As the high season winds down in Schroon Lake Region, the leaves are the big show coming up in the next few weeks. Come enjoy Mother Nature’s spectacle and while you’re in the region plan to attend a couple of our noteworthy events.

Fall Events

The Adirondack Shakespeare Festival is still going strong with some fun performances planned. At the Grange Hall in Schroon Lake join in a celebration of the harvest with food, wine and beer at the 2nd Annual Farm-to-Table Harvest Festival, followed by a performance of Macbeth. It all starts at 6 pm on Friday, October 3, with the performance scheduled for 7:30 pm.

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Adirondack Shakespeare Festival

The Adirondack Shakespeare Festival is a notable acting company in Northern New York, whose home is in Schroon Lake. Many of their productions are presented at the historic Scaroon Manor Amphitheater in the Scaroon Manor State Recreation area just south of Schroon Lake.

The Shakespeare Company also has some additional performances of both Macbeth and Taming of the Shrew. Check the events calendar for more complete details.

Adk Marathon Festival

Schroon Lake’s big fall event is the Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival on Sept. 27 and 28, featuring both a full and half marathon race, and many other festivities all weekend. Additionally, a 1-K Kids Fun Run, 5-K and 10-K races will be run during the weekend. Both the half and full marathons take place on Sunday, September 28th with the marathon start at 9 a.m. on Main Street in Schroon Lake and the half at 10 a.m. at the 13.1 mile marker of the marathon. Read all about one race volunteer's experiences at the Adirondack Distance Marathon during the early years of the race, with additional details about this year's weekend.

The route winds around the hills and valleys surrounding Schroon Lake at the most spectacular time of year for the region. Don't miss the mass start on Main Street!

Visit Schroon

Plan a getaway to the Schroon Lake Region during foliage season. Check out all the great lodging options and the rest of our events in the region while you're here.