Events in Lake Placid

Events in Lake Placid for the Whole Family

Spring and early summer events in the North Country usher in the ever rising temperatures, the flowers of spring and equally plentiful outdoor activities
In nearby communities such as Saranac Lake and Wilmington, two events stand out. Daffest is our welcome mat event for the cheerful and beautiful harbinger of Spring, the Daffodil.  A plethora of events make up the 10 days of Daffest. In Wilmington anglers convene yearly in mid-May for fishing event of the year, the Ausable River Two -Fly competition.
Following along in June, the Lake Placid Marathon kicks off the summer sports season, followed by the Lake Placid, I Love NY and Adirondack Horse Shows - 3 weeks of extraordinary international show jumping. This event typically draws around 1,000 of the worlds finest show horses to the Adirondacks. 

Summer heats up

As we make our way into July, Lake Placid celebrates Independence Day with our legendary Set the Night to Music fireworks extravaganza, along with 4th of July parade and the annual I Love BBQ and Music Fest. Ironman USA makes it’s way into the calendar, rounded out by International Rugby and Lacrosse tournaments.

There are events to keep you entertained and wowed all summer long and are just a sampling of our very full events schedule. Check out the full schedule for your vacation dates. Plan a visit – and then plan to attend some of our events! Don’t forget to check out the many hotels in Lake Placid offering seasonal packages and specials throughout the season.

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