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Holiday Village Stroll

Dec. 9-11/LAKE PLACID –  A Lake Placid tradition, the Holiday Village Stroll is a family and couples weekend set in the fairy-tale winter wonderland. Stroll spans three days and includes events like a skating party, photos with Santa, free movie showing, and a Santa firetruck parade. Join in the Scavenger Hunt:  While you’re strolling down Main Street, take the time to hunt for the hidden holiday symbols in select businesses’ windows. For a chance to win a prize, fill out and submit a form online, or pick one up from the Visitor’s Bureau and drop the completed form in Santa’s mailbox at Mid’s Park. There will be one winner picked for each of the following age groups; 13 and under, 14-20, and 21+. If you don’t have time to join Crafts at St. Agnes on Saturday, stop by the Visitors Bureau and pick up a kit to take home with you. These craft kits will include everything you need to make a fun and festive holiday craft. Don’ t forget to show us your finished project on social media! Woods Edge will be demonstrating their wood carving outside Adirondack Decorative Arts and Crafts throughout the weekend. Stop by and watch the magic happen!

Please note that the activities and schedule are subject to change, and we always encourage calling ahead for any reservations needed. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the most up-to-date event changes.

A Gilded Age Christmas 

Thru Dec. 31/STAATSBURG – At the Staatsburgh State Historic Site from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Staatsburgh State Historic Site is the elegant country home of Ogden Mills and his wife Ruth Livingston Mills. Overlooking the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains, Staatsburgh is a fine example of a great estate built by America’s financial and industrial leaders during the Gilded Age (1876 – 1917). Price is $8 for adults and $6 for students. Ages 12 and under are free.  Enjoy Staatsburgh’s beautiful interiors, with their original furniture, art and décor, lavishly decorated for the holiday season. Open 10 AM– 3 PM Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Closed December 24 & 25; open everyday December 27 – 31 Cost: $8/Adults, $6/Seniors & Students, Children 12 & under are free. Tickets are purchased on arrival with a reservation for entry time. Special programs for all ages and evening hours: see for more information and to reserve!


Thru Jan. 3/STONE RIDGE – At Stone Ridge Orchard Winter Garden. Visit the orchard for a magical, one-of-a-kind, walkthrough light experience. A dazzling display of light sculptures in partnership with LUMAGICA, renowned for their world-class light installations featured throughout Europe. Guests will experience a walking tour through a magical garden. A deep freeze has swept into the garden at Stone Ridge. You can help Zinnia, the colorful hummingbird restore the color and life to the garden. As you make your way through, remember to make a wish with the shooting stars. With over 500,000 Lights, a magical experience awaits. Lit up with whimsical creatures and fun surprises, it’s the holiday event you won’t want to miss.
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