Just because temperatures are low and there is snow on the ground doesn’t mean you can’t have fun during the winter in the Capital Region. Whether you want to explore ice sculptureseat outside in a heated igloo, or sip hot chocolate at a winter festival, there are plenty of options to choose from. Trying to plan a romantic winter date or a fun filled day for the entire family? Checkout these fun winter attractions near Malta, NY. 


Heated Outdoor Dining in Malta, NY

The Village at Prime

  • 458 Union Ave Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 

  • Saratoga National is offering a new heated outdoor dining experience on their Prime Patio. The heated dining option features enclosed heated pods with festive lights, fire pits, and seasonal décor. Check out one of the newest winter attractions near Malta, NY and cozy up and enjoy some great food and drinks in their new heated boutique pods. 

Nine Pin Cider Fire Pits

  • 929 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207Albany, NY 12207 

  • Check out Nine Pin Cider’s private fire pits weekly on Thursdays through Sundays. The outdoor fire pits are available for reservation only for a period of two hours. The fire pits fit parties for up to 8 people and cost $375. This price includes 16 ciders, 4 pizzas, camp chairs, and one cozy campfire! 

Igloos at the Queensbury Hotel

  • 88 Ridge Street Glens Falls, NY 12801 

  • The Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls, NY offers heated outdoor dining options in their cozy igloos. Dinner reservations are available for 5:30pm and 7:30pm daily and for lunch reservations at 12:30pm and 2:30[pm on Saturdays and Sundays. There is a $25 rental fee for igloo dining and there is a limit of 6 guests per igloo.

Inn at Erlowest Heated Igloos

  • 3178 Lake Shore Drive Lake George NY 12845

  • Dine under the stars and snowflakes with igloo dining overlooking Lake George at The Inn at Erlowest. Reservations are available with a $200 minimum food & beverage spend for Thursdays and Sundays and a $250 minimum food & beverage spend for Fridays and Saturdays. 

Bolton Barrel

  • 4436 Lake Shore Drive Bolton Landing, NY 12814 

  • Take a short drive up to Bolton Landing and enjoy heated outdoor dining in one of their three igloos. Enjoy their handcrafted food and beverage menu options inside of a heated igloo. Reservations are recommended.  

Ice Bars Near Malta, NY

Fire & Ice Bar at the Mill on Round Lake

  • 2121 Route 9 Round Lake, NY 12151

  • The Mill on Round Lake is hosting their 5th annual Fire & Ice Bar the first 3 Fridays and Saturdays in February! It’s one of the areas favorite winter attractions near Malta, NY being the longest ice bar in the Capital District. Enjoy a live DJ, outdoor games, fire pits, hot chocolate, and cocktails!

Bailey’s Annual Ice Bar

  • 37 Phila St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 

  • Bailey’s in Saratoga, NY is having their annual ice bar on February 11th-13th , 2022! Enjoy their full outdoor ice bar experience with specialty cocktails, an ice luge, shot glasses, fire pits, and live music!

Winter Festivals Near Malta, NY

Clifton Park Winterfest

  • Barney Road Pond, Clifton Commons, Riverview Orchards, Vischer Ferry General Store, and more!

  • Clifton Park will be hosting it’s annual Winterfest on Saturday February 12th. 2022 from 9:30am to 4:00pm. Bring your friends and family for a day of excitement with winter activities, family fun, and more!

Lake George Winter Carnival

  • Lake George Village

  • The Village of Lake George is hosting their annual family friendly Winter Carnival every weekend in February 2022 on the following dates: 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, and 27. There will be games, activities for children, food, parades, fireworks, and more!  

Ice Castles Near Malta, NY

Lake George Ice Castles

  • The Festival Commons in Lake George, NY

  • Escape into an icy wonderland at The Festival Commons in Lake George, NY from late January to early March 2022. All dates are weather dependent. The Ice castles are one of the must-see winter attractions in Malta, NY. There will be crawl tunnels, arctic alcoves, ice maze, ice caverns, and ice slides. The whole experience consists of more than 25 million pounds of ice!