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2015 Glens Falls Region Holiday Guide

It's that time of year again and Glens Falls, NY and the surrounding area are ready to get you in the holiday spirit! The region has annual events, festive family fun, and shopping destinations for all your gifts and decorating needs! Get ready for the holidays and celebrate the season right here in Glens Falls!

Top Annual Events

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You won't want to miss these annual holiday events in the Glens Falls Region!

They have been going on for years and are extremely popular, including...

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2015 Holiday Events

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Local Gift Ideas

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Wondering what to get someone on your list? Our Gift Guide offers tips on great gifts you can find right here in the Glens Falls Region!

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Give Back This Season

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Don't forget to think of those who are less fortunate this holiday season. Learn about local charities and find out what you can do to give back this year!

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Decorating Inspiration

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Get your house ready for the season! Our Holiday Decorating Guide has lots of tips for decorating based on your preferred style.

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Holiday Meal Planning

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There is nothing better than a home cooked meal during the holidays. Here are some recipes and tips for hosting a holiday meal that everyone will love!

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100 Stocking Stuffers

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Fill your family's stockings with a few surprises! We've gathered tons of simple ideas for men, women and children.

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Holiday Trivia Challenge


See if you can complete the lyrics in this holiday trivia game that will keep your friends and family guessing!

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Eliminate Holiday Stress

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Don't let the season overwhelm you. Read our tips for a stress-free holiday!

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Mother-In-Law? Check!


We've pulled together some great tips along with a few gift ideas for your mother-in-law.

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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!

Regional Events

  • NYSPHSAA Basketball Championships
    The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) comprises over 700 high schools, divided into eleven (11) geographical sections from all over New York State except New York City.
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  • The 2016 Glens Falls Brewfest
    The Glens Falls Brewfest is a beer and ale tasting event that draws the best of the best local breweries! This year the event will be held on March 19, conveniently located at the Queensbury Hotel!
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  • The Great Upstate Boat Show In Queensbury NY
    Dreaming of summer fun out on the water? Tubing, fishing, or simply cruising and enjoying your surroundings? Then get prepared for the 2016 boating season and visit the Great Upstate Boat Show!
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  • The Rotary 5K & Corporate Challenge
    Calling on all runners and walkers! The Glens Falls Rotary annually hosts a 5K road race in April each year. The race is held at the SUNY Adirondack campus on Bay Road in Queensbury, and the course is mostly flat and fast with just one small hill. This year the club has selected the Chapman Historical Museum and the Greater Glens Falls Senior Citizen Center to be the beneficiaries of the event.
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  • 6th Annual Winter Raptor Fest in Fort Edward, NY
    Experience the wonder of flight as hawks and falcons demonstrate their aerial agility at Friends of the IBA's 6th annual Winter Raptor Fest! Meet and learn about many of the owls, hawks and falcons of the Washington County Grasslands Important Bird Area, including our most endangered species.
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