Events in 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. 

Summer Face Painting Fridays

This summer at High Peaks Resort, embrace the magic of Pipsqueak the Clown's Facepainting Fridays. Let her talented hands transform your day with whimsical designs that'll bring a smile to your face.

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Birds of Prey Demonstration

Explore the world of Birds of Prey with expert Mark Manske. Learn about owls, hawks, and falcons, their roles in nature, and their unique traits. Experience these magnificent birds up close in a captivating educational session.

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Aqua Aerobics with Marietta Brady

Dive into the invigorating world of water aerobics! This low-impact exercise program in the pool strengthens muscles, boosts cardiovascular fitness, and enhances well-being while minimizing joint strain.

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Live at Dancing Bears Restaurant

Join us every Thursday from 5 PM to 8 PM at Dancing Bears Restaurant for an unforgettable evening of live music featuring talented local musicians. Enjoy our selection of beer and wine as you soak in the mesmerizing melodies. Don't miss out on the perfect Thursday night musical experience!

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Nature Tours with Ed Kanze

Join renowned naturalist Ed Kanze for a captivating nature presentation in the Adirondacks, enriched with tales and insights about the region's natural history and conservation. Follow with a guided exploration of Lake Placid's scenic Brewster Peninsula Trail, immersing in its beauty and biodiversity under Ed's expert guidance.

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

On July 23, 2023, 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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Men playing rugby at the annual Cam-Am Rugby near Peaks Resort
Annual Can-Am Rugby Tournament

One of the largest and best run rugby events in the world with 100+ teams converging on the Adirondacks.

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Close-up of 2 Lacrosse players at Lake Placid near High Peaks Resort
Lake Placid Summit Classic Lacrosse

Lake Placid Summit Classic, set against the scenic backdrop of Lake Placid and the Adirondacks, celebrates lacrosse with events for all ages, including various divisions, alumni teams, special ceremonies, and a vibrant vendor village.

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Plein Air Arts Festival

Experience the beauty of art and nature intertwining at the Saranac Lake Plein Air Arts Festival, where talented artists from across the region gather to create stunning masterpieces en plein air. Immerse yourself in the captivating process as blank canvases transform into breathtaking landscapes while enjoying workshops, demonstrations, and a vibrant local art scene.

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Close-up of Lake Placid theater name board at The Lake House
Lake Placid Film Festival

Join filmmakers, movie fans, and special guests for the Lake Placid Film Festival. Over four days, enjoy panel discussions, seminars on filmmaking, trivia, a range of films, and conversations with special guests.

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A group of people live singing on a stage at High Peaks Resort
Lake Placid Holiday Village Stroll

A Lake Placid tradition, the Holiday Village Stroll is a family and couples weekend set in the fairy-tale winter wonderland of Lake Placid, New York. Stroll spans three days and includes events like a skating party, ugly sweater party, free movie showing, and a Santa firetruck parade.

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Holiday Facepainting

This Holiday Village Stroll weekend at High Peaks Resort, embrace the magic of Pipsqueak the Clown's Facepainting Fridays. Let her talented hands transform your day with whimsical designs that'll bring a smile to your face.

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