The Ice Palace has been taken down due to weather making it unsafe.
Thanks for a great carnival!
We’ll see you next year on February 1-10, 2019!

Winter Carnival Media Page

The Winter Carnival Committee is available to help the media tell our story.
Media interview
photo by Andy Flynn

Media Needs

We're available to share the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival story with the media and can assist in arranging interviews with key Winter Carnival Committee members for television, radio or other publications.


For media inquiries, please contact Colleen O'Neill, Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee, Publicity, at (518) 729-8933 or  


Feel free to use this information about the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival for your publication. 


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. To request permission to license the logo for merchandise, please visit our Vendor Information page for more information. 

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.


For high-resolution photos of the Winter Carnival, contact Mark Kurtz at (518) 891-2431 or Most photography on this website is produced by Mark Kurtz Photography, official photographer for the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival.


We've got video footage available that captures Winter Carnival moments, including the Ice Palace construction. Please submit your request for video footage to


For a simplified schedule that the media can copy and paste for publications, see the Schedule Summary page.

Press releases

Stay updated on the latest Winter Carnival developments on our Press Releases page.


Read what people are saying in the news about the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival.



Top Sponsors
Guide Boat Realty
Hotel Saranac
Cape Air
Adirondack Bank
Taylor Rental
American Management Association
Can-Am Rugby Tournament
Casella Waste Systems Inc.
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Recent Info/News
Ice Palace Taken Down
2018-02-18 - The Ice Palace has been taken down due to weather making it unstable and unsafe.
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