Whether you travel for the food, the arts, or the great outdoors, there is something happening here for you all year long! Check out our curated list of fun events in Saratoga Springs, NY.

May, 2019
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Sat May 4, 2019 Derby Party at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

Enjoy a live airing of the Kentucky Derby while exploring the exhibits throughout the museum. With food and wine tastings, live music and a classic photo booth, this event is a local favorite each year! And at Saratoga Arms, we have a Kentucky Derby Weekend Package…If you can’t be at Churchill Downs, why not come to Saratoga!

Tue May 7, 2019 Off the Shelf with Anna Quindlen at Skidmore College

Beloved bestselling author Anna Quindlen will discuss her new book Nanaville with Joe Donahue of WAMC Northeast Public Radio as part of the Off the Shelf series. Gannett Auditorium, in Skidmore College’s Palamountain Hall.

Thu May 9, 2019 Brown Bag Lecture: Saratoga Lake and Her Lost Steamboats

Join Captain Hal T. Raven, owner of the Adirondack Cruise and Charter Company for a look back in time at the elegant steamboats and hotels that once graced Saratoga Lake. Relive the golden years of Saratoga Lake!

Presented at the Saratoga Springs Public Library.

Sat May 11, 2019 15th Annual Tour of the Battenkill

Dirt roads. A covered bridge. 5,000 feet of elevation gain. Get ready to challenge yourself like never before at one of America’s largest single-day road races: The Tour of the Battenkill. The 15th Annual “Queen of the Classics” is returning to upstate New York including a fun, all-inclusive party with plenty of food and craft beer!

Starting from the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich, NY.

Sat May 11, 2019 Saratoga Preservation Foundation's Historic Homes Tour

This annual walking tour gives participants unprecedented access to seven beautiful homes in Saratoga’s East Side neighborhood.

Sat May 18, 2019 2019 Spring Auto Show at the Saratoga Automobile Museum

Come to the beautiful Saratoga Springs Spa State Park, while enjoying the beautiful cars on the lawn.

Sat May 18, 2019 Saratoga Brewfest at the Saratoga Polo Fields

The annual Saratoga Brewfest is returning for the biggest and best Brewfest yet! Make your way to the winner’s circle as you race through the best selection of craft beers you’ve ever seen in Saratoga. With more than 160 craft beers from 80+ breweries available to sample, there’s no telling which brew will be the front-runner.

Sun May 19, 2019 Goat Yoga at the Saratoga Winery

Enjoy a gentle flow outdoor yoga session, goat snuggling and a glass of wine after class.

Thu May 23, 2019 Memorial Day Parade

The best place to view a downtown parade is from the Saratoga Arms front porch!

Thu May 23, 2019 Rich Ortiz at Prime at Saratoga National

Enjoy live music on the patio overlooking the 18th green.

Fri May 24, 2019 Sawyer Fredericks at Caffe Lena

Singer-songwriter Sawyer Fredericks, hailing from his family’s farm in central New York, is fast establishing himself as an authentic original, Americana artist with an old soul. His deep, beyond-his-years lyrics and melodies, raw, soulful vocals, and powerful live performances have attracted an ever growing number of devoted fans of all ages, selling out shows throughout the US. As a folk/blues singer-songwriter, who cut his teeth at local farmers markets and at Caffe Lena’s open mic, Sawyer seemed an unlikely match for reality TV, but quickly won over broad audiences with his genuine delivery and unique arrangements of classic songs, going on to win season 8 of NBC’s The Voice.

Sat May 25, 2019 Chris Young

Playing at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center at 7:30pm.

Sun May 26, 2019 CardiB

Playing at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center at 7:30pm.

Mon May 27, 2019 Crawfish Festival at Hattie's Restaurant

Enjoy a traditional Louisiana crawfish boil in the heart of Saratoga Springs. Live music and the New Orleans-style patio bar round out this popular annual festival.

June, 2019
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Sun June 2, 2019 2019 Festival of Young Artists at SPAC

A free event for the community, the Festival of Young Artists will celebrate the collaborative creativity of more than 400 of the Capital Region’s brightest young dancers, musicians, singers, poets, and visual artists.

Sun June 2, 2019 Opera Saratoga at the Mansion Inn

This special concert featuring opera and musical theater selections by George and Ira Gershwin, and their many collaborators. The Mansion Inn hosts this supper club event featuring cabaret style table seating, with a delicious menu of Gershwin inspired food and drink available for purchase.

Sun June 2, 2019 Yaddo Garden & Ghost Tour

Join Saratoga Pride (and families, friends and allies) for an exclusive docent-led tour of the Yaddo Gardens, including a special look at the ghosts that haunt its paths and woods.

Thu June 6, 2019 2019 Travers Stakes Poster Unveiling at the National Museum of Racing

Artist Greg Montgomery debuts his 2019 Travers Stakes poster, celebrating the race’s 150th anniversary. 6:30pm.

Sat June 8, 2019 Belmont Stakes Viewing Party at the National Museum of Racing

Watch the third leg of the Triple Crown on the big screen in the Hall of Fame! 5pm.

Sun June 9, 2019 7th Annual Beekman Street Arts Fair

Enjoy a juried art and craft show, musical groups, open mic, street performers, makers’ spaces for kids and adults, and food trucks all in the Beekman St Arts District from Grand Ave to West Circular. 10am – 5pm.

Thu June 13, 2019 Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series at the Saratoga Springs Public Library

Bare Knuckles and Saratoga Racing: The Remarkable Life of John Morrissey presented by Brien Bouyea, Hall of Fame and Communications Director, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. Nicknamed “Old Smoke,” John Morrissey was an undefeated bare-knuckle boxer and leader of the Dead Rabbits gang in New York City before coming to Saratoga and establishing organized thoroughbred racing.

Sun June 16, 2019 Citroens in the Park

Come see the famous French Citroen’s in the beautiful Saratoga Springs Spa State Park, while enjoying the beautiful French cars on our lawn you can tour the surrounding springs and check out the beautiful scenery that the park has to offer.

Tue June 18, 2019 Dead & Company

Playing at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center at 7:00pm.

Thu June 27, 2019 Dish It Out: A Celebrity Chef Gourmet Challenge Fundraiser at Saratoga National

Enjoy world-class, signature creations expertly prepared by local professional chefs who will be vying for top chef honors! This is a one-of-a-kind dining adventure with fine wine, cocktails and silent and live auctions. 6:30pm.

Sat-Sun June 29-30, 2019 Saratoga Jazz Festival

This Saratoga tradition boasts two stages of jazz over two days. In it’s 42nd year, the Saratoga Jazz Festival is one of the most celebrated and longest running jazz events in the world. With 22 musicians on this year’s roster, this event is a must.

July, 2019
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Tue-Wed July 2-3, 2019 Phish

Playing at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center at 7:30pm.

Thu July 4, 2019 Saratoga Springs' All-American Celebration

Celebrate the 4th of July in Saratoga Springs!

Fri July 5, 2019 Celebrate Saratoga Tournament at Saratoga Polo

The 2019 Saratoga Polo season kicks off on July 5th. 5:30pm.

Fri July 5, 2019 Jackson Browne

Playing at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center at 7:30pm.

Sat July 6, 2019 Ellen West at the Spa Little Theater

Inspired by one of the earliest cases of existential analysis, Ellen West is a remarkable new opera that brings the audience into the lives of psychiatrist Ludwig Binswanger and his patient, “Ellen West.” Throughout her life, Ellen filled journals and wrote poetry. Frank Bidart’s poem, which serves as the primary source for the opera’s libretto, juxtaposes the clinical observations of Binswanger with fictitious entries of Ellen’s writing, which shine light on her deeply personal struggles.

Sun July 7, 2019 25th Annual Secret Gardens Tour

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Soroptimist Secret Gardens Tour with a stunning mix of some of the favorite gardens of tours past and special additions for this milestone year.

Sun July 7, 2019 Summer Concert Series: Congress Park

This year’s summer concert series kicks off in Congress Park! Enjoy a concert in Congress park every Sunday night in July, starting at 7:00pm.

Thu July 11, 2019 Opening Day at Saratoga Race Course

The official start of summer in Saratoga! Opening day at the Saratoga Race Course. The gates open at 11:00am.

Fri-Sat July 12-13, 2019 Dave Matthews Band

Playing at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center at 8:00pm.

Sat July 13, 2019 Saratoga Bridges: The White Party

This annual benefit for Saratoga Bridges is held at Saratoga National each year. Featuring exceptional food, cocktail tasting, live music and both live and silent auctions, this is event is a staple each year.

Sat July 13, 2019 Silks & Satins 5k

The Annual Silks & Satins 5K Run to benefit Special Olympics New York takes runners on a tour of beautiful Saratoga Springs. This race starts and ends at the Fasig-Tipton auction house on East Avenue.

Sun July 14, 2019 Tedeschi Trucks Band

Playing at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center at 7:00pm.

Tue-Sat July 16-20, 2019 New York City Ballet

New York City Ballet at Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Enjoy discounted tickets to the NYC Ballet if you stay with us. Explore the Save at SPAC page!

Thu July 18, 2019 REVEAL International Contemporary Art Fair at the Saratoga Springs City Center

A singular destination for the best in modern and contemporary art, the 2nd edition of REVEAL International Contemporary Art Fair offers art for viewing and sale from 40 select galleries. Fair dates are July 19–21, with a VIP preview on July 18.

Sun July 21, 2019 Heart with Special Guests Sheryl Crow and Lucie Silvas

Playing at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center at 7:30pm.

Tue July 23, 2019 SPAC on Stage: Tony Succar & Mixtura

Latin Grammy nominee Tony Succar fuses an irresistible mix of exuberant afro-latino inspired music, the seductive rhythms of salsa, and the energy of jazz and pop beats. According to Miami New Times, “If the King of Pop had ever produced a Latin album, it probably would have sounded a lot like the Magic City’s Tony Succar.” 8:00pm.

Tue July 23, 2019 Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear

Presented on the Alfred Z. Solomon stage in historic Congress Park. 6:00pm.

Wed July 24, 2019 Rob Thomas with Special Guest Abby Anderson

Playing at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center at 7:30pm.

Fri July 26, 2019 Train/Goo Goo Dolls

Playing at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center at 7:00pm.

Mon July 29, 2019 Live at SPAC: Yamato, The Drummers of Japan

An unimaginable amount of energy. A 400 year-old instrument. Heart-thumping rhythms and explosive beats. Yamato: The Drummers of Japan combine traditional music with style and agility, fusing Taiko drumming with spectacle and athleticism. 8:00pm.

Wed-Fri July 31-2, 2019 Philadelphia Orchestra

Philadelphia Orchestra at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

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