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!!

Gala Parade Results

SARANAC LAKE – The Saranac Lake Gala Parade, sponsored by Casella Waste Systems and North Country Community College, took place on February 8. The results of the parade are as follows for the winners of first and second place trophies in various categories, as well as the Louis Fobare Memorial Trophy for Best of Show.

Louis Fobare Memorial Trophy Best of Show:
Gods and Monsters – The Walkow Family and Friends

Business Group - Float:
First Place: The Rusty Nail
Second Place: Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Civic or Volunteer Group - Walking:
First Place: New York State United Teachers
Second Place: Oriental Shriners

Youth Group – Walking:
First Place: Eagle Island Camp
Second Place: Morse Academy of Irish Dance

School Group – Float:
First Place: Petrova Elementary School
Second Place: Paul Smith's College Forestry Club

School Group – Walking:
First Place: Bloomingdale Elementary School
Second Place: St. Bernard's School

Independent Group – Float:
First Place: Gods and Monsters – The Walkow Family and Friends
Second Place: The Cranker Family

Independent Group – Walking:
First Place: The Canoodlers
Second Place: The Lawn Chair Ladies

Animal Group – Float:
First Place: Sand Hill Stables
Second Place: N/A

Animal Group – Walking:
First Place: Dragon Hill Riders
Second Place: 4H Goat Club

For those winners who did not pick up their trophies at the Winter Carnival Parade Bands Sound-off following the parade, they are available at the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce located at 39 Main Street.