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Lake George Winter Carnival Weekend 2

Weekends in February are Winter Carnival time in Lake George! Lake George Village offers a month-long celebration of winter during this annual family-friendly event.

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, Feb 10, 2024 until Sunday, Feb 11, 2024
See Below for Dates & Times


Lake George, NY 12845



About this event

Winter Carnival Weekend 2: Februrary 10 and 11, 2024

Pre-Sale Tickets for Cook Offs

Pre-sale tickets will be available online for the following:

  • Chili Cook Off on February 3
  • BBQ Cook Off on February 10
  • Soup & Chowder Cook Off on February 17
  • Chicken Wing Cook Off on February 24

Buy your pre-sale tickets here:

Winter Carnival Schedule February 10 & 11

Schedule Coming Soon!

Both Days


All Day
Bonfire on the Beach

12pm to 3pm: Children's Activities
A variety of arts and crafts and games to occupy the kiddos! At Shepard Park and additional locations to be announced.

12pm to 3pm: Pony Rides
Located in Shepard Park. There is a fee.

2:30pm: LG Dog's Got Talent Contest
Something for all the furry friends! Enter your dog in this LGWC crowd favorite. Prizes for those that get the most APAWS. Hosted by the Dog Cabin.

3pm: Polar Plunge
The LGWC is challenging you to plunge into the frigid waters of Lake George! Think you can handle it? If so, make sure to register, and don't forget your camera and towel. Plunge and registration held at the Souvenir Tent in Shepard Park or online at

Horse-Drawn Carriage/Sleigh Rides With Time to Remember
On Canada Street. There is a fee. Call Tina for info at 518-321-5539.

All events are weather and ice permitting, LGWC will not be held responsible for any cancelled events or races. The schedule is subject to changes. Please follow the Lake George Winter Carnival on Facebook to stay updated.

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Event times and information subject to change and not guaranteed.