There’s always a free event to attend in the Lake George Area. From free art exhibits to car shows and motorcycle rallies, when it comes to free events, the Lake George Area puts its money where its mouth is.

An entire Lake George Area vacation can be spent attending free events. Libraries, museums, and art galleries hold free concerts, free exhibits, and free art showings. Your family will love the fireworks shows over Lake George every Thursday in the summer. You can check out classic cars or sweet motorcycles at the Adirondack Nationals Car Show and Americade motorcycle rally. In the fall, watch hot-air balloons fly high at the Adirondack Balloon Festival. For adrenaline junkies, the Hudson River Whitewater Derby is a whitewater rafting race that is free to attend. Browsers will love the World’s Largest Garage Sale held every fall in Warrensburg. Attending is free and browsing is half of the fun!

If free is the right price for you, it’s time to head to the Lake George Area.

Aug
4
2021

Shows On the Side

Shows on the side

Hear some of the area's best talent! Before taking your seat at a show during Adirondack Theatre Festival, stop by the alleyway in-between Charles R. Wood Theater and Spot Coffee for a special performance from one of the amazing community members!

Glens Falls, NY
6:30pm
Aug
4
2021

Lake George Arts Project Summer Concert Series

Shepard park Concert

Sing, dance, and flat-out enjoy some tunes every Wednesday July through August! The Lake George Arts Project presents high-quality, and diverse mix of performers at Shepard Park! You will be entertained by all genres - Americana, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, Folk, Jazz, Rock, Zydeco - and everything in between.

Lake George, NY
7:00pm
Aug
4
2021

Warrensburg Summer Concert Series

Warrensburg Summer Concert Series

Listen to free live music at the Warrensburg bandstand all summer long! The Warrensburg Summer Concert Series takes place Wednesday evenings (rain or shine) at 7:00pm at the Warrensburg Recreation Field. Some of the area's best country, rock, bluegrass, and folk bands will play their best tunes. These concerts are absolutely free and family-friendly! 

Warrensburg, NY
7:00pm
Aug
4
2021

Concerts and Movies at Rogers Memorial Park

Concerts and Movies at Rogers Memorial Park

Free concerts and movies all summer long! Enjoy free live music and family friendly movies at Rogers Memorial Park! Concert Schedule:

Bolton Landing, NY
8:30pm
Aug
6
2021

Outdoor Cinema

Outdoor Cinema

Art in the Public Eye is giving us a summer full of Friday Night Movies! Round up friends and family, and bring them to Glens Falls City Park, to watch family-friendly movies together! Movies begin at dusk. Bring blankets, chairs, snacks, and enjoy the movie! Movie Schedule:

Aug
6
2021

Food Truck Fridays on the Pond

Food Truck Fridays

Summer is for celebrating! Fireworks will be on the last day, August 27th! Visit us every summer Friday for some delectable selections and goodies by a variety of food truck vendors. Local trucks include:

Brant Lake, NY
5:00pm
Aug
6
2021

Fridays at the Lake Concert Series

Shepard Park Amphitheatre

Live music on the shores of Lake George! Fridays in Shepard Park concert-goers can enjoy beer, wine, and light food. Fridays at the Lake is both kid-friendly and pet-friendly ~ the evenings features children's activities including a bounce house, a face painter, and an air brush artist.

Lake George, NY
5:00pm
Aug
7
2021

GEM Festival ~ Glens Falls Entertainment & Music Festival

GEM Festival ~ Glens Falls Entertainment & Music Festival

Help us paint the picture! The Shirt Factory will be the place to be this day for the Fifth Annual GEM Festival! It'll be a family fun atmosphere where everyone can enjoy the elements of what makes our city ~ Hometown USA so great! There'll be 2 stages of music, live painters, vendors, food trucks, artist tents, beer tent, and more!

Glens Falls, NY
10:30am
Aug
9
2021

Thurman Concerts in the Park

Concerts in the Park

Enjoy a free summer concert every Monday evening in Thurman! This summer concert series is held at Veteran's Memorial Field in Thurman. These shindigs star musicians and bands who play unique music from diverse genres such as country, bluegrass, folk, gospel, blues, jazz, and rockabilly.

Thurman, NY
7:00pm
Aug
10
2021

Stony Creek Music in the Park

Stony Creek Band

Head out to Stony Creek for their Music in the Park Concert Series Tuesday nights at the Stony Creek Town Park. Bring your lawn chair and get ready for tunes from up-and-coming and well known musical acts from around the area. These concerts are rain or shine and begin at 7 p.m.

Stony Creek, NY
3:00pm
Aug
10
2021

Bobby Dick

Bobby Dick

The perfect blend of DJ and "live" entertainment! Grab a spot at Shepard Park and enjoy music from Bobby Dick and Susie Q! Don't forget your dancing shoes!

Lake George, NY
7:00pm
Aug
10
2021

Concerts and Movies at Rogers Memorial Park

Concerts and Movies at Rogers Memorial Park

Free concerts and movies all summer long! Enjoy free live music and family friendly movies at Rogers Memorial Park! Concert Schedule:

Bolton Landing, NY
7:00pm