Lake Placid is located in Essex County nine miles east of Saranac Lake and in the Northern Region of the state. It lies between Keene and Raybrook along Highway 86/73, near the Whiteface Mountain Ski Area. The village of Lake Placid lies on the shore of Mirror Lake and Lake Placid; the former provides a backdrop for the Main Street commercial district. Host of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics, the area boasts downhill skiing at Whiteface Mountain, 8 miles north, as well as other competitive and recreational sports activities at both state-operated and private facilities. Summer recreational facilities include bridle and bicycle paths, private and public tennis courts, six golf courses, hiking trails and the indoor Olympic Arena for summer ice skating. Boats can be rented at both lakes.
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06/30 Coming to The area
Green Mountain Film Festival Montpelier VT March22-31 Culture reigns at the Green Mountain Film Festival, featuring powerful programming on a wide range of subjects, interesting and often unexpected guests, and a convivial atmosphere.
Vermont Maple Festival St Albans VT April26-28 Pancake breakfast and maple buffet, the annual “Sap Run” race, exhibits and sugarhouse tours, antiques, crafts, cooking demonstrations, youth talent, fiddlers’ shows, and a Grand Parade featuring teen “Maple Ambassadors.”
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival Utica NY July18-21 A Who's Who of Bluegrass in the Beautiful Catskill Mountains. A Gathering of Music, Learning & Friends.
Franklin County Fair Malone NY August3-11 This annual county fair, taking place in late summer, schedules events such as: Rooster Crowing Contest, Truck & Tractor Pull, Horse Show, Clothing Revue Grandstand, 4-H Goat Showmanship/4-H Goat Costume Driving Class.
Vermont Summer Festival Horse Shows Waitsfield VT July2-August11 Vermont Summer Festival Horse Shows are a chance for equestrians to spend July and August where the summer is its most beautiful of Vermont's Green Mountains.
The Woodstock Fruit Festival Diamond Point NY August18-25 Children are our future and it is vitally important to expose them to the environment where eating whole raw fruits and vegetables is the norm.