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2015 Travers Festival in Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs Celebrates Travers With Weeklong Festivities

Travers Day is when the legendary $1.25 M Travers Stakes runs at Saratoga Race Course, traditionally on the last Saturday in August, dating back to 1864. For many, this historic and popular "Mid-Summer Derby" is the most anticipated event of the summer racing meet, and the entire city celebrates with a weeklong prelude festival of music, racing events, parties, restaurant week and other special events, dubbed the Travers Festival!

(Note: The purse for the Travers will rise to $1.6 million from $1.25 million if Triple Crown winner and expected starter American Pharoah runs.)

  • Travers Day is on Saturday, August 29, 2015
  • The Travers Festival runs Sun, Aug 23 - Sun, Aug 30, 2015

2015 Travers Festival Special Events


No upcoming events
Events will be added as they are announced!

Get more information on the popular Travers Day at the track
Discover Travers history and info on SaratogaRacetrack.com