Lake Placid has had the privilege of hosting two Olympic Winter Games, first in 1932, and again in 1980. The venues used for the Games are collectively known as the Lake Placid Legacy Sites, and include: Olympic CenterOlympic Jumping ComplexMt Van Hoevenberg, and Whiteface Mountain.

Today, these venues continue to host visitors, events, and serve as a unique training grounds for many sports. They have undergone the biggest improvement projects to date, which were recently showcased to the world as they hosted the 2023 Winter World University Games. Scroll down, explore, and let this page be your one-stop shop to plan your next visit.

There is never a shortage of fun events and activities at the Legacy Sites! Use our planning calendar to make the most of your day and not miss a thing. Check out our online calendar for planning purposes and our downloadable weekly calendar, which provides a snapshot of everything happening this week.

Activities & Events Calendar »
Upcoming Events
Dec 8
Dec 9
An Austrian male luge athlete making a turn high on the track with the Lake Placid logo appearing in the ice under him.
Dec 10
Skiing Santas all dressed up for Santa Sunday at Whiteface
Feb 9
Feb 11
Ski jumper in the air at the Lake Placid Olympic Jumping Complex with a snow covered Whiteface mountain in the background. FIS Ski Jumping World Cup