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2016 Glens Falls Region Holiday Guide

Are you ready to celebrate the holiday season? The Glens Falls Region offers many local annual events, family fun, and multiple shopping destinations featuring the best gifts to buy someone for the holidays!

To help you prepare for the 2016 holiday season, our Glens Falls Region Holiday Guide is full of gift ideas, holiday tips, and ways to make the most out of this festive time of year!

Top Annual Events

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There are plenty of annual holiday events happening in the Glens Falls Region this season!

Check out a selection of them and get ready for holiday entertainment: See Top Annual Events »


2016 Holiday Events

tree with fruit ornamentCheck out our full list of 2016 holiday events in the area:

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North Country Gift Guide

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Wondering what to get someone on your list? Our 2016 North Country Holiday Gift Guide features a wide range of great gift ideas!

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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. Find local charities, volunteer, and give back this year!

Check Out Local Charities »

Decorating Inspiration

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Get your house ready for the holidays! Our decorating guide has tips for adding holiday cheer to your household.

View Holiday Decorating Guide »


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 holiday dishes that everyone will love!

Find Recipes & Meal Planning Tips »

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 to get you thinking.

Discover Stocking Stuffer Ideas »


Mother-In-Law? Check!


Don't know what to get your mother-in-law? Find out some of the most popular gift ideas and then determine what she would like best!

5 Popular Mother-In-Law Gift Ideas »

Eliminate Holiday Stress

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Don't let the holiday season overwhelm you! Plan ahead and check out our recommended tips for a stress-free holiday.

See Stress-Free Holiday Tips »


Holiday Trivia Challenge


Play holiday-themed games with the family this season! Use our Holiday Trivia Challenge as a starting point for your own fun game!

Go To Holiday Trivia Questions »

See The Glens Falls Region Winter Guide »      


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

  • 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 2017 boating season and visit the Great Upstate Boat Show!
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  • The 2017 Glens Falls Brewfest
    The Glens Falls Brewfest is a beer, wine, and cider tasting event that draws the best of the best local, regional, and national breweries, wineries, and cideries. This year the event will be held on April 1 and is conveniently located at the Queensbury Hotel!
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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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  • 7th Annual Winter Raptor Fest in Greenwich, NY
    Experience the wonder of flight when Friends of the IBA's 7th annual Winter Raptor Fest returns to the Washington County Fairgrounds on May 13 & 14. Exciting Live Bird of Prey programs introduce you to many of our native owls, hawks and falcons, including some of our most endangered species!
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  • 13th Annual Tour of the Battenkill
    The 13th Annual Tour of the Battenkill is America's largest one-day Pro/Am cycling race. Cyclists compete over 65+ miles of rolling terrain on both dirt and paved roads as they travel through the world famous Battenkill Valley. Set in early spring, the race courses includes covered bridges, family farms, and rural villages along the many challenging backcountry roads that traverse Southern Washington County, New York.
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