Here is just a sampling of some of the many activities put on by the Lake George Winter Carnival Committee!!  


Make sure to add us to your bucket list and stay tuned to our Facebook page for our complete and most up-to-date schedule for every weekend in February!! 


LGWC 2022 Parade

February 5, 2022 at 4 pm

The LGWC is excited to announce that the committee is getting things ready and organizing for next year–2020!!  If you or someone you know is interested–reach out to us!!  We love to see local businesses and organizations get involved as well.  Are you or do you know any marchers, bands, floats, clowns, characters, cars, fire trucks?? This event is FREE to all!! The parade route is north along Canada St. beginning at Westbrook Rd and ending on Amherst St.

 Interested? Send us an email @ [email protected]

Outhouse Races

That’s right! Outhouse Races! A must see for the whole family not to miss! Local teams work diligently to build their most creative, hilarious, and aerodynamic outhouse. Teams compete against each other in a fun race for the fastest outhouse team. Your team could be this year’s winner.  Held on the ice off of Shepard Park, however, weather dependent, an alternate location will be chosen should the ice not meet our criteria’s! Don’t miss this LGWC tradition where SH*% really happens!     $2000 in prizes!!

LGWC ATV Poker Run

This event is held for all of our ATV enthusiasts!!  Bring the family and make new friends all while enjoying everything the LG area businesses have to offer!  Don’t forget– ALL ATV/Side-by-sides MUST be registered and Insured! (sorry, no snowmobiles permitted for this one!)

Bonfire/Hot Chocolate Bar/S’mores/Fireworks

Every Saturday and Sunday during the LGWC, come enjoy warm-up at our bonfire on Shepard Park Beach near the McDonald pier.  On Saturday evenings as a special treat, enjoy FREE S’mores while they last! For a small fee, get yourself a LGWC Souvenir mug with Hot Chocolate & all the toppings you want co-sponsored by The Fort William Henry and then every Saturday evening @ 7pm during the carnival, end your enjoy an amazing Fireworks display over LG!  A beautiful site for sure!!

MYO ‘Sundae’ Funday

Thanks to our amazing friends and sponsors at the Stewart’s Shops, every Sunday in February, the LGWC offers FREE MYO Sundae’s! This is a popular event and is served til’ gone!  Don’t Miss out!!

Our Famous LGWC Cook-Off’s

This is one of the fan favorites that is held each Saturday during the month of February.  The LGWC hosts a friendly competition among our local restaurants. Each weekend they are given a menu item for us to serve anonymously to the crowd!  This year we will be having: Chili, BBQ, Chowder and We are excited to announce that this year we are introducing a NEW item: Ewwwy, Gooey Mac-n-cheese!! For a small fee, you become the judge and are given the opportunity to cast your vote on your favorite one once you have sampled and tasted all of what we have to offer (usually a minimum of 12 different restaurants)  The restaurants love the friendly competition and the crowd enjoys the tasty treats. This event is ALWAYS a sell-out so make sure to get there early for your spot in line!

2019 Winners are listed below:
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
CHOWDER COOK-Off Winners 2/16/19
 1st.-King Neptune’s Pub
2nd.-TR’s-Holiday Inn
3rd.- Giuseppe’s Pizzeria
CHICKEN WING COOK-Off Winners 2/23/19
 1st.- The Garrison        
 2nd.- TR’s-Holiday Inn  
 3rd.- The Barnsider

Our Fury Friend’s Favorite–LGWC Dog’s Got Talent

Bring your dog to Shepard’s Park beach and show them off!!! Amaze the judges with a special trick, or just look great!  Prizes will be awarded to the favorites! The show takes place every Saturday & Sunday during the carnival. Make sure to sign up for this FREE and Fun event!! All ‘Pawticipants’ get a free prize!  Contact The Dog Cabin for more information or to sign up early!

Sanctioned Races on the Ice

The LGWC prides itself on bring competitive races too include but not limited to: ATV, Car, Motorcycle, Snowmobile & Truck races.  These organizations come from all around the region to compete on the beautiful ice of Lake George.  Click on the links below for this years events!

Car Races-

AMA Motorcycle/ATV


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