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Winter Carnival in the News

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




Chicago Tribune - A Globetrotter's Guide to the World's Big Events in 2020

MSN - Affordable Winter Fun in Every State - New York

Forbes Travel - Exhilarating Winter Festivals to Celebrate the Season

MSN - Stunning Images of the World's Amazing Ice and Snow Festivals

Ice Palace, A Love Letter - Documentary Film by Mark Burns

NBC - 80 Year Old Saw Behind Ice Cutting for Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace  

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

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 - 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
Casella Waste Systems Inc.
North Country Community College
Hotel Saranac
Adirondack Bank
Taylor Rental
American Management Association
Can-Am Rugby Tournament
Tops Friendly Markets
Adirondack Health
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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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