We’ll see you on February 1-10, 2019!
The 2019 theme is 'Prehistoric Park'!
Ice Palace construction started on 1/17!

Winter Carnival in the News

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




Expedia - The Best Place to Travel to in February

Travel + Leisure - The Best Places to Travel in the U.S. in February

Trip Advisor - Best Winter Vacations in America to Experience the  Season's Magic

Forbes Travel - 23 Reasons to Travel This Winter

Lonely Planet - Cold Weather Adirondack Adventures

Travel + Leisure - Best Winter Festivals 

Trip Advisor - Where to Go for 5 Quintessential Winter Activities

ICE, A Love Story - Movie by Mark Burns, Film Editor and Producer

I LOVE NY - Television Ad: New York. It's All Here. It's Only Here.

Chicago Tribune - 60 Things to See in 2017

Fodor's Travel - America's Coolest Winter Festivals

The Weather Channel - Live with Stephanie Abrams

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

Fodor’s Travel  - 10 Amazing Ice Castles Around the World

Conde Nast Traveler - Worlwide Winter Wonderlands: The 10 Most Spectacular Cold-Weather Festivals

Adirondack Life Magazine - Celebrate Winter! 

I LOVE NY - Cover Page of the Official New York State Travel Guide - Winter 2014/2015

Travel Channel - Hot Topics: Things to do in February

North Country Public Radio - Harvesting ice for the Winter Carnival Ice Palace

The Guardian - Huge ice castle under construction in United States

Parade Magazine - North America's Coolest Winter Festivals

Fox News - North America's Coolest Winter Festivals

New York Times - "In Transit" Calendar Coming Events

Fodor's Travel - 7 Quirky American Winter Festivals

Family Fun Magazine - Title: 12 Fun Winter Festivals for Families

Realtor.com - Top 10 Winter Wonderlands

The Weather Channel - National television coverage at the Ice Palace

National Geographic Traveler Magazine - Winter Festivals

Top Sponsors
Guide Boat Realty
Hotel Saranac
Adirondack Bank
Taylor Rental
American Management Association
Can-Am Rugby Tournament
Casella Waste Systems Inc.
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Recent Info/News
Ice Palace Construction to Begin
2019-01-15 - Construction of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace is scheduled to begin on January 17.
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