We have established exciting and well-attended Downtown Glens Falls events! Click the links below to learn more about our signature celebrations. A calendar of Collaborative events is below.

Downtown Glens Falls Events

Friday, December 2, 2016

Downtown Glens Falls shopping and Christmas characters — Including Santa Claus himself and a tree lighting in City Park!

More Hometown Holiday Info

Thursday, December 31, 2016

Free dance party at Heritage Hall. Check back for more info!

Saturday April 29, 2017

Glens Falls vs. the world! Restaurants compete to see who has the best wings. Your vote counts!

More Wing Fest Info

Saturday, May 20, 2017

A pet-friendly festival in Downtown Glens Falls. Bring your pooch!

More Pet Fest Info

Wednesdays, June 28 to August 16, 2017

Sample small plates from restaurants throughout downtown and listen to live music.

More Take A Bite Info

October, 2017

Fitness festival with interactive demos, healthy food for sale, giveaways, samples, children’s activities and more. Check back for more information.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Downtown Glens Falls trick-or-treating and spooky live music and dance performances.

More Boo2You Info

Apr
11
Tue
2017
Membership Mixer! @ Lake George Olive Oil Company
Apr 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Glens Falls Collaborative members and prospective members are invited to this membership mixer and meeting hosted by Crystal Gardner, Mary Kay Rep., at Lake George Olive Oil Company at 179 Glen Street.

Apr
29
Sat
2017
Wing Fest @ Downtown Glens Falls
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Wing Fest @ Downtown Glens Falls

The Glens Falls Collaborative plans its annual Wing Fest on Saturday, April 29, from noon to 3 p.m. in Downtown Glens Falls. The event is a competition between restaurants for the best wings. Tasting is from noon to 3 p.m. and an awards ceremony at the bandstand in City Park will close out the event. Tickets are $1 each, and the number of tickets to taste varies by restaurant.

Restaurants are invited to participate by applying online at www.glensfallscollaborative.com. It’s $50 to participate for those who are not yet members of the Glens Falls Collaborative, and free for Collaborative members. Membership costs $240 for the year, and members enjoy free participation in all Collaborative events.

Participating restaurants will be listed on the event map, and on the website and event page prior to the event. They set their own prices in regards to number of tickets per taste. Vendors are invited to table as well: Free for members, $50 for non-members.

The event is on Glen, Ridge and Maple Streets.

There are two trophies up for grabs: the Judge’s Choice, and the People’s choice. Judges will taste each entry, and for the public to vote, they must taste from at least eight different restaurants.

Restaurants who are not setting up in front of their own establishment must fill out a mobile New York State Department of Health permit, available from the Collaborative.

Sponsorships are also sought at the following levels:
$300 Turkey Wing Business name on news ad, map, website and Facebook event page
$200 Chicken Wing Business name on map, website and Facebook event page
$100 Quail Wing Business name on website and Facebook event page

Please click here to apply online or to download the registration form

May
6
Sat
2017
‘Sounds of Silence’ Exhibit Opening @ Saunders Gallery of Fine Art
May 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

MAY 6 – 31, 2017 ~ “Sounds of Silence” was inspired by a friend who suffered and found help and relief. He commissioned me to create a painting depicting his time in darkness and eventual saving grace. This is an awareness/fundraising community event to help share the resources available to those in need.

May
20
Sat
2017
Pet Fest @ Glens Falls City Park
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pet Fest @ Glens Falls City Park

Join us at Pet Fest in Glens Falls City Park on Saturday, May 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free.

Pet Fest showcases the pets and animals sector of the Glens Falls Collaborative, a group with more than 100 members.

 

Jun
28
Wed
2017
Take a Bite! First Week @ Downtown Glens Falls
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Take a Bite! First Week @ Downtown Glens Falls

Take A Bite is a popular, family-friendly event in Glens Falls, running eight weeks from June 28 -August 16, 2016, on Wednesday evenings. Restaurants offer “small plates” priced at $5 and under, while guests stroll through downtown enjoying live entertainment and music.

Jul
1
Sat
2017
‘Summer Breeze’ Art Exhibit Opening @ Saunders Gallery of Fine Art
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

An Adirondack themed exhibit featuring art by regional artists.

Jul
5
Wed
2017
Take a Bite! First Week @ Downtown Glens Falls
Jul 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Take a Bite! First Week @ Downtown Glens Falls

Take A Bite is a popular, family-friendly event in Glens Falls, running eight weeks from June 28 -August 16, 2016, on Wednesday evenings. Restaurants offer “small plates” priced at $5 and under, while guests stroll through downtown enjoying live entertainment and music.

Jul
11
Tue
2017
Out to Lunch / Art in the Park @ Glens Falls City Park
Jul 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Out to Lunch / Art in the Park @ Glens Falls City Park

Enjoy some time outdoors in downtown Glens Falls’ City Park while you take a break from work or play. Eat lunch at a picnic table, listen to live music, and watch local artists at work!

Jul
12
Wed
2017
Take a Bite! First Week @ Downtown Glens Falls
Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Take a Bite! First Week @ Downtown Glens Falls

Take A Bite is a popular, family-friendly event in Glens Falls, running eight weeks from June 28 -August 16, 2016, on Wednesday evenings. Restaurants offer “small plates” priced at $5 and under, while guests stroll through downtown enjoying live entertainment and music.

Jul
18
Tue
2017
Out to Lunch / Art in the Park @ Glens Falls City Park
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Out to Lunch / Art in the Park @ Glens Falls City Park

Enjoy some time outdoors in downtown Glens Falls’ City Park while you take a break from work or play. Eat lunch at a picnic table, listen to live music, and watch local artists at work!