Long Lake Winter CarnivalLong Lake, N.Y. – On Saturday, January 13th at noon, the 22nd 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 in Show. Sleds can be made with cardboard, paint, wax and tape. Racing categories are for individuals and for teams.There will be a bonfire as well as ice skating and sledding available all day.

Other events throughout the day include a Fashion Competition. Don your best and most outlandish winter outfits. Team themes are encouraged. Other events include: Town-Wide Photo, the GT Racer Race, Kids Balloon Chase, , Men’s Feats of Strength, the Ladies Frying Pan Toss, and fireworks at 6:00p.m. All events are free.

The Ice Farm will be installing an ice sculpture garden sponsored by local businesses, organizations, and individuals.

Schedule of Events – All times subject to change without notice. The Long Lake Fire Department will provide complimentary hot food. This event happens snow, rain, or sunshine. All times subject to change without notice.

Schedule of Events 

12pm - Winter Carnival Begins/Bonfire Lighting - Ice Sculpture Installation Begins

12:30pm Coronation

1:00pm Cardboard Sled Races (Divisions for all ages)

1:45pm Town-Wide Photograph with Royalty - immediately following Cardboard Sled Races** (could be earlier, could be later!) Join us! 

2:00pm Kids Balloon Chase for Ages 9 and under

2:15pm GT Racer Race (Divisions for all ages)

2:30 pm Men's Caber Toss  - 18 and Up

3:00pm Ladies Frying Pan Toss 18 and up

Break - Ice Skating and Sledding Continue

5pm Little Bus Runs 518-524-3106

On Friday, January 12th there will be live music featuring Scotty Evans from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Long View Lodge. On Saturday, January 13th enjoy live music by The Altered Tones 8 p.m. to 10 p.m at the Long Lake Diner in Long Lake, NY. The Long Lake Little Bus will be running until last call so hop aboard and get out and have some fun!

The Mt. Sabattis Recreation Center, Geiger Arena is located at 6 Pavilion Way on Deerland Road, NYS Route 30 in Long Lake, NY. Parking available in the lower parking lot, along South Hill Road, Owls Head Lane and at the Post Office after 12p.m. There will be free shuttle service running starting at 5 p.m. until late night to and from the event location and pickups throughout town. Call 518-524-3106 for a ride. Open to the public.  

For more information about Long Lake, www.mylonglake.com or call 518-624-3077.