2017 Lake George Summer Vacation Guide

2017 Lake George Summer Vacation Guide!
2017 Lake George Summer Vacation Guide

Georgian Resort Summer Packages CLICK HERE

2017 Lake George Summer Vacation Guide!  Perusing events, area attractions and activities, you’ll be able to schedule more into your vacation.  So, here’s your 2017 Lake George Summer Vacation Planning guide…
And check back here (The Georgian Blog) weekly for a run down of the weeks events – Lake George This Week.

Lake George Fireworks! - Click this tab to open/close

2017 Lake George Summer Vacation Guide!Fireworks Schedule 2017, 9:30PM

Fireworks are shot off from nearby Shepard Park and the Georgian Patio offers excellent viewing!  Summer 2017 Fireworks Schedule:  Tuesday – July 4th and Thursday nights – July, 13, 20, 27 (no fireworks July 6)  Thursday Nights – August 3, 10, 17, 24.

More Events –  Lake George Chamber of Commerce  |  Warren County Tourism  |  The Lake George Guide  |  Lake George.com  Many of these sites have a filter or category so you can hone in on your favorite activity or event.

Shepard Park Complete Summer Schedule! CLICK HERE!
Lake George Music 2017! Click this tab open/close

2017 Lake George Summer Vacation Guide!Lake George Music 2017 

Lake George is flush with exciting events, 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!

Summer Concert Series

 The Lake George Arts Project Summer Concert SeriesShepard Park Wednesdays 7:00PM is a winner every week this Summer beginning July 5th (rain or shine).  Video Preview Left Wednesday Night, July 5,  7PM Lake George Arts Project – Summer Concert Series – Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra.  Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the show!

2017 Lake George Summer Vacation Guide!Fridays At The Lake

Also another great Summer Concert Series is Fridays at The Lake – 6-9:30PM.  Also in Shepard Park – 5 minute walk from The Georgian – Bring a Picnic Dinner!  What a line up for 2017!!  Schedule Left – Click to Enlarge.  Beginning June 16 and every week ’till Sept. 1st.  Opener starts at 6pm.  CRAFT-BEER, WINE, AND FOOD | DOG & FAMILY FRIENDLY!  Bounce houses, Face painting, and more!  PRESENTED BY LAKE GEORGE VILLAGE | info: 518-668-5771

Other Days in Shepard Park – enjoy concerts and special Events with something for everyone!  For the Complete Shepard Park Schedule   ALL SHEPARD PARK EVENTS ARE FREE!


Lake George Music Festival The Lake George Music Festival – August 15-25, Classic Music at various venues in Lake George Village.  Schedule here.

Entertainment here at the Georgian on The Patio – Thursdays and Saturdays.
Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) – World Class Entertainment, just down the road.  SPAC Complete Schedule.

Lake Cruises and 6 Flags Great Escape! Click this tab to open/close

Cruise on Lake George, The Georgian Lakeside ResortThe Big Attractions  Lake Cruises – everyone loves the Lake!  Both Lake George Steamboat Company and Shoreline Cruises offer cruises for varying lengths on Lake George.  They also 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. CLICK HERE
Shoreline Cruises CLICK HERE

Six Flags Great Escape, Georgian Lakeside Resort, Lake George, NYSix Flags Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom – If you have kids they will want to go here!  All Day Fun!  Best bet for ticket pricing is to order online or if you are planning even one return visit to Lake George – a season pass (great deal).

Six Flags Great Escape Ticket Pricing CLICK HERE
Six Flags Great Escape – Plan your visit 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 Tours |  The Fun Spot |  The Wild Center ( a bit of a drive, but well worth it)
Saratoga Race Track Info, July 21-Sept 4 - click to open/close
Saratoga Racetrack, Lake George Summer Vacation Guide SARATOGA RACE TRACK FACTS
When: 40 days, July 21 through Sept. 4. No racing on Tuesdays. Post Time: 1 p.m. On Travers Day, first race post is 11:45 a.m. On closing weekend, Sept. 5, first race post is 12:30 p.m.
Admission: Grandstand admission is $5. Clubhouse admission is $8. Children 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Gates open at 11 a.m. weekdays and 10:30 a.m. weekends.
Top stakes: 40 days of world-class thoroughbred racing at Saratoga Race Course, Saturday, August 5 – The $1.25 Million Whitney.  Saturday, August 19 – Alabama Day.  Saturday, August 26 – 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, so 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.  190 Grille and a Movie, Glens Falls.

Giovanna's On The Lake, 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. But, many of the best weather sites have very useful radar and forecast models to fine tune your Summer Vacation plan, say when the rain will start or stop, when the front will come through, etc. It is especially useful if you plan on renting a boat or making reservation for horseback riding or other outdoor fun. Also – Here’s the best Lake George weather websites:

Lake George Weather Reports CLICK HERE

Much more Information!   is available right here on the Georgian website:

Adventure Page – Raft, Tube, Zip-Lines Hike/Bike/Nature Page

Activities On Lake George Activities in LG Village In The Area

Golf

Need More Help?  More recommendations and Information – send us an email marketing@georgianresort.com | or Call 518-668-5401 x 233