Holidays in the Tri-Lakes Region of the Adrirondacks

Adirondack Tri-Lakes Holiday Season

Are you feeling in the holiday spirit? Visit the Tri-Lakes region in New York’s Adirondack Park for an authentic Adirondack holiday experience. Enjoy a hot chocolate and getting cozy by a fire, or simply enjoy the watching the scenery in the snow globe we call home.  Whatever your winter holiday dreams are, the Tri-Lakes region has it all to help make them come true.

Here are some insider tips from our local Adirondack Premier Properties staff to help you find Tri-Lakes holiday events and activities to make your year-end magical!

2023 Holiday Events & Activities in the Adirondack Tri-Lakes Region

Friday December 15

Festival of Trees – Blueseed Studios – 24 Cedar Street, Saranac Lake – FREE

Capture some holiday magic at Blueseed Studios by strolling through the whimsical forest of trees creatively decorated by talented sponsors. This event is a fundraiser for the locals arts community.

Festival Of Trees – Victorian Christmas Gala – 24 Cedar Street, Saranac Lake – 6 PM

Blueseed Studios welcomes Tri-Lakes locals and visitors to a Dickensian Wonderland for their Victorian Christmas Gala. This event provides an evening of elegance, festivity and surprises. Visit the Blueseed Studios website for more information and to purchase tickets to this event!

Miracle Holiday Classic Hockey Tournament – Lake Placid

Lake Placid is a hockey town, so come experience the ninth annual Miracle Holiday Classic Hockey Tournament at the Historic Lake Placid Olympic Center. This 10U, 12U and 14U tournament guarantees each team four games.

Tupper Lake Holiday Stroll

Take a stroll down Park Street to enjoy beautifully lit trees, pick up gifts at holiday decorated storefronts, or enjoy holiday activities.  The public library has holiday movies for kids.

 

Saturday December 16

Fall & Winter Farmer’s Market at Hotel Saranac – Saranac Lake

Don’t let the cold weather slow down your love of local Tri-Lakes fresh vegetables and goods!  Stop by the Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake to pick up all of your holiday essentials!

Festival of Trees – Blueseed Studios – 24 Cedar Street, Saranac Lake – FREE

Capture some Tri-Lakes holiday magic at Blueseed Studios by strolling through the whimsical forest of trees creatively decorated by talented sponsors. This event is a fundraiser for the locals arts community.

Miracle Holiday Classic Hockey Tournament – Lake Placid

Lake Placid is a hockey town, so come experience the ninth annual Miracle Holiday Classic Hockey Tournament at the Historic Lake Placid Olympic Center. This 10U, 12U and 14U tournament guarantees each team four games.

Warren Miller “All Time” Showing – Lake Placid – 7 PM

Stop into  Lake Placid Center For The Arts to get excited for the Tri-Lakes ski season by watching Warren Miller’s “All Time!”

Tupper Lake Holiday Stroll

Take a stroll down Park Street to enjoy beautifully lit trees, pick up gifts at holiday decorated storefronts, or enjoy holiday activities.  The public library has holiday movies for kids.

Sunday December 17

Public Skate at Saranac Lake Civic Center

All are welcome to experience the newly renovated Saranac Lake Civic Center. Grab your friends and family to have a fun day of skating in Saranac Lake. This event is free, but register online before attending. Also, skate rentals are available for $5 and the snack bar is open with ADK Street Eats fixing up some wonderful food!

Festival of Trees – Blueseed Studios – 24 Cedar Street, Saranac LakeFREE

Capture some Tri-Lakes holiday magic at Blueseed Studios by strolling through the whimsical forest of trees creatively decorated by talented sponsors. This event is a fundraiser for the locals arts community.

Miracle Holiday Classic Hockey Tournament

Lake Placid is a hockey town, so come experience the ninth annual Miracle Holiday Classic Hockey Tournament at the Historic Lake Placid Olympic Center. This 10U, 12U and 14U tournament guarantees each team four games.

Monday December 18

SL Hootenanny at The Garagery – back entrance at Grizle T’s, Saranac Lake

Stop into Tri-Lakes favorite SL Hootenanny at The Garagery to see some local musical talent or perform yourself. This weekly open-mic event runs from 6:30 pm – 10 pm. The night begins with sign ups and welcomes, then moves into the music! A featured artist of the week kicks things off, then the show moves into open mic where performers play 1 to 2 songs each.   The night finishes off with SL’OO Line where featured artists take the stage together to collaborate.

Tuesday December 19

Festival Of Trees – Blueseed Studios – 24 Cedar Street Saranac Lake

Capture some Tri-Lakes holiday magic at Blueseed Studios by strolling through the whimsical forest of trees creatively decorated by talented sponsors. This event is a fundraiser for the locals arts community.

 

Friday December 22

Christmas Party with Brock Gonyea at P-2’s Irish Pub – Tupper Lake

Join us to enjoy a performance by Tupper Lake native Brock Gonyea.  Brock recently returned to the Tri-Lakes from Nashville, and puts on a great show of original songs, old country and many of your favorites!

Saturday December 23

Fall & Winter Farmer’s Market at Hotel Saranac – Saranac Lake

Don’t let the cold weather slow down your love of local Tri-Lakes fresh vegetables and goods!  Stop by the Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake to pick up all of your holiday essentials!

Sunday December 24

Public Skate at Saranac Lake Civic Center

All are welcome to experience the newly renovated Saranac Lake Civic Center. Grab your friends and family to have a fun day of skating in Saranac Lake. This event is free, but register online before attending. Also, skate rentals are available for $5 and the snack bar is open with ADK Street Eats fixing up some wonderful food!

 

Tuesday December 26

Lake Placid Bobsled Experience

If you are looking to get into the Olympic spirit with a little bit of excitement, Mt. Van Hoevenberg Sliding Center is offering a bobsled experience where you are able to ride down the mile long track!

Discover Biathlon

Feel what it is like to be a Biathlon athlete at the Mt Van Hoevenberg Sports Complex. This experience will give you instruction as well as the actual activity!

Skeleton Experience

Thrill seekers will love this experience! Experience Skeleton and race head first at speeds up to 30 miles per hour on the sliding track controlling the sled with your shoulders and feet.

 

Wednesday December 27

Lake Placid Bobsled Experience

If you are looking to get into the Olympic spirit with a little bit of excitement, Mt. Van Hoevenberg Sliding Center is offering a bobsled experience where you are able to ride down the mile long track!

Discover Biathlon

Feel what it is like to be a Biathlon athlete at the Mt Van Hoevenberg Sports Complex. This experience will give you instruction as well as the actual activity!

Skeleton Experience

Thrill seekers will love this experience! Experience Skeleton and race head first at speeds up to 30 miles per hour on the sliding track controlling the sled with your shoulders and feet.

 

Thursday December 28

Lake Placid Bobsled Experience

If you are looking to get into the Olympic spirit with a little bit of excitement, Mt. Van Hoevenberg Sliding Center is offering a bobsled experience where you are able to ride down the mile long track!

Discover Biathlon

Feel what it is like to be a Biathlon athlete at the Mt Van Hoevenberg Sports Complex. This experience will give you instruction as well as the actual activity!

Skeleton Experience

Thrill seekers will love this experience! Experience Skeleton and race head first at speeds up to 30 miles per hour on the sliding track controlling the sled with your shoulders and feet.

 

Friday December 29

Lake Placid Bobsled Experience

If you are looking to get into the Olympic spirit with a little bit of excitement, Mt. Van Hoevenberg Sliding Center is offering a bobsled experience where you are able to ride down the mile long track!

Discover Biathlon

Feel what it is like to be a Biathlon athlete at the Mt Van Hoevenberg Sports Complex. This experience will give you instruction as well as the actual activity!

Skeleton Experience

Thrill seekers will love this experience! Experience Skeleton and race head first at speeds up to 30 miles per hour on the sliding track controlling the sled with your shoulders and feet.

Adirondack Winter Hockey Invitational – Lake Placid

Lake Placid invites some of the best men’s collegiate hockey players to participate in the Adirondack Winter Invitational at the Olympic Center. This year’s invitational will feature UMass, Arizona State, Cornell and Clarkson.

 

Saturday December 30

Fall & Winter Farmer’s Market at Hotel Saranac – Saranac Lake

Don’t let the cold weather slow down your love of local Tri-Lakes fresh vegetables and goods!  Stop by the Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake to pick up all of your holiday essentials!

Lake Placid Bobsled Experience

If you are looking to get into the Olympic spirit with a little bit of excitement, Mt. Van Hoevenberg Sliding Center is offering a bobsled experience where you are able to ride down the mile long track!

Discover Biathlon

Feel what it is like to be a Biathlon athlete at the Mt Van Hoevenberg Sports Complex. This experience will give you instruction as well as the actual activity!

Skeleton Experience

Thrill seekers will love this experience! Experience Skeleton and race head first at speeds up to 30 miles per hour on the sliding track controlling the sled with your shoulders and feet.

Adirondack Winter Hockey Invitational – Lake Placid

Lake Placid invites some of the best men’s collegiate hockey players to participate in the Adirondack Winter Invitational at the Olympic Center. This year’s invitational will feature UMass, Arizona State, Cornell and Clarkson.

 

Sunday December 31

Public Skate at Saranac Lake Civic Center

All are welcome to experience the newly renovated Saranac Lake Civic Center. Grab your friends and family to have a fun day of skating in Saranac Lake. This event is free, but register online before attending. Also, skate rentals are available for $5 and the snack bar is open with ADK Street Eats fixing up some wonderful food!

North Country New Year – Saranac Lake

Join us for the return of Saranac Lake’s First Night celebration.  While this new version is smaller in scale and under a new name, there’s still lots to see and do.  Catch a wide variety of fun North Country New Year performers at indoor and outdoor venues all over town on this magical night.

Lake Placid Bobsled Experience

If you are looking to get into the Olympic spirit with a little bit of excitement, Mt. Van Hoevenberg Sliding Center is offering a bobsled experience where you are able to ride down the mile long track!

Discover Biathlon

Feel what it is like to be a Biathlon athlete at the Mt Van Hoevenberg Sports Complex. This experience will give you instruction as well as the actual activity!

Skeleton Experience

Thrill seekers will love this experience! Experience Skeleton and race head first at speeds up to 30 miles per hour on the sliding track controlling the sled with your shoulders and feet.

Adirondack Winter Hockey Invitational – Lake Placid

Lake Placid invites some of the best men’s collegiate hockey players to participate in the Adirondack Winter Invitational at the Olympic Center. This year’s invitational will feature UMass, Arizona State, Cornell and Clarkson.

 

The Tri-Lakes region has so much to offer during the holiday season, and the fun continues throughout the winter months.  Check out other ways to explore throughout the Tri-Lakes region during winter in our winter guides for Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, Wilmington and Keene Valley.  Our insider info and expert tips will help you plan Tri-Lakes winter adventures or find the perfect meal.

If you are interested in renting a Tri-Lakes vacation home, buying property in the area or selling your home, contact Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Adirondack Premier Properties today!

 

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