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!

Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Gala Parade Results

Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Gala Parade Results
Winter Gala Parade
photo by Mark Kirtz
Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Gala Parade Results
SARANAC LAKE – The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Gala Parade results 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: 
Dewey Mountain Youth Ski League
Business Group - Float: 
First Place: St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center
Second Place: Altona Fire Equipment, Inc.
Business Group - Walking: 
First Place: The Guy on the Tiny Bike
Second Place: N/A
Civic or Volunteer Group - Float:
First Place: Historic Saranac Lake and Trudeau Institute 
Second Place: Boy Scouts of America Adirondack Voyageurs
Civic or Volunteer Group - Walking:
First Place: 118th NY Volunteer Infantry, “The Adirondack Regimen”
Second Place: Media Shriners
Youth Group – Float:
First Place: Dewey Mountain Youth Ski League
Second Place: N/A
School Group – Float: 
First Place: Northern Lights School
Second Place: Petrova Elementary School
School Group – Walking:
First Place: Bloomingdale Elementary School
Second Place: St. Bernard’s School
Independent Group – Float:
First Place: Saranac Village at Will Rogers
Second Place: Brothers of the Bush
Independent Group – Walking:
First Place: Lawn Chair Ladies
Second Place: The Canoodlers
Animal Group – Float:
First Place: High Peaks Animal Hospital
Second Place: N/A
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 Chamber of Commerce located at 193 River Street.
The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee, formally known as the Society for Promotion of Winter Carnival, Saranac Lake, Inc., is a not-for-profit 501(c)(4) organization of volunteers dedicated to planning and presenting an annual mid-winter festival.  This 10-day, communitywide event traces its roots to a one-day Winter Carnival held in 1897 by the Pontiac Club.  The Carnival honors its heritage every year by building an Ice Palace from blocks of ice harvested from Lake Flower’s Pontiac Bay, where carnival events have been traditionally held for generations.  For more information, visit the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival website at  The 2015 Winter Carnival took place February 6 – 15.
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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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2018-04-26 - Members of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee have chosen 'Prehistoric Park' as the theme for the 2019 Carnival.
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