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As the winter winds start to dance over the majestic Lake George, it's time to transform your corporate retreat into a winter wonderland. The Lake George Area offers a picturesque backdrop for your next professional gathering, providing a unique blend of nature and adventure. The LGRCVB team shares five exciting ways to infuse a winter theme into your corporate retreat.
Kick off your corporate retreat with a warm and indulgent experience! Create a cozy atmosphere by setting up a hot chocolate bar with a variety of toppings such as marshmallows, whipped cream, and flavored syrups. Complement the hot beverages with wine tastings from Adirondack Winery's selection of handcrafted wines. This delightful combination is sure to foster a relaxed and enjoyable environment for your team. Want to add some homemade, crafted chocolates? Order our favorites from the Barkeater Chocolates.
Hot Chocolate Bar, Lake George Winter Carnival
The Lake George Winter Carnival also offers their own hot chocolate bar on weekends in February if the team is looking for an off-site activity!
Glacier Ice Bar, The Sagamore Resort
Elevate your corporate retreat by hosting an unforgettable ice bar social against the stunning backdrop of Lake George. Collaborate with local ice sculptors to craft custom ice bars featuring your company logo or a winter-themed design. Lake George’s outdoor spaces provide a picturesque setting for networking and team bonding, complete with signature cocktails and delectable appetizers.
Arctic Alcove, Winter Realms by Ice Castles
The region also hosts several ice bar attractions for your group to enjoy such as the Glacier Ice Bar at The Sagamore Resort during select weekends in January. Have some fun at the “Fancy Ice Fest” at the Adirondack Pub & Brewery. Or, host a total team building event at the Winter Realms Arctic Alcove with private access to the attraction and Polar Ice Bar!
Cocktails, Adirondack Pub & Brewery
Also, feature a winter cocktail during your Cocktail Reception. Find some great inspiration from our local distilleries, pubs and wineries along the Adirondack Craft Beverage Trail!
Adirondack Salt Cave, Glens Falls
Encourage your team to unwind and recharge by incorporating a winter wellness session. Indulge in spa treatments inspired by the natural beauty of the Adirondacks, such as pine-infused massages and revitalizing salt cave sessions at the Adirondack Salt Cave. Connect with one of many area spas such as Spa Studio Adirondacks, Body Relief Spa, or The Sagamore Spa. This immersive experience will not only promote relaxation but also enhance team camaraderie in a tranquil environment.
The Spa at the Sagamore Resort
Transform your meeting space into a cozy ski lodge atmosphere, drawing inspiration from the Adirondack Mountains. Consider incorporating rustic decor, plaid blankets, and Adirondack-themed centerpieces. To take it a step further, organize team-building activities like snowshoeing or guided nature hikes around Gore Mountain, allowing your team to embrace the winter spirit while fostering collaboration.
The Alpine Lodge, North Creek
Looking to book an Adirondack style lodge? Explore our accommodations to find the perfect venue to keep your group cozy!
Unleash your team's creativity with a gingerbread house decorating session. Engage in friendly competition as teams design and build their gingerbread masterpieces. This festive and collaborative activity not only adds a touch of sweetness to your retreat but also encourages teamwork and creative thinking.
Gingerbread House, The Queensbury Hotel, Glens Falls
Want to experience a full-size gingerbread house during your stay? Check in at the Queensbury Hotel in downtown Glens Falls.
Explore the thrilling winter events Lake George has to offer for team-building. Consider activities like ice fishing competitions, snow tubing at West Mountain, or even a friendly broomball match on the frozen surface of Lake George. These activities not only infuse fun into your retreat but also foster teamwork and camaraderie in the crisp winter air.
FInd some great Winter Events in the Lake George Area during the 2023-2024 season!
The Lake George Area offers a myriad of opportunities to infuse winter magic into your corporate retreat. Embrace the chill and let Lake George be the backdrop for your most successful and enjoyable corporate retreat yet.
Our full-service Convention and Visitors Bureau is ready to help you with all of your event planning needs, from site selection and housing coordination to attendance building and public relations assistance. We also provide complete convention services, including welcome bags, local business referrals, off-site group event options, catering suggestions, sports venue coordination and more. Once you’ve booked your event, you can depend on the personal service and hospitality that keeps groups coming back to our Queen of American Lakes.
The Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau (LGRCVB) is a division of the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB and works as an extension of the Warren County Tourism Department. While the Tourism Department markets Warren County to the leisure consumer tourism market, the mission of the LGRCVB is to bring year-round, weather-proof group business to Warren County in the form of meetings, conventions, reunions, sports events, weddings, and more.