Winter Carnival

Some members of the Bevilacqua family
(Photo provided)

Bevilacqua family named Winter Carnival Grand Marshal

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee chose the Bevilacqua Family as its 2018 Grand Marshal for the Gala Parade on Feb. 10. The Bevilacquas have been an active part of the community for many generations. The Bevilacquas have made Saranac Lake their home since Carl ...

The 2018 Winter Carnival poster was designed by Doonebury cartoonist Garry Trudeau, who grew up in Saranac Lake.

Winter Carnival poster features snowshoes, Ice Palace

SARANAC LAKE — Snowshoes and the Ice Palace — those are two things revealed on the poster for this year’s Saranac Lake Winter Carnival that were not on the cropped button image released Monday. Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau, who grew up in Saranac Lake and is the great-grandson ...

Winter Carnival Grand Marshal Reception and Royalty Dinner

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee invites the public to the Grand Marshal Reception and Royalty Dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at the Hotel Saranac, 100 Main St. The Grand Marshal Reception will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. and is a free event to welcome the 2018 Winter ...

The 2018 Winter Carnival poster was designed by Doonebury cartoonist Garry Trudeau, who grew up in Saranac Lake.

Winter Carnival poster reveals snowshoes, Ice Palace

SARANAC LAKE — Snowshoes and the Ice Palace — those are two things revealed on the poster for this year’s Saranac Lake Winter Carnival that were not on the cropped button image released Monday. Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau, who grew up in Saranac Lake and is the great-grandson ...

The 2018 Winter Carnival button was designed by Doonebury cartoonist Garry Trudeau, who grew up in Saranac Lake.

2018 ‘Adirondack Festival’ Winter Carnival button unveiled

SARANAC LAKE — “Doonesbury” cartoonist Garry Trudeau has released his button design for the 2018 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival. Using the Winter Carnival’s designated theme “Adirondack Festival,” Trudeau’s illustration shows “Doonesbury” character Zonker hiking with a ...

The 2018 Winter Carnival button was designed by Doonebury cartoonist Garry Trudeau, who grew up in Saranac Lake.

“Adirondack Festival” Winter Carnival button unveiled

SARANAC LAKE — “Doonesbury” cartoonist Garry Trudeau has released his button design for the 2018 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival. Using the Winter Carnival's designated theme “Adirondack Festival,” Trudeau's illustration shows “Doonesbury” character Zonker hiking with a backpack ...

Cold closes airport, aids Ice Palace

SARANAC LAKE — Continuing subzero temperatures are halting the flow of flights at the Adirondack Regional Airport, preparing Lake Flower for Ice Palace construction and giving the village Department of Public Works a change of pace. - Airport - At the Adirondack Regional Airport ...

Nominations sought for Winter Carnival king, queen

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee is currently seeking nominations from the public for the 2018 Winter Carnival king and queen. The king and queen selection is based upon volunteerism within the community. Candidates should demonstrate a long-term and broad-based ...

Winter Carnival accepting Gala Parade applications

SARANAC LAKE — Applications for parade performers participating during the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival are now available online at www.saranaclakewintercarnival.com. Applications can also be picked up at the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 39 Main Street. The Saranac Lake Winter ...

Applications online for 2018 Winter Carnival vendors

SARANAC LAKE — Applications for vendors participating during the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival are now available online at www.saranaclakewintercarnival.com. Applications can also be picked up at the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 39 Main Street. The Saranac Lake Winter ...

Broadway is packed with people watching the 2016 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Gala Parade.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Carnival adjusts theme to be culturally sensitive

SARANAC LAKE — Organizers of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival have decided to modify next year’s theme after an earlier choice of theme was rejected by some who found it culturally insensitive. Instead of “Adirondack Fiesta,” the theme will be “Adirondack Festival” in February ...

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Winter Carnival seeks volunteers

SARANAC LAKE — Members of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee seek volunteers to help them plan and facilitate the next 10-day festival, set for Feb. 2-11, 2018. There are many areas that people can help either in the planning before or during the carnival. Volunteers are ...

Carnival theme still ‘Fiesta,’ for now

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee is sticking with a controversial “Adirondack Fiesta” theme for next year’s event, but it will review the theme again in September. Members of the group’s Executive Committee held a 90-minute meeting behind closed doors ...

‘Adirondack Fiesta’ picked as carnival theme

SARANAC LAKE — After an intense and thought-provoking hour-long debate Wednesday night, Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee members picked “Adirondack Fiesta” as the theme of next year’s carnival. It received the most votes among five possible theme choices, despite concerns ...

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5 Winter Carnival themes to choose from

SARANAC LAKE — The Winter Carnival Committee on Tuesday offered the public five options to discuss for next year’s theme: ¯ Frozen Fiesta ¯ Under the Big Top ¯ Candy Carnival ¯ Totally ’80s ¯ Chinese New Year. People will be able to vote for their favorite of the five ...

Winter Carnival Results

Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Results Children’s Skating Races At Saranac Lake Civic Center Friday, Feb. 10 Girls Kindergarten — 1. Addison Colby Second grade — 1. Rachel Rozon, 2. Trinity Martell Third grade — 1. Lauryn Caldwell, 2. Stephanie Kilbourney-Hill, 3. Alexa ...

Aggie Pelletieri, dressed as a deer, jumps for joy as she marches with the Kiwanis Club of Saranac Lake float in the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Gala Parade Saturday. Kiwanis won two trophies: one for best civic/volunteer group float and the Louis Fobare Memorial Trophy for the best float in the parade.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Wildlife-themed Saranac Lake Winter Carnival comes to a close

SARANAC LAKE — The Winter Carnival Gala Parade always has a wild atmosphere, but Saturday’s parade took it to another level. A menagerie of colorful and creative Adirondack critters marched down Broadway and Main Street, greeted by throngs of furry and friendly onlookers ...

Members of the Kiwanis Club of Saranac Lake hold the Louis Fobare Memorial Trophy for the best float in the parade, awarded to them at the Harrietstown Town Hall. From left are Keith Freeman, Ricky Sullivan, Jason Borden and Aggie Pelletieri.
(Enterprise photo — Chris Knight)

Gala Parade winners announced

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Gala Parade results are as follows . Louis Fobare Memorial Trophy Best of Show Saranac Lake Kiwanis Club Business Group — Float First place: The Nature ...