Official Guide to the Greater Glens Falls Region including Washington, Warren and Northern Saratoga Counties

Glens Falls NY & The Glens Falls Region

Discover the towns and villages that make up the Glens Falls Region of Upstate NY including Fort Edward, Glens Falls, Lake Luzerne, Queensbury and South Glens Falls. Located 40 minutes north of Albany, the Glens Falls region offers scenic views, bustling "hometown" cities with comfortable lodging and hotels, restaurants, events and more. Most of the towns in the region are located right off of the Adirondack Northway (I-87) making it convenient to tour the region. Explore the different communities and read the historic past of the Glens Falls Region of Upstate NY!

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Valentine's Day Guide

Looking for the perfect gift, dinner location, or getaway destination? Check out the Glens Falls Region Valentine's Day Guide for some ideas!

Lake George Winter Carnival

One of the most popular winter events in the area is here! Make the short drive up to Lake George every weekend in February for the Winter Carnival.

Huge Concert News!

The Glens Falls Civic Center recently announced that a rising country music star will be paying a visit to our city in May. Tickets are on sale now!

2016 Winter Guide

Although there isn't much snow on the ground, there's still fun to be had this season! Check out our Winter Guide for some activities you can enjoy.

Area Events

Drop in and Draw - Every Saturday
Sat, Feb 13, 2016 | 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Every Saturday, our museum educator will be offering drawing classes in a different room of Hyde House.
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The Howl Trivia Night
Fri, Mar 4, 2016 | 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
The SUNY Adirondack Foundation invites you to a night of trivia and friendly competition in support of student scholarships. Last year's sold out crowd had an amazing time - don't miss out and register early!
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Woodturning - Live Edge Bowl with John Kingsley
Sun, Mar 6, 2016 | 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Come create a simple turned bowl that still looks and feels rustic due to its live edge. This course is targeted to those who have an interest in learning how to turn. The emphasis will be on learning how to use a lathe and tools safely and correctly. In this class, you will learn the basics of creating spindle-based objects and then work at turning your bowl. Leave the class with a lovely treasure that captures the "wild" feel of the Adirondacks! Some basic familiarity with woodturning is helpful. NOTE: For your safety: no loose fitting clothes, hair tied back, comfortable shoes, and no jewelry. If sensitive to wood dust registration for turning classes is not recommended.
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Shades of Nature with Teresa Breuer
Sat, Apr 9, 2016 until Sun, Apr 10, 2016 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Once you learn how to create one of these magnificent lampshades you will feel like you're out in the deep woods while you sit reading in your comfortable chair at night. The warmth and beauty of the light produced from the botanicals when the light is turned on is magical! This class is divided into two half-day sessions. The goal is to bring nature to life. You will create two lampshades using botanicals that can be found all around us in the Adirondacks, including cedar and ferns. These botanicals will be pressed, preserving their natural beauty. They can be admired only when the lamp is turned on and are hidden when the lamp is off. In addition to a shade, you will create two night-lights. All tools and materials will be provided - just bring your love for nature and some creativity.
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Adirondack Floral Art-Moss Vase & "Flowers" with Roberta Games
Sun, Apr 17, 2016 | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bring the look of the Adirondacks inside to enjoy all year. Students will learn to make pinecone "flowers" that along with twigs will embellish a medium sized vase and two votive holders (votives included). Dried grasses will be added to complete this beautiful, natural look.
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Perfect Pictures Every Time for Beginners with Carl Heilman II
Sat, Apr 30, 2016 | 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Understanding photography basics is the key to taking control of your camera, and knowing you got the shot when you were taking it. If you would like to take your skill level from shooting in Auto to having full control over your camera, this intensive class is for you! A step by step PowerPoint presentation helps teach the basic principles of photography including: camera options and set-up, peripheral equipment, image exposure and histograms, and will touch on shooting for HDR, and working with motion, depth of field, and composition. The class is paced to allow time for questions and interaction, with about half of the day in the classroom experimenting with the cameras, and the other half spent in the field, practicing camera techniques and shooting options. A comprehensive handout will include all the major points covered in the presentation. While the class instruction is mostly landscape based, these techniques and principles can be applied to all photographic situations.
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Adirondack Theatre Festival: PB&J Cafe - Stuart Little
Mon, Jul 18, 2016 | 12:00 PM
It’s about time kids get to have the same amount of fun in a theater that adults do! A revolutionary idea, the PB&J Café will give young theatre-goers the opportunity to order a meal from the cast of characters, participate in an art activity, dine during the live theatre performance, and come home with autographs from their favorite actors.
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Adirondack Theatre Festival: A Comedy Of Manors
Fri, Jul 22, 2016 | 7:30 PM
When the old Earl of Whitelingham dies, leaving debts in the millions and an estate about to foreclose, the family tries to save its future by doing what anyone would do: stealing a priceless (and hideous) painting and selling it on the black market. The only problem? Everyone thinks they’re working alone and no one knows which painting to steal. In just a single afternoon, countless identities are mistaken, crazy cats are hunted, paintings are set on fire (and maybe the cat too), and one accidental murder could save the day in this hysterical modern farce that will keep you laughing until the very end.
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Regional Towns

  • Mapped image of Glens Falls NYGlens Falls
    Discover Hometown USA, Glens Falls NY!
  • View of Queensbury NY on a mapQueensbury
    Visit Queensbury, NY - a bustling town sandwiched between Glens Falls and Lake George!
  • Map image of Fort EdwardFort Edward
    Learn more about the town of Fort Edward in Upstate NY!
  • Image of Lake LuzerneLake Luzerne
    Read more about the quaint area of Hadley - Lake Luzerne!
  • South Glens Falls New YorkSouth Glens Falls
    Learn more about the Village of South Glens Falls - a close knit community located in Upstate NY!

About Glens Falls Region

Explore Our Region!
Planning a visit to Glens Falls? From Washington County to Warren County to northern Saratoga, use our comprehensive guide to find everything this wonderful region has to offer! Find restaurants, events, community information and activities that fit your lifestyle! Visiting the area? Whether you are planning your next Adirondack summer season, or want to hit the trails in winter, you can find information on area hotels in and around Glens Falls as well as inns and resorts; restaurants, pubs and nightclubs, golf courses, shopping and day spas, arts and entertainment, activities, attractions and much more!