What is it about fall that so enchants us? Is it the unexpected vibrancy? The breathtaking stillness of red and gold leaves reflected in a still pool? The crisp snap to the air that heralds the end of the year? Whatever it is that thrills you, the Adirondacks offer one of the longest fall foliage seasons in the Northeast. Experience fall in the Adirondacks and enjoy fall events and festivals, visit top attractions, and find a few haunted places along the way!
Fall is a time of tradition and homecoming, when towns and villages across the Adirondacks celebrate the harvest and glory in the vibrant foliage. Join in the fall festivities: sail through the air during the Adirondack Balloon Festival in Lake George, kick up your heels at an Oktoberfest, spot a moose during the Great Adirondack Moose Festival, or eat all the cream cheese you can handle during Lowville's Cream Cheese Festival. From historical reenactments to family-oriented events, discover the Adirondacks' lineup of festivals and events this fall.