The final weeks of summer have arrived, which means soon enough you’ll be seeing fall colors spread across the Adirondacks. Looking to say goodbye to summer with one more trip to the ADK? Don’t miss out on some of the best events happening in the region this weekend!
Attend Fun Festivals & Fairs
Visit the Adirondack Experience in Blue Mountain Lake and browse all of the fantastic items on display at the 31st Annual Rustic Furniture Fair! For the cost of general museum admission, guests will be able to explore the fair and see the rustic pieces, handcrafted furniture, and Adirondack paintings from renowned artists and artisans.
There’s always something going on in the Lake Placid Region, and this Saturday, Wilmington (home of Whiteface Mountain) will celebrate the arrival of autumn with a Festival of Colors. Join the community at Festival Park for live music, food vendors, children’s activities, and more.
Drive By & See All the Classics
Whether you’re a car enthusiast or just enjoy looking at all the colorful classics, you won’t want to miss the 30th Annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show. This spectacular event will be held in Lake George and feature a vendor area, a car parade, music, tours, and more.
Want to avoid the crowded streets of Lake George during the Adirondack Nationals Car Show? Take a short trip north to Brant Lake where The Hub will be hosting their monthly Classic Car Show Night on Friday. Cruise through town and enjoy food and beverages, entertainment, prizes, and more.
Learn About the History of the Battle of Plattsburgh
Each year, the city of Plattsburgh presents a multi-day Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration that includes reenactments, demonstrations, live music, family fun, and more. Check out the events schedule and head to the northern Adirondacks this weekend.
Plan an Eventful Road Trip to the Western Adirondacks
The 90 Miler is a three-day boat race that has become an Adirondack tradition. Featuring canoes, kayaks, and guideboats, the race begins in Old Forge and ends at the NY State Boat Launch on Lake Flower in Saranac Lake.
The popular 90 Miler isn’t the only sporting event happening in the Old Forge area this weekend. Runners will be excited to learn that the annual Old Forge Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K will be held on Saturday morning. The course will bring runners from Old Forge towards Eagle Bay.
On Saturday from 12:00pm-4:00pm, View Arts Center will host the all new Sip Fest, a beer, wine, cider, and liquor festival. Taste a variety of delicious craft beverages, and fill up on food, which will be available for purchase at the event. All attendees will also receive a souvenir sampling glass to use and take home with them.