Schedule of Events

Friday, december 9, 2016

  • 5:00-7:00 pm - Skating Party in the 1932 Arena. Bring your skates, rentals are available. Special appearance by Santa!
    Sponsored by Olympic Authority, Starbucks & McDonalds.
  • 6:00-8:00 pm - "Paint & Taste" at Terry Robards's Wine & Spirits.  Reservations required. Click here for more information.
  • 7:30 pm - Live Music at participating locations throughout town*

saturday, december 10, 2016

  • 8:30 am - Jingle Bell Run/Walk at the Village Beach 
    • Registration starting at 7:00 am or here - Benefit for Adirondack Health "Fit For Life"*
    • $100 prize for Best Costume!
  • 8:30-10:30 am - Breakfast with Santa at the Hotel North Woods*
  • 10:00-11:00 am - Ornament making inspired by Olympic Medals at the Olympic Museum
  • 10:00 am-4:00 pm - Craft & Vendor Fair from Adirondack Community Church
  • 11:00-11:30 am - Holiday Story Time at the Mirror Lake Inn
  • 12:00-1:00 pm - Santa arrives on a Fire Truck at Mid's Park - Complimentary hot chocolate & holiday music
  • 12:30-2:00 pm - Children's Holiday Crafts at High Peaks Resort
    Sponsored by the Lake Placid Center for the Arts
  • 2:00-3:00 pm - Create Holiday Greeting Cards at the Lake Placid Public Library
  • 2:30-4:00 pm - Soup, Chili & Chowder Tasting/Competition on Main Street
  • 2:30-3:30 pm - Gift Wrapping & Wine Tasting at The Pines Inn
  • 4:30 pm - High Peaks Resort Yule Log Hunt ~ a community tradition -
    • Meet on the lawn of The Lake House. Light the log at Mid's Park immediately following the hunt.
  • 5:00 pm - Mid's Park Holiday Celebration: Tree Lighting & Special Performance by Lake Placid School Chorus
    Sponsored by Lake Placid Family Dental
  • 5:30-7:30 pm - Cookie Decorating and hot chocolate for kids, hot Glogg wine and snacks for adults at the Hotel North Woods' Cabin Grill
  • 7:30 pm - An Adirondack Christmas at Lake Placid Center for the Arts.
    • Many of the Adirondacks' favorite musicians perform a holiday program for the whole family*
  • 9:00 pm - Live music at participating locations throughout town

sunday, december 11, 2016

  • 8:30-10:30 am - Breakfast with Santa at the Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa*
  • 8:30 am-4:00 pm - Special Holiday Stroll offers at Whiteface Mountain
    • Dress as Santa for the day for a free lift ticket
    • Bring a coat to donate and enjoy buy-one, get-one-free lift tickets for the day.
    • Valid only
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm - Candy House making at Generations, with purchase of breakfast 
  • 11:00 am - Free matinee showing of "THE POLAR EXPRESS" at the Palace Theater 
  • 4:30 - 8:30 pm - Village of Lights at Santa's Workshop
  • 5:00-7:00 pm - Free Community Dinner & Silent Auction at The Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort benefiting the Adirondack Community Church

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Live bands will be playing at various restaurants throughout Lake Placid during Holiday Village Stroll.  Participating restaurants include Dancing Bears (where Double Axl will be playing) and Delta Blue (where Tas Cru will be playing).

Lake Placid has even more to do during Holiday Stroll and throughout the year.  Visit to learn about all the activities taking place in the region.

*Charges may apply; schedule subject to change