Host a Multitude of Functions…

The Festival Commons at Charles R. Wood Park, located at the southern end of historic Lake George, is an ideal location for your next event. With panoramic views of “The Queen of American Lakes,” event-goers can also take advantage of all that Lake George has to offer in terms of activities and sight-seeing, all within a very short walk from the grounds. The beauty and proximity of The Festival Commons at Charles R. Wood Park in Lake George offers something unique for each season and every occasion.

Warren County and the Village of Lake George, New York elected to designate 2.5 acres of the West Brook Conservation Initiative Project to a “Festival Space,” which would service as an economic engine for the park, as well as the Region. This centrally located space within the park has been designed to be flexible to host a variety of fee and non-fee based events. Whether it be large or small, this multi-purpose, modern event facility in Lake George, NY can host a multitude of functions, including: Theatre, Dance, Live Music, Re-enactments, Craft Fairs, Flea Markets, and Farmers Markets; Car Shows, Boat Shows, Motorcycle Shows, Holiday Festivals, Fundraisers, Corporate Functions, Press Events, and much more!

Event Services

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Marketing
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Hotel/Housing
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On-Site Staff Support &
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Professional
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High Speed WiFi
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Venue Features

Other attractions in the park such as a skateboard park, kids park and nature trails make this event venue unique. The nature trails are part of an environmental park (the West Brook Conservation Initiative) that filters storm-water before it  current to the lake. The Festival Commons, is an ideal location for your next event.

  • 2.5 Acres
  • Four Season Accessibility
  • Portable Staging Area
  • Handicap Accessibility
  • Lighting
  • Parking
  • Restrooms
  • Security
  • High Speed Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • High Capacity Electrical Services
  • Adjacent Environmental Park
  • Skate Park & Playground
  • Vast Local Attractions & Activities

Venue Features

Other attractions in the park such as a skateboard park, kids park and nature trails make this event venue unique. The nature trails are part of an environmental park (the West Brook Conservation Initiative) that filters storm-water before it  current to the lake. The Festival Commons, is an ideal location for your next event.

  • 2.5 Acres
  • Four Season Accessibility
  • Portable Staging Area
  • Handicap Accessibility
  • Lighting
  • Parking
  • Restrooms
  • Security
  • High Speed Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • High Capacity Electrical Services
  • Adjacent Environmental Park
  • Skate Park & Playground
  • Vast Local Attractions & Activities

Permitting Requirements

Event Manager and vendors are responsible for all permitting and associated fees, to ensure full compliance to use Charles R. Wood Festival Space, and must comply with all permit conditions.

  1. Event manager is responsible for securing insurance for the entire event and is responsible for ensuring that all vendors, subcontractors, agents, performer and contractors provide proof of the pre-requisite insurance as well.
  2. The limits of liability for use of the property for permitted activities shall not be less than $1,000,000 per occurrence, $2,000,000 aggregate combined single limits for all damages arising out of bodily injury, including death/property damage.
  3. Warren County and the Village of Lake George will each be named as additional insured, on a primary basis. The following verbiage will be used on the certificate of insurance: Warren County and the Village of Lake George, their Boards, Officers and Employees are named as additional insureds on a primary, noncontributing basis.
  4. All insurance companies must be licensed or admitted carriers in New York State.
  5. Vendors must provide liability insurance proof to the Event Manager & it must be kept on file. Vendors must also list Warren County and the Village of Lake George as additional insured.
  6. Please refer to Application/Use Permit to Use Charles R. Wood Park Festival Space, Section 1 for insurance requirements.
  1. Event manager must receive permission from Village of Lake George to sell/serve liquor on Charles R. Wood Festival Space grounds.
  2. https://www.sla.ny.gov/online-permit-applications – Must apply for a SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT (application is in the link above)
  3. Event manager must provide a copy of current liquor license and insurance certificate of insurance, specifically including coverage for liquor law liability in an amount of not less than five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000), as well as a copy of the State Liquor Authority Permit.
  4. Vendors subcontracted by the event manager, must provide proof of NYS liquor license and liability insurance, in the amount listed above.
  1. Event manager is responsible for ensuring vendors obtain permit from Department of Health to prepare/serve food at the event.

https://www.health.ny.gov/regulations/nycrr/title_10/part_14/subpart_14-2.htm

https://www.health.ny.gov/regulations/nycrr/title_10/part_14/subpart_14-4.htm

  1. The adjacent parking lot is available through a separate permit & fee. Please contact Kevin Hajos at 518-761-6556, [email protected] for more information.

Event Manager is responsible for ensuring that ALL PERMITS are provided and should be kept on file.

Upcoming Events

Jun
29
Sat
Adirondack Wine & Food Festival 2024 @ Charlie Woods Festival Commons
Jun 29 – Jun 30 all-day

 

Adirondack Wine & Food Festival 2024: A Culinary Adventure Awaits! 🍷🍇

Indulge your senses at the 8th Annual Adirondack Wine & Food Festival, presented by Adirondack Winery, on June 29th and 30th at the picturesque Charles R Wood Festival Commons in Lake George, NY!
 
Event Details:
📅 Saturday, June 29th (11 AM – 6 PM)
📅 Sunday, June 30th (11 AM – 5 PM)
📍 Charles R Wood Festival Commons, 17 W Brook Rd, Lake George, NY
 
Why Attend?
 
Unrivaled Selection: Immerse yourself in the ultimate tasting experience, featuring over 120 of New York’s finest wineries, breweries, distilleries, cideries, and artisan food producers. Discover your new favorites against the stunning backdrop of Lake George.
Sip and Savor: Your ticket grants you a commemorative wine glass and access to small complimentary samples from each vendor – a farmer’s market-style showcase of the best wines, cheeses, chocolates, and more!
Culinary Delights: Engage your taste buds with live cooking and cocktail demonstrations, Iron-Chef style competitions, and a Food Truck Alley offering a diverse range of cuisines. The festival is a culinary adventure for every palate.
Entertainment Galore: Chill in the take-a-break tents with live acoustic music, be amazed by street magicians, snap pictures with aerialists, and enjoy outdoor games for the whole family. There’s something for everyone!
VIP Experience: Elevate your festival journey with the VIP treatment – early access and exclusive entrance, VIP goodie bags, front-row seats at the Culinary Tent, and an exclusive covered VIP Hangout area with live music.
Give Back: Your ticket purchase supports Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Southern Adirondacks. Join us in making a positive impact while celebrating the best of New York’s culinary scene.
Early Bird Special: Act fast to secure your spot at 25% off with Early Bird Tickets! Limited availability, so grab yours now and save. [New.AdkWineFest.com/Tickets]
 
Don’t miss out on this extraordinary weekend of flavor, fun, and community. Tag your friends, mark your calendars, and let’s make the 2023 Adirondack Wine & Food Festival an unforgettable experience!
 
Sign up for our email newsletter at new.adkwinefest.com for a chance to win tix each month and be the first to know about special deals, vendor announcements, event details, all things festival and a chance to win tix every month!
Presenter: Adirondack Winery http://bit.ly/adkwinery
Partner: Warren County Tourism http://bit.ly/VisitLGcom
Beneficiary: Big Brothers Big Sisters South Adirondacks http://bit.ly/AdkWineFestBigBrothersBigSisters
 
Aug
9
Fri
Rock The Lake – 80’s music fest @ Charlie Woods Festival Commons
Aug 9 – Aug 11 all-day

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ROCK THE LAKE – 3rd Annual 80’s Rock Fest

Join us at Charlie Woods Festival Commons in beautiful Lake George NY for 3 days of live music, entertainment, drinks and fun. E1Presents is hosting its 3rd annual Rock The Lake – 80’s music fest !

Friday – Gates open at 3pm

3:30 : Solo Act – Will announce soon

4pm : Monsters Of Rock – Featuring The Arena Rock Error

6pm : KISSTORY – The Only KISS Tribute

8pm : Run Rabbit Run – A Tribute To Pink Floyd

Saturday – Gates open at 11am

12pm : Desperado’s – A tribute to the EAGLES

1:30pm : Ted Poley Singer of DANGER DANGER

2:-3pm : VIP TENT private performance : Anthony Corder Voice of TORA TORA

3pm : Broken Hearted – The Tommy Petty Tribute

4:30pm : BAD MARRIAGE starring Tommy Skeoch the guitar player form TESLA

5:30 -6pm: VIP TENT private performance : Anthony Corder Voice of TORA TORA

6pm : TRIXTER

8pm : Back In Black – The #1 True AC/DC Experience

Sunday – Gates open 11am

12pm : Southbound Renegade – Great Local band with a Southern Rock flair

1:30 : Across the Pond – A tribute to the music of the Beatles, And will entertain you with some Rolling Stones as a special request from E1

3:30pm : Harmony Rocks – Another great Local Rock band

 

This year we will be hosting a Friday – Saturday – Sunday  event with a full line up of music. Friday we will have an unbelievable line up of  some of your favorite bands like Run Rabbit Run ( The Ultimate Pink Floyd Tribute), Kisstory-  USA’s best KISS Tribute, along with many others to be announced. Saturday features national act names names like TRIXTER, Anthony Corder (Voice of TORA TORA), And Ted Poley ( Lead Singer of DANGER DANGER) And Bad Marriage, we will also have Back In Black- The TRUE AC/DC Experience again ( America’s Favorite AC/DC Tribute!). Sunday we are featuring all your favorite local musicians like Harmony Rocks, South Bound Renegade, and Across the Pond, featuring music of the Beatles and some Stones!

A large tent will be onsite with tables and chairs for everyone’s use, Just in case of need for shade and any weather conditions that may happen, so we have you COVERED!  This is a rain or shine event.

 

A large VIP tent will be available for VIP Ticket holders only, with tables and chairs, access to a private bar for quick drinks, and front of stage access ( in front of barricades) for that up close and personal view, along with a meet and greets with the bands. Saturday’s VIP tent will host Anthony Corder (Voice of Tora Tora) Acoustic solo performance between sets.  This is for the VIP ticket holders ONLY.

 

GET YOUR TICKETS HERE

Family friendly and close to the beach! Everyone will be wristbanded at entry so you may come and go at your leisure.

Come spend the weekend in beautiful Lake George and

ROCK WITH US ALL WEEKEND!  –  E1PRESENTS

 

We would like to thank all our sponsors!

If you would like to be a sponsor please visit us at www.e1presents.com

Aug
17
Sat
KICKIN’ IT COUNTRY @ Charlie Woods Festival Commons
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

KICKIN’ IT COUNTRY – Lake George NY

 

Welcome y’all to KICKIN’ IT COUNTRY – Lake George NY! Get ready for a boot-scootin’ good time on Sat Aug 17 2024 at Charles R. Wood Park.

We’ve got live music, delicious BBQ, Drinks and more! So grab your cowboy boots and hat, and come on down for a day filled with country fun.

E1Presents will be Bringing you all your favorite bands, Kickin’ it off with “The Whiskey River Band”, then “Tame The Rooster”, and “Wailon” performing all the classic and outlaw country songs you love, then to top the night off we have a special act ” THE AMERICAN RIDE – A tribute to Toby Keith!

We will have a 21yrs + VIP tent, including up close and personal view of stage, private bar access for quick drink service.

Come enjoy all the food and drinks, and bring the kids for some summer fun, Bounce houses, pony rides, petting zoo, some fun vendors and more.. Only yards from the lake you can enjoy all that Lake George has to offer ! Pack your bags and head to Lake George for the weekend!

 

Music Line up:

Whiskey River Band

12:30pm

Tame The Rooster

2pm

Wailon

3:30pm

American Ride- The Toby Keith Tribute

5pm

 

Additional Info:

-Entertainment for all ages. Music, bounces, pony rides, & vending

-12yrs and under free with paying adult

-No dogs, unless marked service dogs. We love our fur babies but please keep them home for this event.

-No coolers allowed. No outside food or drinks allowed. We will have plenty of vendors with food and drinks. You will be wrist banded, and will have the option to come and go as you please throughout the day.

-No tents, or large umbrellas. We will have large tents onsite for use to get out of the sun, or any weather related needs.

 

 

This is a rain or shine event, tickets are non refundable.

 

We would like to thank our sponsors:

Warrensburg Travel Park

Entertainment One Rentals

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