Glens Falls Region Fall Festivals & Events
Find Out More About 2019 Glens Falls Annual Fall Happenings
An epic hot air balloon festival, various Okotoberfests, and more fall fun takes places each year in the Glens Falls area. From frightful scares to kid-friendly events, from art to music to beer, there is something for everyone! Check out the details for this year's top events and mark your calendar.
September 7 to 8, 2019
The Cheese Tour With Wine & Beer is a self-guided tour through Washington County's cheesemakers, farmers, and craft beverage producers. Guests sample cheese and other artisan foods, visit with farm animals, enjoy demonstrations, see live music performances, and more.
September 7 to 22, 2019 (weekends)
Head over to The Great Escape in Queensbury for festive food, traditional German music, and dancing at Oktoberfest. They'll also have a plethora of seasonal and German brews, free games with chances to win prizes, and of course all the thrilling rides of the amusement park.
September 13 to 14, 2019
Ranked one of the top festivals of its kind in the country, Irish 2000 is a celebration of Irish music and arts. Enjoy some of the best Celtic entertainment in the world, dancing, Irish ales and lagers, and more at this festival that takes place at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds.
September 19 to 22, 2019
Come celebrate fall in the North Country at the annual Adirondack Balloon Festival! Watch as hundreds of hot air balloons take off all at once, filling the sky with brilliant bursts of color. You'll find a full schedule of balloon launches along with special events and activities.
September 28, 2019
Whitehall is famous for its numerous Bigfoot sightings, and you can enjoy everything Bigfoot at the Sasquatch Calling Festival. Watch a Sasquatch Calling Contest, enjoy live music, check out Bigfoot vendors, hear from researchers, and more.
September 28 to 29, 2019
Take a trip to the Washington County Fairgrounds for the Adirondack Wool & Arts Festival, featuring over 100 vendors, demonstrations, crafts, animals, and food. Learn about sheep shearing, see a fiber art show, and more wool-related fun!
September 28 to October 27, 2019 (weekends)
Prepare for thrills, chills, and fun at The Great Escape's popular Fright Fest. The month-long celebration involves kid-friendly Halloween activities during the day and frightful fun for the adults at night. You can expect walk-through attractions, scary shows, and rides that become even more terrifying once dark falls.
September 29, 2019
Sample the best foods of the region at the 27th annual Taste of the North Country. Autumn comes alive with music and activities as vendors from the area's best restaurants and eateries set up at Glens Falls City Park.
Food coupons are $1 each, with samples priced between 1 and 4 tickets. Proceeds go towards the Glens Falls Kiwanis Club and their community projects.
October 5 to 6, 2019
Want to find a bargain or a hidden gem? Head to Warrensburg for the World's Largest Garage Sale. It's a garage sale lover's dream as hundreds of vendors from all over the country will be present. There are also plenty of food vendors!
October 12 to 13, 2019
Enjoy fun for the entire family at the Gore Mountain Harvest Festival in North Creek. The festival includes games, live entertainment, food, Adirondack vendors, kids activities, downhill mountain biking and hiking, disc golf, and of course, scenic gondola rides.
October 26, 2019
Glen Street in Glens Falls closes for the community-wide Halloween block party and costume parade - Boo 2 You! Guests enjoy trick-or-treating, spooky dance shows, a costume parade, a bounce house, and more family-friendly fun.
October 26, 2019
Fun and games come to downtown Saratoga Springs at the annual Saratoga DBA Fall Festival. Enjoy traditional fall activities and watch the city come alive with the spirit of fall! Festival highlights typically include magic shows, live music, Halloween crafts, trick-or-treating, and more.
2019 Dates to be Announced
The LARAC Fall Arts Festival is a juried arts and crafts show that will take place at the Adirondack Sports Complex (The Dome). Over 70 exhibitors and vendors sell unique items like wood carvings, local culinary items, pottery, jewelery, and photography. This is one of two arts festivals LARAC puts on each year.