CHANGE!!! The parade will begin at the firehouse on Broadway so there will be NO PARKING from the firehouse to Ampersand Avenue!
The Ice Palace will be closed until damages can be repaired

Winter Carnival Accepting Parade and Vendor Applications

SARANAC LAKE – Applications for vendors and parade performers participating during the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival are now available online at www.saranaclakewintercarnival.com. Applications can also be picked up at the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 193 River Street.

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival will take place on February 3-12, 2017 featuring an "Adirondack Wildlife" theme. The Gala Parade will take place on Saturday, February 11 and there will be trophies awarded for floats and walking units in six different categories (Business, Civic or Volunteer Group, Youth Group, School Group, Independent Group and Animal Unit) as well as the Louis Fobare Trophy for Best in Parade. Parade participants are encouraged to start their planning now. Entries are rated on the following: theme (matches "Adirondack Wildlife" theme), sound system, live music, choreography, costumes, float decoration, creativity and unusual item. Completed parade applications should be e-mailed to parade@saranaclakwintercarnival.com or mailed to the Winter Carnival Committee at P.O. Box 829, Saranac Lake, NY 12983 no later than February 8.

The Winter Carnival Committee will hold a public drawing for 2-3 judging seats to be chosen randomly for an opportunity to be part of the parade judging panel. Judges remain outside on the viewing platform during the parade. Anyone over 18 years old who would like to be a judge should submit their name, phone number, mailing address and email address to parade@saranaclakwintercarnival.com, or send by mail to the Winter Carnival Committee, Attn: Judging, no later than February 4.

All vendors participating during the carnival are required to complete a vendor agreement form and mail it or drop it off at the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce by January 28. Any vendor serving food or beverages will also be responsible for securing an operating permit from the New York State Department of Health at least 30 days before the event. This permit must be displayed to appropriate officials upon request. For more information about vendors, contact Robin Johnson at (518) 327-3071.

"We encourage people to get their applications in early so they can join the festivities of Winter Carnival," said Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Chairman Jeff Branch.

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History Hut and Giftshop
2022-01-16 - The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee is extremely proud to introduce the History Hut & Gift shop. Located during carnival at the Lake Flower boat launch, the History Hut will display photos and memorabilia of Carnivals past and present. The gift shop will sell Carnival related items such as buttons, flags, posters among other desirable keep sakes.
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