After you’ve stuffed yourself with Thanksgiving turkey, you may be looking for ways to spend the coming weekend. ‘Tis the season for holiday events in the Adirondacks! From Adirondack Christmas on Main Street to Ticonderoga’s North Country Christmas, here are 7 can’t-miss holiday happenings.
Experience Holiday Festivities in the Adirondacks
Spend the weekend after Thanksgiving with friends and family at one of the Adirondacks’ top annual holiday events. Adirondack Christmas on Main Street is a multi-day holiday celebration that takes place in both Old Forge and Inlet. Join them for horse-drawn wagon rides, Christmas crafts, a tree lighting, parades, and more.
No Adirondack community celebrates the holidays like Ticonderoga! Each year, Ticonderoga organizations and businesses host a wide variety of events and activities during the week-long North Country Christmas. Some event highlights on the schedule include a rockin’ tree lighting, holiday hay rides, a shopping and dining night, and much more.
For three days, the Adirondack Experience in Blue Mountain Lake will open the doors to their museum store for holiday shoppers. Stop by and discover unique Adirondack gifts for every occasion and age group. You’ll find gifts made by local artists and ones from around the world.
Take a trip to Indian Lake on Friday and Saturday and have fun at their 21st Annual Country Christmas Tour. There will be family-oriented activities all around the community, such as visits from Santa Claus, a candy cane hunt, free movie at the Indian Lake Theater, and more. In addition, handmade crafts and holiday gifts will be available for purchase at the school gym and various locations around town.
It will be a festive evening in Speculator on Friday! Beginning with a tree lighting at 4:30pm, the community will present their 10th Annual Holiday Stroll. Enjoy the Victorian carolers at 5:00pm and fantastic sales and gift certificate promotions at local businesses.
Witness a Spectacular Performance of The Nutcracker
This weekend, the North Country Ballet Ensemble will present The Nutcracker at the SUNY Plattsburgh Hartman Theatre. NYC professional principal dancers and actors as well as regional dancers and performers will take the stage for this holiday classic.
Dress in Your Best Holiday Outfit for This Santa Sprint
The 5th Annual Santa Sprint will kick off on Saturday morning in Rouses Point! Santa and other holiday attire are welcomed and encouraged for this fun run. The race will begin at 9:00am, and funds raised will benefit North Country Honor Flight.