PLEASE NOTE: X-COUNTRY SKI RACES CANCELLED AND THE PALACE HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY CLOSED!
This year's theme is Creepy Carnival! For more information on announcements, click here.
2024 Dates February 2-11th
IMPORTANT FIREWORKS NOTICE: Our 2024 "Storming of the Palace" Fireworks will be held on Saturday, 10 FEB - Be Sure to Join Us!
Press and Media
For media inquiries, please contact email@example.com.
The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival logo is trademarked and may only be used for informational purposes in digital or print publications. The logo should not be used in any other manner without written consent from the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee.
Sponsors and the media may use the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival logo on their websites from the time of sponsorship or media reference until the end of calendar year. We ask that you include a link from your website to the Winter Carnival home page.
To request permission to license the logo for merchandise, please visit our Vendors page for more information.
For high-resolution photos of the Winter Carnival, please contact our Official Photographers of Saranac Lake Winter Carnival.
Photos posted prior to the 2021 Carnival are the work of Mark Kurtz Photography (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Photos from 2021 to the present are the work of Meachele Manchester (email@example.com).
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In the News
Chicago Tribune - A Globetrotter's Guide to the World's Big Events in 2020
Forbes Travel - Exhilarating Winter Festivals to Celebrate the Season
Ice Palace, A Love Letter - Documentary Film by Mark Burns
Travel + Leisure - Best Winter Festivals
NBC - 80 Year Old Saw Behind Ice Cutting for Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace
Expedia - The Best Place to Travel to in February
Travel + Leisure - The Best Places to Travel in the U.S. in February
Forbes Travel - 23 Reasons to Travel This Winter
Chicago Tribune - 60 Things to See in 2017
Fodor's Travel - America's Coolest Winter Festivals
ABC News - Good Morning America - The Amazing Way Volunteers Built the 'Hotel Saranac' Ice Palace in New York
Fodor’s Travel - 10 Amazing Ice Castles Around the World
Conde Nast Traveler - Worlwide Winter Wonderlands: The 10 Most Spectacular Cold-Weather Festivals
I LOVE NY - Cover Page of the Official New York State Travel Guide - Winter 2014/2015
Travel Channel - Hot Topics: Things to do in February
North Country Public Radio - Harvesting ice for the Winter Carnival Ice Palace
The Guardian - Huge ice castle under construction in United States
Parade Magazine - North America's Coolest Winter Festivals
New York Times - "In Transit" Calendar Coming Events
The Weather Channel - National television coverage at the Ice Palace