Upcoming Events, Articles, and News at Lake Placid
Lake Placid, New York
Whether you prefer to ski, snowshoe, skate, slide, ride, or simply shop and dine - travelers come to the Adirondacks from all over the world to experience the unforgettable alpine charm of our all-season resort town. With a wide variety of events and activities, the hardest part of planning your Lake Placid vacation will be deciding whether to join us for a weekend or a week!
Lake Placid Annual Events
Annual Ironman Lake Placid (July): The highly anticipated race begins with a 2.4 mile swim across beautiful Mirror Lake, followed by a demanding 112-mile bike leg through the Adirondack Mountains, and ends with a full marathon through the mountains and downtown that ends at the Olympic speed skating oval in the village of Lake Placid.
Adirondacks Maple Weekends (March): Traditionally held duriing the third and fourth weekends of the month, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Spend a fun day with family and friends, sampling maple products across New York State. The maple producers host open houses where the public can visit and see how maple syrup and maple products are made.
Annual Lake Placid Horse Show (June): Come experience three of the nation's most prominent equestrian events (including I Love New York Horse Show and Adirondack Horse Show) and watch as world class riders and horses vie for over $750,000 in prize money and awards in championship Hunter and Jumper competitions.
Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse (August): Starting out as a small group of LAX players wanting to get together to play their favorite game, the tournament has evolved into a 7-day event with over 230 teams participating. From scholastic contests to seniors, several thousand players and families converge here in Lake Placid for a week of fun competition, camaraderie and family vacations.
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