Lake George This Week, Sept. 19-25, 2017

Lake George This Week, Sept. 19-25, 2017

Adirondack Balloon FestivalIt’s Adirondack Balloon Festival Week!

The weather looks fantastic!  This could be the best Balloon Festival weather in many years – sunny and warm, low winds!  See the complete schedule, directions, and links below.  More weather – scroll down.

Balloon Festival Schedule, Website, Directions CLICK HERE!

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Live Music by The Master Cylinders
5:00 pm: Opening Ceremonies, food vendors, and kids’ activities
5:15 pm – 6:15 pm: Flight of up to 20 balloons (weather permitting)

Downtown Glens Falls
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm: City of Glens Falls Block Party featuring live music, balloon baskets on display, a car show, and kids’ activities

Friday, September 22, 2017
Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
3:00 pm: Gates open, craft fair hosted by ZONTA, kids’ activities & food vendors, live music by The North & South Dakotas
5:00 pm – 6:15 pm: Flight of up to 80 balloons, including special shapes (weather permitting)

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
5:00 am – 10:00 am: Big Balloon Breakfast (all-you-can-eat pancakes, french toast, sausage, juice & coffee) – $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 children (4-10)
5:00 am – 10:00 am: Food vendors, ZONTA craft fair, kids’ activities
6:30 am – 7:30 am: Flight of up to 100 balloons, including special shapes (weather permitting)
2:00 pm: Gates re-open; ZONTA craft fair, food vendors, kids’ activities, and more
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Music performance by Buckeye Rooster
5:00 pm – 6:15 pm: Flight of up to 100 balloons, including special shapes (weather permitting)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Music performance by The Old Main
8:00 pm: “Lighting Up The Night” Airport Moonglow featuring up to 30 balloons (weather permitting), bring your flashlights

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport, Queensbury, NY
5:00 am – 10:00 am: Big Balloon Breakfast (all-you-can-eat pancakes, french toast, sausage, juice & coffee) – $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 children (4-10)
5:00 am – 10:00 am: Food vendors, ZONTA craft fair, kids’ activities
6:30 am – 7:30 am: “Walter’s Mass Ascension” – simultaneous flight of up to 100 balloons, including special shapes
8:00 am: Catholic Mass in the Entertainment Tent
9:00 am: Protestant Sunday Service in the Entertainment Tent
Crandall Park, Glens Falls, NY
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Live music by Across the Pond, food vendors and kids’ activities 5:00 pm: Launch of up to 20 balloons (weather permitting) Note: All Balloon Festival events are weather permitting and non-smoking.
No dogs, drones, or remote control aircraft are allowed at any Balloon Festival events.

Balloon Festival Website CLICK HERE!
Directions to Glens Falls Airport CLICK HERE!
Directions to Crandall Park, Glens Falls CLICK HERE!

Here at The Georgian!

Giovanna's On The Lake The Georgian Lakeside Resort, Lake George, NYOpen for Dinner Service at Giovanna’s Thursday, Friday and Saturday – 5-9PM.  Breakfast in Giovanna’s Daily 7:30-11AM
Cabana Bar, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday  11AM-11PM and Sunday 11AM-4PM.  Join us for Happy Hour – ALL DAY LONG!

More Great Area Events and Activities!

Ft. Ticonderoga - Corn Maze, opens for the season! Click tab to open.

Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Maze:

A Corn Maze Adventure 2017! Can you conquer our corn maze? Share time with family and friends while exploring our unique corn maze designed in the shape of the Fort. Getting lost in this life-size puzzle is part of the fun as you look for history clues among towering stalks of corn! Winding paths will confuse and delight young and old alike.

September 2- October 15, 2017
10 am – 5 pm (Last entry 4:30 pm) Saturdays & Sundays only.

September 7 – October 15, 2017
10 am – 2 pm (Last entry 1:30 pm) Thursdays & Fridays for group reservations only.
Advanced reservations required for groups – Minimum of 15 people – Group admission plus $4 additional fee per person applies.

Also open Labor Day (Monday, September 4, 2017) and Columbus Day (Monday, October 9, 2017).

Fort Ticonderoga Website CLICK HERE!
NEW! Revolution Rail - Rail Bike Tours - 30 min. away! CLICK HERE!
This is the area’s newest attraction – Revolution Rail – rail bike tours along the Upper Hudson River in North Creek. Just 30 minutes away in North Creek.  Trips Daily! Revolution Rail 3 Railroad Place, North Creek, NY 12583 |  518-251-2345

Revolution Rail Website CLICK HERE!
Gore Mt. Gondola, Garnet Mine Tours, More in North Creek CLICK HERE!
Gore Mt. Ski Center operates their Gondola during the Fall Foliage Season on Saturday and Sunday thru October 8 (no Columbus Day). Don’t miss their Harvest Festival Oct. 7 & 8.

Gore Mountain Website CLICK HERE! Garnet Mine Tours Website CLICK HERE!
Marshall Tucker Band! Wood Park, Lake George Sun, 9/24, 3PM

Find More Activities and Attractions select a page below…

Adventure Page – Raft, Tube, Zip-Lines Hike/Bike/Nature Page
Activities On Lake George Activities in LG Village In The Area Golf More Fall Events and Packages! CLICK HERE

Listen to the Podcast – Outdoor Conditions in The Adirondacks – courtesy of North Country Public Radio and The Adirondack Almanack

Weather For Lake George Click Here