Glens Falls Civic Center

1 Civic Center Plaza, on Glen Street in Glens Falls, NY

The Glens Falls Civic Center, located in downtown Glens Falls, is a multi-purpose sporting and events arena. The arena seats 4,774 and was built in 1979. It also contains a 7,335 square foot banquet facility called Heritage Hall.


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Year-Round Entertainment

adirondack thunder hockeyThe arena brings a variety of entertainment to Glens Falls all year long. Originally home to the Adirondack Red Wings, the AHL affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings, the Glens Falls Civic Center now hosts the ECHL's Adirondack Thunder.

Every winter, high school basketball teams converge on the arena for the New York State High School Basketball Championship and Federation Tournaments.

The Civic Center also hosts concerts, ice shows, family-friendly performances, fundraisers, and a wide variety of other events.

Indoor Walking

Enjoy indoor walking all year! The Glens Falls Civic Center allows walkers to purchase a walking wristband to use the track at the top of the arena. It's only $10 for the public ($9 for senior citizens ages 65+) for the whole calendar year.

The Civic Center is typically open for walking from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Be sure to check the official schedule to learn about modified hours and special dates when walking is not allowed.

Public Skating

The Glens Falls Civic Center also has public skating! From 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the winter, the rink is open to the public for ice skating. The cost is $5 per person.

Check the schedule for dates when public skating will not be available due to other events happening in the arena.

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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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