Congratulations to Merle Smith of Saranac Lake for being the winner of the 2021 Winter Carnival Poster signed by Gary Trudeau!
We'll see you next year!

2017 Winter Carnival Queen

Anita Meserole
2017 Queen Anita Meserole Bio Pic

Our 2017 Winter Carnival Queen was born and raised in Queens, New York. She moved to Saranac Lake in the early 1980's to be near her children. She received the "Distinguish Community Leader" award from the Girl Scouts of New York in 2013, for demonstrating outstanding contributions over a period of time to her community as a role model, community leader and mentor. Her volunteering includes: Adirondack Medical Center Gift Shop, High Peaks Hospice, Saranac Lake Youth Center, Methodist Church Wednesday Night Community Dinner, Saranac Lake Adult Center, Vermontville Food Pantry, Pendragon Volunteer, Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Judge and Headquarters Volunteer, Bloomingdale Fire Department Auxiliary, Literacy Volunteer – Franklin and Essex County and Bloomingdale School Reading Program. She is involved as a member of many Organizational Boards: Senior Overlook Apartments, Treasurer for Bloomingdale Methodist Church and Saranac Lake Adult Center. Her first job here in Saranac Lake was with the Hotel Saranac Bake Shop. She worked very closely with many Paul Smith's College students. Ten years before retiring she was promoted to Baker. She is the very proud Mother of 5 children, Marlene, Marc, Rhonda, Jon and Caroleigh, a proud grandmother to 12 Grand Children, and 7 Great Grand Children.

2017 Royalty
Top Sponsors
Guide Boat Realty
Casella Waste Systems Inc.
North Country Community College
Hotel Saranac
Taylor Rental
Adirondack Bank
Stewarts
American Management Association
Can-Am Rugby Tournament
Tops Friendly Markets
Adirondack Health
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Meet the Winter Carnival royalty.
Recent Info/News
2021 Carnival Theme is 'Mask-erade'
2020-09-15 - Members of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee, and members of the public who attended the committee meeting on September 15, have chosen ‘Mask-erade' as the theme for the 2021 Carnival.
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