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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Event
Registration Support

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Contacts
& Referrals

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Marketing
Promotions Assistance

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Hotel/Housing
Assistance

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Transportation
Assistance

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On-Site Staff Support &
Property Management

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Professional
Catering Services

Venue Features

  • 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

  • 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 Jeff Tennyson at 518-668-4141 jtennyson@warrencountydpw.com for more information.

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

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Upcoming Events

Jun
4
Tue
Americade
Jun 4 – Jun 9 all-day
Americade

Americade is a multi-brand motorcycle touring rally, with an estimated 100,000-200,000 visitors during the 6-day event. It’s a convention of tourers, sport-tourers, and cruising motorcycles enjoying a week-long festival of motorcycling. The huge expo offers the most demos in the U.S.

This year Americade will offer an expo on the Festival Commons grounds.

Other offerings during Americade include guided tours in the beautiful Adirondack Park, and the Green Mountains of Vermont. Americade also includes a massive trade show with more than 200 vendors, demos and displays from most major motorcycle manufacturers, catered boat cruises, stunt shows, comedian Alonzo Bodden and much, much more!

To participate, most attendees register for a full-week wristband, giving them access to the trade show, the demos and displays and much more.

Americade is a gathering of friendly, fun-loving folks, for whom motorcycling is a social hobby.

 

Jun
16
Sun
Family Fun 3K Color Run
Jun 16 @ 8:30 am
Family Fun 3K Color Run

Make Father’s Day extra colorful this year and head to Lake George for a 3k Color Run!

This family event is a great way to start the day celebrating Dad. Since it’s a 3k, it’s great for people of all fitness levels.

The course will loop around Festival Commons at the Charles R. Wood Park and include scenic areas along West Brook down to Beach Road.

This event is part of the Law Enforcement Officers Weekend, so proceeds go toward bringing families of fallen officers to Lake George for a weekend of fun and relaxation during the annual conference.

The cost to register is only $25! Great for groups and teams.

To register, click here. – https://secure.getactivefundraising.com/event/2019—Law-Enforcement-Officers-Weekend-Inc—Lake-George-NY

This event is sponsored by the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Jun
22
Sat
Adirondack Clam Jam
Jun 22 – Jun 23 all-day
Adirondack Clam Jam

Join us for the 2019 Clam Jam!