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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

tree with fruit ornamentCheck out our full list of holiday events in the region:

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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

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  • 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

  • 2015 Hometown Holidays Celebration
    As part of Hometown Holidays, Downtown Glens Falls businesses will have refreshments and festive fun activities on Friday, December 4th! The streets will be filled with families enjoying entertainment -- like carolers, live reindeer, and even Saxophone Santa!
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  • 24th Annual North Country Festival of Trees
    Kick off the holiday season and start getting in the spirit with The North Country Festival of Trees at the Queensbury Hotel!
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  • The Adirondack Ballet Theater Presents: The Nutcracker
    The magic of the holidays come alive with the critically acclaimed Adirondack Ballet Theater's 24th annual presentation of Tchaikovsky's timeless holiday ballet, "The Nutcracker". In their 12th year as the resident dance company of the Charles Wood Theater, this holiday favorite showcases students ages 5-18, alumni, and professional guest artists. Plus, this year's show features exciting new choreography. Audience members of all ages will delight in Clara's enchanted dream and magical adventure!
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  • YPO After Hours
    Network with up and coming, business savvy, young professionals in our local region! Meet, mix and mingle with rising stars from a variety of industries. This event will showcase the Hyde Museum with information about the Art culture we have here in Glens Falls. There will be craft beverage tastings throughout with complimentary food tastings from your favorite restaurants. This will be an opportunity to network with other Young Professionals while you learn what a cultural jewel this is in our region.
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  • Chowderfest 2016 in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Chowderfest 2016 in Saratoga Springs NY! Come enjoy samples of chowder from over 50 local restaurants in Saratoga. Once you taste them all you can vote for your favorite! Bring your furry friend for a bowl of chowder just for them!
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