Best time of the year. Its the time that we wait for. The time that we pine for. The time that makes everything majestic. Blue skies, lush greenery, warm lakes and rivers. Activities galore. Summer is simply a magical time to experience Long Lake & Raquette Lake. It is a time for tradition. Like our 4th of July festivities celebrating our freedom. Summer is also a time to revel in the calming nature of the forest and trees. Want more action? Events galore pack our schedule. Recreation, hiking, biking, climbing, birding, swimming, boating. Make Long Lake & Raquette Lake your family’s summer camp!
4th of July 2022:
Long Lake Activities
10am. The Annual 4th of July Games will begin on the Town Ball Field, Sponsored by the Town of Long Lake. Games for all ages! Classic favorites include small children scavenger hunt, balloon race, sack races, the venerable egg toss, and three-legged race. Children enjoy collecting their winnings from our exclusive prize booth.
Dining – Hours subject to change! Stay tuned for 2022
The following businesses will be open all day on July 4th serving up good eats:
Adirondack Growl and Grub Open until 7pm
ADK Trading Post Open at 10am
Adirondack Hotel BBQ Sunday July 4 Noon to 8pm. Sausage peppers and onions, Rib & Chicken. Mini plates and full dinners.
Another Paradise Cove Bakery. Open at 8am Serving Fresh Baked Goods and Coffee!
Custards Last Stand. Open 11am-10pm on July 4th
Long Lake Diner/Owls Head Pub Open at 7:30am. Serving Breakfast Lunch and Dinner
Long View Lodge Serving Brunch starting at 11am, last dinner seating at 7pm
The Park Open at 9am. Burgers, Fried Goodies, Ice Cream and more!
6:30 p.m. the Annual 4th of July Celebration will begin at the Town Beach. Sponsored by the Town of Long Lake. Live music by Grit and Grace will be performed at the Town Beach.
Fireworks at dusk (kick off between 9:30/9:45) seen from the beach, boat or Mt. Sabattis. For more information, call 518-624-3077 or visit www.mylonglake.com .
In the event of rain, join us at the Mt. Sabattis Pavilion for Live Music
In Raquette Lake visitors, families, guests are invited to the shores or from your boat to enjoy a spectacular fireworks show from “The Barge.” Find your favorite spot and enjoy the show and the magic that is Raquette Lake!
Thank you to for the support:
Eastern Star Abenaque Chaper #645
George & Shirley Britton
Long Lake Diner
Raquette Lake Navigation
George Carruthers and Another Paradise Cove
A concert series on the shores of Long Lake, NY sponsored by the Town of Long Lake. For more details visit our Music by the Lake webpage
All concerts are Friday’s at 6pm unless otherwise noted. All concerts are Free with the exception of the Bob Milne Concert.
Friday, July 8 – TBA
Friday, July 15 –
Friday, July 22rd – Altered Tones. Local Rock band, covers and originals.
Friday, July 29th – Miller and the Other Sinners – Southern Soul Band from Buffalo, NY
Friday, August 5th – NCPR Beat Authority & High & Mighty Brass Band on the Beach
Friday, August 12th. -West End Blend – Funk and Soul Band. **This project is made possible with the funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.
Friday, August 26th – 7:30pm Bob Milne Ragtime Pianist, Long Lake Town Hall, $15
In the event of rain, join us at the Mt. Sabattis Pavilion for Live Music
Raquette Lake Mudsliders Softball Team Fundraiser
Saturday, July 9, 2022
More details to be announced. This information subject to change.
Join the Raquette Lake Mudsliders Softball Team at 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., at the Raquette Lake Village Green for a fundraiser with live music with KO Grainger. Vendors will be on site including: Mary Blanchard’s South Bay Jewelry, RC (David) Oster Painting, Pampered Chef, Life in the ADK, Pat Deyle’s Hand Carving, Local Artisan’s and the Knitting Ladies! All vendors to change without notice** This is a partial list of previous years vendors.
In addition to the live music, enjoy baked goods, a Raffle and a 50/50 to support the Raquette Lake Mudsliders Softball Team. More to be announced.
July 9, 2022 | 2 p.m. | Free | Raquette Lake Village Green
Kids Art Classes with Cindy Black | Wednesday’s | 1pm – 3pm
Kids draw iconic Adirondack Wildlife. All levels welcome to participate. $5 per class. All art materials are provided. Walk in’s are welcome.
Masks and social distancing required for unvaccinated students unable to socially distance.
Mt. Sabattis Pavilion
Classes Every Wednesday
Farmer’s Market | Every Thursday | 10am – 2pm
A wide variety of local vendors gather at the base of Mt. Sabattis Recreation Area and South Hill Road for the weekly Farmer’s Market. Fresh fruits and veggies, wine, gifts, jewelry, wooden bowls, ice cream treats and more!
Trivia Nights | Wednesday | July 13th & August 10th | 7pm
Match your wits against the Trivia Tsar. Gather your team. Are you a history buff, entertainment aficionado or are you able to retain sports stats like no other? Gather your eclectic group of hive minds to join in the fun. Winners receive… a Home-made baked item and bragging rights, which is totally a thing here in Long Lake!
Bring your own snacks, brains and coolers!
Mt. Sabattis Pavilion
Summer Concerts and Events at Saint Williams Long Point | Raquette Lake, NY
To Be Announced!
These programs are made possible, in part, with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.
Please note: locations will vary this summer! Some will be on the water, like last year, where you bring your own boat. Some will be inside the church. One will be at the school. Concerts will last one hour, starting at 6:30pm. For inside concerts adults must be vaccinated or wear a mask. Check our website or Facebook for the latest info.
A not-for-profit lakeside retreat and cultural center
accessible by boat on Raquette Lake, New York
(315) 354 – 4265
The Saint Williams concert series is made possible, in part, with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and is administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.
Check out the website at https://www.stwilliamslongpoint.org or call 315-354-4265.
Road Rally, Mt. Sabattis Geiger Arena
Wednesday, July 20, 2022 7pm | $5 per car
Teams and cars drive around Long Lake following a special set of cryptic instructions. Whichever teams returns to homebase the closest to the official time without going over… wins! Cash prizes.
Past events have included – Singing to a stuffed bear, singing in Hoss’s, playing leapfrog on the Long Lake Town Beach and discovering mysterious secrets of Long Lake.
Durant Days **
August 5-7, 2022
Celebrating the Birth of Great Camps Architecture in Raquette Lake, NY
This is a weekend of activities in celebration of William West Durant, the inventor of the Great Camps Style Architecture, which was started right here in Raquette Lake.
Saturday, August 6
2pm Concert by Wide Variety at 2pm at St. Williams on the Village Green
Great Camp Sagamore offering 1/2 price tours at 10am and 1:30pm on both Saturday and Sunday. The tours begin at 10:00 am and 1:30 pm. Reservations are required and can be booked at sagamore.org/tours. Visitors may also call us at 315-354-5311 ext. 1029.
Heart of the Park Craft Fair
Sunday, August 7th, 2022
Always the 1st Sunday of August. All American handcrafted items sold by over 50 crafters. $1.00 Admission. Penelope the Clown. Crafts ranging from T-shirts, homemade fudge, spices, handmade sweaters, pottery, photography, wind chimes, and gifts for the whole family. Get your holiday shopping done in Long Lake.
Located at the Mt Sabattis Pavilion, Always the first Sunday in August!
Rt 28N/30 Long Lake, NY 12847 | Call 518-624-3077 for more info
Author’s Night at Hoss’s Country Corner: TBD 2022
Always the second Tuesday in August at Hoss’s Country Corner. Adirondack Author’s converge under the big red tent to sign autography, showcase their work. Meet the Author’s. Purchase your favorite books, get your souvenir shopping in with a personalized writer’s touch. The wide range of authors include fiction, comedy, Adirondack Lore and history, maps, paddling, hiking. You name it, these author’s have lived it. Meet them and find out what inspired them to put pen to paper.
Enjoy live music and treats. A truly important event in Long Lake celebrating our authors. Come one come all.
August 10, 2021 | Hoss’s Country Corner “Look for the tent”!
Raquette Lake’s Busiest Day 2022:
RL Book Sale & RL Fire Dept Auction
Always the 2nd Saturday in August
10am Annual Book Sale | Raquette Lake Library
6pm Annual Raquette Lake Fire Department and Ambulance Squad Auction on the Raquette Lake Village Green
Long Lake Town Wide Garage Sale:
Always the second Saturday in August in Long Lake, NY. Traditionally buyers can find gently used 2nd hand furniture, boats, clothing, toys and so much more. Explore the side roads and uncover your treasure. Maps available at 1130 Deerland Road or at area businesses and at the sales too!
August 13, 2022 | Throughout Long Lake, NY
Long Lake Library Book Sale & Yard Sale:
Saturday, August 13th | 9am
Long Lake Town Hall
Books galore. Get your favorite beach reads, history books, kids books, Adirondack books, self help, and so much more!
All proceeds to benefit the CVW Long Lake Public Library
To donate or more information 518-624-3825