Check out festivals, music, and more as you celebrate Labor Day weekend in the Adirondacks!
Calling all BBQ lovers: the I Love Barbecue & Music Festival will return to the North Elba Showgrounds in Lake Placid this weekend! The festival includes over 40 professional barbecue teams competing for the title of ‘Grand Champion,’ food demonstrations and tastings, live music, activities for children, and professional wrestling and BMX shows.
Camp, ride, and celebrate alongside other mountain biking fanatics at the 5th annual Wilmington Mountain Bike Festival. This 3-day celebration features on-site camping, live music, local food & beer, group rides for all abilities, shuttles, a kids MTB race, and 25+ miles of beautiful Adirondack-style single track riding.
The event is a major fundraiser for the Barkeater Trails Alliance (BETA) and proceeds support the trails!
The 133rd annual Labor Day celebration in Port Henry will feature two parades, fireworks on Saturday and Sunday, a Maker’s Market with vendors, artists, and creators, and more! Celebrate the end of summer in style during this fun festival.
This weekend event marks the third end of summer blowout at the Long View Lodge in Long Lake! Beer, bands, and BBQ will be available all day during this family-friendly event. Don’t forget your blanket or lawn chair! Meat. Beer. Music. will take place rain or shine.
From 12-4 PM, check out the Olympic Car Show at the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid. Awards will be announced at 4 PM! Don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity to see some rare vehicles.
What Else is Happening:
- Food Truck Fridays on the Pond: September 2
- 9th Annual Lighting of NYS Fire Towers: September 3
- Raquette Lake Fire Department 75th Anniversary Celebration: September 4-5
- Northern Current: A Community Music Festival: September 4
- CAP-PY Rubber Duck Derby: September 4