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Glens Falls Region Fall Festivals & Events

Find Out More About 2023 Glens Falls Annual Fall Happenings

An epic hot air balloon festival, various Oktoberfest's, 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 9 & 10, 2023

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

September 21 - 24, 2023

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 30, 2023

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 23 & 24, 2023

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

Weekends, September 30 - October 29, 2023

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.

Warrensburg Garage Sale

September 29 - October 1, 2023

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!

Apple VS Pumpkin Throwdown

October 14, 2023

Happening at The Shirt Factory, you can expect delicious apple and pumpkin treats along with a plethora of other food vendors, craft vendors, plenty of kids activities, and more at the Apple VS Pumpkin Throwdown.

Boo 2 You

October 28, 2023

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.

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