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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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!

Go Apple Picking!

Fall is here, which means it's apple season! Plan a day to pick apples and enjoy a cider donut (or two)! Find local orchards and more fall fun on our Fall Guide!

Area Events

Elder Law Summit
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 | 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Today's legal system is complex and the goal of the Summit is to help older adults, caregivers and professionals better understand the law and learn how to navigate the system. Topics to be covered in the Elder Law Summit include: 1) Nursing Home Transition & Diversion Medicaid Waiver, presented by James R. Burkett, Esq. 2) Long Term Care Insurance & NYS Partnership for Long Term Care, presented by Eileen Dunn, MS, CMC 3) Medicaid Managed Long Term Care Insurance, presented by Michael D. Dezik, Esq. 4) Chronic Care Medicaid (Nursing Home), presented by Dennis J. O'Connor, Esq. 5) Pooled Income Trusts presented by Maria G. Nowotny, Attorney at Law. Seating is limited and registration is required by calling The Glens Falls Home, Inc. 518.793.1494
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Switching Hands
Wed, Oct 8, 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.
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Kids Cupcake Decorating Creations
Mon, Oct 13, 2014 | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Pre-registration through SUNY Adirondack Continuing Education is required. Who doesn't love a deliciously sweet and beautifully decorated cupcake? Or maybe you have a young baker who wants to learn how to make fancy cakes. Learn the basics of cake decorating-how to fill a pastry bag, how to use pastry tips, and how to mix colors. Once you have practiced a variety of decorating techniques, you will choose your favorite design and show off your new skills on a pair of gourmet cupcakes just like the ones you might see in a fancy cupcakery!
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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.
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Update Your Contract Bridge Skills
Thu, Oct 30, 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.
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5 Hour Pre-licensing Course
Mon, Nov 3, 2014 | 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
This five-hour pre-licensing course is required by New York State Department of Motor Vehicles for all applicants who want to take a road test for a driver's license. A MV-278 completion certificate needed for road test appointments will be issued at the conclusion of this class. Students should arrive 10 minutes before class starts. Class starts promptly at 5pm. A New York State Learner's Permit is required and must be brought to class. Pre-registration is required through Continuing Education.
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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!
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The 39th Annual Saratoga Craft Marketplace
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 | 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
This is the 39th year for this popular craft marketplace that attracts 115 artisans and 2500 customers. The admission ticket includes special offers at downtown Saratoga merchants and 2 free raffle tickets. All proceeds benefit the Saratoga Center for the Family's mission to prevent & treat child abuse, neglect and trauma in our community.
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Lodging Specials


Sleep Inn & Suites Lake George > Dinner and a Movie Package
Country House Bed & Breakfast > Adirondack Balloon Festival
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!!!
The Sagamore > Fall Dining Package

Local Coupons


Cronin's Golf Resort > Wednesday Senior Special
Greenwich Floor Covering > Limited Time Offer!
R&T Antiques > Cash Bonus!
Adirondack Skydiving Adventures, LLC > Bridal Party Discount!
Tango Fusion Dance Company > New Student Group Class - Introductory Class Offer
The Spa Studio and Salon > $10 Off Any One Hour Massage or Facial
West Mountain > Fall Festival & Haunted Hayrides
Sunkiss Ballooning > Fall Coupon
Stored Technology Solutions, Inc > FREE 30 Day AVG Business Anti-Virus
Leaf Air LLC > One Hour Scenic Flight

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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!