Now Accepting Donations! - We are now accepting donations for our annual raffle items at our joint mixer with the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce at The Sagamore Resort! This year’s mixer will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. If you would like to donate an item for the raffle, please fill out […]
More Than Wine and Food - The 5th Annual Adirondack Wine & Food Festival is back again this year with 40 percent more vendors than last year! The name says wine and food, but there is so much to enjoy at this festival including craft beer, spirits, culinary demos and more. Plus part of the proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. […]
Lake George: Dog’s Best Friend - Technobark, a website that keeps up with the best gadgets and gizmos for dogs, has named Lake George one of the top 10 dog-friendly locations in North America after researching 300 places. They graded the destinations based on the following criteria: Number of dog parks or parks that generally allow leashed or unleashed pets to […]
A very special Mother’s Day - Celebrate your mom with us this year! You’ll find your pick of delightful Mother’s Day brunches as well as special events in the Lake George Area — not to mention the shopping available! Free cruise for moms Let’s face it. Mom probably faced some proverbial rough waters raising you! Take her on a cruise for […]
A culinary update from The Queensbury - We’re excited to try the new menu items coming to The Queensbury Hotel’s Park 26 restaurant! The new addition to their culinary team, Chef de Cuisine Colin Miner, will focus on menu creation for Park 26, and he has some sweet surprises for guests. “My menu concepts always come from very familiar flavor combinations. However, […]
This Weekend is Hopping! - Worship Services Passover Passover takes place in 2019 from Saturday, April 20 for 7 days until Friday, April 26. The holiday begins at sunset the day before, so on Friday, April 19, there will be a Passover Seder at 6 p.m. at Congregation Shaaray Tefila at 68 Bay St. in Glens Falls. There will also […]
hiking Tips for Preserving Nature While Hiking - By Eric Minghella When you head outdoors on a hiking adventure, you are having the opportunity to see nature up close. While you are out there enjoying what nature has to offer, you will want to stand kind to the animals that make their home there and do what you can to protect the great […]
Stories of Lake George: How Lake George brought healing during chemo - When Linda Ouellette was going through chemotherapy in 2014, she found herself transported via her own photographs to a happier place — Lake George. By editing photos of her vacations to our area, she was able to distract her mind from what her body was fighting. She’s a survivor of both Stage 2B breast cancer […]
Adirondack Winery celebrates 11 years! - Every year in April Adirondack Winery throws a big party to celebrate its anniversary, and the fun lasts all weekend! This year, festivities start on Friday, April 12, 2019, and continue through Sunday, April 14, 2019. Not only is it a great way for them to thank their most loyal customers and welcome new patrons, […]
Stories of Lake George - Whether you’re fortunate enough to call this place home, visit on a regular basis or have only been here once, we want to read about and share your memories! This year in our Travel Guide, which you can read online, we launched a Story Board featuring two stories to kick off our Stories of Lake […]
steamboats Lake George listed as one North America’s Best Lake Towns! - The latest accolade for our area comes from TripAdvisor, which just placed Lake George, NY on a list of North America’s 18 best lake towns! Lake towns chosen range in size and location across the continent. Ithaca was the only other New York destination on the list. Lake George, located in New York’s Adirondack Park, […]
springfield sportsmens show We’re at the Springfield Sportsmen’s Show! - Visit Booth 621 at the Springfield Sportsmen’s Show this weekend to learn about all the outdoor adventures you can have year-round in our area. You can also enter to win a giveaway! One lucky person will win: A 2-hour fishing trip for up to 4 people from Risky Business Fishing Charters 4 passes to Fort […]
February Break - QUEENSBURY, NY – Aviation Mall will be hosting various community organizations throughout the mall this week. Guiding Eyes For The Blind Socialization Event – Guiding Eyes for The Blind will be conducting a pup-in-training socialization event at the mall on February 20th beginning at 5 p.m. Guiding Eyes for the Blind provides guide dogs to […]
Saratoga Beer Week Giveaway! - We started our sweepstakes for this Craft Beverage Giveaway at the First HOPportunity of Saratoga Beer Week at Racing City Brewing Company on February 19, 2019, and are continuing it through Saratoga Beer Week! Just fill out the form below for your chance to win. Wine Tasting Session for 2 at Adirondack Winery $50 gift card […]
Valentine’s Day Specials - Make this Valentine’s Day (and the following weekend) the most special yet! Here are a few specials from our Chamber members for Valentine’s Day 2019. Below you’ll find special menus, discounts, massages, unique gift ideas and getaway packages. Treat your sweetheart!   Menus Garnet Hill Lodge 39 Garnet Hill Rd Section 2, North River, NY […]
north country arts logo CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR NCA JURIED SHOW: EXPRESSIONS 2019 - Calling all artists! North Country Arts is holding its 4th Annual Juried Art Exhibition during the month of May at the Shirt Factory Gallery in Glens Falls, NY. All media are accepted for this show. Click here to apply! THE DEADLINE IS APRIL 1. Awards — including Gold $750, Silver $500, Bronze $250 — will be […]
sagamore ice bar Drinks with ice! - The last weekend in January signals Ice Bar Season in the area! Below is a listing of 7 ice bars, plus Winterfest at Erlowest featuring fire bars! Visit our events page for more details and exact times. The Sagamore Glacier Ice Bar & Lounge (Jan. 25,26 & Feb. 1,2) Experience the sprawling ice display that […]
lga ice The Icing on the Lake - If you’re thinking about taking a vacation, we urge you not to put that thought on ice. (Ha, get it?) Now is the time to plan for your winter getaway to the Lake George region, where you will find several lakes covers with a nice layer of ice — not to mention a stunning circuit […]
christkindlmarkt adirondack lake george christmas market Schedule Announced - The Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB and Adirondack Folk School are excited to announce the schedule for the first ever Adirondack Christkindlmarkt! This event is FREE to attend and will go on rain, shine or snow. Enjoy shopping with 30 artisans beneath a heated tent. Enjoy live entertainment, German food and warm […]
field of flags Salute Veterans - With Thanksgiving coming in a few weeks, we’re reminded to count our blessings. We’re thankful to live in the United States where we enjoy so many freedoms. The freedom we benefit from wasn’t free. The price was paid by men and women who sacrificed. Some gave everything. Take time this Veterans Day Weekend to celebrate […]
ADIRONDACK WINERY, BREAST CANCER Adirondack Winery Raises $8,000 for Making Strides - November 7, 2018 It’s so wonderful to see local businesses make a difference in the community. The recent Adirondack Winery story of raising thousands of dollars to help people fighting breast cancer highlights the amazing generosity of our business community and their customers. We were thrilled to find out that Adirondack Winery once again surpassed […]
lake george, prospect mountain fall view Fall Foliage Update - November 2, 2019 We had a late fall foliage season, which is great news for all procrastinators! Don’t wait too long, though. A strong wind or rain (or snow!) could blow all those colorful leaves to the ground. So make your leaf-peeping plans now. We’re seeing a lot of golds, oranges and ambers on the […]
Happy Hour Hopping - It’s National Support Your Local Chamber Day on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, and we’re extending the celebration of our Chamber network for 8 days with Happy Hour Hopping. Head to one of the following Happy Hours to patronize a Chamber member, meet up with friends and meet some new people. Then we’ll all meet up […]
fall foliage map, news york, adirondacks Fall Foliage Update - October 19, 2018 There’s still some green out there, but you’ll get an eyeful of fall colors on your leaf-peeping adventure right now. According to I Love NY’s statewide fall foliage map, we’re at near peak. In the past, we’ve often seen peak foliage begin in early October. That just means you have more time […]
best lake towns Top Value - A vacation in Lake George offers a great value. We know that, but now another website has listed our destination as one of the best places to go in North America for a lake vacation. TopValueReviews.net is a data-driven, customer-centric, value-conscious website featuring product reviews and rankings.  Recently the website listed Lake George, NY as one […]
Fall Foliage Update - In our area where nature is a top attraction, every season has its beauty. Especially after a hot and sticky summer, there’s nothing like an Adirondack Autumn. The lakes in which we cooled off during the dog days of summer now provide a perfect canvas for reflecting the brilliant hues of reds, oranges and yellows […]
Bucky Dent Bucky Dent will be the special guest at Lake George Aficionado - Two time World Series champion, World Series MVP and three time All Star Bucky Dent, former Yankees player and manager, will be special sports celebrity guest at Lake George Aficionado, on Thursday October 18, at 6 p.m., at the Lake George Club, 4000 Lake Shore Drive, Diamond Point. Dent is celebrating the 40th anniversary of his “big homer” […]
bolton landing chamber FREE shuttle for Car Show! - The Bolton Chamber is sponsoring a FREE Shuttle to and from the Adirondack Nationals Car Show this year! The Shuttle will run continuously from the Town of Bolton to Lake George Village on Friday & Saturday, September 7 & 8, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. The last shuttle pick up in Lake George will be […]
rodeo, lasso Win Painted Pony Rodeo Tickets! - Lasso some western-style fun with a set of free tickets to the Painted Pony Rodeo in Lake Luzerne! Just fill out the form below for your chance to win. These tickets are good for the show only on the dates of: Friday, August 31 and Saturday, September 1, 2018. Click here to read the sweepstakes […]
Lake George Mystery Spot - You won’t see any signage for the attraction known as the Lake George Mystery Spot, but this mind-bending natural phenomenon is a must-do for your next trip to Lake George. Located next to the Visitor Center we staff, there is a raised circular platform in Blais Park on Beach Road. Metal rails come together in […]
davidson brothers beer DeCrescente Pairs with Davidson Brothers Brewing Company - You’ll soon be able to find Davidson Brothers Brewing Company beer including their flagship India Pale Ale brewed with English hops and their I-87 series of American-Styled IPAs at more locations thanks to their new partnership with DeCrescente Distributing Company! We congratulate both businesses on this collaboration. Davidson Brothers is one of the breweries listed on […]
ESSAE Expo - The Southern Adirondack Lake George Region is the ideal location to hold your meetings if you’re looking for unique venues that will wow your attendees. Click here to submit an RFP if you’re thinking of having a meeting here. We’ll be happy to assist you! The Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau, a division […]
Register now for Hike-A-Thon! - Every year hundreds of people take to the trails on July 5 as part of the Lake George Land Conservancy’s annual Hike-A-Thon. This fun activity the day after Independence Day is a great way to meet new people and hike your favorite trail, discover a new one or try a paddling adventure. You’ll also learn about […]
Summer Travel Inspiration - Don’t take our word for it. In deciding where to take a vacation this summer, take your inspiration from history! Thomas Jefferson called Lake George “the most beautiful water I ever saw” and credited the area with helping to cure his headaches. While painting in Lake George, Georgia O’Keeffe wrote “there is something so perfect about the […]
Registration is Open! - Sorry, registration is closed for this event. Join us at The Sagamore Resort for our annual joint mixer with Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, June 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $10 to attend. Check back soon for more details!
Celebrate Mom! - Our member businesses are offering some fabulous ways to celebrate mom! Make Mother’s Day extra special with these activities, lodging discounts and delicious brunch menus. Things to do Adirondack Winery | Tasting Rooms at 285 Canada St, Lake George, NY 12845 & 4971 Lake Shore Dr, Bolton Landing, NY 12814 | (518)668-9463 | adirondackwinery.com Give your Mom the […]
Million Dollar Beach and Prospect Mountain Opening Dates - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will open Prospect Mountain for the season May 26, 2018. Drive up the mountain any time from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The cost to ride up the mountain is: $10 per car/ $4 per motorcycle and $50 per bus. You can rent a pavilion at the […]
RSVP for the Business After Hours Mixer at The Queensbury Hotel! - Registration is open for our May Business After Hours Mixer at The Queensbury Hotel! Join us May 15, 2018 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in downtown Glens Falls. This is your chance to see the beautiful renovations at this historic hotels, network, enjoy refreshments and play trivia! We’ll also hear from Absolute Sound DJ Chas […]
Spring Break - We’re thawing out from a fun winter here in the Lake George Region! If your children are home from Spring Break, a trip to Lake George is the perfect way to spend that free time. Keep them entertained with fun classes at our local museums. Play a game of laser tag or bowling. Try your […]
Enter to Win! - Use the form below to enter to win a four-pack of Sky Zone Trampoline Park Jump Passes! Each pass is valid for one 60-minute session. Sky Zone is the world’s first all-walled indoor trampoline playing court. Their attractions include the Warrior Course, Foam Zone, Dodge ball, Sky Slam, and more! Visit them at 235 Corinth […]
Easter Brunch - Celebrate Easter in the Lake George Region as we thaw out and welcome spring. On Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, local churches will hold an ecumenical sunrise service in Shepard Park. The service begins at 6:30 a.m. Caldwell Presbyterian,71 Montcalm St, will host a breakfast following the service. There are a variety of Easter Brunch options to […]
Love is on Lake George sharing sentiment around the world -   Our energetic Women in Business group recently started featuring 5-minute “live commercials” at each of their monthly meetings at our chamber office. During this short pitch, we learn more about the businesses the women in this group represent. Kathy Miller, who started Love is on Lake George nearly 7 years ago, delivered the March […]
Mixer at PA Medical! - Registration is open for our April 17, 2018 Business After Hours Mixer at PA Medical Supply Inc, 360 Quaker Road, Queensbury. The mixer will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and include refreshments and networking! Learn about all the services and rentals your guests and customers may need while visiting the area. Bring your […]
MONEY Magazine lists LAKE GEORGE as one of the top destinations in 2018! - Managing three visitor centers including two in Lake George, we have the pleasure of meeting people from all over the globe who travel to our beautiful destination. On one day last year we met a couple from England, a family from Israel and travelers from the Netherlands right in our main office at 2176 State […]
Registration is open for our March mixer! -   Stay tuned for more details on our March mixer! Helping Paws Veterinary Hospital and Kingsbury Printing are hosting a joint mixer on March 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $5 for members and $10 for not-yet members. Use the form below to RSVP or call (518) 668-5755. Prices Member $5.00 USDNot-Yet […]
Vendor Fair - The Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB is organizing a St. Patrick’s Day vendor fair this year! We’re excited to offer additional activities to the festive Sham “Rock” the Block weekend planned by Duffy’s Tavern located at 20 Amherst St. in Lake George Find this figurative pot of gold at the end of […]
A Presidential Destination - In the Lake George Region we celebrate our heritage. The natural beauty of this landscape has been the backdrop of varied historical events from bloody battles to post-war retreats. This President’s Day, one of our heritage tourism draws — Fort Ticonderoga — tells the story of then General George Washington’s visit to our area in July 1783 […]
Valentine’s Day Specials - The Lake George Region has your Valentine’s Day covered! The following are specials offered by some of our members to make your day as special as it can be. Whether you’re looking for the perfect dining experience, a unique gift or a romantic activity, you’ll find it here. Gifts Beef Jerky Outlet 1424 U.S. 9, […]
Registration is Open - Register today for the February mixer at the Holiday Inn Resort in Lake George! Use the form below to register. If you are RSVPing for guests as well, please include their full names. If you’re a member, you may also pay online. Enjoy networking, 50/50 raffle, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar in the Prospect […]
Submit your description - Members now have an option to submit up to a 50-word description and updated hours for their online listing on the Business Directory page as a benefit of membership. If you would like to inquire about adding photos, a coupon and unlimited text, please contact the chamber office at (518) 668-5755 about purchasing an enhanced […]
Registration is open! - Registration is open for the January Business After Hours Mixer at Rocksport Climbing! Take your networking to a higher level at this fun event. Please use this form below to RSVP. The cost to attend is $5 for members and $10 for not-yet members. Pay online, by phone (518) 668-5755 or at the door. The […]
Thankful for the Lake George Region - We’re thankful for the culinary talent we have in the Lake George Region. Take a break from the kitchen this Thanksgiving and spend Turkey Day with us! Below are a few options to make your Thanksgiving Dinner extra special. Tables fill up quickly at these establishments, so call to make reservations. Dunham’s Bay 2999 NY-9L […]
chamber member 19 Registration for Holiday Mixer is Open! - Use the form below to RSVP for our Holiday Mixer on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Great Escape Lodge. DJ Chas Giknis of Absolute Sound will provide the music. Put your holiday fashion sense to the test in the Ugly Sweater Contest for a chance to win movie tickets from […]
Saluting our veterans - This weekend in the Lake George Region we’re giving thanks for our veterans and honoring them with events and specials throughout the area. “Field of Flags” Veterans Appreciation Week The Fort William Henry Museum installed more than 5,000 small flags on the west lawn near the fort. The flags can be seen from Nov. 3 […]
RSVP for Open House - Register now for the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB Open House! Enjoy refreshments and get to know your local chamber staff. Please use the form below to RSVP. Thank you to Adirondack Extreme for hosting our last mixer on Oct. 12!
Latest Foliage Report - The latest fall foliage report from I Love NY is here. The Lake George region is listed at the mid point. Click here to read the I LOVE NY report. Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway fall hours are in effect. It’s open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily until Nov. 5. Find the Prospect […]
chamber member 19 Shatner to visit Ticonderoga - See Captain Kirk back in The Bridge in 2018! William Shatner will be in Ticonderoga at Star Trek: The Original Series Set Tour on the weekend of May 4 & 5, 2018. The man who portrayed USS Enterprise Captain Kirk in the original series will be available for meet and greets, a Q&A, signing autographs […]
Lunch & Learn classes resume - We’re excited to announce that our Lunch & Learn program is resuming in October! Click here for the class description on automating your business’s marketing. RSVP below or call the chamber at (518) 668-5755. The cost to attend is FREE for members and $10 for not-yet members. You may pay at the door or over […]
Accepting STAR Award nominations - Do you know a person or organization who has a stellar record of promoting tourism in our region? Nominate them for the STAR Award to be given at our 65th Anniversary Gala at The Sagamore Resort on Nov. 4. You may nominate them anonymously or include your contact information as well.
chamber member 19 RSVP for Mixer at Adirondack Extreme - RSVP for our next mixer at Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course! Admission is $5 for members and $10 for not-yet members. Payment will be accepted at the door, or members may use the button below to pay.       Number of people attending Admission for 1 $5.00 USDAdmission for 2 $10.00 USDAdmission for 3 $15.00 […]
Changes are brewing - Lake George Brew House announced some exciting changes recently. The brewery and taproom located at 1043 Route 9 in Queensbury changed its name from Lake George Beer Hub to Lake George Brew House. Everything served in the taproom is brewed in house. Currently they brew beers for Cooperstown Brewing Company, Harlem Brewing Company, Davidson Brothers and more. […]
Registration is open for the mixer at Stony Creek Ranch Resort! - Please RSVP using the form below or call (518) 668-5755. We’re excited for an evening of networking at the newly renovated Stony Creek Ranch Resort! The mixer will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. on Thursday, Sept. 14. The cost to attend is $5 for members and $10 for not-yet members. Please pay at […]
chamber member 19 Labor Day Weekend - We’re rocking out as we enjoy the last days of summer 2017 and welcome the fall foliage season! This Labor Day Weekend is full of events starting on Friday, Sept. 1. Here are 5 events this weekend! Fridays at the Lake The final Fridays at the Lake concert of the year kicks off the weekend-long […]
chamber member 19 Free Passes! - It’s your lucky day! We’re giving away FREE FESTIVAL PASSES to the Lake George Music Festival. Just fill out the form below to be entered to win! The deadline to enter is Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. If you don’t win, you can still snag a FREE TICKET to the Sounds of our Time Concert featuring […]
Chamber selects new Executive Director - The Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Committee selected Ms. Gina Mintzer, CMP as its next executive director. Ms. Mintzer is a Certified Meeting Professional and holds a Master’s Degree in Hospitality Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She has worked for 19 years at the Albany […]
Adirondack Winery raising our spirits! - The glass is looking half full to us as we celebrate Adirondack Winery’s beautiful new tasting room in Bolton Landing! This new location is in addition to their bustling Canada Street tasting room, which has been offering wine samples and much more in Lake George village for the past decade. The Bolton Landing Tasting Room […]
Freedom Boat Club loans life jackets for children - Don’t have enough life jackets for all of the children on board your boat? No worries. You can borrow them from Freedom Boat Club thanks to this Life Jacket Loaner Program! Read more in this press release from Freedom Boat Club below: This year, Freedom Boat Club Lake George is continuing to help keep kids […]
ADK Wine & Food Festival Shatters Attendance Record! - The 3rd Annual Wine & Food Festival met its goal again this year in ticket sales and broke the record for highest attended event in Festival Commons. The farmers-market style festival included more than ever this year with breweries, wineries, distilleries and food from all over the state. Attendees could also sample some creative dishes […]
Responsible Boating Initiative -   After the tragic death of 8-year-old Charlotte McCue in July 2016, Warren County is increasing efforts to raise public awareness about the dangers of operating a watercraft while intoxicated or under the influence. Look TV Chief Creative Officer Jesse Jackson volunteered to design a poster and unveiled the powerful image above at a meeting of the […]
Lake George Beaches - Update on Million Dollar Beach (6/23/17): As of Friday afternoon, it appears Million Dollar Beach will reopen Saturday for swimming. An intensive investigation by several agencies is ongoing in the effort to discover the source of E.coli counts that exceed New York State Department of Health guidelines near Million Dollar Beach. The current investigation indicates […]
Events from June 9-11 - With Americade in town this weekend, Lake George is full of fireworks, motorcycles, live music and more! Friday, June 9, 2017 9:30 p.m. Fireworks can be seen from around the southern shoreline of Lake George! 10 p.m. Michael Allman will perform a special tribute to his father Gregg Allman at King Neptune’s Pub. Please keep in mind that space is limited. […]
Stony Creek Ranch Resort on the Rachael Ray Show! - The Stony Creek Ranch Resort was recently featured on the Rachael Ray Show when YouTube star Daym Drops paid the ranch a visit for some cowboy lessons. Daym rode the ranch’s 2,000-pound horse named Lester and received some rope cattle lessons. “You’re gonna get everything right here: great food, great entertainment, and let me tell […]
Improvements at Million Dollar Beach! - Million Dollar Beach opens on Saturday, May 27! Later this summer you’ll find an estimated $33,000 in improvements to the Million Dollar Beach area, including a new gate, signage, sidewalk lighting, increased access, and extended hours. “Governor Andrew Cuomo is committed to making DEC facilities more accessible and enjoyable for everyone,” said DEC Commissioner Basil […]
chamber member 19 RSVP to mixer - Spring has finally arrived and it is time again for one of our most popular mixers – the June Mixer & Silent Auction at The Sagamore – June 8th! At this mixer we hold a fundraising silent auction and are asking you, a Chamber member, to help us raise funds that go directly to help you […]
Discount Great Escape Tickets - Our 2017 season pass sale has ended, but you can still purchase discount tickets at our office. The Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce is selling discount tickets to Six Flags Great Escape. Prices: 1-day tickets: $47 3-day passes: $50 (must be used three consecutive days) Discount parking passes: $17 Please visit our main office […]
Easter in Lake George - Make your 2017 Easter weekend eggstra special this year in Lake George! Come to the Lake George region for fabulous brunch options, a sunrise Easter ceremony by the lake, the first cruises of the year and more. Lake George Steamboat Company is celebrating their bicentennial this year. Help them get the party started by going on one of […]
Jimmy Fallon’s fascination with theme parks - (Above photo courtesy of Universal Orlando) NBC’s The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon has a new simulated ride at Universal Orlando in Florida. Called “Race through New York,” the ride is an homage to New York that features Fallon as several characters. “I was born and raised in the state, and I love New York,” […]
Chamber Chat is more than talk - After a hiatus of several years, the Lake George Chamber Chat Dinner program is back on the menu of your membership benefits. At our quarterly Chamber Chat dinner program, resumed this year, we will gather to have dinner at a member restaurant and feature a member from a different category — such as attractions. The idea is to […]
Sponsor Hike-A-Thon! - Calling all chamber members! The Lake George Land Conservancy is looking for business sponsors for its annual Hike-A-Thon! Please see this letter below from Sarah Hoffman. Click here to read Hike-A-Thon Sponsor Opportunities. Dear Fellow Chamber Member, The Lake George Land Conservancy’s blockbuster lake-wide event, the annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon, is now in its 5th […]
Now hiring: Looking for a new leader - We regret to announce the retirement of our Executive Director Michael Consuelo, but we congratulate him on a wonderful career and thank him for his leadership. Consuelo has led the chamber through growth, adding members and staff. That means our Board of Directors is actively searching for a new leader to take the helm of this […]
chamber member 19 St. Patrick’s Day in Lake George - Live music, shamrock sangria, a keg tossing contest, corned beef and cabbage and the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade are among the proverbial pot of gold you’ll find in Lake George this weekend! Thanks to Stella dropping two feet of snow on our region Tuesday, we have great conditions for winter activities like skiing, snowmobiling, […]
Welcome Neighbors NY Inc to the Chamber! - New Member: Neighbors NY Inc. Joined: March 2017 Contact: Nancy Talarski 294 Bay Road Floor One Lake George, NY 12845 Info@NeighborsNY.com (518) 409-7113 Description: From their website: “Neighbors NY provides personalized in-home care for the elderly and those in need who wish to remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible. Our trained assistants provide help […]
Welcome American Legion Post 374 Inc. to the Chamber! - New Member: American Legion Post 374, Inc. Joined: March 2017 Contact: Commander Gary Vernum 3932 Route 9L Lake George, NY 12845 gvernum@hotmail.com (518) 409-7113 Description: The local American Legion Post offers veterans and their families support. They have many events and fundraisers throughout the year. As their website states, there are no strangers at Post 374, only friends you […]
Welcome Adirondack Sports Complex (a.k.a. The Dome) to the Chamber! - New Member: Adirondack Sports Complex (a.k.a. The Dome) Joined: March 2017 Contact: Owner Doug Miller 326 Upper Sherman Ave Queensbury, NY 12804 (518) 743-1086 info@adksc.com Description: The Adirondack Sports Complex is a multi-sport and event facility for indoor and outdoor field sports and trade shows and more. Inside the Dome there is 98,000-square feet of climate-controlled space perfect […]
Welcome Adirondack Diamond Point Lodge to the Chamber! - New Member: Adirondack Diamond Point Lodge Joined: March 2017 Contact: Owners: G. Jevons, Jane Jevons, Jim Horton, Jean Weaver General Manager: Brian Fierro 3629 Lake Shore Drive Lake George, NY 12845 (518) 668-4499 adklodge@yahoo.com Description: This family-owned resort located in Diamond Point offers a variety of lodging options on and off the lake including cozy cabins, a lake house on […]
Welcome Regional Radio Group to the Chamber -     New Member: Regional Radio Group Joined: March 2017 Contact: Clay Ashworth, owner (518) 761-9890 x302; cashworth@rrggf.com 238 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY 12804 Description: Regional Radio Group is the home of WCKM 98.5 (Home of the Good Guys and the greatest hits of all time), WCQL Hits 95.9 and WWSC Talk 1450. You can listen live to their […]
Golden Goal Sports Park is on the ball! - In the Lake George region, we are proud to have world-class facilities such as Golden Goal Sports Park in Fort Ann, which recently made some big announcements. Arsenal FC will bring its official Arsenal Soccer School to the U.S. this summer. They chose Golden Goal Sports Park as the official residential location in North America, which […]
adirondack thunder hockey Adirondack Civic Center Coalition agrees to purchase Adirondack Thunder - At the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB, we are proud to have the Adirondack Thunder Hockey Team and the Glens Falls Civic Center as members. We’d like to congratulate the Adirondack Civic Center Coalition, Inc on their agreement to purchase the ECHL Adirondack Thunder from the Calgary Flames. This means a lot […]
Lake George listed among most scenic towns - Lake George was listed among the most scenic towns in North America in a post on the website, www.carrentals.com. “There’s just something about spending warm summer days on the shores of a lake. Especially if it happens to be Lake George in Upstate New York at the base of the Adirondack Mountains. When you’re ready […]
Registration open for volleyball tournament - The EVP® Beach Volleyball Tour will bring the Queen of the Lakes Pro Am Volleyball Tournament to Lake George this July. This nationally-televised event is planned for July 14,15 and 16 at Million Dollar Beach and Festival Commons. The EVP Tour has been hosting beach volleyball events for more than 25 years in an effort […]
Welcome W.I.N. to the chamber! - Every month we will highlight new chamber members on our blog. We’re starting this series with our newest member, the Lake George Region Women for Women in Need Inc. New Member: Lake George Region WIN (Women in Need) Inc, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation Joined: January 2017 Contact: President Nancy Nichols, 518-668-2665 What they do: Lake George Region […]
Ice Skating - The lake isn’t frozen yet, but that doesn’t mean you should hang up your skates. There are several other options for ice skating in the region. Here are just a few: GURNEY LANE RECREATION AREA 118 Gurney Lane, Queensbury, NY FALL/WINTER HOURS: Daylight use only. Parking preferred at the front entrance stone lot or at […]
DJ Chas Giknis of Absolute Sound in the spotlight! - DJ Chas Giknis of Absolute Sound was our first member spotlight in our new program to highlight a random member each month at our Business After Hours mixers. At each mixer, our members are invited to drop off a business card in a bowl at the registration table. At the mixer, a business card will […]
chamber member 19 Hemmings Concours d’Elegance moves to Lake George - We’re excited to announce that the 11th Annual Hemmings Motor News Concours d’Elegance is coming to Lake George! This well-established car show is relocating from Saratoga to the Festival Commons in the Charles R. Wood Park in Lake George. It is scheduled for Sept. 15 to 17, the same weekend as the Jazz Festival. Pictured […]
Social media photo contest! - We’re having a photo contest on social media all year! Simply tag us in your photos for a chance to be featured on the home page of our website. The photo above in this post is our first winner. It’s a recent winter scene taken by Instagram user chris.kucinski who tagged us with the caption, “Peaceful […]
Satisfy your wanderlust in Lake George in 2017 - We can think of endless reasons you should satisfy your wanderlust in Lake George. We’ve got an awesome events listing this year with plenty of new, unique events. From ice bars to craft fairs — there is something for everyone in every season. A variety of accommodations, dining, attractions and the natural beauty of the area […]
Lake George RV Park wins national award - We were thrilled to learn Lake George RV Park was awarded the honor of the “Best Large Park of 2016 in the United States” by the national Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC). The ARVC is the governing association of the RV Park and Campground industry. What a great end to 2016 for the […]
Lake George Steamboat Company celebrates 200 years - The Lake George Steamboat Company will sail into the New Year with a boatload of events to celebrate its bicentennial. Incorporated on April 15, 1817, the Lake George Steamboat Company turns 200 in 2017. This milestone will come with special events throughout the entire year. “At each event, we’re also going to try to give […]
chamber member 19 Registration open for Law Enforcement Officer Weekend - Law Enforcement Officer Weekend’s registration is now live! All events during this weekend coming up in May are limited and are on a first come, first served basis, so it’s best to register sooner rather than later. Hotel rooms will also go quickly, so signup and reserve your rooms ASAP! The website, www.LEOWeekend.com includes an events page, […]
Lake George Freedom Boat Club Wins National Award - Above: Freedom Boat Club “Guardian of Reciprocity Winner” and newly appointed member of the Freedom Boat Club National Marketing Advisory Council, Matthew O’Hara is pictured with Freedom Boat Club President and CEO John Giglio, right. We were so excited to hear that our local Freedom Boat Club franchise was chosen for two national honors recently! Owners […]
Lake George wins Readers’ Choice Award - We are thrilled to announce the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB was selected as one of only two Convention and Visitors Bureaus or Sports Commissions in the state of New York for a “SportsEvents” Readers’ Choice Award. Thank you to everyone who voted! To learn more, check out the press release below. Press Release […]
chamber member 19 Lite Up the Village - We’re kicking off the season to sparkle with the annual Lite Up the Village festivities on Saturday. This start of the holiday season in Lake George is bigger and better than ever this year. As always, admission is still FREE. There will be bounce houses, pony rides and a petting zoo and fire pits starting at […]
Time to get cozy in Lake George - (The photos above show The Sagamore Resort’s Ice Bar last year and The Inn at Erlowest outdoor fireplace. Imagine that fire roaring in the winter.) Lake George is one of the best places to snuggle, according to Expedia. The travel booking site recently ranked Lake George among the “Top 17 Coziest American Mountain Towns” in a […]
November Supermoon -   The moon was nearly full last night and shining beautifully in a clear sky. The November full moon (called the Beaver Moon) will rise Monday night around 5:15 p.m. in Lake George. This will be the closest full moon since 1948. You’ll have to wait 18 years until 2034 to see it this close and bright […]
Lunar love - We might be biased, but the moon always seems to shine brighter when lighting the mountains framing its lunar reflection on Lake George. This Sunday and Monday night, it really is shining brighter — by about 30 percent — according to NASA. November’s Beaver Moon (the name for this month’s full moon) rises Monday night. […]
Great Escape season passes for sale! - SORRY, THIS SALE HAS ENDED. CLICK HERE FOR THE CURRENT GREAT ESCAPE TICKET SALE. The Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce is selling gold-level season passes to Six Flags Great Escape for 2017. This sale is on from now to Dec. 30, 2016. Makes the perfect holiday gift! These passes are good at ALL SIX […]
Vote for LAKE GEORGE! - The Lake George Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau was nominated for a Sports Events Readers Choice Award. We need your help to win! The winner will be featured in the 2017 Annual Award Issue: Sport Planners & Places to Watch in January. In this contest, your vote definitely counts! So cast your ballot for something […]
chamber member 19 Pop-up boutique is back! - One of our members, Advokate, LLC announced the return of The Advokate Boutique for the next two months in Glens Falls. This boutique offers locally-crafted items. Below is a press release from Advokate Owner Kate Austin-Avon. GLENS FALLS, NY — Kate Austin-Avon is excited to announce the return of her shop, The Advokate Boutique! Kate is […]
chamber member 19 The last orange roof - Lake George is home to the last operating Howard Johnson restaurant. Want to know how it all started? The website, www.vacationsmadeeasy.com, recently posted a history of the former chain known for its 28 flavors of ice cream. “One of the most iconic restaurant and hotel chains in the U.S. began very simply: With $500, a pharmacy […]
Photo contest! - The Adirondack Stampede Charity Rodeo is returning to the Glens Falls Civic Center on Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5, and we have tickets to give away! Just post a photo of your cowboy boots or other western attire and tag us on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook to be entered to win. The winners […]
Drive up Prospect Mountain for free - The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced Prospect Mountain Veteran’s Memorial Parkway will stay open through Sunday, Nov. 6 this year. Plus, the state is offering free admission for cars headed up the mountain on the weekend of Nov. 5 and 6. The state-operated parkway opens around Memorial Day and closes in the fall. The […]
Fall out of the ordinary - According to New York state’s I Love NY fall foliage map, the Lake George area is at peak color. In Lake George, you can experience autumn in many unique ways. If you’re looking for a great hike to enjoy the beauty of nature, check out the Lake George Land Conservancy website for trails in the Lake George watershed, […]
Therapy dog gets her big break -   Broadway Upstate is bringing “Legally Blonde Jr,” a musical production of “Legally Blonde” that stars child actors, to the Charles R. Wood Theater next weekend. When they started rehearsing, they had everything they needed, except the four-legged talent to play Bruiser, the canine companion of the main character Elle Woods. A local dog who frequents […]
chamber member 19 Dust off the lederhosen - Raise your bierkrug to the shift in seasons! Oktoberfest season is upon us — the annual autumnal homage to delicious Deutschland culture and traditions. In the Lake George region, we have several Oktoberfest celebrations and a great German dinner coming up at a local church. Click here to view more on those events. I Love NY posted a Top […]
Lake George listed among top 10 clearest in the U.S. - BLT, a lifestyle and travel blog, recently listed Lake George among the top 10 clearest lakes in the country. The Queen of American Lakes is the only lake in New York to make the blog’s list. You can check out the list by clicking here.
Lake George 365 meeting coverage - The photo at the top of this page shows a 360-degree view of our Lake George 365 Panel Discussion at The Inn at Erlowest. Enthusiasm for Lake George as four-season destination is continuing to grow. Regardless of the season, there is a lot going on here, as you can see from our events page. We’re thankful to the […]
Fall trolley schedule change - Click the link below to view Saturday’s trolley schedule during the Adirondack Nationals Car Show. This is for Saturday, Sept. 10 only. Trolley Schedule Additional Route 9 Outlet shuttle services will be offered between the hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9 and Saturday Sept. 10 during the car show. Additional information: […]
chamber member 19 Traffic advisory for Car Show - The Adirondack Nationals Car Show starts with early bird registration on Thursday! Check out the rest of the schedule here. The annual cruises through the village will take place Friday (Sept. 9) and Saturday (Sept. 10) from 5 to 9 p.m.                 Village officials issued the following motorist alerts for both evenings: Access to the Village […]
Several public beaches are open - UPDATE: Million Dollar Beach reopened Monday, August 29. Though the state-operated Million Dollar Beach and the Dog Beach on Beach Road are closed pending further water testing, several Lake George beaches are open. The village-operated Shepard Park Beach on Canada Street is great spot along the lakefront walkway. It’s in the heart of the village […]
Courtyard Marriott opening date set - The new six-story Courtyard Lake George by Marriott in the heart of the village on Canada Street has announced an opening date. Below is the press release issued on August 23: LAKE GEORGE — The much-anticipated opening of Courtyard Lake George by Marriott International is set for Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, bringing a new level of hospitality to […]
Lake George Gateway Project ahead of schedule - LAKE GEORGE — The Gateway Project will improve the look of the Route 9 corridor headed into the heart of Lake George, but there is more to the project than meets the eye. Beneath the road surface, the project includes a new system designed to filter pollutants from roadway runoff before they reach the lake. […]
S.A.V.E. the Lake Festival - The 4th annual S.A.V.E. the Lake Festival was well-attended this year. The venue returned to Shepard Park for the three-day music festival that took place Aug. 5-7. We’re looking forward to finding out how much money was raised for the S.A.V.E (Stop Aquatic inVasives from Entering) Parntership, which helps provide partial funding the mandatory boat […]
Great Escape Tickets - Click here for the current Great Escape ticket sale! Visit our office to purchase discounted tickets to The Great Escape Six Flags Theme Park! We’re located at: 2176 State Route 9 Lake George, NY 12845 Our office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (518) 668-5755 for more information. *Cash […]