Christmas is finally here, and with it, plenty of fun and festivities. Check out a few options for things to do this weekend and then get ready for even more events for New Year’s!
Christmas Events to Enjoy This Weekend
Christmas Dinner at Whiteface Lodge
Leave the holiday prep to the excellent chefs at Whiteface Lodge this year! The Lodge’s on-site luxury restaurant, Kanu, will have an amazing array of options, including a choice between veal chop with morel cream sauce and asparagus; black truffle pumpkin garganelli with whipped ricotta; or creamy scallop fricasse served with oyster mushrooms, vermouth, and fresh herbs as your main course.
Christmas Day Dinner Buffet at Garnet Hill Lodge
Visit Garnet Hill Lodge for the perfect holiday experience. You can warm up by the fire, sip a holiday cocktail, and gaze out at the snow covered mountains as you enjoy a delicious Christmas Day meal. Reservations are required for the dinner, so be sure to call ahead of time! The buffet is going to be stacked with delicious holiday food, including (of course) a huge assortment of Christmas cookies.
Looking Forward to the New Year
December 27-March 5
Enjoy major discounts to area hotels and restaurants, along with a memorable winter experience that includes horse-drawn carriage rides, hot cocoa, and an activity of your choice during Lake George Winterfest! It’s definitely an event to check out, and it lasts all season long.
New Year’s Eve at Hotel Saranac
Visit Hotel Saranac for an evening of festivities beginning at 5:30 PM. The party will start in the Campfire Adirondack Grill + Bar and move to the Great Hall Bar as the evening progresses. Enjoy live music from the Silver Arrow band all evening long and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight!
2023 New Year’s Day Frostbite Cruise
Lake George Shoreline Cruises (renamed Lake George Waterfront Cruises as of the end of 2022) will be hosting their 36th annual Frostbite Cruise on the first day of 2023! Take a 90-minute cruise of Lake George and enjoy beer, wine, champagne, delicious food, and live music from Funk Evolution. It’s the best way to kick off the new year.
More New Year’s Events to Enjoy
- Christmas Tree Recycling: December 30
- New Year’s Eve at Garnet Hill Lodge: December 31
- New Year’s Eve Swiss Chalet Dinner: December 31
- 2023 New Year’s Day Lake George Polar Plunge: January 1
- First Day Hike at Prospect Mountain: January 1