2018 Schedule of Events


Friday, december 7, 2018

  • 5:00-7:00 pm - Skating Party in the 1932 Arena. Bring your skates, rentals are available. Special appearance by Santa!

  • Round out your evening with live music in local restaurants and bars.

saturday, december 8, 2018

  • 8:30 am - Jingle Bell Run/Walk at the Village Beach

    • Register online in advance.

    • On-site registration starting at 7:00 am at the Village Beach. Benefit for Adirondack Health "Fit For Life"*

    • $100 cash prize for best holiday-themed costume.

    • We encourage you to bring an unwrapped toy to donate to deserving local families.
      Sponsored by Lake Placid Marathon

  • 8:30-10:30 am - Breakfast with Santa at the Hotel North Woods*

  • 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

  • 12:00-5:00 pm - Local Beer Tasting at Adirondack Steak & Seafood

  • 12:30-2:00 pm - Children's Holiday Crafts at High Peaks Resort
    Provided by the Lake Placid Center for the Arts

  • 2:00-3:00 pm - Create Holiday Greeting Cards at the Lake Placid Public Library

  • 2:00-5:00pm - Maker’s Market at the Alpine Mall featuring local artisan food & drink

  • 2:30-4:00 pm - Soup, Chili & Chowder Tasting/Competition on Main Street

  • 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 & The Lake Placid Center for the Arts

  • 5:00-8:00 pm - Double Axel performing live at Dancing Bears

  • 5:30-7:30 pm - Cookie Decorating and hot chocolate for kids, hot Glogg wine and snacks for adults on the second floor lobby of Hotel North Woods

  • Round out your evening with local music at participating restaurants and bars.

sunday, december 9, 2018

  • 8:30-10:30 am - Breakfast with Santa at the Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa*
    Limited availability. Advance reservations are required.

  • 8:30-10:30 am - Breakfast with Santa at Dancing Bears restaurant.

  • 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.

  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm - Candy House making at Generations, with purchase of breakfast

  • 10:00 am -3:00 pm - Free Sleigh Rides around Mirror Lake. Pick up & Drop off at Mid's Park (right in downtown).

  • 11:00 am - Free matinee showing of "THE POLAR EXPRESS" at the Palace Theater with free popcorn and special gift for the first 150 kids. Doors open at 10:30 am.
    Sponsored by The Palace Theatre and Lake Placid Christmas Company

Live bands will be playing at various restaurants throughout Lake Placid during Holiday Village Stroll. A complete schedule of bands will be available soon.

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

*Charges may apply; schedule subject to change