Events in Lake Placid

Charming and Exciting Events

In Lake Placid, the fun doesn't end when you leave the trails. On any given day, you might find wine and beer tastings, live music, educational workshops, sporting events, art openings, theater productions, festivals, or full moon parties.

Celebrate with us about the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang. We will have a Lake Placid Olympic Cauldron Lighting to kick off Winterfest, a team USA event with multiple events, and interactive stations opportunities to share with your favorite athletes.

Touring the country and stopping in Lake Placid.

Brew fans won't want to miss Snommegang. Lots of EAC Hockey on the horizon, too!


Lake Placid Loppet is our 35th Annual race of this classic cross country event. The 16th Annual Backcountry Ski Festival is a weekend of skiing, mini demos, instructional ski clinics, backcountry tours, guest athletes slideshows and feasting. There is bound to be a favorite activity in that list.

a couple in a snowy wood, cross country skiing

This Olympic year, we welcome these games, along with many others, in the spirit of the 1932 and 1980 Olympic games which were hosted in Lake Placid.  

There is something happening all the time in the High Peaks Region with many more events on the calendar, so plan your visit now and join in the fun!

Taste of Maple Weekend
03/17/2018, 03/18/2018, 03/24/2018, 03/25/2018
Every spring, the members of the New York State Maple Producers Association invite families and friends into their “sugar houses” to experience the world of... view event details
14th Annual Lake Placid Marathon/Half Marathon
Join the fun and challenge yourself in the scenic Lake Placid Marathon and Half Marathon. The course runs through the village of Lake Placid and through the... view event details
Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon
Since 1983, Athletes from across the northeast and Canada have traveled to Tupper Lake, NY to participate in the annual Tinman Triathlon. As one of the longest... view event details
CAN-AM Rugby Tournament
07/27/2018, 07/28/2018, 07/29/2018
Over 100+ teams converging on the Adirondacks. CAN-AM Rugby Tournament in Lake Placid and Saranac Lake, Bloomingdale. Make sure to register for the 2018 Can-Am... view event details
Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse
07/30/2018, 07/31/2018, 08/01/2018, 08/02/2018, 08/03/2018, 08/04/2018, 08/05/2018
Over 150 teams will compete at this year's event over seven days.This tournament has truly become a unique mix of competition, socialization, vacation, and... view event details
Ironman 70.3 Lake Placid
An iconic North American triathlon for decades, Lake Placid offers the ultimate IRONMAN family vacation. This year, the town will host its very first IRONMAN... view event details

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