Thursday, July 18, 2013

Adirondack Challenge Finale Festival in Indian Lake

ADK ChallengeThe Governor’s Inaugural Adirondack Challenge, a week of events and activities celebrating Adirondack rivers, lakes and streams culminates this  Sunday, July 21st in Indian Lake with a Whitewater Rafting Race down the Indian River, flat water boat races on Indian Lake and the Adirondack Challenge Festival at Byron Park.

The Festival will take place from 11am until 7pm, and the town’s streets, restaurants, stores, and public places will be alive with things to do, taste or see.  Byron Park’s activities will feature the Taste of NY tent for samples of many  NYS local products,  three live bands playing throughout the day,  classic Adirondack guide boat and canoe displays by several local Adirondack craftsmen, many children’s activities including Wii Whitewater Rafting, the award ceremony for the water races (3:15 pm) and much more.

The town of Indian Lake’s street activities will include a classic and antique car show (10am-4pm)across from Marty’s Chili Nights Mexican restaurant , food vendors for your favorite street eats, a craft & vendor show on the Indian Lake Central School lawn (10am-4pm), a Writer’s & Artisan event at the Abanakee Studios on Rte 28 near Byron Park, and the music of Reynolds & Dunn in the center of town (1-3pm), where Rte 30 & 28 meet.

For more information, please visit Hamilton County Tourism or I Love NY Tourism or call (518) 548-3076

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