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!

“Peaking” at Adirondack Birds: A Guided Birding Walk

The Adirondack Mountain Club’s Cascade Welcome Center will be hosting 6 free birding walks during the spring. Each program is open to all ages and aims to connect locals and visitors to the natural wonders of the Adirondack High Peaks Region. As breeding birds return to the Adirondacks in the…

Event Dates

  • June 10, 2023 - 7:30AM
  • June 17, 2023 - 7:30AM
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
Concert at Mid's Park

Songs at Mirror Lake

Songs at Mirror Lake (SAML) is a free summer concert series,  held Tuesday evenings at Mid’s Park Bandshell in downtown Lake Placid. It is an all-volunteer, nonprofit community organization whose mission is to introduce residents and visitors to a diverse range of musical offerings and to provide regional artists with…

Event Dates

  • June 27, 2023 - 7:00PM
  • July 4, 2023 - 7:00PM
  • July 11, 2023 - 7:00PM
  • July 18, 2023 - 7:00PM
  • July 25, 2023 - 7:00PM
  • August 1, 2023 - 7:00PM
  • August 8, 2023 - 7:00PM

Lake Placid Figure Skating Championships

The Lake Placid Figure Skating Championships is a non-qualifying competition hosted by the NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority and sanctioned by US Figure Skating through the Skating Club of Lake Placid. Singles and pairs events are offered at all levels from beginner through senior. This event began in 1957 and…

Event Dates

  • June 29, 2023
  • June 30, 2023
  • July 1, 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