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Do you want to stay up to date on the latest news in Glens Falls, NY and the surrounding region? Well look no further! Below, we’ve rounded up some of the top Glens Falls news stories, including exciting business updates, major event announcements, community highlights, and more.

Tour of the Battenkill Is Coming Up

tour of the battenkill cyclists

Tour of the Battenkill is a major springtime event in the Glens Falls area, with cyclists coming out from all over the region to compete. This year's event is slated for May 18, 2024.

Participants ride through scenic landscapes of Washington County, choosing between three courses: the 75.7-mile Gran Fondo, the 45-mile Medio Fondo, and the 24.2-mile Piccolo Fondo. 

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Chez Pierre Turns 60

chez pierre special menu and food items

Chez Pierre, the exquisite French restaurant in Gansevoort that is perfect for date nights, is celebrating 60 years in business.

To honor the milestone, they're inviting customers to enjoy a special menu for two at just $60 - this is a steal from this fine dining eatery. The prix fixe dinner menu is available through April 30.

Glens Falls Will Kick Off Summer With a Mermaid Festival

mermaid with seahorse

Have you heard? A new festival is coming to town - the first-ever Glens Falls Mermaid Festival is slated for Saturday, June 22 in downtown.

Highlights are expected to include:

  • Live entertainment
  • A costume parade
  • A costume contest
  • A treasure hunt
  • Kids activities
  • Photo opps
  • Restaurant specials

This is adult- and kid-friendly, and guests are encouraged to dress up as a mermaid, merman, pirate, or sea creature!

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