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Glens Falls Region Fall Festivals & Events

Find Out More About 2021 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.

The Cheese Tour With Wine & Beer

deep fried cheese curds
Deep fried cheese curds from Argyle Cheese Farmer

September 11 & 12, 2021

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.

Adirondack Balloon Festival

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September 23 - 26, 2021

Come celebrate fall in the North Country at the annual Adirondack Balloon Festival! Watch as dozens 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.

Sasquatch Calling Festival

Sasquatch Calling Contest

September 25, 2021

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.

Adirondack Wool & Arts Festival

September 25 - 26, 2021

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!

Fright Fest at The Great Escape

Select days October 2 - 31 

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.

Taste of the North Country

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Beer mac and cheese sample from The Grateful Den

Please note, Taste of the North Country has been rescheduled from September 26, 2021 to May 22, 2022.

Sample the best foods of the region at the 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.

Warrensburg Garage Sale

October 1- 3, 2021

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!

Boo 2 You

Stay tuned for 2021 info!

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.

Saratoga DBA Fall Festival

Stay tuned for 2021 info!

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.

LARAC Fall Arts Festival

Stay tuned for 2021 info!

The LARAC Fall Arts Festival has morphed into a pop up festival for 2020, with artists setting up outside their homes and LARAC providing a map of participants. This is one of two arts festivals LARAC puts on each year.

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