Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Lake George Winter Carnival Schedule of Events 2012


Lake George Winter Carnival Schedule of Events.

 There is something to do every Weekend in February in Lake George!
  • 8:00AM :: Hot Air Balloon Tether Rides (Fee) :: Million Dollar Beach -SunKiss Ballooning (Weather Permitting)
  • 11AM-2:00PM :: Children’s Activities & Face Paintings by Amanda ::King Neptune’s
  • 2:30PM :: Snowmobile Water Skip :: Shepards Park Beach
  • 12-2:00PM :: Games ($1) :: Prizes at Shepards Park Beach
  • 3:00PM :: Polar Plunge :: Shepards Park Beach
  • 12-2:00PM :: Snowmobile Rides ($2) :: On the ice
  • 12-2:00PM :: Wood Carving Demonstrations :: Shepards Park Beach
  • 12-2:30PM :: Children’s Petting Zoo :: Saturdays at Shepards Park
  • All day :: Dog Sled Rides ($10) :: On the ice
  • All day :: Helicopter Rides ($45) :: On the ice
Below are some additional highlights from each weekend's events or click on the picture. 

Saturday, February 4th & Sunday, February 5th
  • Sat 12:00PM :: Noon Opening Ceremonies :: Shepards Park Beach
  • Sat 12:30PM :: Chili Cook Off :: Shepards Park Beach
  • Sat 12:30PM :: Outhouse Races :: Registration at Duffy’s Tavern 10AM
  • Sat 4:00PM :: Lake George Winter Carnival Parade :: Travelling North on Canada St. to Amherst St.
  • Sat (After Parade) :: Bon Fire on the Beach (Live Music & Marshmallow Toasting) :: Shepards Park Beach
  • Sat 6:30PM :: Fireworks :: On the ice
  • Sat & Sun :: Giant Snow Slide :: Shepards Park Beach all day
  • Sat & Sun :: Ice Castle :: Shepards Park all day

Saturday, February 11th & Sunday, February 12th

  • Sat & Sun :: NY State Motorcycle & ATV Ice Race Championship :: Registration at Duffy’s Tavern 9 AM. For information-Frank Carpinello :: (518) 330-3648
  • Sat 12:00 :: BBQ Cook Off :: Shepards Park Beach
  • Sat 4:00PM :: Bon Fire on the Beach :: Shepards Beach -Toast marshmallows and watch the fireworks.
  • Sat 6:30PM :: Fireworks :: On the ice
  • Sun 1:00PM :: Tavern Competition :: Shepards Park Beach, Sponsored by Mario’s Restaurant
  • Sun 11:00-3:00PM ::LGWC Polar Golf Tournament :: On the ice, $10 per person

Saturday, February 18th - Sunday, February 19th

  • Sat (All Day) :: ATV Poker Run :: Registration at 9-11 am at Duffy's Tavern.
  • Sat 12:00PM :: Chowder Cook Off :: Shepards Park Beach
  • Sat 4:00PM :: Bon Fire on the Beach :: Shepards Park Beach. Toast marshmallows and watch the fireworks.
  • Sat 6:30PM :: Fireworks :: On the ice
  • Sun 12:00-2:00PM :: Closest to the Pin Contest :: On the ice, cash prizes
  • Sat at dusk :: Hot Air Balloon Moon Glow :: On the ice
  • Sat all day :: Giant Kite Flying :: On the ice - American Kitefliers Association
  • Sat & Sun dawn & dusk:: Hot Air Balloon Fly Off :: On the ice - Sunkiss Ballooning
  • Sat & Sun :: Ice Diving Demonstration :: All day on the ice Sponsored by Rich Morin’s Professional Scuba Center (800) 924-3483
  • Sat & Sun :: Car Races :: For information call Bruce (518) 885-5329. Hosted by and registration at Longshots Restaurant (518) 668-5899.

Saturday, February 25th- Sunday, February 26th

  • Sat 12:00PM :: Chicken Wing Cook Off :: Shepards Park Beach
  • Sat 4:00PM :: Bon Fire on the Beach :: Shepards Beach-Toast marshmallows and watch the fireworks.
  • Sun 3:30PM :: Snowmobile Raffle Drawing :: Shepards Park Beach
  • Sat 6:30PM :: Fireworks :: On the ice
  • Sat & Sun :: Lake George Sanctioned Dog Sled Races :: Registration at Duffy's Tavern
  • Sat & Sun :: Ice Diving Demonstration :: All day on the ice Sponsored by Rich Morin’s Professional Scuba Center (800) 924-3483
 Diane Chase is the author of Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks (Your Four-Season Guide to Over 300 Activities) for the towns of Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Jay/Upper Jay, Wilmington, Keene/Keene Valley which is available online or bookstores/museums/sporting good stores. Diane is currently working on the second guidebook in the four-book series of Adirondack Family Activities.

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