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!

Red Sleigh Sitting in the Snow

The Holidays at the Mirror Lake Inn

If Thanksgiving officially opens the winter season in Upstate New York, then December in Lake Placid means that all systems are go for a consistent four to five months of great fun on snow and ice. Of course, Christmas week is the highlight of the month for the families that…

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    Santa waving to people watching the Village Stroll parade

    Lake Placid Holiday Village Stroll

    Celebrate the spirit of the holidays in Lake Placid. Make your holidays merry and bright in Lake Placid this December! Join our village for the Holiday Village Stroll December 9-11. This is the perfect way to get in the spirit of the season, topped off by Santa’s arrival and the…

    Event Dates

    • December 9, 2022
    • December 10, 2022
    • December 11, 2022
    • December 12, 2022
    A ski Jumping platform from below

    FISU World University Games

    Not for the first time, not for the last, Lake Placid is ready to welcome the world. This famed mountain town is the proud host of the 2023 Winter World University Games, scheduled to take place January 12-22. This event is the largest gathering of college athletes on the planet…

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    • January 12, 2023
    • January 13, 2023
    • January 14, 2023
    • January 15, 2023
    • January 16, 2023
    • January 17, 2023
    • January 18, 2023
    • January 19, 2023
    Guest by fire in front of snowy Mirror Lake Inn

    World University Games Main Street Festival

    When the 2023 World University Games come to Lake Placid, it's not just about the sporting competition. Join fellow revelers and winter sports enthusiasts for the festival on Lake Placid's Main Street! Main Street will be closed to vehicular traffic and the street will turn into a lively festival, featuring…

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    • January 13, 2023
    • January 14, 2023
    • January 15, 2023
    • January 16, 2023
    • January 17, 2023
    • January 18, 2023
    • January 19, 2023
    • January 20, 2023
    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…

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    • February 2, 2023
    • February 3, 2023
    • February 4, 2023
    • February 5, 2023
    Lake Placid Olympic Ski Jumps

    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…

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    • February 9, 2023 - 9:00AM