Theme selection for the 2025 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival will be held at the Elks Lodge on 16 APR 2024! No new theme suggestions will be accepted.

Thanks for joining us at this year's Creepy Carnival! For more information on the selection of 2025's Winter Carnival theme, click here.

2025 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Dates - January 31st, 2025 - February 9th, 2025!!


What's Happening at the 2024 Carnival?

What kind of icy fun are we getting into this year? Saranac Lake Winter Carnival is thrilled to bring you an exciting lineup of events and activities that will make this 2024 festival truly unforgettable experience filled with joy, laughter and fun. From beautiful ice sculptures to exhilarating winter sports competitions, there's something for everyone, so mark your calendars and we’ll see you there.

See our full list of Sporting Events, Gala and Kiddie ParadesFireworks Displays, Local Entertainment and Committee Meetings.

Interested in a printable schedule? 

NOTE: Printable Schedule is accurate as of the printed date, but is subject to change. Please reference the website for changes after the printed date.

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Paul Smith's College Alumni Reception

Hotel Saranac, 100 Main St., Saranac Lake, NY

Historic Scare-anac Lake at the Saranac Laboratory

The Saranac Laboratory Museum, 89 Church Street, Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Spirits of Saranac Lake: Real Stories of Ghostly Encounters and Other Local Lore

The Saranac Laboratory Museum, 89 Church Street, Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Winter Carnival Slide Show

Riverside Park, Saranac Lake, NY


Elks Field, John Munn Road, Saranac Lake, NY

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