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23rd Annual Hat Contest

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Where: Saratoga Race Course, 267 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs NY, 12866

The fancy hat tradition dates back to the Victorian era and, in Saratoga, signals the start of the summer meet.

On July 20, don't miss the Hat Contest at Saratoga Race Course! Don your favorite hat piece in one of the following categories:

  • Kreative Kids is for youngsters 18 and under.
  • Fashionably Saratoga invites contestants to don their most beautiful hats.
  • Uniquely Saratoga are, well, unique. Past efforts in this category have even included a battery operated horse race atop a hat.

Registration is at noon. Prizes are awarded to the top three contestants in each category.

View a photo gallery of hats from Saratoga Hat Contest 2013 >>

 See more on Hats Off To Saratoga Festival »

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