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!

"Good job, great site!"
"... Look at the site regularly... Great job!"

Fall Festivals

Looking for some fall fun? Check out some of the top fall festivals and events in the region - you'll be sure to find something for the whole family. Find everything fall in the Fall Guide!

Pumpkin Patches!

Get pumpkins for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and everything in between! Check out our Fall Guide for local pumpkin patches and more fall fun!

Area Events

Medicare Facts
Today | 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Open enrollment is fast approaching. Do you have Medicare questions? We have a Medicare expert that can simplify the options for Medicare Eligible Individuals. Program presented by Stephen Porto, Cool Insuring Agency. To register please call The Glens Falls Home, Inc. at 518.793.1494
Click for full details >>
Washington County Business Showcase
Thu, Oct 2, 2014 | 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Washington County Business Showcase is presented by the Washington County LDC and Tourism and highlights Washington County businesses and service providers to the businesses within the County. ~ This event is free to the public ~ Event and Premier sponsorship packages available ~ Exhibitor tables with numerous options available ~ Door prizes, appetizers & samples from local producers ~ Cash bar Discover the Opportunities in Your Backyard.
Click for full details >>
Switching Hands
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
This course is offered for people who are experiencing difficulty using their dominant hand due to age, illness or accident. It may also appeal to anyone wanting to be ambidextrous. The concept stresses spatial relationship on a broader scale rather than printing or cursive writing, making progress easier and more rapidly achieved. The method uses observational drawing with measurement and contour relationships to translate simple objects onto paper with a charcoal stick.The instructor, Tom O'Brien, is a professional artist and sculptor who has developed problems with his dominant hand and therefore trained his left hand to become proficient in everyday tasks.
Click for full details >>
All-Grain Beer Brewing
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 until Sat, Oct 18, 2014 | 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Wednesday, 6:30 to 8:30pm at the Wilton Center & Saturday, 9am to 3pm at Saratoga Zymurgist. This hands-on class is designed for the home brewer who would like to learn the world of all-grain brewing. Find out how working with grains will improve your beer making abilities. You will learn the benefits of doing a yeast starter, as well as how to ferment with lager yeast. Recipe formulation and how to calculate your efficiency will also be taught. You'll learn the specifics on how to brew an all-grain brew in the first class, and then you'll take that knowledge and brew on Saturday. After a fermenting time of 3-4 weeks, you will be invited back for bottling and take home a sample of the brew. Students must be 21 years of age to enroll in this class. Please bring your government- issued photo ID with you to the first class. This is an intermediate brewing class, so you should have some experience in home brewing. Please plan on bringing a lunch for Saturday's class. Pre-registration through SUNY Adirondack Continuing Education is required.
Click for full details >>
Long Time Courting in Concert
Thu, Oct 16, 2014 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
All-Woman band Long Time Courting brings their unique Celtic Roots sound to the Crandall Public Library Live! Folklife Concerts Join Boston-based quartet Long Time Courting for an evening of traditional and original music with evocative vocal harmonies and powerful instrumentals. The show takes place on Thursday October 16, 2014 at the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls. The show begins at 7:00 pm and tickets are FREE. Long Time Courting is an all-women supergroup featuring Shannon Heaton (flute, accordion, vocals) of Matt & Shannon Heaton and Childsplay, Liz Simmons (guitar, vocals) of Annalivia and the John Whelan Band, Valerie Thompson (cello, vocals) of Laura Cortese's Acoustic Project and Fluttr Effect, and Katie McNally (fiddle, vocals), also of Childsplay. Together as Long Time Courting, these four talented woman offer an extraordinary blend of neo-traditional Irish, Scottish and American music that showcases each musician's versatility, creativity, and mastery. Exquisite vocal harmonies combine with formidable instrumental prowess to create music that is both playful and richly satisfying. The members of the group are all seasoned performers, having toured with such notable acts as The John Whelan Band, Childsplay, Robbie O'Connell, Aoife Clancy, Laura Cortese's Acoustic Project, and Carlos Núñez. Flute player Shannon Heaton, a Chicago native, is well known for her work alongside her husband Matt Heaton, with whom she has spent the last ten years recording, performing, and touring on several continents. Irish American News dubbed her 2009 Female Musician of the Year, and LiveIreland called her latest album with Matt Heaton the "Trad Fusion Album of 2010." New Hampshire-ite and guitarist Liz Simmons is best known for her work with the Celtic Americana outfit Annalivia which she co-founded with husband Flynn Cohen. She also performs with the acclaimed Irish accordionist John Whelan, and her singing is featured in the film "Time and Charges" written and directed by Academy Award winner Ernest Thompson. Cellist Valerie Thompson hails from Kansas City and is an innovator of the folk and rock cello, as well as being a studied classical player. She is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music with a masters' degree from the New England Conservatory. Valerie can also be heard with Laura Cortese's Acoustic Project. Katie McNally is a New England Scottish fiddle champion and two-time runner up for the national title. She is a graduate of Tufts University where she studied traditional music from many cultures (including a semester in Scotland) and performs with the supergroup Childsplay as well as her own solo project. This past year she could also be seen touring with famed Galician piper Carlos Núñez.
Click for full details >>
Update Your Contract Bridge Skills
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This course is for bridge players who are familiar with the fundamentals of contract bridge but would like to improve their game. You will find yourself getting to better contracts after learning these methods! Each class will include one hour of instruction and one hour of play with prepared hands specific to that day's lesson.
Click for full details >>
Fall Aging Well Forum: Guidance for People Seeking Senior Services
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 | 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
The Glens Falls Home, Inc. in partnership with SUNY Adirondack is holding their annual Fall Aging Well Forum on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the SUNY Adirondack campus. This year's forum, Guidance for People Seeking Senior Services, will bring together professionals, seniors, adult children and caregivers to learn about the wide array of services available in the community. For more information, please call The Glens Falls Home, Inc. (518) 793-1494.
Click for full details >>
Post Star Holiday Parade
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 | 1:00 PM
The Annual Post Star Holiday Parade will take place on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, November 23, 2014. Maintaining the tradition of being held the Sunday before Thanksgiving, the parade will begin at 1:00 p.m. and will travel north on Route 9, starting at Carriage Traders and King Pin's Alley Family Fun Center through the village of South Glens Falls. The parade will showcase more than 110 entries which include community groups, bands, floats, marchers and costumed characters. The event concludes with a special guest, Santa Claus!
Click for full details >>

Read & Share

This building in Argyle will become the new home of Argyle Cheese FarmerBy Barbara Pinckney Marge Randles was close
Kicks for Pink!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Glens Falls Karate is putting forth all their efforts to kick the disease! Show your...
Discover downtown with something for everyone from shopping & dining, to arts & entertainment!
Piggy BankSave money to your favorite stores, restaurants, businesses and more with our local specials & coupons!
Enter to win tickets to Adirondack Pub and Brewery's 9th annual Oktoberfest on 10/18/2014!
Win 4 tickets to the Adirondack Stampede on November 7th/8th this year!
Enter to win local contests and giveaways - you could be a winner!
Find great things to do in Queensbury. From major attractions to shopping to outdoor fun, Queensbury NY has it all!
From movies to gourmet recipes to local news, our blogs are a great resource for local tips, tricks and answers!
Access more recent news and articles of interest GO »

Lodging Specials

Country Inn and Suites Lake George > Family Fun Package
Sleep Inn & Suites Lake George > Sunday Night Special
The Sagamore > Fall Dining Package
Country House Bed & Breakfast > Columbus Day Special!
Econo Lodge Lake George Downtown > Saratoga Race Track Special
The Lake George Windsor > Windsor Motel - four nights and continental breakfast for just $350 includes tax!!!

Local Coupons

The Spa Studio and Salon > $10 Off Any One Hour Massage or Facial
Indian Tepee Gift Shop > Free Gift or Christmas Ornament
Adirondack Skydiving Adventures, LLC > Bridal Party Discount!
Iron Pig BBQ > All You Can Eat
Elevation Pilates > Introductory Special for New Clients
Adirondack Technical Solutions > Free Network Assessment
Tango Fusion Dance Company > New Student Group Class - Introductory Class Offer
Rt. 9 Mini Storage Inc. > $5.00 OFF FIRST MONTH'S RENT
Willowood Acres Training > Free In-Home Evaluation ($100 Value)
Catseye Pest Control > $50 off Mice Removal!


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!