2019 Lake George Summer Vacation Guide

2018 Lake George Summer Vacation Guide

2019 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 2019 Lake George Summer Vacation Planning guide…

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Adirondack Wine and Food Festival!  June 29, 30

Adk. Wine and Food Festival June 29, 30 Info CLICK HERE!
Adirondack Wine and Food Festival, June 29, 30 at Festival Commons, Lake George, NY
The 5th Annual Adirondack Wine & Food Festival
Saturday, June 29, 2019 | 11:00AM – 6:00PM
Sunday, June 30, 2019 | 11:00AM – 5:00PM

Charles R. Wood Park Festival Commons
17 West Brook Road, Lake George, NY 12845

Take your taste buds on an unforgettable journey as you are introduced to over 120 NY State craft beverage producers, local food vendors, and crafters with the beauty of Lake George as your backdrop!

The 5th Annual Adirondack Wine & Food Festival is returning to Lake George and you won’t want to miss it! The Festival will showcase some of the best wineries, breweries, distilleries, local artisanal food vendors, and food trucks the region has to offer.

Website CLICK HERE!Adk Wine and Food Festival


Lake George Fireworks Schedule, Thursdays, July/Aug, 2019
2018 Lake George Summer Vacation GuideFireworks Schedule 2019, 9:30PM Fireworks are shot off from nearby Shepard Park and the Georgian Patio offers excellent viewing!
2019 Summer Fireworks on Thursdays:

July Fireworks  July 4th: July 11th: July 18th: July 25th:
August Fireworks  August 1st: August 8th: August 15th:August 22nd: August 29th:

Lake George Music 2019

Lake 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 AmpitheaterSummer Concert Series

 The Lake George Arts Project Summer Concert SeriesShepard Park Wednesdays 7:00PM is a winner every week this Summer beginning July 3rd (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.

Shepard Park - The Full Schedule - Daily Events! CLICK HERE!
Shepard Park is a 5 minute South of the Georgian – great family entertainment and world class music!
2019 Summer Concert Series Wednesdays 7PM CLICK HERE! (links leave website)
Fridays at The Lake FREE Concerts 6:00-9:30 PM Schedule 2019 CLICK HERE
The Fridays At The Lake Concert Series begins June 14 and ends August 30.  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!
Weekly Events w/Videos CLICK HERE!Video or Audio Previews of Weekly Concerts
5 Minute Walk from the Georgian at Shepard Park!  FREE!

Adk Independence Music Festival, Aug 31, Sept 1 CLICK HERE!


The area’s BIGGEST PARTY OF THE YEAR returns to Lake George, NY on August 31st and September 1st, 2019 at the Charles R. Wood Festival Commons on West Brook Road. This two day, multi-band event will feature several of the premiere touring bands currently on the festival circuit.

Our 2019 Lineup Features:

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong x 2 sets | Pink Talking Fish | Ryan Montbleau Band
Everyone Orchestra | Marco Benevento | Gubbulidis & Frends | Kung Fu
Lucid | Hayley Jane & The Primates | Midnight North
Barika | Deadgrass | People’s Blues of Richmond | The Big Takeover
Hartley’s Encore | Rich Ortiz | Eggy* | Funktional Flow* | The New Motif *
Annie in the Water* | Floodwood** | After Funk*** | Capital Zen***

Plus one more headliner to be announced in late July.

* Performing late-night at King Neptune’s (must be 21+ to attend) – Free Admission with Festival wristband.
** Performing FREE Kick-Off Party at King Neptune’s (must be 21+ to attend) on Friday, August 30.
*** Performing FREE Kick-Off Party at Shepard Park on Friday, August 30.

For more info visit: www.adkmusicfest.com

Tickets CLICK HERE!Adk Independence Music Festival
More Live Music and Entertainment for Summer/Fall 2019! CLICK HERE

2018 Lake George Summer Vacation GuideThe Lake George Music Festival, Aug. 11-23, 2019

– 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 Documentary from Allport MasterWorks on Vimeo.

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!
Lake George Dinner Theater July 11 - Aug 31, Info, CLICK HERE!

Lake George Dinner Theatre at Holiday Inn Resort, 2223 Canada Street Lake George, NY 12845

July 12 – August 31.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story gets a rollicking makeover in this hilariously barking spoof! When Sir Charles Baskerville is found mysteriously dead on his estate, everyone’s favorite detective is summoned from Baker Street with his trusty sidekick, Dr. Watson in tow. Three actors play 14 different characters bringing you from the streets of London to the Moors of Devonshire in this fast-paced, uproarious adaptation. Get your deerstalker cap on – THE PLAY’S AFOOT!!

Website  |  518 • 879 • 6218  |  thelaketheatreinfo@gmail.com

Rock The Dock Music Festival, July 12, 4:30p-11PM Info, CLICK HERE!
Rock The Dock Music Festival At LG Steamboat Co
Friday July 12, 4:30p – 11:00p  Lots of Bands, Food, More $15/person  |  website

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 2019 CLICK HERE

The 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 $42/person

Six Flags Great Escape Theme Park (518) 792-3500 or CLICK HERE! 

More For Kids! Floating Classroom, and kids attractions

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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. $18 adults, Seniors $17 and $10 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 2019!

Saratoga Race Track Info, July 11-Sept 3 - click to open/close

Saratoga Race Track 2019

When: 40 days, July 11 through Sept. 2, 2019. No racing on Monday & 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 3 – The $1.25 Million Whitney.  Saturday, August 17 – Alabama Day.  Saturday, August 24 – The $1.25 Million Travers.  2019 Premium Giveaway Schedule:
1. Sunday, July 14 – Saratoga Picnic Cooler
2. Wednesday, August 7 – Saratoga Baseball Cap
3. Wednesday, August 21 – Saratoga Beach Towel
4. Sunday, September 1 – Saratoga Zip-Up Hoodie Sweatshirt
BONUS: Thursday, July 11 – Saratoga Cooling Towel
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.  Right in LG Village Lanes and Games – Bowling and indoor lazer tag!  More Indoor Attractions:  The Hyde Collection (art museum) |  The Chapman Museum (great exhibits) | 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 and our Breakfast Buffet at Giovanna’s On The Lake additional dining guides are available at the front desk.

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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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