Calendar of Events

A year-round destination, Lake Placid hosts an abundance of exciting events throughout the year. With world-class sporting events at Olympic venues, festivals, elite-level equestrian competitions, and a Holiday Village Stroll weekend, there's something for everyone!

Aerial view of Lake Placid

Empire State Winter Games

The Empire State Winter Games is a community-driven event, courtesy of a partnership between the Adirondack Sports Council (ADKSC); the towns of North Elba, Wilmington, Tupper Lake, Harrietstown, and Brighton; the villages of Lake Placid, Tupper Lake, Paul Smiths, Wilmington, and Saranac Lake; the counties of Essex and Franklin; Regional…

Event Dates

  • February 3, 2023
  • February 4, 2023
  • February 5, 2023
Lake Placid Olympic Ski Jumps

Lake Placid Men’s Ski Jumping World Cup

Lake Placid Men's Ski Jumping World Cup Join us this February as the world's best descend on Lake Placid to compete in the original "extreme winter sport".  Enjoy the competition and watch as these world class athletes vie for the title of World Cup Champion! Men’s World Cup ski jumping…

Event Dates

  • February 9, 2023 - 9:00AM
Skier descends Dream Hill

25th Annual Adirondack International Mountainfest

For the first time, The Mountaineer will combine their two long standing events, Skifest and Mountainfest into the ultimate celebration of ice and snow! The 25th Annual Mountainfest will feature world class guest athletes from around the globe and gear demos from brands like Black Crows, Grivel, Dynafit, Rab, & more! A…

Event Dates

  • February 10, 2023
  • February 11, 2023
  • February 12, 2023
  • February 13, 2023
Children playing ice hockey on a lake

CAN/AM Lake Placid Adult Pond Hockey Tournament

There was something very special about playing hockey on the frozen pond. Heading down to the Pond with your skates over your shoulder. You and hockey buddies pushing the newly fallen snow off the Pond, setting the boots as goal posts, and hearing the imaginary roar of the crowd as…

Event Dates

  • February 10, 2023
  • February 11, 2023
  • February 12, 2023
Ski jumper in flight

FIS Ski Jumping World Cup

To say that a Ski Jumping World Cup is due in the U.S. is an understatement, as the last Ski Jumping World Cup in Lake Placid took place in 1990, and the last in the U.S. was in 2004. The Lake Placid Olympic Jumping Complex, consisting of two hills (HS100…

Event Dates

  • February 11, 2023
  • February 12, 2023

2nd Annual Queer Ice Fest

Join us for a fun weekend of community, climbing, and fun in the winter playground of Keene Valley, NY. All abilities are welcomed! Presented by the Adirondack Queer Climbers Alliance, this is the only ice climbing festival in the United States devoted to creating space for LGBTQIA+ climbers. Come meet…

Event Dates

  • February 17, 2023
  • February 18, 2023
  • February 19, 2023

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Hot on the heels of the festival held every November in Banff, Canada, the largest and most prestigious mountain festival in the world hits the road. The tour returns to the LPCA for its 23rd year! With stops planned in about 550 communities and more than 40 countries across the…

Event Dates

  • February 19, 2023 - 7:00PM
Empty Olympic Rink

ECAC Men’s Hockey Championship

Lake Placid is the home of the ECAC Men’s Hockey Championship, and each year the best teams in the Eastern College Athletic Conference come to the 1980 Herb Brooks arena to claim the top spot and move on t the NCAA DI Championships. If you like the excitement and fast…

Event Dates

  • March 17, 2023
  • March 18, 2023

SU WORLD SYNCHRONIZED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

The International Skating Union (ISU) World Synchronized Skating Championships come to the Lake Placid Olympic Center on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1! Approximately 26 teams comprised of 500 skaters, from over 20 countries will compete for the title of World Champion, and watching this competition in person among…

Event Dates

  • March 30, 2023
  • March 31, 2023
  • April 1, 2023
Runners racing in the Lake Placid Marathon

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!

Event Dates

  • June 11, 2023
Bikers during an Ironman race on paved road

Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon

Did you know that Tupper Lake is home to one of the longest-running triathlons in the United States? It's true! Since 1983, athletes have descended on Tupper Lake to kick off their racing season on Tupper Lake Tinman's picturesque Adirondack mountain course. Click here.

Event Dates

  • June 24, 2023
A horse and rider negotiate a jump over a raised poll

Lake Placid and I Love New York 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…

Event Dates

  • June 27, 2023
  • June 28, 2023
  • June 29, 2023
  • June 30, 2023
  • July 1, 2023
  • July 2, 2023
  • July 3, 2023
  • July 4, 2023
Fireworks over Mirror Lake

Lake Placid July 4th Celebration

Lake Placid Horse Show Start your day at the Lake Placid Horse Show. Events start at 8 a.m. and go throughout the day. For more information, visit the Lake Placid Horse Show page. 4th of July Parade   Ending the afternoon every year is Lake Placid's Fourth of July gala parade, starting at…

Event Dates

  • July 4, 2023
Triathlete crosses finish line

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…

Event Dates

  • July 23, 2023
Lacross players mid-game on a field with a mountain backdrop

Lake Placid Summit Classic Lacrosse

Comradery & Competition The games are contested on 13 playing fields at three separate venues, North Elba Athletic Fields, (Route 73, Recycle Circle) Fields 1-6; Lake Placid Athletic Fields at the North Elba Horse Show Grounds (Route 73), Fields 7-11; Northwood School (Northwood Road), Fields 12-13.  A total of 550 games…

Event Dates

  • July 31, 2023
  • August 1, 2023
  • August 2, 2023
  • August 3, 2023
  • August 4, 2023
  • August 5, 2023
  • August 6, 2023