Looking for some exciting events and activities in the Adirondacks during Father’s Day Weekend? From the family-friendly Stand Up Paddle Festival in Saranac Lake to the annual Car Parade & Show in Old Forge, you’ll find that there are all kinds of fun things to do this coming weekend.
Try These Outstanding Outdoor Activities
7th Annual Adirondack Stand Up Paddle Festival – Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17
Every year stand up paddle boarding has become even more popular, especially in the Adirondacks. If you’d like to learn more about this outdoor activity, then you’ll want to attend the 7th Annual Adirondack Stand Up Paddle Festival in Saranac Lake. This three-day event will offer on-water demos, SUP sessions, races, and more fun for the entire family.
Wilmington Whiteface Whiskey Run – Saturday, June 16
Ever competed in a whiskey run? This Saturday, runners will take part in the Wilmington Whiteface 10K Whiskey Run! The event will kick off with a 10K at Wilmington’s Festival Field and then feature whiskey tastings, live music, and more.
6th Annual Gary LaQuay Fishing Challenge – Saturday, June 16
Grab your fishing gear and head to the waters of Tupper Lake for the 6th Annual Gary LaQuay Fishing Challenge! Fishing will kick off at 7:00am and continue through 3:00pm. Prizes will be awarded at 4:00pm at the Tupper Lake Rod & Gun Club.
Bass and Pike Fishing Derby – Saturday, June 16
Looking to test your fishing skills? Check out the annual Bass and Pike Fishing Derby in Long Lake, sponsored by the Long Lake Fish and Game Club. Fishing will take place from 6:30am-3:00pm on Saturday at the Long Lake Town Beach.
Inaugural Color Run at Adirondacks Jellystone Park – Saturday, June 16
Ready to get messy? Register for the inaugural Color Run at Adirondacks Jellystone Park in North Hudson this Saturday. After the race, participants will have all-day access to the campground’s many amenities. The registration fee is $14.
Find Fantastic & Festive Fun
Rhubarb Festival at the Warrensburg Riverfront Farmers’ Market – Friday, June 15
Don’t miss out on a day of samplings and tastings at the Warrensburg Riverfront Farmers’ Market’s annual Rhubarb Festival! This event will run from 3:00pm-6:00pm on Friday and include live music, food, art contests, activities, and more. If you love rhubarb, then this is the event for you!
11th Annual Museum Days – Saturday, June 16 & Sunday, June 17
The annual Museum Days is a two-day festival in which museums and cultural centers throughout the Adirondack Park will open their doors to the public and feature special exhibits and activities. Take a look at the list of participants and plan your trip this weekend.
Father’s Day Prime Rib Buffet Dinner Cruise – Sunday, June 17
In celebration of Father’s Day, the Raquette Lake Navigation Company will host a special Prime Rib Buffet Dinner Cruise on board the W.W. Durant. Join them for delicious prime rib and all kinds of scrumptious sides too!
Drive to Cool Car Shows & More
21st Annual Father’s Day Weekend Car Show – Friday, June 15 & Saturday, June 16
Bring your dad to Old Forge for a car-themed Father’s Day Weekend! On Friday, the weekend will begin with a Car Show Parade down Main Street. Then, on Saturday, the Car Show will be held at the Hiltebrant Recreation Center in Old Forge from 9:00am-3:00pm.
Classic Car Show Night – Friday, June 15
Stop by the Panther Mountain Pub in Chestertown for an awesome Classic Car Show Night this Friday. There will be food and beverages, entertainment, and of course, plenty of classic cars to see.
Barber Homestead Antique Tractor Show – Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17
Planning to be in the Westport area this weekend? Make your way to Barber Homestead Park for antique tractor and engine displays, games, and more!
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