2018 Lake George Summer Vacation Guide

2018 Lake George Summer Vacation Guide2018 Lake George Summer Vacation Guide! 

Plan a great Summer Vacation! Peruse event schedules, area attractions and activities, you’ll be able to schedule more into your vacation.  Here’s your 2018 Lake George Summer Vacation Planning guide…

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Lake George Fireworks Schedule, Thursdays 2018
2018 Lake George Summer Vacation GuideFireworks Schedule 2018, 9:30PM Fireworks are shot off from nearby Shepard Park and the Georgian Patio offers excellent viewing! Summer 2018 Fireworks Schedule: Wednesday – July 4th and Thursday nights – July, 12, 19, 26 (no fireworks July 7) Thursday Nights – August 2, 19 16, 23 – 2018.

Lake George Music 2018

2018 Lake George Summer Vacation GuideLake George is flush with exciting events, FREE concerts, kids activities, workshops, and more.  Plan your vacation around a favorite event and it will make your vacation a special memory.  Right down the street from the Georgian is Shepard Park, maybe a 5 minute walk.  It is a delightful Village Park with picnic facilities, swimming and a spectacular outdoor bandstand – home to many concerts and events this Summer.  There’s something almost every night!
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Shepard Park Complete Summer Schedule! CLICK HERE!
Lake George Summer Concert Series - Weds 7PM Schedule 2018 CLICK HERE

Summer Concert Series

Shepard Park Ampitheater 2018 Lake George Summer Vacation Guide The Lake George Arts Project Summer Concert SeriesShepard Park Wednesdays 7:00PM is a winner every week this Summer beginning July 11th (rain or shine).  This is world class Live Music!  Lake George Arts Project – Summer Concert Series.  Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the show!  All concerts are FREE and just a 5-minute walk from the Georgian – Wednesdays, 7 PM.

Wed. July 11, 7PM  Chris Smither –  grew up in New Orleans where he was taught the rudiments of instrumentation by his uncle. “Uncle Howard,” Smither says, “showed me that if you knew three chords, you could play a lot of the songs you heard on the radio. And if you knew four chords, you could pretty much rule the world.”

Wed. July 18, 7PM Incendio The music of Incendio (which means “fire” in Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish) echoes a mix of influences ranging from classical, to jazz, to rock, to flamenco, to Celtic, even bluegrass can be heard in their music. It is no surprise that their blend of influences has led to a sound that is a truly unique. Whether it is rapid acoustic guitar melodies or expansive use of undulating synthesizers, the music. of Incendio tells stories. Incendio’s intention is to take the listener on a sonic adventure

Wed. July 25, 7PM High Rollers ~ Blues with Matt Mirabile & Jill Hughes  A blend of New Orleans Jazz & Blues featuring vocal powerhouse Jill Hughes and guitar slinger Matt Mirabile. Band Members: Jill Hughes vocals; Matt Mirabile guitar & vocals; Jason Ladayne, piano; Steve Aldi, bass; and Chad Ploss, drums.

Wed. Aug. 1, 7PM The Lustre Kings -The Lustre Kings boast a devoted international fanbase and continue to perform over 150 dates a year, including regular stops at nightspots, festivals and casinos like Tip Top Deluxe, Skinny Dennis and The Continental Club, Viva Las Vegas, Heritage Folk Festival and the Rockin 50s Fest, and the Potawamoti Hotel.

Wed. Aug 8, 7PMLes Grand Hurleurs – This Quebec-based band is now touring with its ¾ Fort show inspired , 7PMby the repertoire of its newest award-winning CD. The trio plays music that is deeply anchored in tradition and steeped in numerous criss-crossing influences. With ¾ Fort, traditional music flirts with classical, Manouche, electronica, and folk music. The band present original, open-minded music, very much alive yet respectful of its roots.

Wed. Aug. 15, 7PM Rad TradsBased in New York City, The Rad Trads have quickly gained a reputation as one of New York’s most entertaining live acts. Their unique genre-bending styling bring an American feeling that consistently win over audiences with relentless energy, charisma, and enthusiasm. They never fail to draw their audiences in, unable to stop dancing, and always leave wanting more.

Wed. Aug 22, 7PM Dylan Perrillo Orchestra – The Dylan Perrillo Orchestra is a colorful ten-piece ensemble of instruments and musicians from NY’s Capital District celebrating the beginnings of jazz. The group began playing together in early 2013, performing arrangements from the 20s to 40s. The DPO prides itself on bringing America’s most original musical tradition to people of all ages in their community.

Wed. Aug 29, 7PM Prof. Louie & the Crowmatix – The music of Professor Louie & the Crowmatix, based in Woodstock, New York, is steeped in Rock ‘n’ Roll, Blues, Gospel and American Roots music. The band is led by Aaron Louis Hurwitz. Aaron has a history of collaborating with the legendary musical group The Band for over fifteen years. He was nicknamed “Professor Louie” by Rick Danko, due to his work and friendship with The Band. The Cromatix 2017 recording Crowin’ The Blues was on The National Contemporary Blues Music Reports Charts in the top 20 for the first quarter. Their CD Music From Hurley Mountain was voted best concept record & group by Radio Crystal Blue in 2016.

Fridays at The Lake FREE Concerts 6:00-9:30 PM Schedule 2018 CLICK HERE
The Fridays At The Lake Concert Series begins June 16 and ends Sept.1.  The opening act begins at 6:30 PM.  The headliner act plays ’till 9:30PM.  Enjoy a Beer and Wine Garden, Family Friendly Entertainment, dog friendly!  Bring a Picnic – enjoy the show!
5 Minute Walk from the Georgian at Shepard Park!  FREE!

2018 Lake George Summer Vacation Guide

More Live Music and Entertainment for Summer/Fall 2018! CLICK HERE

2018 Lake George Summer Vacation GuideThe Lake George Music Festival, Aug. 12-24, 2018

– Exhilarating performances. World-class young musicians.  For two weeks, residents and visitors of the breathtaking Lake George region can attend this series of live chamber music and orchestra concerts, children’s concerts, open rehearsals, pre-performance workshops, and exciting special events.

Lake George Music Festival Website, Schedule, Etc. CLICK HERE!

2018 Lake George Summer Vacation GuideSaratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) Amphitheater

The main stage has a 25,000 person capacity with sheltered seats for 5,200 people and a sloping lawn for an additional 20,000 people. SPAC is home to The New York City Ballet, Philadelphia Orchestra and shows by Live Nation. The amphitheater also hosts the popular “SPAC on Stage” series.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center Website, Schedules, CLICK HERE!
Saratoga Performing Arts Center Directions CLICK HERE!
American Music Festival For the Lake June 30 and July 1 – At Festival Commons (Gates open at Noon), FREE!  Saturday’s Show, June 30 1:00-6:00 PM:  “It’s a Free Country” Day in Lake George!  Headliner: Jamie Lee Thurston (Nashville, TN).  Support: The Lustre Kings (world famous rockabilly) and local up and coming futurestar The Vinny Michaels Band (modern country).  SUNDAY JULY 1, 1:00-6:00PM.  Amy Helm (Roots-Rock/Americana), Girls Guns and Glory (Alt-Twang). Raisinhead (NE Jam Band) — Reunion!
This is a FREE Show!!!!!  Gates Noon / Show 1PM.  More info click on their Facebook Link on the Right.
Jazz Weekend LG Arts Project, Sept 15, 16, 35th year! CLICK HERE!

Georgian Resort Entertainment!

LyL Harper Georgian EntertainmentJoin us on the Patio for a great Summer 2018 lineup!  New!  This season join us for great kids games on the Patio!  Thur/Fri/Sat 11AM-12Noon – CARNIVAL GAMES On The Patio, 2PM-3PM Sand Castle Contest On The Beach, 4-5PM Carnival Games On The Patio .  Pictured Lyl Harper – Great Caribbean Music.  Fireworks every Thursday, July and August.

Georgian Entertainment May, 2018 CLICK HERE
Georgian Entertainment June, 2018 CLICK HERE
Georgian Entertainment July, 2018 CLICK HERE
Georgian Entertainment August, 2018 CLICK HERE
Dinner Theater and Murder Mystery 2018 CLICK HERE

Activities at The Georgian Resort in Lake GeorgeSummer Fun!  Great Escape and Lake Cruises!

Everyone loves summer fun and everyone loves the Lake!  The big attractions in Lake George are the Six Flags Great Escape Theme Park and the Boat Cruises!  Click the tab for more information.

Six Flags Great Escape and Lake Cruises 2018 CLICK HERE

Lake George Vacations, Georgian Lakeside ResortThe Big Attractions,  Lake Cruises

everyone loves the Lake!  Lake George Steamboat Company and Shoreline Cruises offer cruises for varying lengths on Lake George.  Cruise operators have a complete schedule of specialty cruises, luncheon or dinner cruises, fireworks cruises, music and special events cruises.  See their schedules here…

Lake George Steamboat Co. 518-668-5777 or CLICK HERE!
Lake George Shoreline Cruises 518-668-4644 or CLICK HERE!

Six Flags Great Escape

Enjoy the area’s premier theme and water park!  Discount tickets are available at the Georgian Front Desk and Summer Packages come with a 3 x admission – come and go anytime at the park for 3 days!

Six Flags Great Escape Theme Park (518) 792-3500 or CLICK HERE! 
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Floating Classroom, 2016 Lake George Summer Vacation GuideMore for Kids! 

Kids love the outdoors, and here’s a few ideas to keep them entertained and offer them some great education as well.  The Floating Classroom – a great on the lake cruise with The Lake George Association.  Leaving from Lake George Village Dock (5 min. walk from the Georgian), on Wednesdays in July and August, from 10 am -12 pm or 1 pm – 3 pm. Reservations are required. $15 adults and $9 for children under 18. Call 518-668-3558 for reservations or make them online here!  Up Yonda Farm – 10 miles from Lake George just outside Bolton Landing – great kids programs all Summer long! 8AM-4PM | website
More great Kids Attractions:  Natural Stone Bridge and Caves | Garnet Mine ToursThe Fun SpotThe Wild Center ( a bit of a drive, but well worth it)

Saratoga Race Track Info, July 20-Sept 3 - click to open/close
Saratoga Racetrack, Lake George Summer Vacation Guide


When: 40 days, July 20 through Sept. 3, 2018. No racing on Tuesdays. Post Time: 1 p.m. On Travers Day, first race post is 11:45 a.m.
Admission: Single day admission tickets are sold at the gate upon entry into the track or can be purchased in advance on Ticketmaster.
Grandstand Admission: $5 in advance, $7 at the gate (Children 12 and under are free with adult). Clubhouse Admission: $8 in advance, $10 at the gate.  Travers Day Admission: $10 Grandstand; $25 Clubhouse
Top stakes: 40 days of world-class thoroughbred racing at Saratoga Race Course, Saturday, August 4 – The $1.25 Million Whitney.  Saturday, August 18 – Alabama Day.  Saturday, August 25 – The $1.25 Million Travers
More Information/Directions:  More Info NYRA Website, CLICK HERE

So it’s Raining!  

Many attractions and activities do go rain or shine.  Check with the operator for suggestions.  As an example whitewater rafting and tubing trips do go rain or shine (no thunderstorms) – and what the heck – you’re going to get wet anyway!  The Lake George area has many indoor arcades, games and fun!  The Fun Spot, just past The Great Escape has plenty of indoor games and kids fun.  More Indoor Attractions:  The Hyde Collection (art museum) |  The Chapman Museum (great exhibit “At The Lake) | The Adirondack Museum  |  The Wild Center ( a bit of a drive, but well worth it).  |  World Awareness Children’s Museum, Glens Falls, NY.  Glen Drive-In Theater (15 min. drive).  Regal Cinemas – Glens Falls.

Giovanna's On The Lake The Georgian Lakeside Resort, Lake George, NYEating!

Lake George has it all – ice cream shops, candy stores, subs, delis, pizza, and full service restaurants – all a short walk from the Georgian on Canada Street.  Eat ON the lake – both Lake George Steamboat Co. and Shoreline Cruises have luncheon and dinner cruises, pizza cruises and more!  Best of all – eat lakeside right at The Georgian with Lunch on The Patio at the Cabana Bar (menu) and our new Breakfast Buffet (menu) ($11.99, Kids $6.99, Under 4 free!) at Giovanna’s On The Lake and join us for Dinner at Giovanna’s.

Weather Info - Click this tab to open/close
Weather Lake George Summer Vacation Guide 2016Weather plays a huge role in anyone’s Summer vacation. Mostly, make your reservations and just have a contingency plan for some rainy day activities. Many of the best weather sites have very useful radar and forecast models to fine tune your Summer Vacation plan.

Lake George Weather Reports CLICK HERE

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