Carnival Parade road closures, detours

SARANAC LAKE – Several roads will be closed today to make way for the Gala Parade, the biggest event of this village’s 117-year-old Winter Carnival.

The following sections of road will be closed from noon until the end of the parade: LaPan Highway from Canaras Avenue to Main Street, Main Street from Church Street to River Street, and Broadway from state Route 86 and Trudeau Road to Main Street at Berkeley Hill.

There will be alternate routes with detour signs for drivers to follow.

The Saranac Lake Police Department reminds everyone to be mindful of pedestrians this weekend, especially in high-traffic areas like the downtown and Ice Palace areas.