The Lake George Winter Carnival… Every weekend in February!

The 1st Annual Lake George Winter Carnival was held in the winter of 1961. Now, over a half-century later, this celebration of all the great Adirondack wintertime outdoor activities continues with 4 activity-packed weekends during the month of February.  

                **OFFICIAL 2019 LGWC POKER RUN INFORMATION**                 February 9th & February 16th

This year’s event will include $1,000 in cash and prizes & will be a seven-card stud poker run. There will be prizes by people’s choice consisting of:
-Best quad
-Coolest couple
-Oldest quad
-1st, 2nd & 3rd Prizes for Best Poker Hand
-Poker Hand with most Deuces
-Worst Poker Hand

*First twenty-five people to register online will receive a free drink at BackStreet BBQ. Registration is from 9AM to 11AM each Saturday. Free hot & cold breakfast buffet from 9AM to 10AM. Following the ATV event during the prize ceremony we will have available a hot/cold buffet.If you have any questions, please contact Robert Merchant at 518.685.3183 or

Pass this on to all fellow ATV enthusiasts~Help us make this the best ATV event in the Adirondacks!

Click here to download the Registration Form
Official Event Information PDF

Below you will find this years 2019 Winners of events below!  Although there are only 1st, 2nd and 3rd places, The LGWC would like to acknowledge that just because a participant/establishment did not place, they are still considered winners!

Congratulations to our 2019 Winners!

LGWC Parade 2/2/19                                                                            Outhouse Races Winners 2/2/19
1st.-The Adirondack Experience                                                   1st. – Adirondack Scenic TNT
2nd.-LG Volunteer Fire Dept.                                                     2nd. – Adirondack Zombie Hunters
3rd.-LG Girl Scout Troop                                                         3rd. – LP Adams Lumber Co
4th-King Neptune’s
5th-Time to Remember Carriage
6th-LG Rotary
Honorable Mention:  LG Barber Shop!

Chili Cook-Off Winners 2/2/19
1st. –   The Lagoon
2nd. – The Log Jam
3rd.-   The Olde Log Inn


BBQ Cook-Off Winners 2/9/19
1st.-   TR’s -Holiday Inn
2nd.- The Garrison
3rd.-  The Log Jam

Did you know that the LGWC is a ALL VOLUNTEER committee??

The LGWC is entering into 58th year for 2019 season and is always looking for great people of any age to volunteer in many areas such as children’s activities, cook offs, games, golf, security, outhouse races, etc. We would love to have anyone who is interested in meeting new people and have fun, helping a great activity join our great group!

Don’t forget to check our Facebook page (Lake George Winter Carnival) for the most  up to date information throughout the Carnival, Due to mother nature, there may be times that the Lake George Winter Carnival events may change– Any updates and/or cancellations will be posted as they may arise.

The 2019 LGWC Schedule!!!