Warm your spirit with our winter events!
Daylight hours may be shorter, but there's no shortage of events in the region! Begin by celebrating the holiday season with a series of Santa sightings and festive fairs.
Ticonderoga area’s 8th annual North Country Christmas is a seasonal holiday celebration with a collection of events spanning 10 days, beginning on Black Friday! Enjoy a Winter BBQ, Holiday Hay Rides, a Shopping and Dining Night, a Holiday Farmer’s Market, a Parade of Lights, and of course — Santa! Check the calendar for numerous other holiday surprises that are included.
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train makes it annual journey along the Adirondack Coast on Monday, November 27. The train makes performance stops in both Ticonderoga and Port Henry. A “not-to-be-missed” event with phenomenal rolling holiday lights and a first-rate musical performance, the Holiday Train brings awareness to world hunger and collects significant monetary and food donations for local food pantries. Engage your giving spirit!
Join the entire community of the Town of Moriah for its Community Christmas Celebration on December 1. The tree lighting, a Parade of Lights, and horse-drawn wagon rides will be part of the fun.
The Hancock House, home of Ticonderoga’s Historical Society, celebrates the season with it’s annual Festival of Trees . View over 30 holiday trees, all decorated in unique themes. There is a special Open House & Champagne Reception on the afternoon of December 3.
Head to the hamlet of Essex for their magical Christmas in Essex on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, December 8, 9, and 10. This fun weekend is filled with holiday treats and activities, and Santa arrives via Lake Champlain Transportation’s ferry!
Noble Train of Artillery
Travel back to early December 1775 at Fort Ticonderoga’s special program on December 9. Learn about Henry Knox, the oxen, and 60 tons of artillery that made their way to Boston in the dead of winter 1776.
Continue to check this events calendar as information becomes available for winter recreation events sponsored by Champlain Area Trails and special performances, workshops and lectures throughout the winter at the Whallonsburg Grange.
Check out the event listings below to plan your visit around some great happenings.