Due to weather deteriorating the Ice Palace, it was taken down on 2/25.
We'll see you at the 2021 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival on 2/5-2/14!

Winter Carnival Buttons & Posters

Sales from buttons & posters designed by Garry Trudeau support the Winter Carnival.
2020 Button Poster
photo by Gary Trudeau



buttons by Garry Trudeau

The collectible button designed by "Doonesbury" cartoonist Garry Trudeau for the 2020 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival is now on sale! Trudeau, who was raised in Saranac Lake, has been creating our button design since 1981 to benefit the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival.

The button costs $5 and is available at the following local merchants: Adirondack Bank (Main Street and Church Street), Adirondack Carousel, Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Adirondack Medical Center Gift Shop, Adirondack Wine & Liquor, Amanda's Village Motel, Ampersound, Bear Essentials Apparel, Belvedere Restaurant, Blue Line Sports, Blue Moon Cafe, Coakley Home and Hardware, Community Bank (Lake Flower Avenue and Broadway), Eco Living, Fusion Market, Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn, Goody Goody's, Hex and Hops, Higher Peaks Glassworks, Hyde's Nice N Easy (Lake Flower Avenue and Broadway), Hotel Saranac, Janie's For Hair, Kinney Drugs, Lakeview Deli, McKenzie's Grille, NBT Bank, Origin Coffee, Rice Furniture, Rusty Nail, Saranac Lake Adult Center, Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, Saranac Lake Wine & Liquor, Saranac Village at Will Rogers, T.F. Finnigan, The Village Mercantile, TOPS Markets, Waterhole, Woods and Waters.

Buttons will also be sold during Winter Carnival at its gift shop and headquarters located at the ROOST Office at 193 River Street.  After carnival, buttons can be purchased by mail order or at the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 39 Main Street in the Town Hall.

MAIL ORDER - buttons


Buttons are available through mail order by contacting Barb Martin at (518) 891-2382. The address to send payment for buttons is: Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee, Attention: Barb Martin, PO Box 566, Saranac Lake, NY 12983. Do not send payment to this address until you speak with Barb Martin first as some buttons may not be available. 

Past Winter Carnival buttons are also available for $5 through mail order by contacting Barb Martin at (518) 891-2382.  There is an additional cost for shipping based on quantity of buttons ordered: 1-4 - $4, 5-8 - $6, 9 or more - $7 (prices subject to change).   The address to send payment for buttons is: Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, PO Box 566, Saranac Lake, NY 12983. Do not send payment to this address until you speak with Barb Martin first as some buttons may not be available.

Posters by Garry Trudeau

In 2012, Garry Trudeau began designing collectible posters (17" x 25") as fundraisers for the benefit of Winter Carnival. 

Trudeau signed 100 posters which cost $70 each including tax. There is an additional cost for shipping if local pick-up is not possible. Signed posters are available to purchase starting January 2, on or after that date you can contact Jeff Dickson by e-mail at casjdcksn@aol.com or by phone at (518) 891-4344. Those who have purchased signed posters in the past should contact Mr. Dickson to continue the numbered series. Unclaimed numbered posters will be made available to the public on a first come/first served basis. Contact Mr. Dickson to be placed on the waiting list.

A raffle will be held for signed poster #1. Sales are limited to 100 raffle tickets at a cost of $5 each. Tickets are available from Mr. Dickson until the opening of carnival on January 31, and then they're available at carnival headquarters and gift shop (193 River Street) until the carnival ends on February 9.  **UPDATE: Congrats to Nancy and Larry Cohen of Denville, NJ who won the raffle for signed poster #1 by Garry Trudeau! Thanks to all who participated in the raffle; it's one of the fundraisers that helps to keep the Carnival going.**

Unsigned posters are for sale at Ampersound (52 Main Street) beginning on 12/20 and at the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce (39 Main Street) beginning on 12/26, payment is by cash only. They will also be sold at our headquarters and gift shop during Winter Carnival. The cost for an unsigned poster is $15 including tax. In addition to current year posters, some prior year unsigned posters are still available for $10. Years 2012 and 2017 are completely sold out.  To purchase a poster by mail, contact Mr. Dickson. There is an additional cost for shipping.

Top Sponsors
Guide Boat Realty
Casella Waste Systems Inc.
North Country Community College
Hotel Saranac
Taylor Rental
Adirondack Bank
American Management Association
Can-Am Rugby Tournament
Tops Friendly Markets
Adirondack Health
Featured Sponsor
Guide Boat Realty
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Gala Parade Results
2020-02-10 - The Saranac Lake Gala Parade, sponsored by Casella Waste Systems and North Country Community College, took place on February 8. The results of the parade 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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