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2023 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival
February 3 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sporting activities pack the schedule of events at the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival. Traditional winter sports include snowshoeing and nordic ski racing at the Dewey Mountain Cross-Country Ski Center, innertube and alpine ski races at the Mount Pisgah Ski Center, and skating races and hockey games. There is also a series of non-traditional winter sports such as Snowflake Volleyball played in knee-deep snow at the Civic Center, Snowshoe Softball played at the Elks Field, Ultimate Frisbee Games in the snow at the Petrova athletic fields, Firemen’s Broomball at the Civic Center, a curling exhibition on Pontiac Bay, and an exhibition of woodsmen’s logging skills with Paul Smith’s College students at Riverside Park.
A number of cultural activities are also part of the schedule, including concerts, theatrical performances, a chocolate festival, indoor and outdoor movie nights, and the annual Rotary Club Variety Show.
The centerpiece of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival is the Ice Palace, built on the shore of Lake Flower’s Pontiac Bay at the state boat launch
The theme this year is “Roman around Carnival.”
Schedule of events and more info HERE.