Photo Credit: Robert Justin Close

Come celebrate history with us.

What's so special about Essex, ny?
Nestled between the banks of Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains, the Town of Essex is a lovingly preserved taste of Early American history.

Upcoming Events

Check out the following town events and festivals, and come celebrate with us!

Essex Day
August 3, 2024
Essex Day

Every year, the Town of Essex comes together on the first Saturday of August and celebrates our community with a town-wide yard sale and street party.

The Haunted Hamlet
October 26, 2024
The Haunted Hamlet

Come see Essex transform into the Halloween capital of the Adirondacks as our Town Hall morphs into a terrifying haunted house and a street carnival takes over Main Street.

Holidays in Essex
December 7, 2024
Holidays in Essex

Get your holiday shopping done at our annual holiday craft market and get in the spirit at our town tree lighting!

Photo Credit: Phil Draper
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