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.
Back for the second year, the Open Sky Arts Festival is a celebration for music lovers of any age! Explore a weekend of music, food, and fun all on the outdoor stage on the lawn behind the Theatre Building. Featuring bluegrass, rock, pop, blues, and a special performance for families - there's something for everyone under the Open Sky!
The home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games is hosting an international and national level barbecue and grilling competition for the 15th time to benefit the Shipman Youth Center of Lake Placid (SYC). The competition is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS), the world’s largest organization of barbecue and grilling enthusiasts.
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.
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!