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Experience the All New Lake George Winter's Dream

The Experience

Lake George Winter’s Dream is an immersive winter experience in Lake George at the Fort William Henry Historical Fortress. You’ll enjoy an experience where lights, music, sounds, and interactivity come together to showcase the magical winter.

Fort William Henry Historic Fortress, 48 Canada Street, Lake George, NY 12845

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While the ambiance starts as you enter the fortress indoors to show your tickets, the attraction is outdoors in the courtyard and on all four bastions.

The exploration and discovery of this immersive experience typically takes 40-60 minutes.

Winter’s Dream is open for select times and dates. We are currently closed for the season.

Opening times will vary throughout the season based on the changing sunset time.

The event contains many strong lighting effects, of which some may flicker or strobe.

Yes, each installation constitutes excellent photo and video opportunities. Flash is not allowed. Share photos & videos with the hashtag #wintersdream #lgwintersdream

It gets cold at night, bundle up in warm winter clothing and layers, including hats, gloves, and scarves and insulated pants or snow pants. Comfortable footwear- winter boots are best. High-heeled shoes and flats can be slippery and are not recommended.

While all three attractions take place in Lake George, they are all very different from each other:

The Lake George Winter’s Dream sparks joy and wonder, immersing visitors in light, sound, original music video production and interactivity in a dreamlike immersive experience and takes place at the Fort William Henry Historical Fortress. Open 5 nights a week, closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Winter Realm is next door to the fortress at the Festival Commons in Lake George. The Wintertainment Destination will unfold, featuring skating, entertainment, ice sculptures, snow play yard, Santa’s Village and a Polar Ice Bar. Opening on Thanksgiving weekend.

Winter’s Carnival takes place over the weekends in February and offers many weekend events, from fireworks to outhouse races, car races, contests, cook-offs, and more.

Yes. Outside food and beverage is not permitted on the premises.

Note: Lake George Winter’s Dream does not accept cash and only accepts major credit cards.

Yes.

Note: Lake George Winter’s Dream does not accept cash and only accepts major credit cards.

We are currently closed. Information for our next season is coming soon.

No.

Please note: For the safety and enjoyment of all attendees, we kindly ask that participants refrain from attending the event while under the influence of alcohol or any other substances that may impair judgment or behavior. We reserve the right to refuse entry or request individuals to leave if they are visibly intoxicated. Your cooperation ensures a safe and pleasant experience for everyone involved.

 

Weapons, firearms, knives, pepper spray/mace, signs, banners, flags, selfie sticks, flash photography, outside food and beverage, including alcohol, glass, cans, and aluminum bottles.

Yes, this attraction is for all ages.

Unfortunately, pets are not allowed at the event.

This is a rain, shine, or snow event. You will be notified via email if the event is canceled due to inclement weather.

Tickets & Support

You can only buy your tickets online at the official website: lakegeorge.wintersdream.com

All ticket-related support is handled via our ticketing system and live chat, there is also a customer service booth at the event. Our support email is [email protected]. Support requests are taken care of within 2 business days unless marked urgent.

Due to the high volume of support requests, there is no support phone number, so requests are being handled by the contact form below, and support will call you if needed.

 

If you have trouble with the contact form, you may email: [email protected]

 

Tickets to the event are discounted for groups of 15+. We also offer fantastic low rates midweek and low mid-week hotel rates for direct bookings that include a savings passport to area restaurants and attractions.

Arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time to check in. Please give yourself enough time to park and check in (½ hour total).

We can only guarantee entry if you arrive at the time indicated on your ticket. Plan for ½ hour to park and check in.
If you arrive after that time, you can change your tickets online for a future time or date with no additional charge.
VIP Flex ticket holders may enter at any time.  Winter’s Dream closes 1 hour after the final show time of that day.
Check the ticketing page for show days and times.

Yes, this functionality is available through our ticketing system.  On the bottom of your confirmation email click on “Set Up Account Now” and you can reschedule.

Due to limited availability by time slots, tickets are non-refundable, you may transfer your ticket, or change day or time by accessing the ticket system with your account.  To do this on the bottom of your confirmation email, click on “Set Up Account Now”.

No, you can show your digital ticket.

Yes, for groups of 15+, you can buy your tickets online. For groups over 40, we have additional services available through the Lake George Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau 518-668-5755

Winter Realms is open Thursdays – Sundays. If you need further assistance, their support email is [email protected]. Winter’s Realms offers ice skating, ice sculptures, igloos, Santa’s Village, a Polar ice bar, and dazzling lights at the Charles R. Wood Park. Learn more here:https://www.winterrealms.com/winter-realms-lake-george/

Accessibility

No, due to limited space, there will be stroller parking outside the experience. Strollers are not permitted within the experience. Please note we do not have baby-changing facilities in the historic fortress.

Yes, we built an elevator; it is reserved for guests with mobility needs.

Yes, depending on the width of your device, the fortress has undergone significant construction to accommodate wheelchairs. We have a limited number of complimentary wheelchairs available as well.

We are happy to accommodate you; use the Contact Form and someone from our team will be in touch with you shortly.

Media

Yes, please call Valleri James at 518-935-3209.