Activities

Holidays at Lake Placid Lodge

Holidays

From January through December, any holiday spent at Lake Placid Lodge is truly magical. Whether you’re traveling as two or a multi-generational crew, there is something to please everyone. From 5-course feasts reuniting families around the table, to scheduled resort activities to celebrate the holiday and time spent with family, Lake Placid Lodge is the place to celebrate.

Dining

Whether we’re crafting a romantic menu for a Valentine’s Day dinner, prepping for an All-American Barbecue on the 4th of July, or trimming trees and decking the halls for the Christmas season, a holiday brunch or dinner at Lake Placid Lodge doesn’t cut any corners. And yes, there will always be mimosas.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Artisan's | November 28 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm | $95 per person | $145 with Wine Pairing
Roasted Sweet Potato Pumpkin Bisque

Pomegranate, Pepita Sage Brittle, Honey Crisp Apple Espuma.

Or

Autumn Harvest Salad

Baby Spinach, Living Kale, Dried Cranberries, Candied Pecans, Honey Bourbon Poached Pear, Butternut Squash, Nettle Meadow Goat Cheese with Pumpkin Goddess Dressing.
Wine Pairing: NV Bisol Cartizze Valdobbiadene DOCG, Italy

Meadow Farms Maple Turkey 

Sage Apple Brined Breast, Leg Confit, Cognac Pheasant Sausage Stuffing, Pan Gravy, Cranberry Jam, Lodge Haricot Vert Casserole.
 Wine Pairing: 2016 Smoke Tree Pino Noir, Sonoma County, California
 

Rulison Honey Drenched Australian Lamb Rack   

Sweet Potato Soufflé, Burnt Marshmallow, Apple Cider Bacon, Glazed Brussels, Mint Parsnip Puree.  Wine Pairing: 2016 Rombauer Vineyards Carneros Merlot, Napa Valley, California
 

 

Pine Nut Crusted North Atlantic Halibut

Autumn Harvest Wild Rice, Maple Roasted Acorn Squash, Comice Pear- Cranberry Relish. Wine Pairing: 2015 Chateau De Fleys, Chablis 1er Cru “Mont de Milieu” Burgundy, France

 

Lodge House Pumpkin Ricotta Ravioli

Roasted Butternut Squash, Spaghetti Squash, Braised Kale, Pomegranate Seeds, Sage Brown Butter.

Little Dickens

Fig & Walnut Bread, Honeycomb, Crab Apple Mostarda, Sugar House Creamery (Upper Jay, NY) Cow Milk Aged 10-14 Days.

Pumpkin S’mores Cheesecake 

Toasted Pecan Dust, Maple Ginger Sorbet
Wine Pairing: NV Mionetto Prosecco DOC Organic Brut, Italy
 

Maple Honey Crisp Apple Pie 

Rosemary House Churned Ice Cream
Wine Pairing: 2016 Standing Stone Riesling Ice, Finger Lakes, New York
 

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Almond Chocolate Bark, Red Currant Mousse
Wine Pairing: Dow’s Port Fine Ruby, Portugal



Activities

Scavenger hunts for the kids, guided resort tours for inquiring minds, relaxing movie nights stocked with plenty of popcorn. There’s something to keep even the most restless entertained for a holiday spent at Lake Placid Lodge.

Thanksgiving Activities

Thanksgiving activities at Lake Placid Lodge are fun for the whole family. Enjoy special appearances by live birds of prey, a self-guided scavenger hunt around lodge grounds, and daily activities for the kids. Or partake in a special wine tasting and tour through our wine cellar, listen to live music in Maggie's Pub and cozy up by an outdoor campfire to enjoy the crisp fall air with a S'more in hand. Spend your Thanksgiving holiday in the Adirondacks and enjoy a fall getaway to Lake Placid Lodge you'll remember for a lifetime. 
  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm | Lobby - Warm lodge welcome with cider & donuts
  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Artisans Foyer - Live birds of prey with Adirondack Raptors
  • 5:00pm - 10:00pm | Lake Terrace - Campfire with S'mores, plus a self guided scavenger hunt (collect at front desk) with prize awared upon completion!
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm | Adirondack Room - Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
  • 12:00pm - 10:00pm | Adirondack Room - Football game with popcorn and soda
  • 12:00pm - 9:30pm | Maggie's Pub - specialty cocktails available
  • 5:00pm - 10:00pm | Lake Terrace - Campfire with S'mores, plus a self guided scavenger hunt (collect at front desk) with prize awared upon completion!
  • 9:00am - 10:00am | Adirondack Room - Letters to Santa
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm | Adirondack Room - Gingerbread house workshop *signup at front desk required
  • 12:00pm - 6:00pm | Adirondack Room - Game day with Ping Pong & board games
  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm | Wine Cellar -  Wine Cellar tour with wine tasting *signup at front desk required
  • 5:00pm - 10:00pm | Lake Terrace - Campfire with S'mores, plus a self guided scavenger hunt (collect at front desk) with prize awared upon completion!
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Maggie's Pub - Live music in the pub
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm | Adirondack Room - Cookie decorating class *signup at front desk required
  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Artisans Foyer - Live birds of prey with Adirondack Raptors
  • 5:00pm - 10:00pm | Lake Terrace - Campfire with S'mores, plus a self guided scavenger hunt (collect at front desk) with prize awared upon completion!


Packages

Turn the holiday into a vacation and stay a while. We often offer overnight holiday packages throughout the year that may include breakfast daily, resort credits, holiday dinners, or even room discounts.
  • When available, holiday packages will be posted here.
 

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