The Ice Palace is closed to the public due to warm weather degrading it.
It will still be lit at night and you can view it from behind the barrier.
DO NOT ENTER IT! We will update here when we know what date it will be taken down.

Winter Carnival in the News

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

 

MEDIA COVERAGE

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

I LOVE NY
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! 

I LOVE NY
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

About.com
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

Realtor.com
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

 

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Winter Carnival Gala Parade Results
2017-02-12 - 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.
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