The village of Lake Placid is set to host their 10th Holiday Village Stroll, complete with holiday shopping, family fun, arts and entertainment from Friday, December 13th through Sunday, December 15, 2019.
The Holiday Village Stroll weekend is packed with activities for kids and families including a skating party, opportunities to visit with Santa, holiday movie screenings at the Palace Theatre, a tree-lighting ceremony, holiday crafts, story time and free sleigh rides around Mirror Lake.
Adults can enjoy strolling Lake Placid’s Main Street adorned with ice sculptures, holiday shopping deals, specialty drinks, local beer tastings, and live music throughout the village. In addition, the Jingle Bell Run/Walk is a fun race on a 2.5-mile course around scenic Mirror Lake, in which hundreds of visitors and locals compete; festive costumes are encouraged. In addition, dress as Santa and ski free at Whiteface Mountain.
Area hotels are offering special package rates on accommodations. There are restaurant deals and shopping specials as well.
Highlights of the Holiday Village Stroll weekend include:
Free skating party at the Lake Placid Olympic Center, where Santa will make an appearance
Santa’s arrival by fire truck on Main Street
Breakfast with Santa
Free classic holiday movies in the old-fashioned movie theatre
Traditional Yule Log Hunt
Mid’s Park Holiday Celebration with tree lighting and special performance with the Lake Placid school chorus
Cookie decorating, holiday card making, and gingerbread house making workshops
“Golden Ladle” soup, chili and chowder competition with complimentary tastings for all, provided by local dining establishments
Local beer tastings
Live bands throughout the weekend at various restaurants
For a complete list of lodging options for the Holiday Village Stroll weekend and for the latest event updates, click here.
Photo of Lake Placid Holiday Village Stroll provided.