack Park. From paddling adventures to hiking trips, there is always something to do for families and visitors. In fact, this weekend, you can have a great time at these 8 regional spring events!
Get Outfitted for Paddling Season
Hosted by Mountainman’s Paddlesports Shop in Old Forge, Adirondack Paddlefest is the largest on-water canoe, kayak, and stand-up paddle board sale in the region. There will be special show prices, savings on paddling accessories, demos, clinics, and more.
As an alternative to the massive Adirondack Paddlefest, Frisky Otter Tours will host the “Otter” Paddlesports Event at The Woods Inn in Inlet. This weekend-long event will feature sales on new and used boats and accessories and offer customers an otterly unique experience.
Challenge Yourself to Something New
The annual Ausable River Two-Fly Challenge was established to celebrate the joy of fishing in the Adirondacks. This fun weekend of fishing will take place on the Ausable River in the Whiteface Mountain region.
Head to the shores of Lake Champlain in Crown Point this Saturday for the 7th Annual New York-Vermont Champlain Bridge Run 5K! The fast and exciting course will take runners from the Samuel de Champlain Lighthouse to the shore, under the bridge, and then back to the historic site.
Attend Fun Community Events
In celebration of the region’s frontier heritage, Schroon Lake Central School will host a Wild West Frontier Town Festival on Saturday! The event will include musical entertainment, reenactments, a juggling show, and more.
Planning to be in the southeastern Adirondacks this weekend? Stop by Thurman and explore their townwide garage sale! A great selection of items will be on sale throughout the community – just remember to follow the hot pink signs.
Take a trip to Sugar House Creamery in Upper Jay this Sunday for their Green Grass Getdown! Spend a day outdoors with friends and neighbors, see the herd of Brown Swiss cows, enjoy live music and delicious food, and even browse a farmers’ market.
Head to Holy Ghost Academy in Tupper Lake for their K of C Auction & Flea Market on Sunday beginning at 9:00am. Check out the flea market, auction, 50/50 raffle, and more. Admission is free.