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Winter Carnival

Winter Carnival royalty dinner returns

SARANAC LAKE — This year’s grand marshal reception and royalty dinner returns Tuesday, Feb. 8 at the Saranac Waterfront Lodge. The grand marshal reception will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. and is a free event to welcome the 2022 Winter Carnival Grand Marshal and Royalty. Snacks will be ...

Volunteers keep Ice Palace momentum strong

SARANAC LAKE — By the end of this past weekend, the Winter Carnival Ice Palace was on the rise. Every day, around 50 volunteers turned out to cut ice blocks, yank them from the lake and start stacking them on the shore of Lake Flower. By Sunday afternoon, the walls were going up and the ...

Winter Carnival committee raffles Trudeau buttons

The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee announced Monday that it will be raffling off a complete set of Garry Trudeau’s winter carnival buttons spanning from 1981 to 2022. Those who donate $10 to the committee will be entered in the drawing on May 5, National Cartoonist Day. The ...

New Winter Carnival suncatcher event debuts this year

A new Winter Carnival event that will showcase ice suncatchers is debuting this year. Local business owner Diane Miller, of Prescription Sewing, is inviting the community to participate, make their own suncatchers and show off their artistic talent. The participant whose entry garners the ...

Winter Carnival Shoebox float contest returns

SARANAC LAKE — A Winter Carnival event born during last year’s pared down carnival is returning this year. The Village Mercantile, formerly the Community Store of Saranac Lake, has announced the 2022 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Shoebox Float Contest is on. Last year, Winter Carnival ...