Aerial view of people kayaking in the lake at High Peaks Resort

Events at Lake Placid, NY

Experience Breathtaking Scenery and Live Events

The breathtaking outdoor beauty of Lake Placid and the Adirondacks create an exhilarating backdrop for a wide range of events throughout the year. No matter your age or interest, something is happening for everyone. It may be a marathon or a lacrosse tournament, or maybe a horse show or summer concert. When you stay at High Peaks Resort, you will have a front-row seat to everything on the Lake Placid Event Calendar. For more information about what's going on during your visit, please contact us. 

Winner of the annual Lake Placid Marathon near Peaks Resort
Lake Placid Marathon/Half Marathon

The Lake Placid Marathon & Half Marathon is a USATF-certified course whose distance has been certified for accuracy and is nationally ranked. The race is also a Boston Marathon Qualifier!

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Knee Level shot of a Classic Lacrosse team near Peaks Resort
Lake Placid Summit Youth Classic Lacrosse

The Lake Placid Youth Classic is designed as a competitive and fun youth lacrosse tournament in the heart of the Adirondacks, with an exciting festival atmosphere. Focused on player development through increasingly balanced competition, and fun off-field activities, we often refer to the Youth Classic as a 'Lax-Cation' opportunity. 

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An equestrian at Lake Placid Horse Show near High Peaks Resort
Lake Placid and I Love NY Horse Shows

Lake Placid, site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games, is home to two of the Nation’s most prestigious equine masterpieces – The Lake Placid and I love New York Horse Shows. Come visit our resort community and see world class riders and horses participate in championship hunter and jumper competition. Watch as they win over $560,000 in prize money and awards!

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Concert goers at Mid's Park.
Songs at Mirror Lake

Americana Night - Midnight North

Songs at Mirror Lake (SAML) is a free summer concert series, held Tuesday evenings at Mid’s Park Bandshell in downtown Lake Placid.

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Concert goers at Mid's Park.
Songs at Mirror Lake

Acoustic Jam Night - Orebolo

Songs at Mirror Lake (SAML) is a free summer concert series, held Tuesday evenings at Mid’s Park Bandshell in downtown Lake Placid.

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Concert goers at Mid's Park.
Songs at Mirror Lake

Chilean Pop Night - Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna

Songs at Mirror Lake (SAML) is a free summer concert series, held Tuesday evenings at Mid’s Park Bandshell in downtown Lake Placid.

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Concert goers at Mid's Pak.
Songs at Mirror Lake

Folk-Rock Night - Brett Dennen Trio

Songs at Mirror Lake (SAML) is a free summer concert series, held Tuesday evenings at Mid’s Park Bandshell in downtown Lake Placid.

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Riders at Ironman Lake Placid tournament near High Peaks Resort
Ironman Lake Placid

On July 24, 2022, athletes from around the world will descend on the alpine village of Lake Placid to test their limits in Ironman Lake Placid. A favorite among competitors, the Lake Placid Ironman is the second oldest Ironman in North America and one of the sport's most popular courses. Click here to sign up today to compete with thousands of athletes!

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Songs at Mirror Lake

Electric Blues Night - Shemekia Copeland

Songs at Mirror Lake (SAML) is a free summer concert series, held Tuesday evenings at Mid’s Park Bandshell in downtown Lake Placid.

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Closeup of 2 Lacrosse players at Lake Placid near Peaks Resort
Lake Placid Summit Classic Lacrosse

The event began with a modest 7 team field in 1990 playing 14 total games, and began doubling in size on an annual basis. After 27 years, the event has evolved into a week-long event with more than 250 teams playing more than 550 games.  

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Concert goers at Mid's Park.
Songs at Mirror Lake

Indie Rock Night - Stephen Clair

Songs at Mirror Lake (SAML) is a free summer concert series, held Tuesday evenings at Mid’s Park Bandshell in downtown Lake Placid.

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Concert goers at Mid's Park.
Songs at Mirror Lake

Zydeco Night - Terrance Simien and The Zydeco Experience

Songs at Mirror Lake (SAML) is a free summer concert series, held Tuesday evenings at Mid’s Park Bandshell in downtown Lake Placid.

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Lake Placid 2023 World University Games

The 11-day international festival and competition combines high-level sport with cultural and educational events in Lake Placid and nearby towns.

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