A street performer greets passersby during the Lake George Italian Fest held in late Spring. Friday Sept. 27 through Sunday Sept 29, Lake George is hosting an street fest with far more activities — The Festival for the Lake — that is to offer a wide array of activities for adults and families.
Photo by Thom Randall.
continued A 5-kilometer footrace by flashlight is set to begin at 7:30 p.m..
Large tents downtown on Canada St. will host brewfests, featuring not only craft beers by Adirondack Pub & Brewery of Lake George, but wines from Adirondack Winery & Tasting Room.
For children, special attractions will include pony rides, a children’s zoo, amusement rides, bounce houses and walk-through balloons. Beach road will be barricaded for many of these activities.
Hours of the festival are 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission which includes one initial beverage is $10 for adults. Children under 16 are admitted free.
Corporate sponsors of the event include Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, Pepsi-Cola, Lake George Shoreline Cruises, Lake George Mirror, Lake George Steamboat Co., Adirondack Pedal Cab Co., Adirondack Winery, Adirondack Brewery, the Lake George Guide and TrustCo Bank.
Organizations backing the festival are the town and village of Lake George, Warren County, The Fund for Lake George, and the Lake George Association.
For further details, call 668-5771.