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Aug 5, 2022
Aug 6, 2022

Champ Day-The Lake Champlain Monster Festival

August 5  - August 6
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Join us on the beautiful Lake Champlain waterfront in Port Henry, NY as we celebrate our lake monster with legendary fun! The 37th annual Champ Day: The Lake Champlain Monster Festival features special guests, contests, monster movie night, unique merch vendors, food, and more!


Friday, August 5, 2022 - 7 pm - Free Admission

*Champ’s Monster Movie Night on the Beach @ Bulwagga Bay Beach, Bulwagga Drive, Port Henry, NY - See “Monster from the Ocean Floor” a fun old-fashioned 1950s monster movie for all ages presented by Andy McDougall, a film collector from Plattsburgh, NY! Plus a Monster Movie Night CONTEST - Wear a beach/tiki, retro 1950s, or monster theme outfit and you could win a prize!

Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 10 am to 3 pm - Free Admission

*CryptoCave Meet & Greet with cryptozoology researchers, authors, filmmakers - 10 am to 3 pm - 2022 Guests: Shetan Noir, Ronald Murphy, Richard Rossi & Kelly Tabor

*Cardboard Boat Race - Boat Building @ 10 am (materials supplied); Race @ Noon; Can your craft withstand the waters of Lake Champlain?

*Champ Lure Contest @ 1 pm - How would you lure Champ for a photo? A monster roar? Lake creature disguise? A catchy song? A tempting treat? Adult and Kid categories - $50 cash prize for each category. Sign up at the Moriah Chamber of Commerce booth on festival day.

*Creative Cove for Kids - 10 am to 3 pm - Stop by the big blue tent and create your own official Team Champ travel cup to take home!

*Penelope the Clown - 10 am to 3 pm - Face painting, balloons, jokes, and fun with our favorite clown!

* Vendor Marketplace - 10 am to 3 pm - Artists, Crafters, Makers, along with Purveyors of the Unique, Unusual & Cryptid - find some great Champ items to remember your visit to Champ Day by

For the latest information and updates:

*Facebook page: Champ Day - The Lake Champlain Monster Festival






Beach Road, Port Henry, 12974
(518) 250-1050
10:00am - 3:00pm