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20th Long Lake Winter Carnival
January 15 @ 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
On Saturday, January 15th at noon, the 20th Long Lake Winter Carnival will be held at Mt. Sabattis Recreation Center in Long Lake, NY.
Events begin with a coronation of the King and Queen of the Moonlighter’s Snowmobile Club followed by a slate of fun family friendly events. The Cardboard Sled Races start at 1p.m. with prizes awarded for speed and overall award for Best Decoration. Sleds can be made with cardboard, paint, wax and tape. Racing categories are for individuals and for teams. The ice skating rink and sledding hill will be open throughout the day.
Other events throughout the day include a Fashion Competition with prizes for the Best Winter Carnival Outer Gear. Don your best and most creative winter outfits, team themes are encouraged! Other events includes a Town-Wide Photo, Kids Balloon Chase, Goalie’s Day Off, Men’s Feats of Strength, the Ladies Frying Pan Toss, and fireworks at 6:30p.m. All events are free.
The Ice Farm will be carving ice sculptures all day long. There are 11 businesses and organizations who will be featured in the Sabattis Ice Sculpture Garden. There will also be a sculpture installation at the Long Lake Town Beach and a sculpture installed adjacent to the Raquette Lake Tap Room.
New for 2022, there will be 20th Anniversary Winter Carnival T-shirts available for $20 each. All proceeds from the sales will benefit the 2022 Long Lake Healthy Living initiative emphasizing support for our outdoor parks and recreation trails.
Schedule of Events ** All Times Subject to Change without Notice!
12p.m. Winter Carnival Kick off, Ice Sculpture Installation Begins, Registration opens, and outdoor lunch served by the Long Lake Fire Department and T-Shirt Sales open!
12:15p.m. Coronation of Moonlighter’s King and Queen
12:30p.m. Winter Fashion Competition – ANYTHING GOES
1:00 p.m. Cardboard Sled Races
1:45p.m. Town Wide Photo
2:00p.m. Balloon Chase for Kids 9 and under
2:30 p.m. Men Feats of Strength Caber Toss
3:00p.m. Ladies Frying Pan Toss
4:00p.m. Free skating and sledding and bonfire
5:00p.m. LITTLE BUS Free Transportation, please call 518-524-3106 ** MASKS REQUIRED