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Mark Your Calendar for These Spectacular 2024 Spring Events In & Near Glens Falls, NY

Looking for some springtime fun? From sipping and savoring at beer festivals to uncovering hidden treasures at antique shows and fairs, there's something for everyone in the local area. Here are our 10 picks for the best spring events in and near Glens Falls, NY for 2024.

Glens Falls Brewfest

Date: April 20th, 2024

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Glens Falls Brewfest, scheduled for April 20th, 2024, at Cool Insuring Arena, invites beer aficionados to a lively celebration of craft brews and community spirit. Attendees can sample a diverse selection of brews from great regional breweries while enjoying live music by Dirt Cheap.

Local vendors will also be on hand to offer a variety of products. All proceeds from ticket sales directly benefit the Feeder Canal Alliance.

Glens Falls Wing Fest

Date: April 27th, 2024

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Experience the flavors from participating Wing Fest restaurants including [farmacy] restobar, Bullpen, Gourmet Cafe, Mikado, SUNY Adirondack Culinary Arts, and more. Wing tasting and judging will run from 12pm to 3pm, followed by the awards ceremony at 3pm on the Main Stage at Glen Street.

Make sure not to overlook the thrilling third annual Mike DuBray Inferno Wing Eating Contest and enjoy live music by Brokenhearted. It's an event you won't want to miss!

Washington County Fiber Tour

Dates: April 27th-28th, 2024

black and white lambs

Explore the Washington County Fiber Tour, open from 10am to 4pm both days at various locations around the county. Meet farmers, enjoy demos, and shop for handspun yarns, woven items, fleeces, and more.

Washington County Antique Fair

Dates: May 4th-5th, 2024

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Check out the May Antique Fair at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Fairground Shows NY hosts two events yearly, the 1st weekend of May and the weekend after Columbus Day in October.

Admission is $5 and free for children under 14. Open rain or shine, Saturday 8am to 5pm, and Sunday 9am to 4pm.

There will be ample parking, indoor and outdoor booths, real bathrooms, and pet-friendly grounds. Special "Early Buyer" passes available for Friday access.

Arts, Crafts, and Curiosities Faire

Dates: May 11th-12th, 2024

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Attend this family-friendly event at Glens Falls City Park over Mother's Day Weekend. Highlights include crafts, food, art, music, books, plants, and kids activities. The Arts, Crafts, and Curiosities Faire will be open both days from 10am to 4pm.

Admission is free, and the event is presented by the Zonta Club of Glens Falls.

Pet Fest

Date: May 19th, 2024

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Bring your furry friend to the 7th Annual Pet Fest at Glens Falls City Park on Sunday, May 19th, 2024. Admission is free!

Experience a Dog's Got Talent Contest, demonstrations, fashion show, food trucks, vendors, and kids activities. It's a day of fun for all!


Dates: May 29th-June 2nd, 2024

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Americade 2024 offers a thrilling week for motorcycle enthusiasts with a diverse lineup of events. From exhilarating stunt shows to guided rides, concerts, and scenic boat cruises, there's no shortage of exciting activities.

Attendees can explore all the best brands, enjoy demo rides from top manufacturers, participate in riding games, and indulge in the delicious offerings at the Pro Rodeo and BBQ.

Glens Falls Pride Festival

Dates: May 31st-June 2nd, 2024

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Check out the 2024 Glens Falls Pride Festival happening from Friday, May 31st to Sunday, June 2nd. Friday kicks off with the Gayla at 6pm at the Queensbury Hotel, supporting Lower Adirondack Pride ($90 per person).

Saturday is Family Day, filled with fun activities for all. The festival wraps up on Sunday with festivities at Glens Falls City Park.

Belmont Stakes Racing Festival

Dates: June 6th-9th, 2024

horse racer and another person or a horse

The 2024 Belmont Stakes, shifted to Saratoga Race Course due to ongoing construction at Belmont Park, promises four days of thrilling racing from June 6nd to 9th.

From the excitement of the races to the rich history of the event, the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival is a must-attend for both seasoned enthusiasts and newcomers alike.

LARAC Arts Festival

Dates: June 8th-9th, 2024

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Discover the LARAC June Arts Festival, the largest juried art show in the Adirondack Region, featuring 100+ artists nationwide! Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 8th, 10am to 5pm, and Sunday, June 9th, 10am to 4pm.

Located at Downtown Glens Falls' City Park, this premier event attracts over 15,000 visitors yearly. Browse through 130 exhibitors offering diverse products like jewelry, home goods, fine art, and textiles.

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