New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, which means it’s time to look back on everything you accomplished in 2018, make some new resolutions, and celebrate the start of the new year. Here in the Glens Falls Region, you can have a blast this holiday weekend at local parties, family-friendly events, and more!
Make Your New Year’s Eve Weekend Memorable
Looking for a fun activity the kids will enjoy? Visit the World Awareness Children’s Museum in Glens Falls on Friday from 10:30am-11:30am for their New Year’s Fireworks Craft Workshop. The activity is free with general museum admission.
On New Year’s Eve, The Park Theater in Glens Falls will host a special dinner and show from 6:00pm-10:00pm. The night will include delicious hors d’oeuvres and drinks, a gourmet dinner, and the hilarious show “It’s Your Line Now” by Al Isaacs and Scott Baker.
Grab your friends and check out Kingpin’s Alley Family Fun Center’s New Year’s Eve Bowling Party. For $20pp, you can enjoy two and a half hours of bowling, party favors, a light show, DJ, games and prizes, a champagne toast, and more. Make your reservations today!
Welcome 2019 in style at The Queensbury Hotel’s New Year’s Eve celebration! Admission is $180 and includes a cocktail reception with raw bar and passed hors d’oeuvres, a four-course dinner with wine service, and live music by Soul Session featuring Garland Nelson and an 11-piece band.
Take a trip to Saratoga Springs and experience the magic of First Night Saratoga! This is New York State’s largest New Year’s Eve celebration outside of NYC, and it will feature live music, dance, comedy, and more entertainment all night long.
Are you brave enough to take the plunge on New Year’s Day? If so, then head over to the frosty shores of Lake George for the annual Polar Plunge on January 1! The cost to participate is $10, and funds raised will benefit the Springfield Shriners Hospitals’ Acute Pediatric Rehabilitation Program and local fire department.
Make your New Year’s Day special and buy your tickets to Lake George Shorelines Cruises’ annual Frostbite Cruise. Each ticket includes a 1.5 hour cruise, heavy hors d’oeuvres, drink tickets for beer, wine, and soda, and live entertainment by the Jonathan Newell Band.
Enjoy Exciting Competitions Around the Region
This holiday weekend, the hometown Adirondack Thunder will compete at Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls three times. On Friday and Saturday, the team will face off against the Manchester Monarchs (puck drops at 7:00pm). Then, on Monday, they will take on the Newfoundland Growlers at 5:00pm.
Get ready for the thrilling Adirondacker’s Log Jam at Gore Mountain in North Creek this Saturday! Adirondack attire is welcome, including flannels, overalls, beards, and even suspenders. Both skiers and snowboarders can take part in this fun freestyle competition.