Events in Lake Placid

Charming and Exciting Events

Time for the Whiteface Mountain Oktoberfest, the annual celebration of Bavarian culture, Alpine setting, and food, beer, and music, September 22nd and 23rd.

Alpine atmosphere at our Oktoberfest.

Fall festivals continue with the Flaming Leaves Festival, October 6th and 7th.

Soar over the landscape at the Ski Jumps!

Don't miss the Lake Placid Film Festival. For the first time in its 18-year history of screening the best in independent films, documentaries, foreign-language titles, shorts, silent movies and talking classics, the Adirondack’s premier film-related event will be held in late October—Friday through Sunday, October 26-28, to be exact.

The Palace Theater is one of the venues for this festival of fine films.

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!


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Whiteface Mountain Oktoberfest
Once a year, Whiteface dusts off its lederhosen, fires up the oompah band and enjoys a tall mug of German beer. Oktoberfest is a weekend-long celebration of... view event details
Flaming Leaves Festival
10/06/2018, 10/07/2018
an authentic Adirondack weekend OCTOBER 6-7, 2018  |  OLYMPIC JUMPING COMPLEX Featuring US CUP SKI JUMPING COMPETITION, Paint & Sip, ADK Express Train... view event details
Lake Placid Holiday Village Stroll
12/07/2018, 12/08/2018, 12/09/2018
A Lake Placid tradition, the Stroll is a family and couples weekend chock full of events, entertainment, parties, dining specials and shopping in the fairy-... view event details
Lake Placid Horse Show and I Love NY Horse Shows
06/25/2019, 06/26/2019, 06/27/2019, 06/28/2019, 06/29/2019, 06/30/2019, 07/01/2019, 07/02/2019, 07/03/2019, 07/04/2019, 07/05/2019, 07/06/2019, 07/07/2019
One of the premier stops on the nation's hunter-jumper horse show circuit, the Lake Placid Horse Shows feature the nation's best horses and riders competing in... view event details
CAN-AM Rugby Tournament
08/02/2019, 08/03/2019, 08/04/2019
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
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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