See you at next year's Saranac Lake Winter Carnival!
February 2-11, 2018!

Winter Carnival in the News

Here's what people are saying about the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival
2011 fireworks
photo by Mark Kurtz Photography



Trip Advisor
Published: January 2017
Title: Where to Go for 5 Quintessential Winter Activities

ICE, A Love Story
Published: January 2017
Movie: Mark Burns, Film Editor and Producer

Published: January 2017
Television Ad: New York. It's All Here. It's Only Here.

Chicago Tribune
Published: December 2016
Title: 60 Things to See in 2017

Resorts and Lodges
Published: December 2016
Title: 10 Days of Fun and Celebrating the Season

Fodor's Travel
Published: November 2016
Title: America's Coolest Winter Festivals

The Weather Channel
Published: February 2016
Title: Live with Stephanie Abrams

ABC News - Good Morning America
Published: February 2015
Title: The Amazing Way Volunteers Built the 'Hotel Saranac' Ice Palace in New York

Fodor’s Travel
Published: February 2015
Title: 10 Amazing Ice Castles Around the World

Conde Nast Traveler
Published: January 2015
Title: Worlwide Winter Wonderlands: The 10 Most Spectacular Cold-Weather Festivals

Adirondack Life Magazine
Published: January/February 2015
Title: Celebrate Winter! 

Published: November 2014
Title: Cover Page of the Official New York State Travel Guide - Winter 2014/2015

Travel Channel
Published: February 2014
Title: Hot Topics: Things to do in February

North Country Public Radio"Harvesting ice for the Winter Carnival Ice Palace," photos by Mark Kurtz

WCAX-TV Ice Palace news story (January 2014)

The Guardian "Huge ice castle under construction in United States – video" (January 2014)

Parade Magazine
Published: January 2014
Title: North America's Coolest Winter Festivals
Published: December 2013
Title: Top 6 Wonderful Winter Festivals

Fox News
Published: December 2013
Title: North America's Coolest Winter Festivals

New York Times
Published: December 2013
Title: "In Transit" Calendar Coming Events

Fodor's Travel
Published: December 2013
Title: 7 Quirky American Winter Festivals

Family Fun Magazine
Published: December 2013
Title: 12 Fun Winter Festivals for Families
Published: December 2013
Title: Top 10 Winter Wonderlands

The Weather Channel
Published: February 2013
Title: National television coverage at the Ice Palace and interviews in Saranac Lake and Lake Placid.

National Geographic Traveler Magazine
Published: January/February 2012 Issue
Title: Winter Festivals


Top Sponsors
Hotel Saranac
Cape Air
Guide Boat Realty
Adirondack Bank
Taylor Rental
American Management Association
Can-Am Rugby Tournament
Casella Waste Systems Inc.
2017 Sponsor WNBZ
2017 NCPR Sponsor
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Recent Info/News
Winter Carnival Seeks Volunteers
2017-09-12 - Members of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee are seeking volunteers to help them plan and facilitate the next 10-day festival, set for February 2-11, 2018.
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Celebrating its 121th anniversary in 2018.
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