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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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    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

  • Annual Glens Falls Wiener Walk
    Live free, live long! Don't miss the Annual Glens Falls Wiener Walk part of the Glens Falls Memorial Day Parade.
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  • Glens Falls Memorial Day Parade
    From the Civil War Monument on Glen Street to Crandall Park Pond Glens Falls, NY
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  • Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival In Cambridge NY
    The Cambridge community is gearing up for the 16th Annual Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival, set for Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5, 2016.
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  • LARAC June Arts Festival
    The 45th Annual Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) June Arts Festival returns to Downtown Glens Falls' City Park on June 18 and 19, 2016. The June Arts Festival is one of the premier summer events in the southern Adirondack Region, drawing crowds of 20,000. The Festival features about 200 exhibitors offering shoppers a variety of products such as jewelry, home items, food items, fine art, textiles, garden decorations, etc- the event takes place rain or shine. The festival also includes not for profit booths, arts demonstrations, children’s activities, food concessions, and live entertainment by local musicians. The June Arts Festival is free and open to the public, 10 am-5 pm both days
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  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: Island Song
    The rush of the city keeps rhythmic time, and five young people traveling down uncertain paths are caught up in the pulse of life in New York. This inspiring new musical from the acclaimed songwriting duo, Carner & Gregor, examines the struggle of finding love, the struggle of finding success, and above all, the struggle of finding yourself in a big city where everyone seems somehow interconnected.
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